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Cannot Buy My Soul (2008)

At the 2008 Sydney Festival Australia's leading musicians gather to sing the songs of Kev Carmody - the co-writer of "From Little Things Big Things Grow". It was a night of 'Politics and prayer, poetry, anger and pride'.

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Clare Bowditch ...
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Missy Higgins ...
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Dan Kelly ...
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Paul Kelly ...
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Gregory Perkins ...
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Over two nights at Sydney's grand State Theatre, before a packed audience, many of Australia's most acclaimed singer/songwriters and musicians came together to perform the songs of Kev Carmody. Although Kev Carmody is far from a household name, this former stock-man and laborer is one of the nation's most respected songwriters. With an Irish father and Murry mother, Kev was barely literate when he enrolled at university at the age of 33. At about the same time he became a singer and songwriter. Kev's work draws on a unique life experience combining both Western and Indigenous literary and spiritual traditions and eye for historical and political narratives and a willingness to explore the deeply personal. His songs cover Christian theology, black deaths in custody and celebrations of all walks of Australian life. These diverse strands came together on an album project Cannot Buy My Soul where his friend Paul Kelly assembled a diverse selection of Australia's notable and new artists to... Written by Toby Creswell

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4 October 2008 (Australia)  »

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Kev Carmody: Cannot Buy My Soul  »

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AUD 135,000 (estimated)
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