Benny Woodley / About
Benny Woodley was born in the remote Wheatbelt town of Three Springs Western Australia, Australia.
He was raised at New Norcia Mission Orphanage from the age of 8 until he was 15, he was given a wallet with 25$ in it and was told that he could either catch a bus that was going left or right, he took the bus that was going right and from their his journey began to find and connect with his immediate family.
Benny was given his first acoustic guitar by his biological mother he then took an interest in writing music as an hobby.
From a young age country music,in particular "Hank Williams Snr" and "Merle Haggard" influenced Benny's choice of how to include real life experiences and interactions with a diverse range of people within his lyrical musical scores.
Benny has worked around Western Australia within the construction industry and also within the judicial system as a representitive for indigenous people.
In 1984,Benny became involved with ABMUSIC at Clontarf an Aboriginal Corporation in Manning, Western Australia, where he began performing as a Solo Artist, with both original and covers.
Thr recording was more of a project for Benny who consider's him self as a back yard musician more than any thing else.