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On the Road to Mandalay
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Waltzing Matilda
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Snow Bird
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Boots
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The Strong Go On

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Australian Peter Dawson held a prominent place in the music-loving public's heart in the 1920s and 1930s that was equivalent to the fame garnered by later artists such as the Beatles, Elvis, and Frank Sinatra. Forget "the King" or "the Chairman of the Board"; Dawson, a bass baritone, was the emperor of his day's recording industry. In his era, quite possibly he surpassed the latter-day crooners' popularity. Certainly the singer with a two-octave range was wildly successful, but ... Read more

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