John & Dale Dengate Parody Competition

In early 2014 The John & Dale Dengate Parody Competition, was launched and is held annually at the Illawarra Folk Festival.

LIST OF WINNERS

2017 – Joint winners
Jane Scott with ‘Songs That Shake Things Up‘ (The Solidarity Choir Recruitment Song)
Peter Hicks with ‘The Wild Rorter
To the tune of ‘The Wild Rover’

2016Steve Wilson with ‘Hello Malcom Turnbull’

2015 – Mike Martin with ‘The Peoples Dream
Parody of ‘The Shearers Dream’

2014 – Cathy Rytmeister with ‘Precious Gift‘ (The Tony Abbott Song) –
To the tune of Eric Bogle’s ‘And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda’.

For more info, check out the below article by Sandra Nixon of the Bush Music Club.
John & Dale Dengate Parody Competition, 2014 to date (Feb 2017)


 

Drawing by Mike Martin winner of the 2015 parody cup.
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