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FOLK IN THE ROAD – MEET THE BAND

FOLK IN THE ROAD A group of four diverse veteran musicians and songwriters have come together to write, play and perform original folk rock music (and a few covers) in venues and festivals around Australia ... and the world. [...]

FOLK IN THE ROAD – MEET THE BAND 2021-01-28T15:52:01+00:00

FOLK IN THE ROAD

FOLK IN THE ROAD The band is Anita Paul co-lead singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Erik Adams multi- instrumentalist, songwriter and myself co-lead singer, songwriter and guitarist. This band has such a huge color pallet and musical talent that it is [...]

FOLK IN THE ROAD 2020-11-07T14:02:31+00:00

MADE ALL THE LIGHTS

MADE ALL THE LIGHTS - Demo The next entry in the ongoing (and possibly never ending) Isolation Demonstration Series. MADE ALL THE LIGHTS  (just me on guitar and vocals recorded on a Zoom Digital Recorder in my [...]

MADE ALL THE LIGHTS 2020-09-25T12:48:36+00:00

PLAYING THE CATALOG

Locked down in the fair city of Melbourne, Australia … so many things you can’t do. Can’t go out in to the fields and forests and there is just so much TV the mind can take. Can’t go to [...]

PLAYING THE CATALOG 2020-08-08T14:35:02+00:00

Three Minutes & Forty Seconds or 3:40

Three minutes and forty seconds or 3:40, the commercially recommended maximum song length. Why? Back in the heyday of music in the 60’s and 70’s the musicians controlled the industry because they 1. Refused to give up their publishing [...]

Three Minutes & Forty Seconds or 3:40 2020-05-02T18:06:57+00:00

Isolation and Reflection

Well here we all are in Government imposed isolation for our own and of course everyone else's protection ... a perfect time for reflection, assessment and scratching out a few things on the "to do" list (I am hoping [...]

Isolation and Reflection 2020-03-30T21:49:37+00:00

Mucho Music stuff happening

There is a whole lot of music stuff happening at the moment or in the planning stage SONGWRITING - I have recently written or finished several new songs with titles including A Lot More Rock n Roll, It's Been [...]

Mucho Music stuff happening 2020-08-21T19:53:18+00:00

THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT … a true story

It has been nearly a decade since I released my first solo CD THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT ... damn. There are no more original CD copies left in the closet (but if you want one I can make you [...]

THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT … a true story 2019-08-25T18:07:01+00:00

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers ... by Bob Crain It is going to be a sad day when all the real Folk Rockers retire and the hard core, socially conscious, meaningful song writing that dominated the [...]

The Last Of The Old Folk Rockers 2019-06-29T14:40:11+00:00

It’s a Lotto World

I wrote the song It's Lotto World back in about 2010 ... nothing much has changed probably more people now with their lives completely hinged on the outcome of a bunch of numbers bouncing around in a big [...]

It’s a Lotto World 2019-06-20T11:26:13+00:00