Richard Frankland

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Blues | Folk

Richard Frankland is an acclaimed singer and songwriter who has performed with Archie Roach, Tiddas, Mark Seymour and many others.

In 1989 he formed Djaambi which is a ten-piece Koorie/Non-Koorie band. The band and Richard's music featured in three of his films. Djaambi toured internationally.

Richard leads also the band Charcoal Club.


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.

Three Waterholes Road

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  1. Way To Forget
  2. Dark Wind
  3. Dreamtime Dancer
  4. Malcolm Smith
  5. Yesterday's Dreaming
  6. Asunder (Sarah's Song)
  7. Long Tall Ships
  8. Mama
  9. Condah Mission
  10. Wa Warinor
  11. Two Lands
  12. Leroy Silver
  13. Red River Gums
  14. No Simple Man
  15. Message For Young & Old

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Korff, J 2018, Richard Frankland, <>, retrieved 18 October 2019

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