music

On the road with Ashbury Medicine Show

Hitting the road again with Ashbury Medicine Show, on stage at Whole Lotta Love Bar (check the Gig Page for details) on Sunday Nov. 3 ... music from 4PM to when the fire dies down. Special treat - a [...]

On the road with Ashbury Medicine Show 2019-10-24T15:44:26+00:00

Folk Rocking with Ashbury Medicine Show

Great gig with Ashbury Medicine Show at The Catfish along with Tim Tolhurst on Lead Guitar, Anita Paul on Vocals, Guitar, Hand Percussion and Ukulele and Erik Adams on Violin, Bass and Guitar ... stay tuned the medicine show [...]

Folk Rocking with Ashbury Medicine Show 2019-10-05T18:48:06+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

T.V. Rockstars “the judges go on and on and on”

T.V. Rockstars - Lyrics Rock and Roll is here to stay that’s what ol’ Neil had to say little did he realize he’d live to see the day When your rock star legend type didn’t need to play Rock [...]

T.V. Rockstars “the judges go on and on and on” 2019-08-18T20:11:07+00:00

THE LAST REQUIEM FOR ROCK N ROLL

LYRICS We found ourselves in dire straits as the last requiem was played The passion and expression would no longer be displayed It was a cold drizzly night on a dark London stage When a way of life was [...]

THE LAST REQUIEM FOR ROCK N ROLL 2019-08-13T19:21:25+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

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

History Is A Permanent Institution

The Sands Of Time "You can topple statues and rename the streets can't change the facts of history by busting concrete Change the date the name and the symbolic flag the story remains the same and you still [...]

History Is A Permanent Institution 2019-05-23T14:46:30+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

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