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Archie Roach Biography Albums and Songs

Archie Roach

Archibald is an Australian musician born on 8th January 1956, Mooroopna. A singer, songwriter and guitarist, he survived a turbulent upbringing to develop into a powerful voice for Indigenous Australians, a storyteller in the tradition of his ancestors, a nationally popular and respected artist.

Archie Roach emerged in the early ’90s fusing a folk-inspired sound with traditions from his indigenous heritage. His ARIA-winning debut album, Charcoal Lane, was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 50 albums of 1992.

Roach’s released his debut solo album Charcoal Lane in 1990. It featured the song “Took the Children Away”, which was added to the National Film and Sound Archive’s Sounds of Australia registry in 2013. He Also won a Deadly Award for Lifetime Contribution to Healing the Stolen Generations as well as for Album of the Year in the same year. Along with fellow Deadly winner Pat O’Shane, he called for an end to the Northern Territory Intervention.

Archie Roach

Archie Roach

Archie Roach Albums

  1. Looking for Butterboy
  2. Into the Bloodstream
  3. Ruby (Ruby’s Story)
  4. The Tracker (Colonna Sonora)
  5. Jamu Dreaming
  6. Sensual Being
  7. Journey
  8. Creation
  9. Charcoal Lane
  10. The Definitive Collection
  11. Music Deli Presents: Archie Roach – 1988
  12. Let Love Rule

Archie Roach Songs

  1. Alien Invasion
  2. Angela
  3. Beautiful Child
  4. Beggar Man
  5. Charcoal Lane
  6. Down City Streets
  7. F Troop
  8. Free to Be a Man
  9. From Paradise
  10. Jamu Dreaming
  11. Just a Little Time
  12. Archie Roach
  13. Love in the Morning
  14. Native Born
  15. Reach for You
  16. Sister Brother
  17. Small Child
  18. Summer of My Life
  19. Tell Me Why
  20. Took the Children Away
  21. Walking into Doors
  22. Watching over Me
  23. We Could Be Gone feat. Jimmy Barnes
  24. Weeping in the Forest
  25. Wild Blue Gums


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