AGGIE

June 30, 2022 0

from the Warner songwriting collection `Aggie’ is a very early song of mine, written I think around 1972 when I was first coming to grips with writing songs. Like nearly all my songs it was […]

AFRICAN SUMMER

June 21, 2022 4

Okay, I’m going to start publishing song by song all the songs I’ve written. Would like to do this in a book but not sure if there is the demand. Probably one of the very […]

MY CRIME READING FAVES

April 12, 2022 4

Dave’s Shelf L-M Since I blundered onto The Maltese Falcon in the school library at age 14 (I was looking for a book about knights and squires and thought it sounded swords and shields like) […]

THE LIZARD IS BACK

March 28, 2022 0

The Murder In The — series featuring rock-muso Lizard Zirk has a new life. Thanks to some welcome elastic thinking by those involved in the Untapped project, a bunch of Australian novels have been resurrected […]

WHAT LOVE REALLY IS

March 20, 2022 0

AN ABSOLUTELY NEW WARNER SINGLE While I continue to write new music I am aware that most of those fans I do still have, really want to hear `the old stuff’. Hey, I’m no different, […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX #27

January 25, 2022 0

SUBURBAN ROCK Recorded live at Bombay Rock 1978 this shows how powerful the band was. Wonderful musicianship from all involved, remarkable bass from Paul Noonan, great skins Howie, Leopard sounding like the heir to Hendrix, […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX

January 20, 2022 0

NO FENCES Martin Cilia and I wrote this song around 1991. I wanted to make a statement about the importance of including one another into our culture. It’s a country feel with a bridge inspired […]

Dave’s Australia Day Advent Jukebox #19

January 16, 2022 0

JOEY BLACK One of my hard rock numbers from the 1979 Correct Weight album. Has a few of my favourite lyrics in here. (`these streets aren’t safe for violence any more’) Live Johnny and Tony […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX #18

January 15, 2022 0

FREE KICKS Second single for Mushroom, a football-themed disco-rock number. Mixing footy with pop music was just too ahead of its time. Or maybe it wasn’t very good? Though I reckon it’s not bad at […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX #17

January 14, 2022 0

MUGS GAME In my Pus days (1973-75) I developed the idea of satirical monologue over a riff with Throbbing Knob. At the same time Pus was playing The Fugs’ ‘Couldn’t Get High.’ When I wrote […]

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