Born 12 May, 1950. Lives in the Snowy Mountains area near Cooma, NSW. Spent twenty five years as a shearer. Operates a family grazing property with Merino sheep and beef cattle in conjunction with his music career.
Has had approximately 30 songs recorded by major artists including sixteen by Slim Dusty. Hits for Slim were “Things I See Around Me”, “Three Hundred Horses” and “When the Currawongs Come Down”. Other songs have been recorded by Glenn Jones, Reg Poole, Gordon Parsons, Terry Gordon, Dean Perrett and Tom Maxwell.
Regular Festival and Club appearances throughout NSW. Available for bookings as a solo, duo or with the Currawong Country Band. Also available as a Compere/Guest Artist. Phone 02 6454 3152.
The Recording Artist
Recorded Debut Album at Lindsay Butler Studios in 1993 entitled “When the Currawongs Come Down”. Second album “Boots N All” released on L.B.S. in June 1996. The third album “Colours of a Song” launched in December, 1998. Fourth album “Dinkum Bushmans Hands” May 2003. Releasing fifth album in June 2006. All songs on all albums are Ernie Constance original material. Full L.B.S. production and backing.