Marlene Cummins

Cunnamulla, QLD

Marlene Cummins' traditional homelands are Laura at Cape York on her Father’ side (Guguyelandji), and Keppel Island (Woppaburra) on her Mother’s side.



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.

Koori Woman Blues

12 June 2014
  1. Pension Day Blues
  2. Payback
  3. Barefoot Boy
  4. Prelude to Koori Woman
  5. Koori Woman
  6. When Will We Be Paid
  7. Sugar
  8. Boomerang Alley
  9. You Can't Win
  10. Sassy (Murri) Mama
  11. Feels Like Rain
  12. The Blues It Knows Your Name
  13. Insufficient Funds
  14. Some Kind of Wonderful (feat. Jerome Smith)
  15. Santa Bring Me a Man for Christmas

This is Marlene Cummins' debut full album.

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Korff, J 2018, Marlene Cummins, <>, retrieved 8 July 2020

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