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Also, we’ll continue to feature yarns from Stereo Stories: A Song. A Place. A Time. edited by Vin Maskell. This caters for the specific writing genre – the music and memoir style Vin prefers – outlined on the Stereo Stories site. It’s an excellent idea on an excellent site. Check it out.

Almanac Music: Smoky Dawson’s ‘The Hero of the West’

At this time of the year, the hearts and minds of traditionalists turn to the Adelaide Oval and Rodney Marsh who made such an impression on the nation that Smoky Dawson produced this masterpiece (thanks to Graeme Orr and Australian Kitsch for alerting me to this).

Ten Footnotes from Vampire Weekend at Melbourne’s Forum

Mickey Randall and Claire have a fab time experiencing the Vampire Weekend concert at the Forum in Melbourne.

Almanac History – What happened on January 9?

Former student and teacher of History Ian Hauser looks back at significant people and events associated with January 9. Ring any bells?

Almanac Music: Best Australian Albums of 2019

Smokie Dawson listens to plenty of music, much of it Australian. After some deliberation, he presents to you his 10 best Australian albums of the year just past.

Almanac Desert Island – What’s next?

The Almanac Desert island can be a lonely place. Some company would be nice. So if it could magically happen, who’d you like for company on the island?

Best songs of 2019 by Rick Kane

Les Everett shares the musical tastes of Almanacker Rick Kane with this list of Rick’s Top 12 Songs of 2019.

Almanac Music: Top Albums of 2019

Luke Reynolds has named his favourite albums for the year. Is your favourite there?

A Superb Christmas Song

Christmas time! What better time than to bring out your favourite Christmas songs for their yearly airing. Mickey Randall writes about his favourites.

Happy 40th Birthday. A love letter to “London Calling”

Today is the 40th anniversary of the release of The Clash’s seminal album “London Calling”. Smokie wishes it many happy returns.

Almanac Music: Norman’s Rare Guitars

I was looking for Minuet in G when up popped this. Had never heard of Norman’s Rare Guitars. Got a spare half hour?