Almanac Music: Not Quite Bob – Lucinda Williams

Trevor Blainey continues his series ‘Not Quite Bob’ and examines another great artist in Lucinda Williams, who like Bob, has a certain quality about her work.

Almanac Music: Not quite Bob – James McMurtry

Having discovered Bob Dylan in 2003, Trevor Blainey recognised much of the music he liked bore the indelible stamp of Bob. One such performer is James McMurtry, and his music is introduced here by Trevor.

Everyday Obits: Vale Ron Blainey

Trevor Blainey is a great friend of the Almanac. Recently his Dad Ron passed away. Here is the eulogy he delivered at the memorial service thanks to Tony Wilson at Speakola. [Condolences to you and Cassie and your family, Trev – JTH]

Round 13 – Essendon v Hawthorn: At The Footy With Glenda: A Diary of a Dedicated fan

Another side of the debate on crowd behaviour. Trevor Blainey was looking forward to another night at the footy with cousin Glenda. It didn’t go entirely to plan, despite the Bombers’ win.