DIARY - 22 AUGUST 2005 - PREVIEW EPISODE 8 - SERIES 4
COUNTRY TV EPISODE 8
winning Sunraysia reared singer-songwriter Sara Storer celebrates
her third album Firefly with a live gig on Nu Country TV on
Saturday August 27.
Producer-director Peter Hosking filmed Sara, replete with train whistles,
at a South Yarra motel during our exclusive interview.
Storer performed her acclaimed Ballad Of Tommy Foster as a
goods train hurtled east to Gippsland on cue.
how she wrote the song from letters written to her by the habitual armed
robber and NSW prisoner.
Storer also said new beau Craig Roberts helped write Walking The Landings
- saga of a prisoner warder trapped in his own alcoholic cell.
Co-writer Paul Kelly also duets with Storer on historic Slim Dusty song
Must Have Had Us One Hell Of A Party.
CLICK HERE for an extract
of the new Sara Storer interview from The Diary.
burning Tennessee thrashgrass band Hayseed Dixie return to Australia
in October for their second tour.
The band, famed for bluegrass covers of AC-DC, Queen, Kiss and other
rock acts, plays the Hi-Fi Bar on Saturday October 15 after debuting
at the famed Espie in St Kilda on their previous tour.
Hayseed Dixie performs a video clip for their song Roses from fifth
CD A Hot Piece Of Grass.
HERE for full tour dates from our Gig Guide.
Further info - http://www.hayseed-dixie.com/
country boogie band The Wolverines, renowned for cystic fibrosis song
65 Roses, also return to Nu Country TV.
The band performs a video for its song End Of The Line.
Lead singer Darcy LeYear was featured on Nu Country TV last week with
Hillbillies Hate Change - a song featured in new country folk
encyclopaedia Singing Australian - A History of Folk And Country Music
expatriate Kiwi wrote the parody with Nu Country TV interviewer David
Dawson when the Guru worked for the Sydney Daily Mirror from 1980-5.
CLICK HERE for a Wolverines
story from the Diary on June 19, 2003.
BOY BACK DOWN SOUTH
Boy and latter day Australiana king John Williamson is touring to promote
his 26th album Chandelier of Stars.
The former Quambatook farmer and Scotch College student's new disc also
features a DVD.
Williamson performs a video clip of the title track to preview his concerts
at Crown Casino in Melbourne on September 30 and October 1.
Further info - www.johnwilliamson.com.au
ROD DOWSETT DEBUT
Dowsett is the hottest export from NSW coastal city Coffs Harbour
since Carol Young town to form the acclaimed Greencards in Texas and
Dowsett performs a video for his single I Got Me A Boat from
his new debut album Dodging Bullets.
The album is a sequel to his EP Six Tracks Down.
Dowsett hired Bill Chambers to play on seven tracks after the veteran
singer invited him to play on his gigs in Tamworth.
Further info - www.roddowsett.com
PACIFIC BOB IN THE SOUP
cowboy Mid-Pacific Bob Olson won so much acclaim for his recipes that
he has expanded his kitchen from Northcote High School to recently renovated
digs in the Beer Can Hill delta.
The expatriate Californian mathematician whips up an easy to follow but
delicious brew of potato and leek soup.
Check out the homegrown ingredients as Bob belts and melts them into his
pots and pans in the steaming cauldron he now calls home.
CLICK HERE for more recipes
from the singing chef.
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