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Day 301: We didn’t start the fire, Billy Joel

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

Day 265: Black Velvet, Alannah Myles

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.

Day 225: Free Fallin’, Tom Petty

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

Day 209: Ghost Nation, Hunters and Collectors

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.

Day 208: Great Southern Land, Icehouse

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

Day 204: Roam, B52s

Along time ago since we had some B52s. Another cracking song from this wonderful group.

Day 145: No Myth, Michael Penn

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.