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ProblemPony

by Problem Pony

A soft, sweet, lulling and sometimes funny 'just been shagged' style of country that's kinda not country - accordion, guitar, ukelele,bass and glockenspiel melding together, creating a very unique sound to fall in or out of love to
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1. Damn
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2. Ramblin Woman
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3. Understand Yer Man
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4. Cowboy Song
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5. Bucked Off
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6. Love Hurts
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7. He Thinks I Still Care
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8. Trouble
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Well, you asked for it, so here it is! It all started with a trucking song. Doesn't everything? That's what drew one half of us (the Gayle and Di half) together, the desire to compile a set of women's truckin' songs (and there's alot of them out there) to fill the great gaping hole in that area of music - and we still may get there some day. Concurrently, on the other side of town, the true pony nerds (Susie and Bob) were comparing saddle sores and deciding to hang up their stirrups for a life of rock and roll (boy were they in for a shock).

And then, without too much thought and alot of kinship, we fell together into a kind of nurturing weekly arrangement known to outsiders as practice, where we brewed up a blend of accordion, ukelele, glockenspiel, guitar, bass and voices resulting in a "just been shagged" style of country music.

Right from the start, we would meet each week to chat, play, eat dinner, drink red wine, and play some more, wrangling enough songs together for a set after which we jumped into a car, and tore off to Tamworth.

Braving roos, road kill, bad road food (will they ever get that one right) and swag fever, we made it to the festival and busked for anyone who would listen and gathered up enough inspiration to keep us going well into our eighties (at a nursing home near you).
Since this fateful adventure we have played anywhere we could get a gig: pubs, paddocks, parties, backyards, sheds.............detention centres (there´s a story).
We´re very proud to have performed at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2000, the Harvest Festival in Adelaide and Melbourne and the Famous Spiegeltent (Adelaide Fringe 2002). There have also been interviews and live to air performances on ABC radio (5AN), Melbourne radio staion 'RRR' and the fabulously supportive local Adelaide stations '3D' and ´Radio Adelaide' 5UV.

With many a skittish pigroot (and that´s not what you may think), we (very excitedly) made our Tamworth debut in January 2003 with 7 well received shows (even scoring a Golden Ukelele for 'Best New Talent')

Under the wonderful wings of Gary Burrows and Robert Candeloro, we recorded our first album late in 2002. It´s 8 songs : 4 originals (one written by each of us) and four covers from powerful influences - simple songs derived largely from American and Australian country music, to which we add our own special flavour.

We hold a seasonal 'Pony Club', where we host an musical evening in the Grand Ol' Opry style, all have been very succesful, beautiful and sold out.

We are - Gayle Buckby, Di Caught, Bob Chalklen and Susie Skinner, we hope you enjoy our music as much as we do.

Here's what some other people have said about us:
" Your music is Hank Williamsy kinda Laurie Anderson-Violent Femmesy-Jane Siberry-Cowboy Junkie-ish", which is just fine by us -thanks Keith - any additions, please let us know.

"Problem Pony exude a refreshingly natural confidence and skill that is to be encouraged amongst Adelaide's ailing network of female live musicians. In the words of Molly Meldrum, "Do yourself a favour" - check out Problem Pony.
Liz Turner, Rip It Up Magazine Online, 24/3/2003


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Jennifer

Restless and Lulling
Girly and tough and featuring accordians -- this disc lulls me into a happy stupor on my sofa while I itch to get out on the open road to seek out an adventure or two. Can't wait for more from Problem Pony.