Rockbrat Remembers: Supernaut, HUSH and John Paul Young – Narrabundah Oval, Canberra, 1976

In a bygone era in Australia, when live rock ‘n’ roll was the dominate form of entertainment for kids, bands who had a large enough profile would tour different parts of the country and play to kids at Civic Centres, Community and Town Halls, Ovals, Parks and the like. Before rock n roll moved pretty … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Supernaut, HUSH and John Paul Young – Narrabundah Oval, Canberra, 1976

Best Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? TMG – Selinas, Sydney, 7 April, 1990

In 1990 (in Sydney at least), there was a revival of sorts, of some of Australia’s seventies bands, including JPY, TMG, William Shakespeare etc. Looking back, I think this in part was due to a couple of things.  One was the prevalence of cover bands like Bjorn Again and the start of the whole Abba … Continue reading Best Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? TMG – Selinas, Sydney, 7 April, 1990

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: John Paul Young Poster 1988

JPY deserves his place in the history of Australian rock n roll. No one was more deserving of the sucess he enjoyed via the Love Is In The Air single courtesy of the Strictly Ballroom film. Squeak was aired regularly in the 70's in our household and he wrote and recorded some catchy songs. Saying … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: John Paul Young Poster 1988