Bob’s Bits #14

Welcome to 2015!  The new year had begun well until the very hottest day of the year, thus far, came along only two days in and with it brought catastrophic warnings about the ever-present summer threat for bushfires. With that of course came reports that a bushfire had broken out in the Adelaide Hills and…

Bob’s Bits #13

“You guys don’t have a harvest holiday do you?” This was a question posed to me only the other day when I was on the phone to American singer songwriter Ani DiFranco – a rare occurrence I must say – and I happened to wish her a happy Thanksgiving in the hope it would help…

Bob’s Bits #11

Anyway, where am I? Not sure but I do know that back in 1977 I was at The Marryatville Hotel in the leafy Adelaide suburb of Marryatville seeing Radio Birdman play for the first time. I’d heard they were coming to visit Adelaide as it had been announced by radio announcer David Woodhall on his…

Bob’s Bits #10

When conducting an interview with a recording artist over the telephone during the week, I was reminded of some of the more interesting interviews I have undertaken over the last 24 or so years. One that springs readily to mind is one I did with a famous singer who is so famous I now can’t…