Solid Rock" is a song written by Shane Howard and recorded by Australian band Goanna. The song deals with issues of land rights for Indigenous Australians and was released in September 1982 as the lead single from the band's debut studio album, Spirit of Place. Solid Rock" peaked at number 3 on the Australian Kent Music Report. At the 1982 Countdown Music and Video Awards, "Solid Rock" won Best Debut Single.
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In October 1998, Shane Howard, Marcia Howard and Bygrave reformed Goanna and recorded a third album Spirit Returns, released in November. Producing and joining the line-up as a musician and songwriter was Kerryn Tolhurst (The Dingoes), with other guest musicians on the album including Bill Jacobi (bass guitar) and Greg Sheehan (drums). The tracks ranged from the bluesy "What. In August–September 2006 Shane Howard performed "Solid Rock" as part of the Countdown Spectacular tour and was joined at the Melbourne concerts by his sister, Marcia, and Bygrave. In October, a number of Goanna's tracks featured in the Triple M Essential 2006 Countdown of songs (which was voted and chosen by the listeners) including
Shane Michael Howard was born on 26 January 1955 and raised in the Victorian coastal town of Dennington 5 kilometres (. mi) north-west of Warrnambool. He is the middle child of seven children of an Irish Catholic family living in a cramped factory cottage. Their father, Leo Howard, was a worker at the local Nestlés powdered milk factory, for 48 years. In 2010 Howard released a new album Goanna Dreaming and toured nationally his band, featuring his daughter Myra Howard, Ruben Shannon (bass), Rory McDougall (Black Arm Band) (drums), John Hudson (guitar), and Amy Saunders, formerly of Tiddas. Howard's solo album, Deeper South, was released on 6 March 2015. Other Side of the Rock – MGM Distribution (GA120101) (2012). Deeper South – Goanna Arts (6 March 2015).
He is held in high regard throughout Australia, and during. His anthemic song, Solid Rock, from the album, Spirit of Place (1982), recorded with his band Goanna, was written after a moving experience at an inma at Uluru in 1981. It has since passed into folklore and the Australian psyche. His songs have been recorded by numerous artists as diverse as Ireland's Mary Black and Australia's John Farnham and Troy Cassar-Daley. He has spent much of his musical life working with Aboriginal.
Country/Rock Influenced Texas Music. Genre: Country: Country Rock. Shane Howard and Rampage was also named one of the top five bands of Central Texas according to the readers of the Waco Tribune-Herald in 1999. By the end of 2002, Shane had dissolved Rampage and instead focused his attention on songwriting. He recruited former Rampage members Geoff Queen (guitar/bass/vocals) and Steve Scheifley (drums) and together, they went to the recording studio to work on Shane's original music
Get the Tempo of the songs by Shane Howard, including Mother Earth(135BPM), Abraham, One Eye Johnny(100BPM), St Kilda Again, Long Way From My Country(96BPM). After the release of their second album the band went their separate ways and Shane launched a successful solo career as a folk, country rock artist. Songs he wrote have also been recorded by artists such as John Farnham and Mary Black. 100 BPM. St Kilda Again. Long Way From My Country.
|1||Solid Rock (Sacred Ground)||8:17|
|4||Earth Is Singing||4:26|
|5||Let The Franklin Flow||3:23|
|7||Just A Feeling||5:35|
|8||Walk On Fire||4:10|
|9||Rather Be Here||4:51|
|11||Heart Of My Country||5:40|
|12||Don't Give Up On Us||4:26|
|13||Solid Rock (Puli Kunpungka)||4:41|