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Pat Boone - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport FLAC album

Performer: Pat Boone
Genre: Pop music
Title: Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
Country: US
Released: 1963
Style: Vocal
FLAC version ZIP size: 1616 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1563 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1919 mb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 916

Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" is a song written by Australian singer Rolf Harris in 1957 which became a hit around the world in the 1960s in two recordings (1960 in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom for the original, and 1963 with a re-recording of his song in the United States). Inspired by Harry Belafonte's calypsos, it is about an Australian stockman on his deathbed. The song is one of the best-known and most successful Australian songs.

All the great songs and lyrics from the "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. Charles Eugene "Pat" Boone (born June 1, 1934) is an American singer, actor and writer. He was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. Among his hit songs were cover versions of black R&B artists' songs (when parts of the country were segregated).

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Eventually, I came up with 'Tie me kangaroo down, sport. And the tune seemed to come from midair. It was just handed to me on a plate. Rolf Harris recalled to The NME: "Pat Boone was in Australia when it was a hit in 1960. He wanted to do an American version but his record company said, 'It doesn't make any sense. Three years later I had a in America. Pat Boone went back and said, 'See. Harris performed this song with The Beatles for BBC radio in 1963. His adapted lyrics included; "Don't ill-treat me pet dingo, Ringo/ Don't ill-treat me pet dingo/ He can't understand your lingo, Ringo, So don't ill-treat me pet dingo, Ringo.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
Written-By – Rolf Harris
B I Feel Like Crying
Written-By – Red West


  • Producer – Randy Wood

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side label): MW-18088
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side label): MW-17974
  • Other (A-side label): AA-437
  • Other (B-side label): AA-436

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
45-16494 Pat Boone Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport ‎(7", Single) Dot Records 45-16494 US 1963
45-16494, JET-1274 Pat Boone Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport ‎(7", Single) Dot Records, Dot Records 45-16494, JET-1274 Japan Unknown
HL-2113 Pat Boone Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport ‎(7", Single, Promo) London Records HL-2113 Australia Unknown
FLX 3101 Pat Boone Tie Me Cangaroo Down Sport / I Feel Like Crying ‎(7", Single, Mono, MP) London Records, London American Recordings, London Dot FLX 3101 Netherlands 1963
16494X Pat Boone Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport ‎(7", Single) Dot Records 16494X Canada 1963