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Cranky Van Morrison Takes Aim At Facebook On New Album

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

After spending last year spreading Covid conspiracy theories, Van Morrison is still in cranky mode on his new album ‘Latest Record Project Volume 1’.

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Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman

Van Morrison Claims He Is A Victim of Freedom of Speech

by Music-News.com

Van Morrison claims he’s had a “very negative reaction” for exercising “freedom of speech” in his songs.

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Jerry Burgen of We Five

We Five’s Jerry Burgen Dies at Age 76

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Jerry Burgen, a one-time member of 60’s folk group We Five, has died at age 76.

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Mick Thomas Roving Commisson

Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission Debuts New Video ‘Keeping All The Cannons Clean’

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Mick Thomas has taken to the streets of the Melbourne suburbs of Northcote and Thornbury for his new Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission’s video ‘Keeping All The Cannons Clean’.

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Xavier Rudd photo by Ros OGorman

Xavier Rudd Has A New Deal and a New Label

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Xavier Rudd will release his 10th album via a new deal with Virgin.

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Bluestone

Bluestone to Reunite For One-Off Melbourne Show

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Bluestone will get back together for a one-off show in Melbourne in June.

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Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Paul Simon Sells Catalog To Sony Music Publishing

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Paul Simon has sold his entire songwriting catalogue to Sony Music Publishing for what is expected to be a deal worth over $200 million.

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Mick Thomas Roving Commission

Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission Completes Second Covid-era Album

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

After releasing ‘See You On The Other Side’, Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission’s album from lockdown in 2020, Mick has announced his second album of the Covid era.

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Pierce Brothers Photo: Dara Munnis. @daramunnis

Pierce Brothers Plan Tour Around Victoria

by Paul Cashmere

With national touring uncertain at this point, Victoria’s Pierce Brothers have a solution to staying on the road. Stay within your state.

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Enya Orinocco Flow

Enya ‘Orinoco Flow’ Gets Reissue Because of Bizarre Car Ad

by Paul Cashmere

Enya’s ‘Orinoco Flow’ has been reissued in Australia after a bizarre, drug-fucked television commercial for a car ad made it popular again.

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Don McLean, Photo, Ros O'Gorman

Don McLean Joins Home Free For New Version of ‘American Pie’

by Paul Cashmere

Don McLean has teamed up with alt-Country band Home Free for a new version of his classic ‘American Pie’.

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Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)

Sinead O’Connor Sends Out Plea To Son

by Music-News.com

Sinead O’Connor has asked fans and followers to pray for her 16-year-old son, Shane, following a “hideous day from hell”.

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Julia Stone Photo Credit Brooke Ashley Barone

Julia Stone To Play Rare Portsea Show

by Paul Cashmere

As artists begin to reactivate after 2020’s Covid lockdowns some rare shows are starting to pop up. Julia Stone will be performing in the town of Portsea, in Victoria.

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Gerry Beckley, America, Melbourne 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

America’s Gerry Beckley Releases Solo Best Of

by Paul Cashmere

America’s Gerry Beckley has complied his first solo best of ‘Keeping the Light On – The Best of Gerry Beckley’.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan sued by estate of Desire album co-writer

by Paul Cashmere

The estate of Jacques Levy is suing Bob Dylan for $US7.25m over the sale of his songwriting catalogue.

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Jimmie Rodgers

50s Pop Star Jimmie Rodgers Dies At Age 87

by Paul Cashmere

Jimmie Rodgers, the folk and pop star of the 50s and 60s best known for the hit song ‘Honeycomb’, has died at age 87 in the USA.

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David-Bowie-A-Reality-Tour-Concert.-Photo-by-Ros-OGorman

David Bowie Dylan and Lennon Covers Officially Released

by Paul Cashmere

Two widely bootlegged David Bowie covers, Bob Dylan’s ‘Trying To Get The Heaven’ and John Lennon’s ‘Mother’ have been officially released.

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Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman Awarded $450000 From Nicki Minaj Rip-Off

by Paul Cashmere

Singer Songwriter Tracy Chapman has been awarded $450,000 after rapper after the ‘famous for being famous’ Nicki Minaj ripped off Tracy’s ‘Baby Can I Hold You’ for her 2018 hit ‘Sorry’.

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Ross Wilson photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ross Wilson and Mick Thomas To Perform Living In The Land of Oz Concert in Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks and Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission will join forces on Survival Day, January 26, for the Living In The Land of Oz concert at Melbourne’s Melbourne Pavilion on 26 January 2021.

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Chad and Jeremy

Chad Stuart and Chad & Jeremy Dies At Age 79

by Music-News.com

Chad Stuart, one half of duo Chad & Jeremy, has died from pneumonia at age 79.

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Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Check Out Dave Grohl Performing Bob Dylan’s ‘Rainy Day Women 12 & 35’

by Paul Cashmere

Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin have been dishing up a Hannakah feast this week. The latest instalment is their version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Rainy Day Women 12 & 35’.

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The Teskey Brothers

Watch the New The Teskey Brothers ‘Highway Home For Christmas’ Video

by Paul Cashmere

Happy Christmas from The Teskey Brothers. A brand new video for ‘Highway Home For Christmas’ popped up today.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Sells Out To Universal Music

by Paul Cashmere

And just when you thought 2020 couldn’t throw up any more surprises Bob Dylan has become a complete sell-out. Dylan has sold the publishing rights to his songwriting catalogue in a deal said to be worth around $300 million to Universal Music.

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Marlon Williams at 2014 Leaps and Bounds Launch. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

Marlon Williams Teams With Kacy & Clayton For ‘Your Mind’s Walking Out’

by Paul Cashmere

Marlon Williams has teamed up with Canada’s Kacy & Clayton for the album ‘Plastic Bouquet’. ‘Your Mind’s On The Way’ is the new single and video.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan and George Harrison May 1 1970 Sessions Given Limited Release

by Paul Cashmere

A snap limited edition sale of the George Harrison and Bob Dylan sessions from May 1 1970 went on sale this week and sold out just as fast.

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Bruce Hearn

Bruce Hearn Debuts ‘All You Fascists Bound To Lose’ Video

by Paul Cashmere

Former Strange Tenants member Bruce Hearn has debuted his version of Woody Guthrie’s ‘All You Fascists Bound To Lose’ in a new video with The Machinists.

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Annie Lennox photo by Ros O'Gorman

Annie Lennox Debuts New Christmas Song ‘Dido’s Lament’

by Paul Cashmere

Annie Lennox has added a previously unreleased track to her Christmas album ’A Christmas Cornucopia’ to mark the 10th anniversary of the album’s release.

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Badly Drawn Boy

Badly Drawn Boy Reaches Five Years of Sobriety

by Music-News.com

Damon Gough (aka Badly Drawn Boy) has reached the milestone having not touched a drop of booze for half a decade and revealed he no longer gets any urges to drink alcohol when he’s around other drinkers.

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