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Local Music Video – Fred Smith and the Dust of Uruzgan

By johnboy - 26 August 2010 9

[First filed: Aug 25, 2010 @ 9:47]

With the butcher’s bill from Afghanistan climbing ever higher I thought it was a good time to share this.

Stalwart of the Canberra original music scene, Fred Smith, was caught on shaky hand held video earlier in the year in Kandahar playing his song “Dust of Uruzgan” with an Afghan backing band.

The three track EP is well worth getting and is available on itunes.

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9 Responses to
Local Music Video – Fred Smith and the Dust of Uruzgan
Thumper 6:24 pm 25 Aug 10

Thanks man..

cheers

hey_you 6:06 pm 25 Aug 10

Thumper this link has it all http://www.forcesentertainment.org.au/.

Saw one of the concerts earlier this year. Had never heard of any of the acts but was a great night and makes a break from the everyday.

johnboy 3:27 pm 25 Aug 10

yup, real subversive working for the government in war zones singing songs the uniformed troops applaud.

dtc 2:46 pm 25 Aug 10

A Canberra Grammar graduate – that school is such a hotbed of hippie socialism. Do the parents not realise . . .

johnboy 12:14 pm 25 Aug 10

You won’t find this stuff on the open internet.

Thumper 12:07 pm 25 Aug 10

googling, that would be….

Thumper 12:06 pm 25 Aug 10

I’m sure it is. I’ll do some gooling later today 🙂

johnboy 12:03 pm 25 Aug 10

I think you’ll find Fred’s role is a little more complicated than that Thumper.

Thumper 11:09 am 25 Aug 10

I’d like to do some of these OS services gigs. Anyone know how to apply?

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