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 #16

January 13, 2022 0

BIG LAND Something different today – I’m not the singer, although it’s still in the family. For my jukebox number today I’m handing over to Nicole. This is the opening track on her album `Forever […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX #8

January 5, 2022 0

SURRY HILLS BOOGALOO Wrote this one in about 1988 after a stint down the road from the Hopetoun Hotel where Leopard was working. A low time for me as I felt no record companies were […]

Dave’s Australia Day Advent Jukebox #6

January 3, 2022 0

BEER A previously unreleased track but one I think is fun – Australian country style recorded 1988 at JJ Studios in Sydney as part of demos for what became the Surplus and Dearth album. Two […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX #5

January 2, 2022 0

LONELY SAILOR was one of my earliest songs, written I think about 1974 or early 1975 on my Tiesco in my Bicton bedroom.  Is it particularly Australian? Well, I think the line ‘I’m a rockout […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX #3

December 31, 2021 0

For those of you just joing my advent Jukebox, the idea is that every day up until Australia Day I will publish a Warner song that is Australian in content or theme. Seeing as it […]

NO GOOD CAN COME FROM THIS

March 14, 2019 0

As I was writing my soon to be published novel River of Salt, set in 1963 about a Philly contract killer who flees the life and winds up playing surf guitar in northern NSW, I […]

POVERTY

January 10, 2018 2

Andre Fritze has requested the lyrics to this song which I wrote in Sydney in the 80s with Martin Cilia around the time of Surplus and Dearth. It didn’t make that album but I decided […]

KEROUAC’S BACK – Surplus and Dearth

August 31, 2017 1

The late 80s early 90s was a disjointed time for me as I transitioned from being a full-time musician to a part-time one, trying my hand at other forms of writing and moving from my […]

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