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Unread post by Blackpearl » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 8:02 pm

Only one midnight oil
Awesome band, awesome night in domain
John butler to boot. Doesn't get much better than this
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Unread post by Geo. » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 8:04 pm

You wouldn't read about it..
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Unread post by innsaneink » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 8:13 pm

...aint oils.

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Unread post by Byron Bay Fan » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 11:46 pm

Rob Hirst has a shack two doors away from me. He has a chat when here and about. I have their Bed are Burning vinyl album unopened.
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Unread post by formerguest » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 11:58 pm

Byron Bay Fan wrote:
Fri 17 Nov, 2017 11:46 pm
Rob Hirst has a shack two doors away from me. He has a chat when here and about. I have their Bed are Burning vinyl album unopened.
What is the use of that. Get it out and crank it up.


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Unread post by Byron Bay Fan » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 12:13 am

formerguest wrote:
Fri 17 Nov, 2017 11:58 pm
Byron Bay Fan wrote:
Fri 17 Nov, 2017 11:46 pm
Rob Hirst has a shack two doors away from me. He has a chat when here and about. I have their Bed are Burning vinyl album unopened.
What is the use of that. Get it out and crank it up.
The only album never opened. I will get Rob to autograph one day. I bought for political content of the songs plus I think it was going to be their last on vinyl.
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Unread post by innsaneink » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 9:28 am

I sleep ok.... times change... we move on

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Unread post by Tigrr » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:11 pm

Oils lost all credibility when Garret put on a tie, no thanks

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Unread post by hobbo » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:22 pm

Tigrr wrote:
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Oils lost all credibility when Garret put on a tie, no thanks
Even so ...they are still a brilliant rock band and the best band you'll ever see live .
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Unread post by Byron Bay Fan » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:22 pm

Tigrr wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:11 pm
Oils lost all credibility when Garret put on a tie, no thanks
I campaigned for him at his first attempt about 1984 for the Nuclear Disarmament Party, he only lost by a hair's breadth. I painted Sydney red so to speak but won't disclose exactly how.
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Unread post by formerguest » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 3:25 pm

hobbo wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:22 pm
Tigrr wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:11 pm
Oils lost all credibility when Garret put on a tie, no thanks
Even so ...they are still a brilliant rock band and the best band you'll ever see live .
Can't quite go with best as there was some bloody good competition around, Chisel being a rung above for mine before the split, but the Oils really pump and get plenty of airplay at my place. Got a good amp and quality Jamo speakers so still plenty of volume left by the time the neighbors get an ear full. The missus just shakes her head.

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Unread post by Harvey » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 4:24 pm

The music is great, but I can no longer cop Garret banging on about the environment after he sold out horribly as a government minister. He gave up his principles at that point and can no longer try to pass himself off as morally superior while lecturing others.

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Unread post by Masterton » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 4:38 pm

formerguest wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 3:25 pm
hobbo wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:22 pm
Tigrr wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:11 pm
Oils lost all credibility when Garret put on a tie, no thanks
Even so ...they are still a brilliant rock band and the best band you'll ever see live .
Can't quite go with best as there was some bloody good competition around, Chisel being a rung above for mine before the split, but the Oils really pump and get plenty of airplay at my place. Got a good amp and quality Jamo speakers so still plenty of volume left by the time the neighbors get an ear full. The missus just shakes her head.
For me, Chisel where better than anybody else in the world from 79 to 83 or so. Their recent albums have been good also, but Jimmy can't sing the old songs the way he used to.
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Unread post by NT Tiger » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 4:49 pm

Tigrr wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:11 pm
Oils lost all credibility when Garret put on a tie, no thanks
x2
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Unread post by dazza65 » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 5:12 pm

NT Tiger wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 4:49 pm
Tigrr wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:11 pm
Oils lost all credibility when Garret put on a tie, no thanks
x2
X3
Lost it for me when he become a polly
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Unread post by Geo. » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 5:17 pm

Short Memories..

Oils are awesome...
Ivan's Laws

1. You are either on the Bus or you are off..
2. The Star of the Team is the Team
3. Be the player your teammates want to play with..
Tiger Watto wrote:
Fri 03 Nov, 2017 8:07 am
Geo nailed it...

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Unread post by Blackpearl » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 5:28 pm

Geo. wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 5:17 pm
Short Memories..

Oils are awesome...
X 2
Last nights concert at domain was packed
Really hard to get a gauge crowd size but it was tens of thousands
One the best concerts i have ever seen
I dislike sowfs immensely

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Unread post by formerguest » Sat 18 Nov, 2017 5:31 pm

Masterton wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 4:38 pm
formerguest wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 3:25 pm
hobbo wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:22 pm
Tigrr wrote:
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 1:11 pm
Oils lost all credibility when Garret put on a tie, no thanks
Even so ...they are still a brilliant rock band and the best band you'll ever see live .
Can't quite go with best as there was some bloody good competition around, Chisel being a rung above for mine before the split, but the Oils really pump and get plenty of airplay at my place. Got a good amp and quality Jamo speakers so still plenty of volume left by the time the neighbors get an ear full. The missus just shakes her head.
For me, Chisel where better than anybody else in the world from 79 to 83 or so. Their recent albums have been good also, but Jimmy can't sing the old songs the way he used to.
Yeah, played East a couple of days ago for the first time in a while, what an album. No surprise though, with a few good song writers amongst them, particularly Don Walker. Mismanagement cost them real international fame when they went to the US and with a general anti industry approach, it soon had them saying, stuff this, let's get outta here. Their anger and thoughts on the very poor representation they received gave us You Got Nothing I Want, so maybe it was worth it

I'm not one for the nostalgia of a way past their peak band playing myself, particularly live, as it just can't cut the mustard. Happy though to get a bit of Barking Spiders going instead.

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