Warner Corner – Heading North

Today’s theme was ‘Heading North’. 

The first single of my first band The Warner Brothers back in 1992 was a song written by our guitar player, James Stewart. In the song, ‘Stuck in Melbourne’, the protagonist breaks down on ‘a hill north of KalKallo’ – a byway that used to be the first petrol stop out of town.

In the song the guy swears that the historical figure depicted on the $5 note, Caroline Chisolm, is frowning at him.

Today, Kalkallo is a suburb of Melbourne…and the bleedin’ queen has replaced Caroline Chisolm on the 5 dollar note. Both changes for the worse…

Guitar & BVs – Nathan Farrelly; guitar and vocal – Dan Warner







Warner Corner – Things You Leave Behind

Today’s theme was ‘Things Left Behind’.

When Jon emailed me the theme, the first phrase that popped into my head was ‘I left it all behind’.

Why Cold Chisel is not world-renowned and celebrated as one of the best bands in the genre is beyond me.

Yep – we did it in three-four. Seemed right for a Sunday arvo…


Lap steel – Ed Bates; Bass and backing vocal – Nathan Farrelly; Mandolin and backing vocal – Greg Field; Accordion and backing vocal – Dave Evans; Vocal & Guitar – Dan Warner


Warner Corner – Stormy

Today’s theme was ‘stormy’.

We played one of my favourite Australian songs of all time, ‘Ocean Deep’ by Andy Durant.

Hope we did it justice…


Backing Vocal – Georgie Darvidis;  Backing Vocal & 12 String – Nathan Farrelly; Violin – Greg Field; Vocal & Guitar – Dan Warner