A Collection of videos for Tenterfield NSW Australia
Peter Allen sings "Tenterfield Saddler". Peter was born in Tenterfield and his Grandfather, George Woolnough was the saddler. In the song, Peter sings "And he married a girl with an interesting face", the girl was Liza Minelli. Peter died at an age that was far too young and with many unwritten songs.
A beautiful version of Tenterfield Saddler sung by Australian singer/songwriter Rick Price. Rick has had a long career that includes working with some of the great Australian artists and then in USA where he re-located in 2009, touring with Tommy Emmanual. Read more about Rick.
Bald Rock National Park – rises 260 metres above the surrounding bushland and is a massive 750 metres long and 500 metres wide – the largest exposed granite monolith in the southern hemisphere. Mt Lindesay Road is sealed from Tenterfield to Bald Rock. Only 15 Camping sites, facilities include toilets, BBQs.
Frederick Wordsworth Ward (aka Captain Thunderbolt) (1835 – 25 May 1870) was an Australian bushranger renowned for escaping from Cockatoo Island, and also for his reputation as the "gentleman bushranger" and his lengthy survival, being the longest roaming bushranger in Australian history. His hideout in Tenterfield was used during his travels through NSW.
The story is that a can of film was dumped at a tip, recovered by someone who then held onto it for many years before realizing what it was; then handed it to NFSA in the early 1990s. This excerpt is all that remains of the film made in 1910 and starring John Gavin. The movie was made as a silent movie.
Massive granite outcrops feature in this park with a big variety of bushwalks to suit all ages and fitness! Averaging from half an hour to 4 hours with the Pyramids a good climb. 120 campsites, gas BBQs in picnic areas, showers. It is home to wondrous granite outcrops and mountains, crystal clear waters and beautiful displays of wildflowers beginning near winters end.
Mitchell's Path is an original song written by Jan Reid about surveyor Major Mitchell. The song was the winning song for a Queensland songwriting contest about Major Mitchell and was recorded by Tenterfield band Random Selection, lead singer is the composer, band member Jan Reid.
Cameron's Run is a poignant song about a young Australian soldier in WW1 and his dream of shearing back in Australia when the war is over. Composed by Robyn Ellis and recorded by Tenterfield band Random Selection. Band member Robyn is the lead singer and keyboard player.
The classic Peter Allen song , Tenterfield Saddler, recorded by Tenterfield band Random Selection.
I Still Call Australia Home written by Peter Allen and recorded by Tenterfield band Random Selection.