Peter Combe

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Peter Combe
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Peter Combe performing in Frle, Western india, July 2008
Background information
Born (1948-10-20) 20 October 1948 (age 66)
Genres Children's music
Instruments Vocals, guitar and piano
Associated acts Juicy Juicy Green Band
Website Official Site, Myspace Page

Peter Combe (born 20 October 1948) is an Australian children's entertainer and musician.

He has had 22 releases, including seven gold albums, two platinum, three ARIA awards and one ARIA final nomination.

Some of his best-known songs are "Toffee Apple", "Spaghetti Bolognaise", "Mr Clicketty Cane", "Juicy Juicy Green Grass" and "Newspaper Mama".

In 2006, he crossed over to the genre of political commentary with his song Free David Hicks.

Recent revival[edit]

Recently Peter Combe has started playing overage pub gigs around Australia aimed at young adults who grew up listening to his music.[1] A clip of the live performance his song Mr. Clicketty Cane at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne is available on Combe's Myspace Page showing a crowd of young adults singing along to lyrics such as "Wash your face in orange Juice", and "Belly flop on a pizza? Ewww!". The live DVD/CD Live at Jive was recorded in 2008 at one of these shows.


  • Vagabond (1982)
  • Songs for Little Kids (1982)
  • Spaghetti Bolognaise (1985)
  • Toffee Apple (1987)
  • Newspaper Mama (1988)
  • Chopsticks (1989)
  • Peter Combe's Christmas Album (1990) (Music from this album is also featured on the 1992-released video 'Peter Combe's Christmas Under the Stars', which features a live performance in Adelaide in Christmas 1991)
  • The Absolutely Very Best of Peter Combe (1991) (This album was re-released as 'Live and Rocking' in 2000)
  • Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (1993)
  • Spook (1993)
  • Greatest Hits (1994)
  • Little Groover (1996)
  • Best Friends (1999)
  • Songs From a Telephone Box (2002)
  • TicklePot - Up and About (2002)
  • Wash Your Face in Orange Juice (2003)
  • Classic Fairy Tales (2003)
  • Re-invented (2004)
  • Peter Combe's Triple Pack
  • Classic Fairy Tales - Volume 2 (2004)
  • Live at Jive (With the Juicy Juicy Green Band) (2008)
  • Kiddywinks (2009)
  • Quirky Berserky (The Turkey from Turkey) (2012)


External links[edit] Combe