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Listen to Off The Record – 27 November 202103:00:0027 November 2021

Acclaimed local artist Liz Stringer joins Brian Wise for a chat about upcoming shows and more.

Playlist for Off The Record – 27 November 2021
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Single)Allison Russell
  • Long As I Can See The Light (J.Fogerty) (O Come All Ye Faithful)Hiss Golden Messenger
  • Christmas Will Really Be Christmas (Single)Black Pumas
  • Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) (Paul Kelly's Christmas Train)Linda Bull, Paul Kelly
  • Somebody Was Watching Over Me (Raising The Roof)Alison Krauss & Robert Plant
  • Maybe! (Classical & Cool Jazz)Cahill Kelly
  • Orphan Annie (Hell on Church Street)The Punch Brothers
  • Kevin Johnson (Pohoryville)Margo Cilker
  • True Love's Face (Lighten Up)Erin Rae
  • Don't Go Away Mad with nJoe Bonamassa (Little Village) (The Blues Album)Joanne Shaw Taylor
  • I Feel So Good (4801 South Indiana Avenue)Joanna Connor
  • Hurricane Girl (Pinky's Blues)Sue Foley
  • Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (A.Toussaint) (Phew!)Claudia Lennear
  • Soul To SoulPaul Jones with Vince Melouney
  • This Time Tomorrow (In These Silent Days)Brandi Carlile
  • Jimi Hendrix / John Mayall and moreCELLAR OF SOUND
  • Testify Parts 1&2The Isley Brothers
  • Mercy MercyDon Covay
  • Hey Joe (December 1966, SP)Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • The Wind Cries Mary (Are You Experienced, May 1967)Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland) 1968Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Burning of The Midnight Lamp (Electric Ladyland)Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Room To Move (The Turning Point, 1969)John Mayall (b.29.11.33)
  • Hip-Hug-Her (Hip Hug Her, 1967)Booker T & The MGs
  • Warm and Tender LovePercy Sledge (Nov. 25, 1940/d.14.4.2015)
  • Whole Lotta Love (Acid Queen 1975)Tina Turner (26.11.1939)
  • Old Kentucky Home (R.Newman) (Ry Cooder, 1970)Ry Cooder
  • Political Science (Sail Away, 1973)Randy Newman (28.11.1943)
  • Do You Know What I Mean? (Le Michaels, 24.11.1945) (LP: So Lucky)Renee Geyer
  • Put The Message In The Box (Goodbye Jumbo, 1990)World Party
  • Like Making An Album? (Let It Be Box Set)The Beatles
  • Don't Let Me Down (First Rooftop Performance) (Let It Be Box Set)The Beatles
  • Gigs: Dec 3 - Thornbury Theatre/ Dec 11 - Out On The WeekendLIZ STRINGER INTERVIEW
  • The Waiting (Tom Petty)Liz Stringer
  • First Time Really Feeling (First Time Really Feeling)Liz Stringer
  • Another Sunny DayAndy White
  • Dead Flowers (The Papunya Sessions 1982)Warumpi Band
  • Magnificent Hurt (The Boy Named If)Elvis Costello

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 and read about what Brian is up to outside Triple R.



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