Paul Kelly wonders if “Every Fucking City” will go over in Vancouver

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 21, 2002 By Steve Newton There are a couple of favourite things that come to mind when I recall my five-week holiday in Australia in ’86. One is what they called the “drive-in bottleshops”. You could just pull in off the street and have some guy hand you … Continue reading Paul Kelly wonders if “Every Fucking City” will go over in Vancouver

Aussie songwriting great Paul Kelly hits 40 and treads into Deeper Water

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 23, 1995 By Steve Newton Ever wonder what happened to the Aussie Invasion? Back in the early- to mid-’80s it seemed as if a band wasn’t on top unless it was from Down Under. Two-hit wonders Men at Work kick-started the worldwide interest in the music of koala … Continue reading Aussie songwriting great Paul Kelly hits 40 and treads into Deeper Water

Paul Kelly’s Ways & Means reveals two sides of an Aussie giant

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 18, 2004 By Steve Newton When the Straight reaches Paul Kelly by phone at a New York hotel room, he's just hours away from playing Manhattan's famed Knitting Factory. The Aussie rock great has been in the Big Apple for a couple of days, mostly doing radio interviews, but he got out … Continue reading Paul Kelly’s Ways & Means reveals two sides of an Aussie giant