Warner Corner – End Of Summer

Warner Corner – End Of Summer

This song, Almost Autumn Days, is from my first solo album, 'A Likeness of You'. There's also a different version in another key on Overnight Jones' final album, 'Ice Bait Gas'. In the song, the expectations of a young man are foiled by his own actions - the lost days of his youth haunt him for the rest of his life. Cheery stuff. On this Sunday there were just the three of us in the studio: Ed Bates, Jane Hendry and me... Almost Autumn Days   Dan 2014 You can pickup a copy of…Read more
Warner Corner – Bay

Warner Corner – Bay

Yep, the first week back and, appropriately for summer, JVG's theme was 'Bay'. Each year, returning to the Corner, I've tried to get myself out of the comfort zone...I was extremely nervous about starting 2012 with a soul classic. Let's face it, I'm no soul singer, but, what the hell, I thought I may as well give 'Dock of the Bay' a crack. Luckily I was ably assisted by Ed Bates on steel and Dave Evans on accordion. They made swift instrumental work of the whistling theme!   Dan 5/02/2012Read more
Warner Corner – Coin Laundry

Warner Corner – Coin Laundry

This week the theme was 'Washing'. I had to play solo for a change, as all my cronies had left town for one reason or another. As I really like the Lisa Mitchell song, Coin Laundry, I thought I'd give it a crack. A couple of weird coincidences ensued. One: JVG and I worked out that we used to frequent the same coin laundry in Mitford St in Elwood in our youth - it is this coin laundry I always imagine when I listen to Lisa's song. Two: Lisa Mitchell her-very-self was listening when I…Read more