Latest Release: William Alexander

Troubadour and old time folk singer William Alexander hails from another time; when plain speaking and honest story telling were essential components of any good song.”

Young troubadour and old-time folk singer William Alexander, has joined the Green South Records team and we're thrilled to have him on board.
William’s old school ways are who he is, he plays the music that speaks to him and he sings with a passion and conviction that leaves you in no doubt you’re listening to the real deal.
His voice and guitar picking are evocative of folk music giants Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan and his interpretations of classic folk songs are quite simply superb,  they are earnest and sublime.
He travels light, just he and his Gibson acoustic, heading off from his home in the country to play concerts and festivals all over the land.
William Alexander has been called many things in his short but full life, including titles such as the 'Gentleman of the Bush', 'The kid from Bourke' or ’Young William’.
He is most at home when close to a river and surrounded by the plants and animals that bring life to this country. 
He has always had a love for history and knowing about what life was like back when people stashed all their savings in their bed mattresses instead of the banks. Like many musicians, music is a way that William can communicate his experience of life in song, though he often finds the words of others to be valuable for telling stories of love gone wrong, living on the road, and working in the sun. 
So for William, folk songs are the perfect coupling of his twin loves of history and story-telling song. If heart touching (breaking) tales from the Appalachian mountains interest you or the stories told through early Australian and American country music get your heart pumping, then perhaps William Alexander is your man.

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Green South Records is your home for Celtic, Folk and Roots music in Australia.

We are a collective of artists who have come together to support, promote and grow our music. Along with new releases, we are committed to reissuing previously undigitised Folk, Celtic and Roots records as part of our commitment to preserving the rich history of these songs. 

Our mission is three-fold:

1 - there's a great untapped well of amazing albums from the seventies through to the nineties that haven't made it into the digital realm - we want to make sure these records are preserved for all time.

2 - The Celtic, Folk and Roots scene continues to thrive and grow and we want to be at the forefront of bringing these new releases to you.

3 - We want to nurture and develop the next wave of artists coming through. It's our aim to provide them with the platform they need to get their music heard.

Every time you make a purchase on any of the available digital platforms, you are directly supporting the artist and the label. We provide equitable and balanced splits with all our artists to ensure everyone is properly renumerated for their hard work.


New Arrivals

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Whirling Furphies back catalogue online for the first time.

For the first time ever, Whirling Furphies entire back catalogue is now available online and we're over the moon to be associated with a group who really helped define the folk music landscape in Australia. 

The legendary Whirling Furphies stormed onto the Australian folk scene in 1989 with their swirling mix of acoustic instruments.  

Their hooky pop-style songs coupled with the band’s brilliant musicianship quickly established them at the forefront of the acoustic and folk scene in Australia.  


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