Bob Randall

Antiwar songs by Bob Randall

Robert James "Bob" Randall (c.1934 – 12 May 2015) was an Aboriginal Australian elder, singer and community leader. He was a member of the Stolen Generations and became an elder of the Yankunytjatjara people from Central Australia. He was the 1999 NAIDOC Person of the Year.[1] His 1970 song, "My Brown Skin Baby They Take Him Away," is described as an "anthem" for the Stolen Generations. He was known by the honorific "Tjilpi", a word meaning old man that is often translated as uncle. He lived in Mutitjulu, the Aboriginal community at Uluru in the Northern Territory of Australia.