From 1972 to 1975 NZ folkrock artist John Donoghue and Ode producer Terence O'Neil-Joyce released two 12" albums and four 7" singles of Donoghue's original compositions on the Ode Record Company label.
Some of these recordings were originally released under John Donoghue's own name, but these days they all get lumped together in the 'Timberjack Donoghue' basket.
All Timberjack Donoghue recordings from the Ode years are available on Spotify etc.
- 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, see click-ons below.
"REQUIEM FOR COUNTY GAUL" - 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.
"SPIRIT OF PELORUS JACK" - 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.
For more, click on "The Second Single 1973" above.
"THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN" - The gold-plated debut album from one of NZ's most loved country bands. "The Only Game in Town" spawned two hit singles, went gold and won "NZ Country Album of the Year Award."
For more, click on "The Only Game in Town 1987" above.
DISCOGRAPHY PART THREE
-THE COMPILATION ALBUMS-
For further information on these albums, click here