THE BACKYARD BALLADEER
From his home base in Sawtell on the north coast of NSW, singer/songwriter and teller of tall stories, ERROL GRAY travels Australia with his one man show THE BACKYARD BALLADEER. With his acoustic guitar, stompbox, harmonica and a distinctly Aussie sense of humour, ERROL has his audience cracking up with songs and the occasional bush poem about everyday situations drawn mainly from his own experiences.   With song titles like WORKING FOR CENTRELINK, THEY WONDER WHY YOU DRINK,  JUST LET IT RIP  and TURDULENCE (The Dreaded Bedpan)  I'm sure you get the idea.  As well as his own cultural gems, ERROL  can knock out some great versions of  Aussie classics from John Williamson to Cold Chisel.

Scroll down the page and have a look at the videos and have a listen to some snippets of ERROL'S songs and if you like what you see and hear, you can even buy a CD or two, and if you want to know more about ERROL just give him a call on the number below or shoot him off an email.

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WHAT THEY SAID ABOUT ERROL -
"Very entertaining" - Danii Minogue

"Sawtell's Jimmy Buffett" - John Williamson

"In the true blue tradition of John Williamson and Kevin Bloody Wilson (but not quite as rude) - People Magazine

"You can't miss him.  He's the one without the hair singing the funny songs." - Anna Rose, CM journalist.






Recorded "live" in concert at the Squatters Rest Museum, near Errol's home town of Grafton, this 2 disc set includes a DVD and an audio CD, so you can either watch it on the telly or listen to it in the car.   There's 21 cultural classics spanning all of Errol's previous CD's plus 3 brand new songs, including the crowd favourite THE HANDBAG, which you can have a sneak preview of below.


   $ 25.00

FOOTLOOSE AND FANCY FREE 2013- 14 tracks including CAMPING AT YAMBA, THAT'S WHAT POPS DO, MILKIN' TIME, THE HUSBAND (Errol's parody of The Gambler), THE GOLF TRAGIC and OUT WHERE THE PHONES DON'T RING.
THINGS COULD BE WORSE  2011 - 15 crack up tracks  including Neville  The Know It All, The Internet Blues, The Onion Bag, Christmas At Our Place and I Just Don't Look Good Naked Anymore                                     $20.00
THE BACKYARD BALLADEER 2007 - Taking up where Bugger Me Dead! left off, 15 tracks that comically explore the issues that affect us all.  Government bureaucracy (WORKING FOR CENTRELINK), Indian Call Centres (I WANT TO TALK TO A PERSON) and terrorists (TAKE ME WHERE THE WHITING ARE BITING) all come in for attention.
BUGGER ME DEAD! 2005 - A collection of the most requested comedy songs from Errol's "live" show. Six previously released classics join 11 new originals such as Ducks Guts on Toast, Old Fart, Number 97 to the Snackbar Please and The Town With No TAB. With giggles guaranteed, BUGGER ME DEAD has become Errol's best seller.
THE EARLY YEARS - 1985 - 2000.  A 20 track complilation of the best songs from Errol's first 2 albums ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE, JOURNEYMAN and from THE COMPLETE SONS OF THE SOIL, back when Errol was trying to carve out a career as a "serious" singer/songwriter. 
HOW GOOD IS THIS - 2009. Featuring classics It's A Bugger When You're Ugly, Just Let It Rip, They Wonder Why You Drink and Errol's most popular song on iTunes - I'm A Bloke.  12 songs and 2 bush poems including Turdulence (The Dreaded Bedpan).

BUY THE LOT!!!

Get all 6 CD's plus the "Live" DVD/CD for $90.00
BARGAIN !

You can purchase  Errol's CD's (listed below) by dropping a line and sending a cheque or money order to :-

Errol Gray, P.O. Box 424, Sawtell NSW 2452.

Add $5.00 postage and handling for orders up to $50.00 and $10.00 postage and handling for orders over $50.00.

If you would like to use your credit card to make a purchase, you can use the Pay Pal facility located next to each item.

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14/3 Horseshoe Bay Markets, South West Rocks 8.30am
15/3 Laurieton Riverwalk Markets 8.30am
22/3 Yamba Riverside Markets 8.30am
28/3 Wauchope Growers Market 8.30am
29/3 Jacaranda Fundraiser Market, Market Square , Grafton 8.30am
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BACKYARD BLURB FEBRUARY, 2015


It's time to put the feet up after another great Tamworth Festival and a busy January.  I had a great show up in Caloundra at the RSL Club for Australia Day, I can't wait to get up there again in the near future.

As February is traditionally a quiet month here on the coast as everyone gets over the silly season, I will just be pottering about and playing at the local markets here and there over the next few weeks.  Who knows, if the rivers clear up after the rain, I might even get to wet a line or two.

Take it easy and catch you at the markets.

ERROL



























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Errol Gray - How Good Is This? - They Wonder Why You Drink
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