DISCOGRAPHY PART ONE 

-THE SOLO SINGLES AND ALBUMS-

 Between 1972 and 1975 NZ Singer/Songwriter John Donoghue, recording as "Timberjack Donoghue," released two 12" albums and four 7" Singles of original compositions for the NZ Ode Record Company. 

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THE ODE SINGLES

The Timberjack Donoghue Singles were released one per annum in 1972, 1973, 1974 & 1975.
Set out below are the four A sides listed in their chronogical order.

For information including videos, lyrics, recording session details and press reviews, click or tap on record titles.

  • Dahli Mohammed 1972

    1972's "Dahli Mohammed" was the Ode Single that started it all. Originally written for the band "Timberjack," the song became a finalist in the "Loxene Golden Disc Awards" of 1972.

    For more, click on song title above.

  • Spirit of Pelorus Jack 1973

    1973's "Spirit of Pelorus Jack" was the second Ode Single and the title track of the award-winning Timberjack Donoghue debut album. The song was inspired by and dedicated to "Pelorus Jack," a world famous New Zealand Dolphin.

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  • Requiem for County Gaul 1974

    1974's "Requiem for County Gaul was the first New Zealand recording to protest French Nuclear Testing in the South Pacific, The release of this third Timberjack Donoghue single coincided with New Zealand protesting at Mururoa Atoll.

    For more, click on song title above.

  • The Insurance Man 1975

    1975's "The Insurance Man" was the fourth and final single of the Ode period. With it the Timberjack took one last swipe of his axe at the global corporations before exiting his solo recording career in 1975.

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THE ODE ALBUMS

The Timberjack Donoghue Overground period produced two Albums. 

These were released in 1973 & 1975.

For further information on each album, click or tap on album title.

  • Spirit of Pelorus Jack 1973

    Winner of NZ Album of the Year Award 1973. The Timberjack Donoghue debut album now occupies a unique place in New Zealand's folkrock history.

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  • Timberjack Donoghue 1975

    Since its release in 1975, the vinyl version of the critically-acclaimed "Donoghue" album has become an international collector's item.

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DISCOGRAPHY PART TWO

-THE BAND ALBUMS-

For further information on each album, click or tap on album titles

  • The Hustler 1974

    Human Instinct's "The Hustler," was a Rock Opera set in the prohibition days of the 1930's and reflected on New Zealand's prohibitive licencing laws at the time of the recording.

    For more, click on album title above.

  • The Only Game In Town 1987

    The gold-plated debut album from NZ's most loved country band. The Warratah's "The only game in town" spawned two hit singles, went gold and won "NZ Country Album of the Year Award."

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DISCOGRAPHY PART THREE

-THE COMPILATION ALBUMS-

For further information on these albums, click here

  • Loxene Golden Disc 1972

  • A day in my Minds Mind vol 2

  • The Warratahs Collection

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