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19th -21st February 1993.Botanic Park. Adelaide.

Recordings and set lists.

    For most of the history of Womadelaide the good old Australian Broadcasting Corporation ( affectionately known as Auntie ) has documented the festival. However there have been lapses and rather strange turns in policy ( mostly due to budget cuts ) so there are gaps. Also, the ABC only ever set up recording facilities on stages 1-3 and some of the more interesting acts have appeared elsewhere. So its been left to tapers to fill the gaps here and there.

   Now we at the archive do not condone the unofficial taping of shows , especially for commercial gain, but we are an historical archive so we believe that its part of our function to let people know what music has been preserved over the years by whatever means . We present this list in that spirit , we do not know where you can acquire these recordings , whether they be TV , FM, AM or audience recordings and we will not help anyone in their search to acquire them , so please don't waste your time asking as we won't reply- unless you have some official research project you want help with .

1993 Recordings

  The second of the Womadelaide festivals saw the ABC doing us proud and actually direct broadcasting many of the shows as they took place. This was the last time they broadcast mostly whole sets in any scale and it was obvious that they were helping to create an audience for the festival , I am sure that the ABC can take a lot of credit in the early years for popularising the festival around Australia . No one seems to have audience taped this festival, which is sad , as so far no recordings of Peter Gabriel's excellent sets have surfaced .

Cafe From the Gates Of Salvation

2-20-93 Botanic Park . Stage Two
ABC- FM broadcast : 30 minutes

Sheila Chandra.
2-19-93 Botanic Park . Stage Two

ABC- FM broadcast : 60 minutes

Crowded House
2-20-93 Botanic Pk . Stage One

ABC- FM broadcast : 60 minutes

Dya Singh
2-20-93 Botanic Park. Stage Two Adelaide

ABC- FM broadcast : 30 minutes

Peter Gabriel
2-19-93 Botanic Park. Stage One Adelaide

Across the River
Digging In The Dirt,
Its In Your Eyes

(incomplete list )

Across the River
Shaking the Tree
Love To Be Loved
Blood Of Eden
Only Us
Games Without Frontiers
Solsbury Hill
In Your Eyes

The Holmes Brothers

2-20-93 Botanic Park. Stage One Adelaide

ABC- FM broadcast : 30 minutes

Setlist : Big Boss Man , Anyway You Want , Higher, Amazing Grace , Ain't Gonna Worry My Life No More .

Salif Keita

2-20-93 Botanic Park Adelaide Stage One .

Sina (Soumbouya)
Oh Ni Fa ?
Nou Pas Bouger

ABC- FM broadcast : 60 minutes

Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens

2-19-93 Botanic Park Adelaide. Stage One

Stop Your Crying , ? , I'm In Love With A Rastaman, ?,Everybody Knows. ?

ABC FM broadcast 45

Not Drowning Waving.
2-19-93 Botanic Park Adelaide Stage One

ABC FM broadcast 60

Geoffrey Oreyema
2-15-93 Botanic Park. Stage One

ABC FM broadcast 20


Yothu Yindi
3-19-93 Botanic Park. Stage One

ABC FM broadcast 15

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