Thursday, January 17, 2013
In My Garden/Slave/Living Thing/Barefoot Bride/Caroline/Precious/I Wanna Hide/Skin I'm In/Powerful Karma/Holy Roadside
After extensive touring in Australia and Europe playing to packed houses, The Badloves released their second album in September 1995, Holy Roadside (mixed in the US by Jack Joseph Puig). It featured the singles Caroline, Slave, Living Thing and Barefoot Bride. The album made it to #14 on the Australian charts."Slave" came in at #113 while "Caroline" at #63 and "Barefoot Bride" #75 fared better with "Living Thing" failing to chart.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Captain Jack/The More I See You/Stormy Weather/The Entertainer/Hustler's Tango/Matrimony/Hello In There/Last Cigarette/Travelling Prayer/Angie Baby/Hot Summer Night/Celluloid Heroes/The Show Must Go On/Endless Flight
Reg Livermore AO is a one of Australia's foremost performing artists. Best-known as a performer, he is also a writer and director. His career has encompassed drama, musical theatre, operetta and television. His prominent theatre roles include Australia's first Dr Frank'n'Furter in The Rocky Horror Show (1974), the title role in Barnum (1981-82) and Max Bialystock in The Producers (2004-05). He has also written four Australian-themed musicals including Ned Kelly (1977) and Big Sister (1990).
Reg Livermore's most unique and significant work was his series of 'one-man' shows which he wrote and performed between 1975 and 2001. These include Betty Blokk Buster Follies, Wonder Woman, Son of Betty, Sacred Cow, Sacred Cow 2 and Firing Squad, and a series of smaller shows based around his character of Leonard, beginning with Wish You Were Here.
Thru The Southern Moonlight/Smoke On Down The Line/Sunshine Music Days/It's Enough/Greyest Morning Blue/Take A Stronger Look/Good Old Rock N Roll/Lady Love/Loving's For Free/Wind Chimes/Morning Of Your Love/Down Main/Shuffle Shuffle
I had a request for a new link for this one I originally posted this in the comments of the other Rocking Horse post Grand Affaire as it was not my rip. It was originally posted at Midoztouch so thanks to the original uploader. This time round I thought I might give it a bit more exposure by giving it a proper post.
Formed in Wellington in the mid-seventies, Rockinghorse were a local supergroup and became house band at EMI. The original lineup included former Fourmyula members Wayne Mason and Carl Evenson, with Clinton Brown and Keith Norris from Rebirth and Taylor, plus the Pleazer's Bruce Robinson. The third single from the album (following 'Good Old Rock & Roll' and 'Take A Stronger Look') was 'Thru The Southern Moonlight', a significant radio hit in 1975 and a staple of future NZ hits compilations. The first of two albums, 'Thoroughbred' was an excellent mix of country and funk influenced pop/rock and was produced by Alan Galbraith with Michael Grafton-Green at the desk. The cover featured original artwork from Kevin Dunkley and the original New Zealand EMI release sold well enough to warrant an Australian issue, on Polydor.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Over/Diesel/Whatcha Gonna Do/Flame On
Another great effort from the Shine 4 tracks of sublime hard rock. I honestly don't why these guys weren't a national success probably score that down to absolutely no interest by commercial radio in anything Australian unless it's sugar coated or 4 guys that can dance in time.