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Down Under Hour

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    The subtitle of The Down Under Hour is "music from Australia." That's a lot of music, including - well - everything. 

    Show 37

    Music to fill a post-footy void (it’s an Australian thing)

    Intro: Roulette - Dom Mariani and the Majestic Kelp, Underwater Casino, 2003.

    Find Love - the Easybeats, from the album Friends, 1969. This version
    from the collection Absolute Anthology 1965-1969 (Remastered).

    Girl - the Masters Apprentices, from their debut LP, which came out in
    1967. This version is from a 2009 Aztec Music compilation titled The
    Master’s Apprentices.

    I Want, Need, Love You - the Black Diamonds, the B-side to their first single, See the Way, 1966. This version from YouTube.

    Purple Sneakers - You Am I, from Hi Fi Way, released in 1995.

    Handbrake - Tim Rogers and the Bamboos, The Rules of Attraction album, 2002.

    Falling Star - Rebecca’s Empire, from their album Way Of All Things, 1996.

    (A little mention of Don Cooper and The Smooth Side Of Jazz)

    Lost Mind - Rebecca Barnard, from her 2023 album The Night We Called It A Day.

    Jettison - Vince Jones, from his 1987 album It All Ends Up In Tears.

    So Caught Up - the Teskey Brothers, from their 2019 album Run Home Slow.

    I’ll Be Gone - Spectrum, a single from 1971. Band leader Mike Rudd was born in New Zealand but settled in Australia in 1966.

    Temperature - Kerri Simpson, from her 2007 album Sun Gonna Shine.

    Steps Of Time Kahvas Jute, from their album Wide Open, which came out in 1971.

    Paradise Garage - Babe Rainbow, from their EP Fresh As A Head Of Lettuce, a 2023 release.

    The Coast - Murder Mouse Blues Band, from their 2009 album Fill The Hole.

    Much - the Easybeats. I needed a short song and the abrupt ending is
    how the song finishes, at least on the collection Absolute Anthology
    1965-1969 (Remastered). Originally it came out in 1966 on the album

    Outro: Snake Bitten, from an album by Baby Langston.


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