Dewayne Everettsmith

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Dewayne Everettsmith is an Australian singer based in Hobart. He released his debut album Surrender in 2014.[1] The album includes the song "Melaythina" which is the first commercially available song sung in Palawa kani.[2]

His song "It's Like Love" with Jasmine Beams was featured in a Tourism Australia advertising campaign.[3] He has performed as part of The Black Arm Band[4] and alongside Briggs and Gurrumul on the update of Archie Roach's Charcoal Lane.[5][6]


  • Surrender (2014) - Skinnyfish[7]


  1. ^ Lazarevic, Jade (19 June 2015), "Dewayne Everettsmith: Singer true to his soul", Newcastle Herald
  2. ^ Coulter, Ellen (22 April 2014), "Tasmanian Aboriginal musician Dewayne Everettsmith keeps language alive through song", ABC News
  3. ^ Paredes, Arlene (5 June 2012), "Tourism AU: Tassie Dewayne Everettsmith Sings New "Nothing Like Australia" Campaign (VIDEO)", International Business Times
  4. ^ Mangan, John (27 September 2009), "Many voices, one soul: Black Arm Band turn dirt into song", WA Today
  5. ^ Hillier, Tony (14 November 2015), "Music reviews", The Australian
  6. ^ Johnston, Chris (4 July 2015), "Archie Roach song inspires sequel by Adam Briggs for a new generation", Sydney Morning Herald
  7. ^ Norington, Brad (26 April 2014), "Surrender (Dewayne Everettsmith)", The Australian