Trevor Adamson

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Trevor Adamson is a country/gospel[1] singer best known for his song Nyanpi Matilda, a Pitjantjatjara version of Waltzing Matilda. He is from Pukatja, South Australia and sings in both Pitjantjatjara and English. He was the subject of an episode of an ABC TV series, Six Australians.[2] Trevor Adamson also featured in episode #1008 of the NITV show "Pmarra Country", an Aboriginal tribute to the legendary Slim Dusty, in which Mr. Adamson performed his Pitjantjatjara language version of Slim Dusty's 1972 song "When the Rain Tumbles Down in July".


  • Godaku Walytja-Piti (Gods Family) (1982) with the Enabella children
  • Trust in the Lord (1985) - Imparja
  • Where I Belong(1989) - CAAMA
  • Waltzing Matilda (1994) - CAAMA[2][3]
  • My Sunburnt Country (2009) - Pindaroo[4]


  1. ^ Discography at Creative Spirits
  2. ^ a b Breen, Marcus (1989). Our Place Our Music. Aboriginal Studies Press. ISBN 0-85575-197-5. 
  3. ^ Recordings by Australian Indigenous Artists 1899-1998 ScreenSound Australia ISBN 0-642-36514-8 (pdf)
  4. ^ Minter, Deborah (December 2009), "My Sunburnt Country review", Country City Capital News