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Remembering Aretha :  A  Retro-review Of Aretha Franklin – The Best Of

Remembering Aretha : A Retro-Review of Aretha Franklin – The Best Of

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"You know a force from heaven. You know something that God made. And Aretha is a gift from God." (Rolling Stone - The 100 Greatest Singers) "Aretha Franklin is one of the giants of soul music...
Album Review: Barry Charles – On The Edge

Album Review: Barry Charles – On The Edge

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“Where extreme vocals” are just the beginning! When great Australian male Blues singers are spoken of a generated list starts to grow. However for me among the best four are Matt Taylor, Dave Hole, Steve...
high energy – high intensity – hi dino jag

High Energy – High Intensity – Hi Dino Jag

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 Prior to seeing Dino Jag at the Melbourne’s Dong Dong lounge I had only heard his name mentioned in conversations. What I had heard intrigued me! I fronted the Ding Dong lounge where Dino was...
cream of the crate: cd #45- skyhooks: the skyhooks tapes

Cream of The Crate: CD #45- Skyhooks: The Skyhooks Tapes

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"In the mid Seventies Skyhooks basically gave the Australian Music Industry the enema it had been needing." (Peter Green- Skyhooks web site) "The Skyhooks were one of the Australian music scene's hidden treasures." (D. Hartley...
cream of the crate – cd review: ross wilson: now listen

Cream of The Crate – CD Review: Ross Wilson: Now Listen

"One of the finest musicians/ songwriters/ producers/ performers that this country has ever produced." (Mark Gibson - Australian Music History) "It was really fortunate that I ran into Ross Wilson when I was about twelve...
field, see & mason: down under the covers – a review

Field, See & Mason: Down Under the Covers – A Review

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 "The music is fantastic and the on-stage entertainment and fun and humour as well as crowd rapport, have all been wonderfully captured on this live album" Sam See, Lindsay Field and Glyn Mason have between...
cream of the crate: cd #20 – sixties down under volume 4 [a compilation]

Cream Of The Crate: CD #20 – Sixties Down Under Volume 4 [A Compilation]

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"There is little doubt, that the halcyon days for Australian & New Zealand Rock & Pop music was the 1960's" CD Cover This was number seventy in a series of albums I featured in the Toorak times as...
cream of the crate: cd’s #10 – sixties down under volume 2 (a compilation)

Cream of The Crate: CD’s #10 – Sixties Down Under Volume 2 (A Compilation)

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"The value of these discs is greatly enhanced by the fact that the acts are in most cases represented by their best work, rather than their biggest hit" CD Cover This was number ten in...
see, field and mason: down under the covers – a review

See, Field and Mason: Down Under the Covers – A Review

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"The music is fantastic and the on-stage entertainment and fun and humour as well as crowd rapport, have all been wonderfully captured on this live album" Sam See, Lindsay Field and Glyn Mason have...
cream of the crate – record #37: masters apprentices

Cream of The Crate – Record #37: Masters Apprentices

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"A fitting climax to one of Australia's finest achievements on record"(Stan Rofe) The album cover This is number thirty seven in the series of albums I'm featuring as part of an on-going retrospective of vinyl albums...