DIARY - 22 MARCH 2005 - PREVIEW EPISODE 12 - SERIES 3
NICKOLAI THINKS ABOUT BELLE
guitarist and singer-songwriter Jake Nickolai is elated with the release
of his new ABC Music EP.
It follows his debut single Faster and his version of Daniel
Johns penned Silverchair song Miss You Love on ABC compilation
disc Crossing The Tracks.
And we have an exclusive.
Jake performs his EP title track Think About You on Episode 12 of
Series #3 of Nu Country TV on Saturday March 26 at 8 p m.
features Jake's performing partner Kylee Ellis from our Arts Centre concert
on Sunday January 30.
and Ellis, making music together on the Mornington Peninsula, were in
the capacity crowd at expatriate Australasian superstar Keith Urban's
triumphant Palais concert on Saturday February 26.
For those out on Saturday night the show will be repeated on Tuesday at
3 p m so you can inspect Jake's two guitars that are now adorned with
CLICK HERE for exclusive pictures
of Jake and Kylee from our Arts Centre concert.
ALISON KRAUSS RESTLESS
Grammy award winning bluegrass star Alison Krauss & Union Station
return with the video of her new hit Restless from her 11th
album Lonely Runs Both Ways on (Rounder-Shock).
Illinois born Krauss, a young veteran at 33, has won 18 Grammy Awards
in a 15-year career.
why she is in big demand for her debut Australian tour late in 2005 or
early in 2006.
HERE for a Krauss feature from the Diary on January 23, 2005.
WYNONNA HAILS HEAVEN FOR HELP
Judd lives in the shadows of young movie star sister Ashley in the
unlucky radio country.
But not in the competitive U.S. scene - she and mother Naomi were
among the hottest duos of the eighties and 1990 with CD sales exceeding
Their dramatic career, interrupted by Naomi's chronic Hepatitis
C, produced 20 plus albums and a brace of farewell and reunion tours.
Since going solo Wynonna, 40, has won a huge following for her gutsy
country rock soul gospel hybrid on seven acclaimed albums.
performs Heaven Help Me from big selling 2003 disc What
The World Needs Is Love whose sales have been boosted by current
hit Flies On The Butter (You Can't Go Home Again.)
won headlines for a fiery divorce and joined female peers Terri Clark,
Deana Carter, Carlene Carter and Mindy McCready in well-publicised court
cases involving cars, drink and dope.
CLICK HERE for a Wynonna
Judd from the Diary.
roots country band BR549 made an exciting Sydney visit in 1998 to
promote the launch of the now defunct Western Pacific Rim version
The band, then managed by expatriate Australasian entrepreneur and
publisher Barry Coburn, has since recovered from an internal revolution
and a spelling change.
We bring you their energised version of vintage hit Cherokee Boogie
made famous by the late Moon Mullican and Johnny Horton.
CLICK HERE for a BR549 story
and CD Review from the Diary.
rider Steve Forde followed his heart and art tot the U.S. in his youth,
Forde and his band The Flange have toured nationally to promote their
They perform the video for their song That's What I'm Talking About
from new disc Wild Ride on new Sydney label Vital.
CLICK HERE for a Steve
Forde story from the Diary on January 9, 2005.
ROSE - AFTER THE BLOOM
Tex-Mex band Texicali Rose was the headliner at the 2004 Kew festival
at the rustic Hays Paddock.
The band was hired by City of Boroondara to promote the multi-cultural
flavour of its eclectic arts base on Harmony Day.
Since then the group, that released two albums dating back to 1997,
Members now strut their stuff in other local combos.
performs its song Amor Lindo from second album Ofrenda.
We have an
interview with singer Sally Ford and former Saltbush bassist Paul Pyle
who once toured the U.S. for BR549 manager Coburn.
Texicali Rose was Sally Ford: vocals, alto sax Patrick Cronin: trumpet,
vocals Hugh Wayland: accordion, vocals Paul Neuendorf: guitar, vocals
Paul Pyle: double bass
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