"Many come to mind, but the one who stands out as deserving a wider audience is Jonathon Burks, a very clever and witty songwriter. A bit like Tim Carroll, a rocker for people who think. Burk's Brown Paper Bag album is a cracker. Check him out."
"While I'm here, thought I'd put the word out to interstaters, when in Melbourne, make sure you get your arse into the Lomond pub in Nicholson St, East Brunswick, for country/roots music, a good time and a haven away from pubs full of…"
"An amazingly powerful and extremely vital recording, the words of which every Australian - and the world - should hear. Our murder, dispossession and shameful treatment of the indigenous peoples is a stain on my nation's history, and is yet to…"
"When I first heard the Flying Burrito Bros in the early '70s, it opened my music horizons beyond the narrow groove of mainly blues and blues rock I was in at the time. I already loved Neil, so maybe the Burritos were a natural progression for…"
"Before Johnny Cash, about the only country music I had been exposed to Down Under was the local style, which essentially was bush (country) verse set mainly to variations of Irish, Scottish and English folk music, and sung in broad, outback (rural)…"
"Goodonya, Patterson Hood. So often we don't realise what we had until it's gone.We've just lost one of our great roots record stores here in Melbourne, Australia, The Last Record Store, in inner-city Collingwood. What a tragedy!"
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