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Sydney Morning Herald, the

Sydney Morning Herald, the

The Sydney Morning Herald is a daily compact newspaper published in Sydney, Australia since 1831.

19 articles

The Everly Brothers: Phil Everly: He Can't Spell But He Can Sing Like A Million Dollars

Interview by Maureen Cleave, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 11 November 1962

From MAUREEN CLEAVE in London ...

Mort Shuman: Writing Songs Is So Easy

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 11 October 1964

FOR SONG-WRITING we British make do with Lennon/McCartney. The Americans are more extravagant; they use Pomus and Shuman, Leiber and Stoller, Goffin and King, David ...

Elvis Costello: Rebirth of a Punk Hero

Profile by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 27 November 1987

Mark Mordue profiles Elvis Costello, now in his post-punk phase and about to tour Australia next week. ...

Gil Scott-Heron: A Frail Godfather

Profile and Interview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 1 March 1995

GIL SCOTT-HERON greets me genially. He's slightly spidery in his dangled movements, surprisingly slight and aged. At 45 the man oft referred to as The ...

Paul Kelly (singer-songwriter): Paul Kelly: Poet of the Common Man

Report and Interview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 12 January 1996

PAUL KELLY'S back in town. I meet him at a King's Cross hotel where his daughter, Madeleine, is turning her slice of cheese into a ...

Pulp Friction

Profile and Interview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 18 September 1998

JARVIS COCKER wanders through London's Tower Books and Records like a spy in a foreign country. Close by, music fans are harvesting the racks of ...

You Am I in NYC

Report and Interview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 24 December 1998

KENNETH BRANAGH at a You Am I gig?! I had to look twice. It turned out to be an ostrich-like version, but that's New York ...

Robert Milliken: Lillian Roxon, Mother Of Rock

Book Review by Clinton Walker, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 2002

ROCK JOURNALISM is, of course, the lowest of the low. Trust me, I know. It has recently enjoyed improved profile with films like High Fidelty ...

Bob Dylan: Chronicles: Volume One

Book Review by Toby Creswell, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 13 November 2004

THERE'S NO WAY that Bob Dylan, after all this time, is going to spill the beans on his life. The high priest of protest makes ...

The Easybeats, The Go-Betweens, Ed Kuepper, Laughing Clowns, The Loved Ones, Midnight Oil, The Saints, The Triffids: Prehistoric Sounds: In Search of an Australian Rock'n'Roll

Overview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 28 December 2004

I'VE STARTED writing this story a hundred different ways and every time I think I might be getting somewhere I end up stumbling across some ...

Bob Dylan: Dylan on Dylan edited by Jonathan Cott

Book Review by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 24 June 2006

LATELY I've begun to think that Bob Dylan does not exist. That the boy who made him up might still be dreaming. And we are ...

Radio Birdman: Birds of a Feather Rock Together

Retrospective and Interview by Anthony O'Grady, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 16 July 2007

THERE ARE two general categories of musicians in Halls of Fame – the supremely successful sellers of concerts and records, and those who pave the ...

Joan As Policewoman: Goodbye and Hello: Joan as Policewoman

Profile and Interview by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 9 August 2008

BIRDS ARE SHRIEKING through the trees all over Rushcutter's Bay. It is as if something violent and tuneful is going on at once as we ...

Patti Smith: Just Kids

Book Review by Mark Mordue, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 10 April 2010

ART can set us free. Art is holy. Art is love. ...

5 Seconds Of Summer: Smells Like Teen Spirit

Interview by Toby Creswell, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 20 July 2012

IT WAS LIKE A Hard Day's Night writ small. Four young men alight from an aeroplane confronted by screaming teenage girls. ...

The Ramones: The enduring appeal of the Ramones

Retrospective by Andrew Stafford, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 21 April 2016

MY FAVOURITE QUOTE about the Ramones comes from Richard Hell, the New York provocateur who, along with Tom Verlaine, formed the art-punk band Television in ...

Coldplay's Chris Martin: Why Things Have Never Been Better

Profile and Interview by Andrew Stafford, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 7 December 2016

CHRIS MARTIN is up for it. Half an hour after soundcheck and a few hours before showtime at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium, the Coldplay singer, flanked ...

Lorde talks second albums and night-time energy on the eve of Australian tour

Profile and Interview by Andrew Stafford, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 16 June 2017

I'M TOLD I CAN call her Ella: Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor is quite a mouthful. The single-syllable name by which she is better known, though, ...

Courtney Barnett, Jen Cloher: Jen Cloher and Courtney Barnett: "We couldn't be more contrary if we tried"

Profile and Interview by Andrew Stafford, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 28 July 2017

A PIECE OF PAPER stuck to the entrance of the Coburg RSL in Melbourne reads "cash only (dark ages)". It's not much warmer inside than ...

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