A stack of guests join Brian: Billy Pinnell, Santo Cilauro, Joe Camilleri, plus Shane O’Mara and friends pay tribute to Bob Dylan's Slow Train Coming.

Playlist for Off The Record – 24 August 2019
  • Rockin' At Cosmo's/2120 South Michigan AvenueTHEME: Lee Allen/Rolling Stones
  • Don't Be Cruel (from My mama Never Taught Me)Annette Peacock
  • Big Boss Man (from The Delta Sweete)Bobbie Gentry
  • Lake Marie (from Lost Dogs & Mixed Blessings)John Prine
  • Overland (from See You Round)I'm With Her
  • What You Gonna Do? (from Up & Rolling)North Mississippi Allstars with Mavis Staples
  • Almost Cut My Hair (D.Crosby) from Radiothon Show #1 - LiveLoretta Miller & Studio Band
  • Jesus Is All I NeedFriendly Travelers
  • Keep On Coming Back (from Songs From The Aftermath)Wagons
  • Simple Twist of Fate (B.Dylan)Jacqueline Tonks & The OTR Studio Band - LIVE
  • Girl From The North Country (B.Dylan)Jacqueline Tonks & The OTR Studio Band - LIVE
  • Desperadoes Under The Eaves (from Warren Zevon, 1976)Warren Zevon
  • When He Returns (B.Dylan - from Slow Train Coming)Tracey Miller & OTR Studio Band - LIVE
  • Gotta Serve Somebody (B.Dylan from Slow Train Coming)Lisa Miller & OTR Studio Band - LIVE
  • EXCERPT (Randy is touring January 2020)RANDY NEWMAN INTERVIEW
  • Big Hat, No Cattle (from Bad Love, 1999)Randy Newman
  • Do Right To Me Baby (B.Dylan from Slow Train Coming)Andrew Tanner & OTR Studio Band - LIVE
  • I Believe In You/Can't You Hear Me Knockin' (B.Dylan from Slow Train Coming/Rolling Stones))Andrew Tanner & OTR Studio Band - LIVE
  • Rollin' & Tumblin' (from Joy)Jackie Venson
  • Winterlude (B.Dylan from New Morning). Unreleased by Black Sorrows.Joe Camilleri

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.

EMAIL BRIAN: brianwise@aol.com


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