Aboriginal musician

Sunrize Band

Origin
Maningrida (about 486 kms east of Darwin), Northern Territory, Australia
Genre/styles
Blues, Rock
About

Band members: Marrjarra Pascoe, Ben Pascoe (lead guitar, lead vocals), Terry Pascoe (bass, vocals), Wayne Kala Kala (drums), Horace Wala Wala (didjeridoo, vocals, tamborine, clapsticks), Kenny Smith (guitar), Jimmy Djamunba.

The band’s name is often misspelt as ‘Sunrise’ instead of Sunrize.

The Sunrize Band’s name comes from the Aboriginal Dreamtime legend which sees the two women creators emerging from where the sun rises, where they made the rivers, the creeks, the people’s traditional names, ancestral beings and Aboriginal totems.

Discography

Sunset to Rize!

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Released
1992
Tracks
  1. S-U-N-R-I-Z-E
  2. Bugula Gun-Bachirra
  3. Lembana Mani Mani
  4. Jim-Ngardapa Gamu
  5. Land rights (live)
  6. Take me back to Arnhem Land (live)

Lembana Man

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Released
1993
Tracks
  1. Lembana Mani Mani (Farewell Maningrida)
  2. S.U.N.R.I.Z.E.

Lunggurrma

Sunrize Band - Lunggurrma
Released
1993
Tracks
  1. Lembana Mani Mani (Farewell Maningrida)
  2. Pollution free zone
  3. Wak wak (Black crow) contemporary version
  4. Wak wak (Black crow) traditional version
  5. Arafura battlefield
  6. Land rights
  7. Love song
  8. Power of the fire
  9. Jin-Ngardapa Gamu (One girl)
  10. Ngukurr sunrize
  11. Black boy rock'n'roll
  12. The Mimi Mimi man
  13. Killer sorcerer
  14. Kill the beast

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