before I left, I walked up to the boy and told him his music was divine; I was proud to have him with me.
Michael Leach recalls hearing a Jimmy Barnes song, 30 years apart.
Simon’s opener was “America”, first recorded with Art Garfunkel for Bookends in 1968. Now, a half century later, this song had seen Simon progress from youth to old age, from folk rock to wildly creative musical experimentation that spanned the globe.
We had the pleasure of performing at the Port Fairy Literary Weekend on Saturday 3 September, at the Reardon Theatre.
Promo clip for our show next weekend in Albury.
There can’t be too many bands like the Stereo Stories band.
Our excitement aligned with the rebellious lyrics and feverish tempo. We were soaring over suburbia on a raised cable bridge freeway. Over eager and full of adrenaline we had no idea where we were or how to navigate the dense city thoroughfare.
We’ll be at the Port Fairy Literary Weekend on Saturday 3 September, 2022.
This photo encapsulates the moment when story meets song in our shows.
Punk’s rising tide lifted a lot of boats, not all of them worthy but once all the Pistols marketing hoo-ha had drained back out we were, as I now heard, left with some gems. XTC, The Jam, Elvis Costello and The Clash were all great but no one, as I discovered, was quite like Ian Drury.