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So far Bob Crain has created 38 blog entries.

What is a “Tribute”

Melbourne is suffering a nostalgia plague manifesting itself in the form of the “tribute show”. I understand that this is a societal issue people want to listen to the songs of their youth, so do I but I prefer to [...]

What is a “Tribute” 2019-02-16T20:59:59+00:00

THE MUSIC LED THE WAY … YES IT DID

All songwriters and musicians have influences it might be Beethoven or Bach or it might be Stills and Mitchell … but we are all influenced by the music that came before us, that we listened to, that has left [...]

THE MUSIC LED THE WAY … YES IT DID 2019-02-10T11:29:09+00:00

Forsaken Veteran of the Drug Wars

THE WAR RAGES ON A couple years back my friend and California Hip Hop Rap artist J.Smo wrote and produced the Folk Rap Fusion version of a folk rock song I originally wrote in 2010 which was included on [...]

Forsaken Veteran of the Drug Wars 2019-01-12T08:31:38+00:00

Look Who’s Crying …

LOOK WHO'S CRYING ... ABOUT ENDING U.S. MILITARY INVOLVEMENT IN SYRIA Theme Song - Profits In War ... by Bob Crain ... From Bob Crain - LIVE There is no sound louder in the United States than the sound [...]

Look Who’s Crying … 2018-12-21T14:24:41+00:00

PROFITS IN WAR from Bob Crain – LIVE

PROFITS IN WAR - LYRICS Don’t you see it folks its all just a ruse    every other day a scary story in the news They trot another consultant to prophesise on the clues they’re talking up theory the threat [...]

PROFITS IN WAR from Bob Crain – LIVE 2018-11-25T16:03:58+00:00

Snow & Co Album Launch

It is always an honor to be invited to play at someone's "special gig" like an Album Launch so it is my pleasure to be opening for my friend and former bandmate Paul Snowden at the Album Launch of [...]

Snow & Co Album Launch 2018-11-15T00:38:52+00:00

Just About A Year Ago – Pacific Nature

Around this time last year I was in California playing some gigs and my set at The Folk Barn was recorded and eventually became Bob Crain LIVE ... a digital download exclusively available from my website https://www.bobcrain.com.au/product/bob-crain-live/. Nine songs [...]

Just About A Year Ago – Pacific Nature 2018-11-04T08:11:10+00:00

INDIAN LESSONS

I generally stay away from politics on my music blog page but ... hearing and reading about how Native American's are being denied the opportunity to vote in North Dakota due to the lack of fixed residential addresses on [...]

INDIAN LESSONS 2018-11-05T23:03:10+00:00

WHOLE Lotta Hate Going On

Gee there is a whole bunch of hate going on in the world at the moment. So many people seem to be hating on each other for all kinds of reasons ... not that anyone actually did anything to [...]

WHOLE Lotta Hate Going On 2018-10-28T04:36:07+00:00

COLLABORATIVE SONGWRITING

The paths, processes and possibilities in songwriting are pretty much without bounds and are always a source of engagement of mind, the infusion of ideas and words with music is a fascination for me. The opportunities to write songs [...]

COLLABORATIVE SONGWRITING 2018-10-08T21:54:47+00:00