OF EPISODE THREE
DELBERT MCCLINTON DEBUTS ON NU COUNTRY TV
Lubbock born honky tonker Delbert McClinton released 16th album Nothing
in Australia in 2001 he received airplay on Nu Country FM for the song,
'When Rita Leaves.'
The evocative tale was a graphic account of a wild woman scorned and resorting
to summary justice.
We proudly screen the video for the song on the third episode of Nu Country
TV on Saturday October 18.
The narrative is a highlight of Nothing Personal, distributed here by
Delbert McClinton has made 18 albums in a career that started in Forth
Worth, Texas, in 1960 under the name of Mac Clinton.
A young Mac taught John Lennon the harmonica licks for Love Me Do in 1962
when the Beatles were the support act for Texan singer Bruce Channel when
he toured the U. K. to promote his big hit Hey Baby.
Delbert left Lubbock for Fort Worth when he was 11 and started with a
$3 guitar in the Mellow Fellows as a teenager with a brother.
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story on the colourful career of McClinton.
SCHNEIDER COMES DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN
chanteuse Melinda Schneider has written with a brace of Nashville
hit makers in her long career.
The singer, who toured nationally with the Dixie Chicks, wrote Can
Your Hear Me Down The Hillside with Jim Lauderdale who also performed
showcases in Australia in 2002.
Melinda made a video for the song from her award winning second
album Happy Tears which has been re-released with bonus tracks by
her label Compass Bros.
We debut the video for the Schneider-Lauderdale tune on Saturday.
CLICK HERE for an interview with
Melinda from the Diary on SEPTEMBER 11.
PARLANE FROM NEW ZEALAND TO SPRINGVALE
Kiwi Brent Parlane has been performing throughout Australia since moving
here in the seventies.
He performs a live version of his tune Springvale Road - a highlight of
his self titled 1992 ABC music CD.
CLICK HERE for a short story on Brent's long career.
info visit - http://www.gitgals.com/
quartet Git, who have won many fans on their U.S. sojourns, also perform
live on Nu Country.
The band, known for its impeccable harmonies and joyous music, are
filmed at the famed Corner Hotel in Richmond.
They perform the title track of their third CD Flowers released here
on Croxton Records through MGM.
Git, formed in 1998, cut their acclaimed album at Fatsound Studio,
West Melbourne, between July and September, 2002.
also interview five album Tamworth veteran Felicity about a colourful
career which has also taken her overseas with Sydney band The Feral Swing
Felicity reveals her secret for success in an interview filmed at the
Hallam Hotel at the gateway to the Gippsland dairying belt.
The bubbly singer performs her song This Is Life - which she wrote with
Dean Miller (son of the late Roger) - at sold out show she headlined with
This Is Life is one of the many highlights of the album recorded with
Feral Swing Katz in 2001.
CLICK HERE for a Felicity story from
the Diary on JUNE 26.
THE KEVIN WELCH FLOOD
Flood are also captured live on the eve of their national tour with prolific
Nashville hit writer Kevin Welch.
Welch and the Flood are touring nationally this month to promote their
new disc Live Down Here On Earth.
The 12 song disc is an accurate depiction of their live shows which began
at the Gympie Muster and featured dynamic shows at the Basement in Sydney.
The Flood perform their song Sweet Killer.
CLICK HERE for a preview of the Welch-Flood
tour from the Diary on JULY 15.
CLICK HERE for full dates for the big
tour that begins at the prestige Corner Hotel, Richmond, on October 31
in our TONKGIRL GIG GUIDE.
COUNTRY MARRIAGE CELEBRANTS
stars have long been the most eager to sprint to the altar when love or
children sweep them off their feet.
A Nu Country TV viewer has asked which country artist has been wed the
Is it Steve Earle, David Allan Coe, Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon or Willie,
Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, Kenny Rogers or another miffed male?
Or maybe it's one of the women - Tammy Wynette, Connie Smith, Carlene
Carter or Tanya Tucker?
Our guru burnt the midnight oil and came up with a surprise title-holder.
Stay tuned and find out who leads the marriage stakes - you could win
a prize by proving the Guru wrong.
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