OF EPISODE 13 - 2004 SERIES
CHAMBERS HEADLINES NU COUNTRY TV
topping Australian country princess Kasey Chambers headlines the 13th
episode of the second series of Nu Country TV on C 31 at 8 p m on
Saturday July 3.
The show is repeated at 6.30 p m on Sunday.
Chambers has defied all odds and again broken the country music boycott
by Australian mainstream metropolitan corporate radio chains.
Her third album Wayward Angel has topped national rock charts
for a month after new single Like A River leaped the radio
the video clip for Chambers single after she speaks to us about the song
she and partner Cori wrote about Steve Irwin.
Kasey also reveals a Sinatra - Nancy - recorded her second album title
track Barricades & Brick Walls.
And Chambers record company EMI has given us an autographed copy of her
Wayward Angel for a Nu Country TV viewer.
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win Wayward Angel by becoming a member for just $20 plus $3 postage.
CLICK HERE for a Kasey feature
from the Diary on May 31.
KERNAGHAN IN TEXAS
Aussie country king Lee Kernaghan recorded his song Texas Qld 4385
he soon had a big fan - Texan Governor Rick Perry.
Lee's song - about the tiny Queensland rural town - was a favourite
with Governor Perry who heard it a lavish party thrown by movie star
Russell Crowe in Hollywood.
The Lone Star State Governor ensured Kernaghan's song scored exposure
on radio in one of hottest country strongholds in the U.S.
is likely to win further Texas publicity if singing crime novelist and
frequent Aussie tourist Kinky Friedman deposes Perry in the 2006 election.
The Kinkster, a big fan of the late Slim Dusty and Corowa born Kernaghan,
will have sold a brace of his new crime books by the time the result is
Meanwhile Kernaghan performs his song from big selling eighth album Electric
Rodeo on Nu Country this week.
CLICK HERE for a Kernaghan
story from The Diary on March 30.
partners in rhyme The Wolverines return to Nu County with their tune Never
Too Old To Sing A Country Song.
The Sydney country boogie band and regular Victorian visitors have a thriving
national fan base and merchandise operation.
Fronted by expatriate Kiwi singer Darcy LeYear, the colourful trio have
enjoyed a long reign at the top of the national country scene.
CLICK HERE for a Wolverines story
from The Diary on June 19, 2003.
DEE MESSINA BOUNCES BACK
Jo Dee Messina has harvested hay from the heartbreak of her time in rehab
for alcohol abuse.
Negotiations are continuing for the singer to return to Australia after
her autumn tour was cancelled.
Meanwhile Messina performs That's The Way It Is on Nu Country this
CLICK HERE for a Messina story
from the Diary on June 6.
PLUCKERS BEST FOOT FORWARD
Melbourne band The Pheasant Pluckers have increased their following
beyond the city limits.
The lads showcase songs from their three albums in seaside resorts
diverse as Port Fairy and Sorrento.
And they perform a live version their tune Best Foot Forward from
third album Take Me There this week.
HERE for a Pheasant Pluckers story from the Diary on August 28.
CARR REVS AT BUNYIP
singer-songwriter Michael Carr has won wide national exposure since
releasing his self-titled debut disc for Compass Brothers Records.
Heather Rutherford filmed Carr at the famed 15th Bunyip Country Music
festival when he performed There Goes My Heart.
CLICK HERE for a Carr
story from the Diary on February 25.
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