This is a list of some of the questions people have asked me about Rolf
Harris, and the answers where I know them. Unfortunately, although there seems
to be a newsgroup alt.fan.rolf-harris,
I couldn't find a corresponding FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions), which is why
I created this page.
Where and when was Rolf Harris born?
- He was born in Perth, Western Australia, on March 30th,
heard he used to be a champion swimmer - is this true?
- As a youngster, Rolf Harris became the Australian junior backstroke
Do you know Rolf's mother's full maiden name?
Has Rolf ever been decorated for being such a top bloke?
- Yes - he is a Member of the Order of Australia, and has been awarded
both the MBE and the OBE.
Do you have the lyrics for ...?
- No - all the Rolf lyrics I have are here on these web pages. However,
you can now find more lyrics here.
Do you have the sheet music or guitar tablature for ...?
- I don't have any or know specifically where you can find any. You can
try looking for guitar tablature on the web at http://www.renegadeolga.com/ or http://www.olga.net/, and for sheet music at
Do you know the origin of the Rolf Harris song "Two Little Boys"?
- The origins of the songs are now on the same pages as the
Do you know which war the song "Two Little Boys" is about?
Getting hold of songs
On which album can I find the song ...?
- There are some album track listings on the official Rolf Harris site. For a good
collection of all the classic songs, you may like the compilation album
"Didgereely Doo All That".
Where can I buy Rolf Harris songs and merchandise?
- Go to the "Shopping" page on the official Rolf Harris site.
What was Rolf's TV debut?
- He debuted on TV in 1954 as a storyteller using cartoons to emphasise
the stories, after coming to England aged 22.
In which film did Rolf Harris play Jake the Peg, selling model ships on a
- It was called "Little Convict", and was released in 1979.
What was the name of the koala bear who appeared on Rolf's TV show on ABC in
the early 70s?
- Coogee Bear.
How can I contact Rolf Harris?
- You can send email to his Fan Club, at email@example.com, and
after it has been screened it may be passed onto Rolf.
What is "Rolfing"?
- Bizarrely, Rolfing® is a system of soft tissue manipulation and
movement education developed by Dr Ida Rolf as a means to improve posture and
ease pain and chronic stress. It is nothing to do with Rolf Harris!