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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

ASHBURY MEDICINE SHOW

Playin in the band, Like the medicine shows of old, riders get on and off as the wagon moves on down the road. Ashbury Medicine Show has been through several incarnations over the years but I think this is [...]

ASHBURY MEDICINE SHOW 2019-06-13T19:12:07+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

Retirement Homes For Nuclear Weapons

Retirement Homes For Nuclear Weapons With the Super Powers and wannabees around the world once again using the specter of Mutually Assured Destruction via nuclear weapons as a methodology to keep us all "under control" and our heads in [...]

Retirement Homes For Nuclear Weapons 2019-03-24T14:00:30+00:00

AFGHANISTAN … a profitable little war

Wars for profit … ah the excuses (propaganda) are laid out like fine tableware … Saving the population from a ruthless Left Wing dictator (who filled the vacuum left by a Right Wing dictator and is threatening to nationalize [...]

AFGHANISTAN … a profitable little war 2019-02-23T15:16:08+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

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