OF EPISODE 12
CLARK - FROM MEDICINE HAT TO MELBOURNE
chanteuse Terri Clark debuts on Nu Country TV on Saturday on the eve
of her belated Australian tour in January of 2004.
The chart topping Medicine Hat raised singer-songwriter and guitarist
follows hot on the heels of fellow Canadian Fred Eaglesmith on the
But the long tall troubadour won't be playing Melbourne - she follows
Kevin Welch into Geelong and Adam Harvey into Wimmera wheat belt HQ
Clark, 36, performs her hit I Want To Do It All from her big
selling fifth album, Pain to Kill.
is bringing a hot 8-piece band that features her lead guitarist on pedal
steel guitar and a fiddle player purloined from Larry Cordle and Lonesome
CLICK HERE for an exclusive
interview with Terri.
EAGLESMITH - ANOTHER CANUCK DOG SONG
Eaglesmith follows award-winning Geelong born Adam Harvey with a live
version of a dog ditty.
There's one major difference - Fred's crafty canine is very much alive
in The Dog Song cut live at the Corner Hotel in Richmond.
Eaglesmith, with 12 albums and two tribute discs under his belt, has
a fascination with dogs, horses, tractors, trucks, trains, cars and
other forms or rural and urban transport.
Nu Country TV director captures Fred at his story telling best at
the prestige hotel in the suburb which Captain Blood - Jack Dyer -
called home in his halcyon VFL days.
HERE for Fred's hints on how to hot wire a John Deere B tractor from the
diary on November 6.
JACK CLEMENT AND HOW TO WIN GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT DVD
is the writer of such classic Johnny Cash songs as Flushed From
The Bathroom Of Your Heart, The One On The Right Is On The Left,
Ballad Of A Teenage Queen and Egg Sucking Dog.
He was also an integral producer and identity in the story of Sun
Records on the DVD, Good Rockin' Tonight.
The DVD - featuring the still alive Jerry Lee Lewis and the late
record label owner Sam Phillips and stars diverse as Cash, Carl
Perkins and Roy Orbison - is a collectors' item.
CLICK HERE for a 'Good
Rockin' Tonight' story from the diary on August 1.
Memphis born singer-songwriter, producer and movie financier Cowboy Jack
Clement features in Ask The Guru this week.
And to learn how to win the DVD, CLICK
RED HOT POKER DOTS
band Red Hot Poker Dots have returned home after an extensive tour
of the hot spots of Texas, Tennessee, California, Georgia and London.
The group was one of the highlights of the recent Jackson St festival
in St Kilda with Nu Country cartoonist Fred Negro & Shonky Tonk,
Barnlaid and the Mary Hillbillies.
That was where our director Peter Hosking filmed the band against
an amazing backdrop of hay throwing fights by real children and retired
children from parking meter hell.
suffered and performed the apt song 'Tequila Amnesia' for a wired
crowd and gave us a copy of their CD, Thirty Smile Square, for
a Nu Country member to win.
CLICK HERE for a short story
on Red Hot Poker Dots.
duo Carter & Carter is a hot favourite to break a Victorian drought
with more wins in the Golden Guitar awards in Tamworth in January
The duo has reached four of the finals in the 32nd Australian Country
Music Awards with songs from their second independent album, Every
We feature their video for their single 'Dancing Shoes' - a Top 10
finalist in the Vocal Group/duo section.
CLICK HERE for a Carter &
reared Nu Country TV host Paul Hicks interviews expatriate Kiwi singer
Brent Parlane about his colourful 20 year plus career.
The Broken Spoke singer gleans vital info from Parlane who won a best
new talent Gold Guitar in Tamworth at the ripe young age of 40.
Parlane also performs a live version of the title track of his Nash
Chambers produced disc 'The Closest.'
CLICK HERE for a story on
Parlane from the diary on October 14.
WOLVERINES CROCODILE TEARS
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