Melbourne '80s funk outfit I’m Talking have reformed for the Bryan Ferry Australian tour, and member Robert Goodge will be in to chat about their shows. Plus, Chris Stockley fills us in on his new album.

Playlist for Off The Record – 23 February 2019
  • Theme/Rockin' At Cosmo'sLee Allen
  • Canteloupe IslandHerbie Hancock
  • The Guru (Ken passed away this week)Ken Nordine
  • When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For WingsGillian Welch & David Rawlings
  • American Dream (from Tales of America)JS Ondara
  • LebanonJS Ondara
  • The Lonesome Death of Hattie CarrollTess McKenna
  • I Dreamed I Saw St AugustineCold Irons Bound
  • The Barrel (Single)Aldous Harding
  • Parchman Farm (from Bobby Gentry's The Delta Sweete)Mercury Rev with Carice Van Houten
  • Mama's Cryin' Long (from Songs of Our Native Daughters)Our Native Daughters
  • One Hand Reaches For AnotherStephen Cummings
  • Bombs AboveJeff Tweedy
  • Time To Fly (Jody Stephens from Big Star & Luther Russell)Those Pretty Wrongs
  • INTERVIEW RE. I'M TALKING (at A Day on The Green today with Bryan Ferry)ROBERT GOODGE
  • Love Don't Live Here Anymore (Rose Royce) from Bear Witness (re-release)I'm Talking
  • Take Me As I Am (from Dyin' To Be Dancin')I'm Talking
  • Father (from Texas Piano Man)Robert Ellis
  • Do What You Gotta Do (from Live & Kickin')Mary Coughlan
  • Coyote (from Hejira/ The Film Joni 75 showing on March 21)Joni Mitchell
  • A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (at a day on the green today, RLA Tuesday)Bryan Ferry
  • INTERVIEW RE. THE CHESS SESSIONS (Memo, March 3)CHRIS STOCKLEY/BRAM (Kelly Auty, James Black, Michael Price)
  • I Can't Be SatisfiedChris Stockley & BRAM
  • At LastKelly Auty (with BRAM)
  • Citizen John (Citizen John)Black Sorrows
  • What Have I Done Wrong? (from Nobody Told Me)John Mayall
  • CognacBuddy Guy with Keith Richards & Jeff Beck

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.

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