I remember when this song first hit the charts in Sydney in 1989. I really love the guitar in this song and the album Waking Hours is full of top quality songs. This was the main hit tune released for... View Article
This song seems strangely appropriate to finish off this week given the incredible scenes we experienced last week with the storming of the US Capitol building by Trump insurrectionists. We are certainly living in history making times but as Billy... View Article
This rock star’s voice reminds me of Bonnie Tyler who reminds me of a female version of Kurt Cobane who reminds me a little of Rod Stewart.
While I don’t have any Tom Petty albums, except for when he was part of the Travelling Wilbury’s I really like this song. Was also sad to hear when he passed away from in 2017. I thought he died of... View Article
Staying with the Aussie bands here is another band that didn’t make my original list. It is interesting how many Australian bands write at least one song about Australia itself just as Icehouse did in the song I featured yesterday.
Another great Aussie band which didn’t make it into my play list when I was doing Australian bands all the way back in week 4, is Icehouse. This is one of my favourite songs of theirs. I especially like the... View Article
Given yesterday’s post, I thought it was time for another song by the great Australian wordsmith Paul Kelly. This is a spooky song which captures a rather bizarre story which was also the subject of an Australian film called Jindabyne.... View Article
Along time ago since we had some B52s. Another cracking song from this wonderful group.
There is so much truth in the chorus line: the more I know, the less I understandall the things I thought I knew, I’m learning again.I’ve been trying to get down, to the heart of matterbut my will get’s weak... View Article
This song came out when I was first learning guitar and a mate of mine kindly wrote out all the chords of this song for me. Took me ages to get the strumming right for this one.