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Don Spencer


  1. 1.
    Please Don't Call me a Koala Bear
  2. 2.
    Bob The Kelpie
  3. 3.
    A Platypus Song
  4. 4.
    Warts 'n All (the Cane Toad)
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    Sh-Sh-Sugar Glider
Australian born Don Spencer OAM was 20 years old and hitchhiking through Africa when he met up with the legendary Roger Whittaker in Nairobi, Kenya.
It was this chance meeting that started Don’s career as a singer/songwriter.
He has many gold and platinum albums and DVD’s and has written music for film, TV, Orchestra and many solo performers and groups. Don’s career was launched in England when his smash hit recording of Fireball XL5 was the theme song for the hit TV series of the same name. Other original recordings followed and Don toured the UK for several years with the Rolling Stones, The Hollies, The Four Seasons and many other world famous artists.
Don has also made many children’s TV series for the BBC in the UK including 17 years on Playschool, which he also wrote music for, and recorded many albums. Don hosted Playschool on ABC TV for 28 years, He is the only person who has presented Playschool in England and Australia. Don has written, recorded and produced many gold and platinum albums and DVD’s for children including Feathers, Fur or Fins, Don Spencer for Kids, Australian Animal Songs, Walkabout, Times Tables and has also sung and written for many award winning Playschool albums.
A passionate believer in the power of music, he established the Australian Children's Music Foundation in 2002 -


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