music

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

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

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 2019-03-30T11:39:04+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