Browsing All posts tagged under »Songs«

Stereo and other Stories 2016

February 1, 2016


Greetings dear reader, Creative conundrum: my busyness with Stereo Stories these past two years has run parallel with me writing less stories about the beach and the family and sport and suburbia. Has the need to think about staging, lighting, guest performers, set lists, running sheets, public liability, social media and heavens know what else […]

Stereo Stories: new site, new gig

September 20, 2014


Delighted to announce the arrival of the new Stereo Stories website. The site includes details of the next Stereo Stories gig at the Newport Bowls Club, Sunday 19 October, 2pm. See you there!

Praise for Stereo Stories’ debut performance

June 6, 2014


Stereo Stories’ debut performance at the Williamstown Literary Festival on Saturday 31 May was warmly received by a very enthusiastic audience. The performance, held in the old Williamstown Council Chambers (replete with wood panelling, flags and photos of past mayors), featured eight Stereo Stories. There was pathos, humour, local cultural history and plenty of  fine music. More […]

One Song at A Time – Drop Kick Me Jesus (Through The Goalposts Of Life)

October 19, 2012


Local footy ground, Williamstown – any Sunday morning  On Sunday mornings I play footy with a handful of mates. We play kick-to-kick and then do some very gentle circle work, passing the footy to each other. Sometimes, and only sometimes, one of us will let rip with a drop-kick, a graceful but risky Australian Rules […]

One Song at A Time – Goanna’s Solid Rock

October 7, 2012


Eureka Hotel, Geelong, late 1981 Well out here, nothin’ changes Not in a hurry anyway You can feel the endlessness With the comin’ of the light of day Talk ‘bout a chosen place You wanna sell it in the marketplace  – well Just a minute now You’re standing on solid rock You’re standing in sacred […]

One Song at a Time – Springsteen’s Growin’ Up

September 26, 2012


Outside Newport library, Victoria, Australia. Saturday 7 July, 2012. Midday He was standing on a little platform, a pallet with “busker’s stage” painted on the side. He had an acoustic guitar over his shoulder and a harmonica around his neck. It could have been 1965. He wore a black jacket, with a t-shirt underneath. Jeans […]