Photo from Stubble Magazine
I have to thank one of our blog friends, Alexandra whose keen eye reminded us of an instrument that Peter's sister Patricia gave him a few years ago for Christmas.
Pat says that she bought the instrument for Peter because he loved to learn new things. No matter what instrument Peter picked up, he could teach himself how to play it. He practiced with it and said he loved the way it made these super-bass sounds. Unfortunately, the instrument didn't come with a a manual or instructions, but Peter loved to pick it up and play with it from time to time. He kept it in his livingroom and enjoyed showing people what this interesting instrument could do. Sometime between the time LTAN was filmed and Peter's death, the instrument disappeared from the apt.
We don't believe he used the instrument for any of the albums. But it would have been really cool to see him use it onstage.
The didgeridoo (also known as a didjeridu or didge) is a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians of northern Australia around 1,500 years ago and still in widespread usage today both in Australia and around the world. It is sometimes described as a natural wooden trumpet or drone pipe.
There are no reliable sources stating the didgeridoo's exact age.
Sound Clips: http://www.didgeridoostore.com/soundsrhythms.html