Australian singles charts:
Way Out West entered the Kent Music Report on 19 November 1973 and peaked at #40.
The song is on The Dingoes which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 10 June 1974 and peaked at #24.
The Dingoes, John French
The song explains the fly-in fly-out (FIFO) life of mining in Australia, telling the story of a man who has left his job and wife in the city to work for a company drilling for oil and enjoys “living and a working on the land”.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Way_Out_West_(song)
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