A music addict from birth in Sydney, Australia - still looking for new or hidden gems. Large collection in all formats vinyl to flac etc. Had three short lived bands in the early 90's. Switching jobs right now after a long stint in Government circles
Favorite Music/Influences (list some bands, musicians, genres, etc.):
Powerpop, bomp magazine was a huge influence, the Easybeats, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Flamin Groovies, The Black Diamonds - see my last.fm profile, Also Blues and "proto rock & roll" e.g. Wynonie Harris
The Maltese Falcon
Up the Junction
The postman always rings twice (original)
Favorite Show(s) on GaragePunk Pirate Radio:
Looking to gather some now - listening to more streaming and podcasts - due to upgrade my portable devices very soon
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"I'm surprised those songs even charted THAT high. I lived in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It was a big music market , with three competing Rock stations on FM. If a record was a hit , but could still be considered "Rock" , it got…"
(artist/song/album/label/Cancon);1. The Vogues ~ 5 O'Clock World ~ Super Box Of Rock (comp) ~ Dominion2. James Cotton ~ Honky Tonk ~ Late Night Blues ~ Justin Time3. Al Harris & The Nite Trane ~ Walk Don't Run ~ Canadian Instrumentals ~ CBC ~ cc4. Bill Haley & The Saddlemen ~ Rocket 88 ~ Box Set ~ Proper5. James Cotton ~ Rocket 88 ~ Late Night Blues ~ Justin Time6. Bill Haley & The Comets ~ Thirteen Women ~ Box Set ~ Proper7. The Ventures ~ Walk Don't Run ~ Best Of ~ EMI8. James…See More
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