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Stereo Stories Three guitars

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: 50 Years Since Woodstock

The 50 year anniversaries continue. Last week it was the iconic Abbey Road photo, this week it’s Woodstock. Where were you and what did it mean to you? Ian Hauser shares his memories.

Almanac Music – Famous Photo of Fab Four is Fifty!

The famous Abbey Road photograph of the Beatles is fifty years old today. Ian Hauser pays tribute and muses over various events of that time.

Damien Lovelock, 1954-2019

Earl O’Neill pays tribute to Damien Lovelock, a man of intelligence and creativity, who was such a part of the Sydney music and sport scene. For Earl, the Celibate Rifles and Damien were such an anchor of Sydney life. [Terrific piece – Ed]

Almanac Music: Twenty years old is “What rhymes with cars and girls”

Twenty years ago, another time and places, friends and acquaintances, some loved. ER bears his soul of times gone by as he relives “What Rhymes With Cars & Girls” by Tim Rogers and the Twin Set by replaying his story with his distinctive voice telling what those songs meant to him.

Almanac Music – Jazzfest New Orleans 2019: Johnny Rivers

Col had a great time at Jazzfest in New Orleans this year. Johnny Rivers was one of his highlights at the festival. Read Col’s story here.

Almanac Music – Aussie album review: Tex, Don and Charlie – ‘Sad But True’

In the tenth of his occasional series looking back at classic Australian albums, Smokie revisits “Sad But True” – the debut collaboration of Tex, Don and Charlie.

Alternative Essendon FC theme song – Do yourself a favour!: Have a look and a listen!

Check out the rap African alternative version of the Bombers theme song. For your enjoyment!

Almanac Music: ‘I do love a Saturday arvo’

Fans have always had their place in the game. As Captain Rock pointed out in the early 1980s when it still was all about Saturday arvo.

Almanac Music: Farewell Roky and Dr John

Brian The Ruminator reflects upon the wonderful musical legacy left to us after the recent deaths of Dr John and Roky Erickson.

Almanac Literary – Williamstown Literary Festival June 14th – 16th

The Willy Lit Fest takes place 14th – 16th June and is sure to be a great event, as it always is. Among the program participants this year are some well known Footy Almanackers. Check it out.