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1917 - Strike


With Margaret Walters and Chris Maltby, singing "The Ballad of Merv Flanagan (Mortuary Station)" at the unveiling of his commemorative plaque off Bridge Street Camperdown where he was killed during the 1917 strike.

"1917 - STRIKE" by PP Cranney and Christina Mimmocchi and also featuring Catherine Golden, Chloe and Jason Roweth and Tomas Begg.  For the centenary of The Great Strike in Australia.  Performed at Illawarra Folk Festival, Sydney Trades Hall, NSW Teachers Federation, Goulburn Tradies, Flute n Fiddle, Eveleigh Railway Yards, Cobargo Folk Festival, Newcastle Folk Club, Troubador Folk Club, Cygnet Folk Festival.

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The cast with Bob Brown at Cygnet FF. (Missing: Tomas Begg who was selling cds and still regrets it).  Photo: Ruth Hazleton


The Sydney Women's Vocal Orchestra on "George Negus Tonight" in about 2003.  Singing the music arranged by Margaret Dryburgh and Norah Chambers in Palembang POW Camp.

Occasional gigs and projects with the great Margaret Walters!

Lola's Keg Night

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"Lola's Keg Night", a musical memoir of Lola Wright by PP Cranney and starring Vashti Hughes, Michael Rebetzke with music direction by CM and performed by Laura Bishop and, on some special occasions, Lola Wright herself!  Designed by Lisa Mimmocchi.  Performed at Merrigong Theatre (2014), Illawarra Folk Festival, NSW Teachers Federation, National Folk Festival.  Supported by the NSW Teachers Federation, the Australia Council and the Alistair Hulett Foundation.

At Lola's 90th birthday bash at the Morundah pub, with PP Cranney, Rob Willis and Ollie Willis.

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Seniors' Soundscape, 2017


A 20-minute soundscape created with 25 different seniors' groups around Southern Sydney for Hurstville and Rockdale Councils.  The groups were as diverse as The Dames (Sutherland) and an American bride who stowed away to Australia (above) and the Nepalese Grandparents' choir (left).

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