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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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