Your songs ring out your praises
Their power floods our homes
Their words tear through my heart
As the whistling troopie walks again
And my tears dilute
The blood-red wine…. 

~ Chas Lotter

That's what poet CHAS LOTTER wrote about singer, songwriter, entertainer and storyteller JOHN EDMOND;

The man JOHN EDMOND has certainly walked the walk of life! Along the way, he has reflected and documented in song his many human stories, be they light-hearted or tragic relating to his involvement in THE RHODESIAN BUSH WAR and his life in THE AFRICAN BUSH. He has researched and written about the life, times and characters of THE EARLY SETTLERS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA, THE GREAT TREK, ZULU WAR, FRONTIER WARS, ANGLO BOER WARS & WORLD WARS.

Among the 500 plus songs, JOHN has written. There will be something for everyone from Children, Outdoors and Wildlife enthusiasts, HISTORIANS, Aviators, pop and even love songs!

Over 250 of the songs and lyrics are published in the songbook “BEHIND THE SONGS”

Read all about JOHN EDMOND his life story in his published autobiography – “BUSHCAT – Minstrel of the Wild” available in a hard copy or on e-books.

A site well worth investigating for the variety it offers in MUSIC!

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Aviation Songs

A special music CD for aviation enthusiasts. John Edmond sings 16 great songs about aviation. INCLUDED on the album are 10 songs written by John like Kunkuru eagle Checklist blues 43 Airschool Old bold pilots and Homesick angel. BY REQUEST Some of his standard aviation songs are also included like Green leader The gunship calypso Angels on my wingtips Wish I was a blue job and You ain't no hero. To add to this great collection are evergreen aviation hits like Snoopy vs the Red Baron Biplane evermore Leaving on a jet plane Come fly with me Early morning rain and the classic Coming in on a wing and a prayer!


  1. Kunkuru Eagle
  2. Checklist Blues
  3. Biplane Evermore
  4. 43 Air School
  5. Old Bold Pilots
  6. Early Morning Rain
  7. Coming In On A Wing And A Prayer
  8. Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
  9. Come Fly With Me
  10. Homesick Angel
  11. Leaving On A Jet Plane
  12. Green Leader
  13. The Gunship Calypso
  14. Angels on My Wingtips
  15. I Wish I Was A Blue Job
  16. You Ain't No Hero