The populace of Australia are given a voice through the songs of singer/songwriter/guitarist Pat Drummond (born: Patrick Edward Drummond). The co-recipient of an Australian Bush Music Festival award as "male vocalist of the year," in 1993, Drummond received awards for "album of the year", "producer of the year", "country song of the year", as well as a special Heritage award, at the Tamworth Australasian Country Music Festival, in 1994. His song, "The Road To Damascus", reached the finals in the "country song of the year," competition in Tamworth in 1999.The following year, he was named "Australia's independent country music artist of 2000".
Hailing from the northern southwest Australian city of Macdonaldtown, Drummond performed, in the 1960s, with an acoustic folk group that he shared with his brothers. He released his debut solo album, What You See Is What You Get, in 1979.
Drummond has worked with Bush poetry/comedy troupe, the Naked Poets. He adopted the on-stage persona of an old time newspaper reporter when he recorded his sixth album, Tales From The Lo9cal rag, in 1990.