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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

Songwriters, Songs & Stories

Songwriters Session, Songwriters Circle, Songwriters in the Round, Writers Rap ... they go by various labels but the concept is the same, a multi songwriter line up together on stage sharing their songs and the stories behind those [...]

Songwriters, Songs & Stories 2018-09-25T11:22:43+00:00

FM Radio … the times the music

FM Radio ... the Times the Music Below is an excerpt from the book – THE HAIGHT –ASHBURY A HISTORY by Charles Perry – Charles Perry is a long time writer and correspondent who began writing for Rolling [...]

FM Radio … the times the music 2018-08-04T23:37:50+00:00

Art Delivering A Message

From the song The Music Led The Way on my first solo CD THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT comes the line “We didn’t know we were at the dawn of time on the threshold of a dream we were [...]

Art Delivering A Message 2018-07-26T10:06:11+00:00

Fossil Fuels from Bob Crain – LIVE

Here is FOSSIL FUELS - TRACK 2 - a track from  Bob Crain - LIVE ... put to a little video. With the price of the product that moves our ride going up and up I thought this was an [...]

Fossil Fuels from Bob Crain – LIVE 2018-07-22T03:55:44+00:00

Genre’ … what is it?

I have for many years had a problem with the concept of Genre’, am I a Folk Songwriter, a Rock Songwriter, a Roots, Country, Indie, Blues Writer or something else, a Hybrid maybe? Back in the 60’s and 70’s [...]

Genre’ … what is it? 2018-07-20T07:47:50+00:00

Songwriting 101 by Bob Crain

Here's a little essay I wrote about songwriting some time ago but it still holds true today ... it was published on the US Music website Middle Tennessee Music You can get a taste of my songwriting on my Reverbnation [...]

Songwriting 101 by Bob Crain 2018-11-15T00:50:00+00:00

Ashbury Medicine Show

The band I belong to Ashbury Medicine Show is appearing tonight at the Central Club Hotel in Richmond in support of The Broken Sweethearts for the launch of their new single The Only One. This will be the first major [...]

Ashbury Medicine Show 2018-06-29T01:48:36+00:00

Bob Crain – LIVE

For all of you out there around the world who would like to see and hear me play live (I know you are out there) I will be playing with my band Ashbury Medicine Show in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia at [...]

Bob Crain – LIVE 2018-06-22T10:02:55+00:00

The “Connection” Is Fractured

The mystical connection that existed between music and people, and visa versa, seems to have diminished the point of a bad internet connection, intermittent fading in and out, 1 bar to 4 and back, static, hearing...but the message is incoherent, [...]

The “Connection” Is Fractured 2018-06-10T03:43:17+00:00