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Dust Of Uruzgan

Fred Smith

CD  |  Blues  |  16 Jul 2011

Dust Of Uruzgan | CD

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FRED SMITH was the first Australian diplomat to be posted to Afghanistan's Uruzgan province in July 2009, tasked to build relationships with tribal leaders and bridge the cultural divide with Coalition Forces. Fred Smith is also a veteran singer-songwriter, beloved by Australia's folk circuit and hailed by SMH as "an exceptional songwriter and certainly the equal of Bogle, Walker and Schumann." DUST OF URUZGAN is a collection of 12 vignettes from the war. Some are written from Fred's own point of view, some detail the personal realities of Australian soldiers, while others explore the perspectives of Afghan civilians. The album's title track was written after Private Ben Ranaudo was killed in an explosion in July last year. The song has subsequently become an "anthem for [the] troops

Title: Dust Of Uruzgan

Format: CD

Release Date: 16 Jul 2011

Artist: Fred Smith

Sku: 2202643

Catalogue No: CDB21156538.2

Category: Blues