T.J. O’Donovan

T.J. O’Donovan is an accomplished folk and blues musician from Perth. Playing classic and contemporary covers from the 1960s to present, he combines his vocal, guitar, harmonica, as well as tambourine and stomp box percussion, for an entertaining musical experience!

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A folk artist from Perth, Western Australia, T.J. O’Donovan creates music with a distinctive folk flavour. Debut self-titled EP now available! Digital: https://tjodonovan.bandcamp.com/ CD: available at 78 Records and Dada Records, Perth T.J.’s debut EP is not strictly just 6 folk tracks, but rather a set of songs that dips its feet into country and even blues waters along the way. Guitar, vocals, harmonica, tambourine, mandolin, organ and stomp box all feature in the release, culminating in one imaginative and sonically diverse debut.

Sample Song list
Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again – The Angels
Drinkin’ Too Much – Kill Devil Hills (w/ harmonica)
From St Kilda To Kings Cross – Paul Kelly
To Her Door – Paul Kelly
From Little Things Big Things Grow – Paul Kelly/Kev Carmody (w/ harmonica)
When I First Met Your Ma – Paul Kelly
How To Make Gravy – Paul Kelly
I Was Only 19 – Redgum
Working Class Man – Jimmy Barnes
Wide Open Road – The Triffids
Down Under – Men at Work
Holy Grail – Hunters & Collectors

Cows With Guns – Dana Lyons

House of the Rising Sun – The Animals
Dublin Blues – Guy Clark
Blowin’ in the Wind – Bob Dylan
All Along the Watchtower – Bob Dylan
Shelter From The Storm – Bob Dylan
You Ain’t Going Nowhere – Bob Dylan
Riders on the Storm – The Doors
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Shotgun – George Ezra
City of Chicago – Christy Moore
Bad Moon Rising – CCR
Country Road – John Denver
Whiskey in the Jar – The Dubliners
Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot
It Ain’t Me Babe – Johnny Cash/June Carter Cash (w/ harmonica)
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
That’s Entertainment – The Jam
Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Clash
I Don’t Care – Justin Townes Earle
Ain’t Waitin’ – Justin Townes Earle
Mama’s Eyes – Justin Townes Earle
Wanderin’ – Justin Townes Earle
Keep It Clean – Dave Rawlings  Machine (w/ harmonica)
The Gambler – Kenny Rogers
Dirty Old Town – The Pogues
The Gardener – The Tallest Man On Earth
Galway Girl – Steve Earle
Dream, Dream, Dream – Everly Brothers
Lonely Boy – The Black Keys
Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show
Hey Hey My My – Neil Young
Atlantic City – Bruce Springsteen
Where I Lead Me – Townes Van Zandt
Lungs – Townes Van Zandt
Waitin’ Around To Die – Townes Van Zandt
Kids – MGMT
Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon
Wish It Was True – The White Buffalo (from Sons of Anarchy)

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