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Slim & I - Official Soundtrack (CD)

For over 50 years country music legend Slim Dusty and his wife Joy McKean trail-blazed their way across Australia performing, writing and collecting songs of the bush and its people. They created a musical legacy that to this day continues to entertain and inspire, a catalogue of plain speaking yet profoundly insightful music documenting the rural Australian experience. Theirs is perhaps one of the greatest partnerships in Australian music history.

SLIM & I is a feature documentary that tells the incredible story of that partnership and of the brilliant woman who lived beside, rather than behind, the legend. Australia’s own "Queen of Country Music", Joy McKean.

The official soundtrack features the music of Slim and Joy with performances by Paul Kelly, Missy Higgins, Troy Cassar-Daley and Kasey and Bill Chambers and more.


1. Prologue
2. I Don’t Believe You
3. A Lifetime On The Road
4. When I First Saw the Lovelight in Your Eyes
5. Music & Belonging
6. The Biggest Disappointment (Acoustic)
7. Learning To Sing
8. Moonrise Lullaby
9. Slim Jumps the Shark
10. When The Rain Tumbles Down In July
11. Cinematic Songwriting
12. Indian Pacific
13. Keen Young Songwriters
14. My Hometown
15. Slim's Courtship of Joy
16. What's It Gonna Cost Me
17. Kasey Chambers & Bill Chambers Interview & Walk A Country Mile Excerpt (Acoustic)
18. Touring Begins in 1954
19. Closest Thing To Freedom
20. Origins of A Pub With No Beer
21. A Pub With No Beer
22. Memories Of The Showgrounds
23. Whiplash
24. Leaving The Showgrounds
25. Losin' My Blues Tonight
26. Writing and Performing on Country
27. Plains Of Peppimenarti
28. Music At Odds With The Lyrics
29. Lights On The Hill
30. A Voice For Rural People
31. Further Out
32. Writing For Slim
33. Things are Not The Same On The Land
34. Simple Songs
35. The Biggest Disappointment
36. Epilogue
37. One Helluva Song