Welcome to THE MUSIC SHOW! Each week we’ll feature new releases, current re-releases and recordings by familiar and unfamiliar artists, and some of Billy’s personal favourites. Billy will also share a rare, overlooked masterpiece each week in his “Album from the Attic”EndFragment
The Music Show - Episode 38
This edition features new releases from Melbourne duo Grace Jean, Perth singer/songwriter Catherine Traicos, Van Morrison, Leonard Cohen, Cage The Elephant, Neil Young, Melbourne singer/songwriter Marcelle and selections from Creedence Clearwater Revival's previously unreleased performance at Woodstock in 1969.
The Music Show - Harry Nilsson
This edition of the Music Show consists of an interview I conducted in 1984 with singer and songwriter HARRY NILSSON best known for his Grammy Award winning hit songs 'Everybody's Talkin' and 'Without You' and his platinum selling album 'Nilsson Schmilsson'. Harry spoke to me about his close friendship with John Lennon and Yoko Ono whose tribute album 'Every Man Has a Woman' he was in Australia to promote,his relationship with Phil Spector and his dedication to raise awareness and support of gun control in the US after John Lennon's assassination.
The Music Show - Episode 36
This episode features new music from IGGY POP, MILES DAVIS, RUSSELL MORRIS, GERRY BECKLEY and some of Melbourne's most talented singer/songwriter/musicians that include MARCELLE, JOSHUA BATTEN, G FLIP, THE MAES, JESS HITCHCOCK and RORY ELLIS
The Music Show - Lou Reed Number 2
After reading ANTHONY DeCURTIS' compelling biography 'LOU REED A LIFE' published in 2017, I was inspired to include the second of my interviews with REED during which he talked about his current album 'NEW YORK', his friendships with DION DiMUCCI and former band mate from THE VELVET UNDERGROUND, drummer MAUREEN TUCKER.
The Music Show - Woodstock
With the 50th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock Music Festival, staged on the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th of August 1969 fast approaching, I'd like to share with you an interview I conducted a few years back with Michael Lang a music concert promotor, producer, artist manager and co-creator of the original Woodstock Festival who recently announced the staging of the 50th anniversary concert.
I met Michael when he visited Australia with Joe Cocker who he was managing at the time. In our interview he talked about the staging of the original Woodstock festival during which you'll hear some musical highlights and the role he played in rejuvenating Joe Cocker's career.
The Music Show - Episode 33
This edition of the music show will feature an extract from 'Bruce Springsteen On Broadway' and music from 'Western Stars' his first new studio album in five years. In addition there's new music from Melbourne bands The Teskey Brothers and Wht Sqr, the debut release from Reece Wynans, former keyboard player in Stevie Ray Vaughan's Double Trouble, The Midnight, currently on tour in Australia and a tribute to the late Scott Walker.
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If you’re a music fan, this is a must!!! So many artists I love and so many i’d never heard of before that I’ve discovered because of this show! Billy, you’re a gem!