FULL FRAME 4:3 STANDARD.
FORMAT: PAL REGION: 4.
COLOUR RUNNING TIME: 38 MINS.
REVIEW: Australia’s first “singing cowboy” Smoky Dawson entertained audiences for over 70 years with his trademark steel string guitar and distinct country yodel. A true pioneer of the Australian country music scene backed by a well respected radio show, his exploits and adventures astride his beloved horse Flash were legendary.
This special tribute to smoky Dawson features classic interviews with the entertainer recorded between 1987 and 1992 – from The Midday Show with Ray Martin to The Today Show, exploring his body of work and great dedication to street kids alongside wife and number one fan, Dot. This program celebrates some of Smoky’s great achievements, discussing many of the character building anecdotes that helped provide him with some of his best and most memorable material. SPECIAL FEATURES: Smoky singing “The Days Of Old Khancoban” with The Newport Trio / “High Country” alongside Trevor Knight / “Working On A Five Year Plan.”