Fathers and fatherhood are universal themes. Nineteen stories for Fathers’ Day, and every day.

Brian Nankervis plays Dylan’s Blonde On Blonde album while driving to the family home to organise his father’s funeral. At the 2018 Williamstown Literary Festival Brian narrated the story with our band playing Dylan’s Sooner Or Later (One Of Must Know). In the audience, tears here and there.

Brian Nankervis and father.


Nick Gadd rocks and cradles his colic-wracked daughter while listening to Protection by Massive Attack.  He has also written about taking the same daughter for driving lessons, 18 years later, and thinking about The Suburbs by Arcade Fire. Both stories have been part of our concerts.



Maria Majsa draws a poignant connection between her troubled father’s hidden love of music and her teenage son’s performance of  a Fleet Foxes song.