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Sunday Afternoon Boxing – from Ned Kelly 1970

In the lead up to the release of my next Fight Card novella, The Iron Fists of Ned Kelly, I thought I’d share a selection of book cover, music and film clips, documentaries about Australia’s most famous outlaw. Here’s a clip from the 1970 Ned Kelly film which featured Mick jagger in the title role.

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Kickstart the Week

Well, last Monday I kickstarted the week with Tom Waits, and everything went down hill from there. This week I think I won’t so much ‘Kickstart the Week’, but try to sneak into the week sight unseen. Anyway, what have I got for you? GRINDERMAN! Palaces of Montezuma. From Later, with Jules Holland. Enjoy. Have […]

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Kickstart the Week

What better way to start the working week than a bit of Tom Waits ranting and raving, only the way he can. Have a good week everybody.

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Kickstart the Week

It’s a cold Monday morning here in Melbourne, Australia and I have to kick myself into gear. Nothing better than a bit of Freddie King to get you going. This clip is from The Old Grey Whistle Test – uploaded by Social Music Net. Have a great week everybody.

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War Songs: Scorn of the Women

Scorn of the Women – Weddings Parties Anything

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War Songs: I Was Only 19

I Was Only 19 – Redgum

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War Songs: What’s A Few Men

What’s A Few Men – Hunters & Collectors

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War Songs: And the Band Played Waltzing Maltilda

And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda – The Pogues (written by Eric Bogle)

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War Songs: Green Fields of France

Green Fields of France – Dropkick Murphys (written by Eric Bogle)

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Las Vegas Grind Vol. 6

As I am sure you’re aware, I am a sophisticated man of the world, who derives no pleasure from rummaging through the trashcan of popular culture. But still, I bravely troll through the filth on your behalf. I like to think of it as a public service. After all, who would you rather hear about […]

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