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AC/DC: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Retrospective by Clinton Walker, Rolling Stone (Australia), January 2006

EVERYONE AGREED that Peter Head had chosen his name well. The erstwhile Peter Beagley took his new name around the same time, in the early ...

AC/DC: The Story Of 'You Shook Me All Night Long'

Retrospective by Johnny Black, Blender, October 2007

LESS THAN a year before releasing their first American hit, 'You Shook Me All Night Long', AC/DC came close to throwing in the towel. ...

AC/DC, The Easybeats, The Loved Ones, Johnny O'Keefe, The Saints, Les Welch: Overcoming the Cringe: A Potted History of Australian Rock and Pop

Overview by Clinton Walker, Sunday Mail (Australia), 2006

WHEN ROCK 'N' ROLL exploded by that name in the mid-1950s, it wasn't as if there hadn't been any warning. For the some time [sic ...

Nick Cave: The Journalist and the Singer

Book Excerpt by Mark Mordue, 'Boy On Fire' (Allen & Unwin), February 2021

THE FIRST TIME I ever spoke to Nick Cave was in a phone interview to promote his second solo album, The Firstborn Is Dead (1985), ...

The Easybeats, The Go-Betweens, Ed Kuepper, Laughing Clowns, The Loved Ones, Midnight Oil, The Saints, The Triffids: Prehistoric Sounds: In Search of an Australian Rock'n'Roll

Overview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 28 December 2004

I'VE STARTED writing this story a hundred different ways and every time I think I might be getting somewhere I end up stumbling across some ...

Paul Kelly (Australia): Paul Kelly: Poet of the Common Man

Report and Interview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 12 January 1996

PAUL KELLY'S back in town. I meet him at a King's Cross hotel where his daughter, Madeleine, is turning her slice of cheese into a ...

Mark-Almond: Mark/Almond

Profile and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 1972

JON MARK sits outside his local in Wimbledon, quietly supping a pint. The sun is hot and bar strangely quiet in the unusual absence of ...

Mark-Almond: No Drums For Almond And Mark

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 22 August 1970

WHEN JOHN Mayall led the revolt against volume by dispensing with a drummer in his line-up, he also paved the way for what promises to ...

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