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Even Pay Homage With ‘Down The Shops’ Covers Album

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s Even have brewed up an album of cover title ‘Down The Shops’, a collection of songs from Australian rock’s Hoodoo Gurus and The Sunnyboys to global hits from The Kinks, Blondie and The Beatles.

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Jim Keays

The Art of Jim Keays Is Available Worldwide On New Website

by Paul Cashmere

Karin Keays, the wife of Masters Apprentices singer Jim Keays, has launched a website to make available Jim’s original artwork to fans worldwide.

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Jim Keays, Music portrait, Ros O'Gorman

Jim Keays Art Work To Go On Display

by Paul Cashmere

The art work of Masters Apprentices frontman, the late Jim Keays, will go on display in Melbourne.

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Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

City of Melbourne To Play All Melbourne New Years Eve Fireworks Soundtrack

by Paul Cashmere

The City of Melbourne will feature 100% Melbourne music when it brings in the new year with the fireworks on New Years Eve.

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Jack White, Ian Anderson and a Tribute To Jim Keays On iHeartRadio

by Paul Cashmere

iHeartRadio weekly music news, powered by, this week features a tribute to Jim Keays who passed away last Friday.

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Jim Keays, Music portrait, Ros O'Gorman

Jim Keays R.I.P. 1946-2014

by Paul Cashmere

Jim Keays of the Masters Apprentices has passed away at the age 67.

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Jim Keays - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jim Keays Admitted To Hospital

by Paul Cashmere

Masters Apprentices’ singer Jim Keays has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia as he continues to fight his seven year battle with Multiple Myeloma.

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Billy Thorpe. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Long Way To The Top Is Ready To Roll

by Paul Cashmere

The 10th Anniversary of Long Way To The Top will finally be unveiled at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena next week.

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Jim Keays - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jim Keays Gets Dirty Dirty

by Paul Cashmere

Masters Apprentices singer Jim Keays is about to release his greatest record in decades. ‘Dirty Dirty’ is Jim’s ‘Labour of Love’, his tribute to Garage Punk.

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