KKRN FM, is a volunteer-based, listener-supported radio station fostering positive social change and healthy communities by entertaining, informing and educating through diverse music, culture, news, and public affairs programming.

The Down Under Hour 04-03-2024 show 62

Share Tweet Email


Show 62

Broadcast 04-03-2024

Say g’day. Or is it gidday?

A bit of fun to begin, with a 1985 television ad featuring “Crocodile Dundee” Paul Hogan selling American tourists on the idea of coming to Australia for a holiday.

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

The opening set is something of a family affair, starting with:

The Road Leads Down - Jeff Lang features, along with the late US musician Chris Whitley, on their 2006 album Dislocation Blues.

Followed by:

How Come People Act Like That - Kerri Simpson, from her 2007 album Sun Gonna Shine.

Then into:

Miles From Anglesea - Jeff Lang and Allison Ferrier in a combo they called High Ace, from an album titled Snowcap Menace, in 2022.

And tying it all together:

Does He Know - Opelousas, from their 2024 album Opelousafried. The band features Kerri Simpson and Alison Ferrier on vocals and guitars, and this new LP was produced by Jeff Lang. Kerri sings lead on this one.

Now a set from Radio Birdman

Do the Pop

Descent Into the Maelstrom -

two songs from their 1977 album Radios Appear; and then

Crying Sun, from their 1981 LP Living Eyes.

Here - Briggs, feat. Caiti Baker, a 2017 single that was used in promotions by the National Rugby League.

On the Day That I Die - Blackfeather, from their album At the Mountains of Madness, 1971.

More silliness with a 1980 ad for Vegemite.

Swan Street Swagger - Courtney Barnett, from an EP she made with Jen Cloher in 2015.

Ashes And Clay - Fiona Lee Maynard, from her album Junction, a 2024 release.

She Speaks A Different Language - Tex Perkins, from his 2009 album Dark Horses.

Strange Girl - Belles Will Ring, from their 2018 album Mood Patterns.

Days - the Gin Club, from their album Junk, released in 2008.

Outro - Chicken Omelette, by Baby Langston, from their acclaimed 1998 album.   

You must be signed in to post comments.