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Snow & Co Album Launch

It is always an honor to be invited to play at someone's "special gig" like an Album Launch so it is my pleasure to be opening for my friend and former bandmate Paul Snowden at the Album Launch of [...]

Snow & Co Album Launch 2018-11-15T00:38:52+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

WHOLE Lotta Hate Going On

Gee there is a whole bunch of hate going on in the world at the moment. So many people seem to be hating on each other for all kinds of reasons ... not that anyone actually did anything to [...]

WHOLE Lotta Hate Going On 2018-10-28T04:36:07+00:00

COLLABORATIVE SONGWRITING

The paths, processes and possibilities in songwriting are pretty much without bounds and are always a source of engagement of mind, the infusion of ideas and words with music is a fascination for me. The opportunities to write songs [...]

COLLABORATIVE SONGWRITING 2018-10-08T21:54:47+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

Who Will March For Sargun Ragi?

It's hard sometimes when circumstances demand that a song be written about a subject that is detestable in every sense ... and why they get delivered to me that is a mystery but unavoidable sometimes. The writing and playing of [...]

Who Will March For Sargun Ragi? 2018-08-01T10:55:55+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