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Listen to Off The Record – 21 March 202003:00:0021 March 2020

Brian talks to Keith Spera in New Orleans and James Young in Melbourne about the future of the live music scene. Frazey Ford discusses her new album.

Playlist for Off The Record – 21 March 2020
  • Rockin' At Cosmo's/ (Theme) + Rolling Stones (2120 South Michigan Ave)Lee Allen
  • Splendid Isolation (from Transverse City)Warren Zevon
  • Isolation (John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - 1970)John Lennon
  • Keep Your DistanceBuddy & Julie Miller
  • I Have A ChoiceAmy Black & The Blind Boys of Alabama
  • Oh Susanna (LP: Waltz for Abilene)Cindy Cashdollar
  • Witness (LP: Gypsy) - Tour Postponed until November.Eilen Jewell
  • Candy Lunch (LP: Walking Proof)Lilly Hiatt
  • Play Nice (LP: Cinema)Skylar Gudasz
  • Twinkle Twinkle (LP: That's How Rumors Get Started - due April)Margo Price
  • Our Song (Chris Stapleton) (LP: First Rose of Spring)Willie Nelson
  • The Devil Put The Coal In The Ground (LP: The Ghosts of West Virginia - due May)Steve Earle & The Dukes
  • BIRTHDAYS: RY COODER/ FRED NEILCELLAR OF SOUND
  • How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live (A.Reed) (LP: Ry Cooder, 1970)Ry Cooder
  • Everybody's Talking' (LP: Fred Neil)Fred Neil (March 16, 1936 - Jan 07, 2001)
  • The Dolphins (Fred Neil) (LP: The Third Mind)The Third Mind
  • Blues On The Ceiling (Fred Neil) (LPKaren Dalton (July 19, 1937 - March 19, 1993)
  • Reckless (Pendlebury/Cummings/Bates) (LP: Reckless, 1978)The Sports
  • KEITH SPERA (THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans)INTERVIEW
  • Walking To New OrleansFats Domino
  • Traveling With Friends (LP: Buddha & The Blues)Anders Osborne
  • Chicago To Illinois (LP: Sam Doores)Sam Doores
  • JAMES YOUNG - ON THE MELBOURNE SCENE IN A CORONA VIRUS ERAINTERVIEW
  • Bad Static (Heartbrokers Vo.10)Heartbrokers
  • Gimmer Shelter (Jagger-Richards) (LP: Stoned!)Lisa Miller
  • Damsel In Distress (LP: Peaceful Afternoon - due April 24)Rufus Wainwright
  • Effigy of Salt (LP: La Vita Nuova)Maria McKee
  • RE. ALBUM: U KIN BE THE SUNFRAZEY FORD INTERVIEW
  • Azad (LP: U Kin Be The Sun)Frazey Ford
  • Money Can't Buy (LP: U Kin Be The Sun)Frazey Ford
  • Holding' It Down (LP: U Kin Be The Sun)Frazey Ford
  • Everywhere (LP: U Kin Be The Sun)Frazey Ford
  • A Child's Claim To Fame (LP: Have Harmony Will Travel Vol.2)Carla Olson
  • When The Way gets Dark (LP: Good Souls Better Angels)Lucinda Williams
  • Spirit World (EP: Spirit World)Van Walker
  • Match To A Rock (LP: You Be The Lightning)Tracy McNeil & The Good Life
  • Grounded (South Delta Space AgeThird Rail

About this program

'More old-fashioned than ever before.' John Cooper Clarke 2007

'The older I get, the better I was!' Van Dyke Parks

A music program featuring a weekly special with news, interviews, reviews and regular local and overseas correspondents including Billy Pinnell.

Off The Record won the InPress Writers' Poll for Best Radio Program in Melbourne for 2011 and 2005 and was runner-up for 2006 and 2008!! Off The Record also won the PPCA Award for Excellence In Music Programming at the 2005 National Conference of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia for a Ry Cooder interview special about his album Chavez Ravine. The program was also a finalist in the category in 2012. A weekly one hour version of the program is broadcast on the satellite network of the CBAA to more than 45 stations across Australia.

Brian is the Founding & Editor of Rhythms Magazine (which he founded in 1992). You can visit the magazine at rhythms.com.au and read about what Brian is up to outside Triple R.

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