New South Wales State Of Origin Song By Benn Gunn Honours Indigenous Australians

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#1 hit artist Benn Gunn released his new State Of Origin anthem We're From New South Wales paying tribute to all the people who make the state great including indigenous Australians.

Benn Gunn has released his rousing uptempo State Of Origin anthem paying tribute to the people of New South Wales from the first indigenous Australians to the convicts, settlers, farmers and miners who made the first state what it is today.

The video of the song is available here https://www.facebook.com/benngunnfans/videos/386037048921064/

Aussie heartland rock artist Benn Gunn was born and raised in New South Wales and loves the state with a passion. He captained his local Dubbo junior football team as a teenager and indigenous team members nicknamed him “goanna” because of his unique running style.

Already experiencing huge success with his #1 hit Only In Australia, which has the record for being the longest running single in the Australian country singles chart, Benn is a great believer in the value of Aussie mateship and being inclusive in his songs and his shows.

Benn says “When we wrote We’re From New South Wales I wanted to include everyone who made New South Wales the place it is today and that especially includes our first Australians who were here 50,000 years before any European set foot in this state. I wanted everyone who lives here to have a song they’re proud to sing. We have both a great and a terrible history but we’re all in this together and I wanted the song to reflect that.”

In the song Benn Gunn sings about the spirits of ancestors still here battling in this wild and rugged land. Benn says he’s always aware that many indigenous Australians are still battling today to have their voices heard and to be treated with dignity and respect.

In the rousing chorus Benn sings “Won’t quit, won’t die, blue as the air in that Kosciuszko sky.” Benn’s song is a perfect song for blues fans of every kind.

More information on the song We’re From New South Wales is available at the URL above.

Contact Info:
Name: Benn Allen
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Organization: Benn Gunn
Address: 52-56 Princes Hwy, Fairy Meadow, NSW 2519, Australia
Website: https://www.facebook.com/benngunnfans/

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