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 that happen to us all.   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. 

Scroll down the page and have a look at the video which will take you to ERROL'S YouTube page where you can check out some more clips  and if you like what you see and hear, you can even buy a CD or two.  If you have any queries just give ERROL a call on the number below or shoot him off an email.

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.






14 Brand new comedy songs !

1. LANDMINES
2. THE HANDBAG
3. TECHNOLOGY IS KILLING ME
4. PLAY US SOMETHING WE KNOW
5.TIL DEATH US DO PART
6. TOO BLOODY HOT
7. ARE YOU A BLOKE
8. RINK 15
9. THE WOODHEAP
10. THE ITCHYBUM CREEK TALENT QUEST
11. WHEN I'M GONE
12. THE ULTIMATE REALITY SHOW
13. THE POST OFFICE HOTEL
14. IT'S A TOUGH JOB
$ 20.00


Recorded "live" at the Squatters Rest Museum, Tucabia, this  2 disc set comprises a DVD and a CD, so you can either watch the show or listen to the songs.  18 of Errol's cultural classics plus 3 new ones.

            $ 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 7 CD's plus the "Live" DVD/CD for $100.00
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,  $10.00 for orders over $50.00 and $20.00 for orders $100.00 and over.

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

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GIG GUIDE
6/2 Port Macquarie Golf Club 5.30pm
7/2 Kendall Markets 9am
8/2 Big 4 Holiday Park, Bonny Hills 5ish
13/2 Warrawong Markets 8.30am
14/2 Dapto Markets 8.30am
15/2 Big 4 Bonny Hills Happy Hour 5ish
20,21/2 Sons of the Soil 30th Anniversary Reunion Shows, Sawtell Hotel
8.30pm saturday
4pm sunday
5/3 Anna Bay Markets 8.30am
6/3 Maitland Markets 8.30am
12/3 Maclean Markets 8.30am
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BACKYARD BLURB FEBRUARY, 2016

Tamworth is done and dusted for another year and what I great festival I had.   Most of the Longyard Poets Breakfasts were sold out with 400 plus audiences every day.  It truly is an honour to be part of such a great show and share the stage with Australia's finest performance poets.  2 hours of comedy every morning for 9 days with a brand new show every day.  Hats off to Neil and Colleen McArthur for putting it all together.

On the 20th and 21st of this month, we are having our annual Sons of the Soil reunion at our spiritual home, the Sawtell Hotel.  It's hard to believe but it's been 30 years since we first starting performing there when Lloyd Jansen, Kelvin Nolan and myself used to set up next to the bar with acoustic guitars and play whatever songs came into our heads.  If you weren't around or even born in those days, come along and see what the fuss is about.  These old boys can still play.

All the best for the new year and keep smiling!

ERROL























NOW AVAILABLE
ON iTUNES
NOW AVAILABLE
ON iTUNES
"If you want to license any of Errol's recordings or music videos please click here to view his Direct Licensing Policy".
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Errol Gray - How Good Is This? - They Wonder Why You Drink
$20.00