FORMATIVE YEARS IN MELBOURNE 1970’S

FORMATIVE YEARS IN MELBOURNE- THE BOP SHOP, MONASH UNIVERSITY   If you stopped to listen , you could hear  strange sounds spilling  out of  the…

BACK TO BUSKING ON OL’ BOURKE STREET

Worked up the valley in the strawberry fields Bought a Japanese guitar, got a good deal Learned a few chords…E, D, and A Pretty soon…

ALL THE GOOD SONGS

When I used to sit on my grandad’s knee He used to sing old songs to me  : Waltzin’ Matilda, and a little bit of…

AMAMOOR CREEK HALL

There we all were, stranded in the old Amamoor Hall. Musicians, travellers, country music fans, entertainers, drunk partiers, hopefuls and world wearies,…

CAJUN MUSIC, MELBOURNE IN THE 1970S, STUDYING AT MONASH

ALLONS A LAFAYETTE…VIA WEST MELBOURNE, TAMWORTH AND PLACES IN BETWEEN…… 

If you stopped to listen,you could hear strange sounds spilling out of the half-open door…

 Last Sunday afternoon I found myself playing my hybrid style of Cajun music…

i “STUCK IN BARWON PRIS0N” We were on the road again drivin’ up a gentle, non-descript valley. 

DOWN THE DUSTY ROAD

I left Melbourne in the slow- falling rain. Said my goodbyes and headed North again. That long and lonely road, the Newell Highway was a’callin out to me and I just had to heed the call....

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