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Readers: 276192
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Articles: 640
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My WeekendNotes - 640
Recently I did a column on songs about food and another on songs about fruit, but that has led to quite a few suggestion... [more]
I was debating what to do about Australia Day this year. I have friends who think it is an important day of celebration,... [more]
I've said it before, I'll say it again – it seems there is not a topic where someone has not written a song about it. Or... [more]
The world has lost yet another musical great. David Crosby has passed away. David Crosby, born August 14, 1941; died ... [more]
1983 is 40 years ago as I type this. 40 years ago. I was in my first year of high school, and this was the first year... [more]
I am a couple of days late here, but another musical great has passed away. Jeff Beck, born 24 June, 1944; died 10 Ja... [more]
In my recent column about marriage and weddings, I mentioned I had a column about being together as an adjunct to go wit... [more]
2022 was a great year for music! What? you ask, looking at the charts. Are you serious? Yes I am – it really was. ... [more]
When January comes around, for personal reasons, my thoughts at times turn to marriage and weddings and that sort of nup... [more]
As I write this, we are well into January, and the major party season of the year is over. But there is no reason we can... [more]
I've done some strange Christmas lists in the past few years. Weird songs, strange movies, books, pop culture, bad films... [more]
I was lucky enough to be invited to the opening night of a new independent play in Adelaide. And I say lucky because thi... [more]
30/11/2022 - 10/12/2022
Yet again, my classic rock RSS feed has been inundated with sad news. This time it was the passing of long-time Fleetwoo... [more]
Following on from my recent list of songs about food, I decided to do a follow-up on fruit because I found quite a few s... [more]
I recently introduced someone to one of my favourite science fiction films, and what he picked up on straight away was t... [more]
This is the "unexaggerated" real-life story of comedy musician 'Weird Al' Yankovic… according to the advertising materia... [more]
Another reader request! This one came only last month (October, 2022), and while it's still fresh in my mind, I decided ... [more]
November 2022 marks 25 years since the passing of the Australian singer Michael Hutchence. When this was pointed out to ... [more]
This is the next in a series of columns about people's names, and it was the second list I came up with, but I sort of f... [more]
In the southern hemisphere, it is Spring, and with Spring comes people emerging from their homes after a long winter to ... [more]
This is my third and final Halloween column for this year. After graves and ghosts, now I'll look at general fear as the... [more]
We come to the second of my Halloween music lists, following one about graveyards and cemeteries. This was suggested by ... [more]
So, we come to the first of this year's Halloween-themed columns. As I have mentioned in the past, I am not a fan of thi... [more]
I am not a fan of Halloween. Odd, I know, for a writer of horror, but it just feels cheesy and the way it is presented n... [more]
Okay, I was wrong. I promised this one to a reader in 2021. Oops… I did a column on songs about rain, and someone sug... [more]
In the world of music, there have been many examples or artists covering the songs of other artists. In fact, the cover ... [more]
2022 continues to come up with some great music, and here are some more albums worth considering. I will state, howev... [more]
And we have reached the final of my overdue reader requests, and that will leave one recent one to catch me up. Sorry ab... [more]
Another reader request, this one from July 2022, so almost caught up. However, as a topic, this is one that has a lot... [more]
Another one to catch up on reader requests. This was more recent (June 2022), so I hope it is still relevant. Anyway,... [more]
I am slowly catching up on reader requests. This one dates back to April this year (2022), so I am getting closer to fin... [more]
This is another requested column, dating back to December 2021. Um… oops? So, planets. Simply put, a planet is a majo... [more]
The Jukebox Musical. Take a bunch of songs known and beloved by audiences, mould a story around them, and then put it in... [more]
A few years ago, I did a list of songs with actual years in the titles. At the time, someone mentioned that I should loo... [more]
I was unsure of how to approach this topic. The fact of the matter was, I was not going to write about the fact we in th... [more]
It feels like we, as a world, have spent the past three years waiting for things to get "better", to somehow improve. An... [more]
Following on from my recent list of songs with 'memory' in the title, here is the follow-up. Looking back and rememberin... [more]
There is a long list of reasons why looking back at things has become prominent in my life recently. Anyway, it got me l... [more]
Well, this has an interesting genesis. Following my recent column about songs with Mary in the title, a few people reach... [more]
For a while in 2014, into 2015, there was a song by an Australian act that felt inescapable – 'Geronimo' by Sheppard. Gr... [more]
Some time ago, I did a column where I listed songs with the names of females in the title, from A to Z. Since then, I ha... [more]
Fame. It seems to be the ultimate goal for many. Some prefer to be famous for utilising their skills to stand out; other... [more]
In my music columns, I have occasionally mentioned Elvis Presley. When you look at the history of rock and pop, somehow ... [more]
Recently, I was asked to put together a video for a friend. But he didn't want it to be longer than two minutes because ... [more]
It has not been a good week for Australian musicians. Archie Roach, Judith Durham and now Olivia Newton-John have all pa... [more]
In the past 10 years, my television watching has diminished markedly. I do not have any subscription or Pay-TV services;... [more]
The second of my columns about the music of 1992, this time looking at the cover versions that were rife at the time. So... [more]
I've done a list on songs about Queens and songs about Kings. Well, following those, it is only fair that I do the other... [more]
Well, this is depressing. 1992 is now 30 years ago! I'm sorry, how did that happen? And it's not like 1992 was a minor y... [more]
I've noticed that my worst columns for views tend to be album and book reviews. That is the reason I have done very few ... [more]
From the mid-1990s into the 2000s, Grinspoon was an Australian band that released some good songs and was really incredi... [more]
Kat Greta is a drummer from Victoria. And? you might ask.Well, she is far more than that. She is a multi-instrumentalist... [more]
Some time ago, I wrote a column about queens. At the time, I was asked about songs about kings, and I told the person I ... [more]
Price is a pleasant town on the Yorke Peninsula, and on the weekend of the 6th and 7th of August, 2022, the township wil... [more]
06/08/2022 - 07/08/2022
It's been a while since I've done one of these, but this one hits me a little close to home. James Caan has passed aw... [more]
The fifth and final column a topic that is probably starting to wear a little thin by about now. But the music has been ... [more]
Following my last column, a second reader request. Her rationale was that in times of lockdown, we all become our own li... [more]
A reader request, which I haven't done in a while. Songs about secrets are rather common. A lot of songs about infide... [more]
The fourth column on a topic that, according to feedback from the first few columns, is one people have been waiting for... [more]
I was given the opportunity to see the screener for this documentary, and with my love for the history of music, I thoug... [more]
01/07/2022 - 31/07/2022
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