John Bennett

Derby (Kimberley), Western Australia

John Bennett is a Bidyadanga man from the Kimberley. He plays multiple instruments and picked up an ARIA award for best songwriter [[#1 'Single first for Kimberley man', Koori Mail 502 p.57]] and best song-writer at the 2012 West Australian Country Music Awards [[#2 'Kimberley song-man wins music award', Koori Mail 521 p.52]]. He sings in English and Karajarri.


Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

John Bennett

1 July 2011
  1. Wangkaja
  2. Zacharia
  3. Old Man
  4. Jo Jo
  5. Wild Country
  6. No Money
  7. Peaceful Waters
  8. Gambler
  9. Emus
  10. Long Way Home
  11. Gambler (Original)

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, John Bennett, <>, retrieved 18 October 2019

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