The "The Balladeers" Compilation album receives major
publicity from radio, paper media etc, and is also publicised
via the Balladeers Bulletin.
The artists on the Compilation albums are all invited to submit
profiles etc on themselves for inclusion in the Bulletin as
Every album sold not only promotes the artist concerned but
all other artists on the album as well.
The Australian Bush Balladeers Compilation album along with
The Balladeers Bulletin, have become a major part of the united
effort to promote Bush Ballad artists and their music throughout
Australia and the world. See
<< May 2015 release cover
Inclusion on the Compilation albums is subject to Bush Ballad Content & Audio Quality:
Bush Ballad Content:
Australian material only
Australian vocal accent.
Songs or poems accepted.
The lyrics must indicate Heritage or modern Australian
The stories may be told in either serious or comedy style.
The Lyric/Vocal MUST BE clear and audible.
Traditional ~ Modern Bush Ballad (Slim Dusty/Stan Coster
& Contemporary Bush Ballad writing/music. (Country Rock
will NOT be accepted.)
Audio Recording Quality:
The Association feels by encouraging intending compilation
album artists to strive to attain better audio quality, the
artist concerned will receive more airplay and therefore attain
greater public profile from their investment.
We encourage artists to record their material in professional
industry standard studios, to achieve clear distinctive vocals
and musical quality, and for long term benefit.
Compilation details consist
The artist pays $165 (inc GST) per track to be
included on the A.B.B.A. Compilation album.
The artist receives 1 complimentary CD..
The artist on the CD can purchase the Compilation album
for resale from the Association at a special rate..
Email for more details...
PLEASE NOTE: In no way does the above affect the
artists right/s to their track/s for any other purposes
eg, the artist/s placing their track/s out on their own album.
Other details RE the Compilation albums:
The A.B.B.A. Registers all recorded works on Compilation albums
AMCOS distributes the royalties on the amount of stock the Association
purchases, so the songwriters/songwriting artists performing
self-penned material on the album, providing they are registered
with AMCOS, will receive their royalty cheques via AMCOS.
The Association STRONGLY suggests the songwriters register their
work with AMCOS (at no cost) as this can ensure receiving royalties
from radio airplay and live performances.
Tel: 02 9935 7900 Locked Bag 3665, St Leonards NSW 2065.
Find the APRA/AMCOS
Rep in your state via http://apraamcos.com.au/
Compilation album artists purchasing stock from the Association:
The Compilation album artist/s may purchase stock by
ordering direct from the Australian Bush Balladeers Association
Inc P.O Box 90, Tamworth 2340 NSW.
ONLY ARTISTS WHO ARE FEATURED ON A.B.B.A. COMPILATION
ALBUMS CAN PURCHASE STOCK AT A SPECIAL RATE FOR RESALE.
If you are considering purchasing and selling the compilation
you are involved on please contact the ABBA for purchase
NOTE FOR TRACK SUBMISSION
for COMPILATION ALBUMS:
• All Material MUST
BE SUBMITTED by September 30th.
The Compilation album will be released in early the following
Track/s For Inclusion (Pdf)