OF EPISODE 14 - NU COUNTRY TV 2ND SERIES
born country king Lee Kernaghan also performs the video clip for Baptise
The Ute from his huge selling eighth ABC Music album Electric Rodeo.
The boy from the bush, our No 1 member, is also featured in Nick Brenner's
ABC-TV documentary Nu Country - a finalist in the prestigious 35th
Nashville Film Festival.
Brenner's documentary is competing with films about Billy Joe Shaver,
also in the Nu Country docco, and late country star Gram Parsons'
HERE for a Lee feature from the Diary.
A PAISLEY CELEBRITY
Virginian born country star Brad Paisley also performs parodic smash
hit Celebrity from his third big selling album Mud On The Tyres.
Paisley, 32, and wed to soapie starlet Kimberley Williams, wrote
his hit about the reality TV fad that is dying on the Aussie TV
Ironically, Brad shares billing with Texan mother of twins Kelly
Willis whose husband Bruce is the brother of Charley Robison who
slammed Paisley for being a celebrity.
HERE for a Brad Paisley CD review.
WILLIS BEER CAN HILL GUEST
born Willis, a mother of three and in the cast of the Tim Robbins
movie, Bob Roberts performs her single If I Left You
from her firth album Easy.
Kelly, now 34, and Bruce performed live in the Beer Call Hill studio
and on the internet during their 2000 tour of Australia.
It was 18 months before the station was destroyed by fire on June
26, 2001, - first day of our 28th broadcast.
Bruce, proud owner of a Nu Country tee shirt featuring Fred Negro's
famous dingo, and Charlie wrote their Meryl Streep dingo parody
song after returning to Texas.
The song One In A Million from his third album Step Right
Up came out shortly before Easy.
HERE for a Kelly Willis story from the Diary.
STEVE EARLE IN GURU
troubadour Steve Earle, making his fourth Australian tour, is featured
in the Guru segment in questions translated by lecturer Lawrie Weir.
Earle, signed to MCA at the same time as Willis, is touring here to
promote his 14th CD and latest DVD Just An American Boy.
Steve, 49, and his Dukes featuring Will Rigby, former spouse of Amy
Rigby, on drums, Eric Amble on guitar and bassist Kelly Looney, play
the Prince Of Wales in St Kilda on Thursday and Friday April 1 and
HERE for a Steve Earle story from the Diary on February 5.
THE FLOOD RETURNS
band The Flood, fresh from an appearance with Nashville star Kevin
Welch on the ABC TV series Live At The Basement, return to Nu Country
with their song Mary.
They cut Live Down Here On Earth with Welch on his 2002 tour
and recently performed at the Port Fairy festival, filmed by Nu
Country TV video camera aces Carol Taylor and Heather Rutherford.
HERE for a Flood review from the Diary on November 9.
The Pheasant Pluckers, also a popular act at Port Fairy, and fellow Melbourne
band Roadhouse show why they're in big demand on the live circuit.
The Pluckers showcase their dexterity on a tune from third album Take
CLICK HERE for a Pheasant Pluckers
story from the Diary on August 28.
Roadhouse perform their tune Road Worn And Weary from their debut
CLICK HERE for a Roadhouse story from
Diary on August 28.
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