Paul Kelly: Next Steps

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Paul Kelly: Next Steps

Paul Kelly's impact as Australia's musical poet laureate goes beyond songs that have become national anthems. “Maralinga (Rainy Land)” skilfully tells of the Indigenous experience, as bursts of electric guitar splash brooding bass like an afternoon summer storm. Few can craft relationship stories with such brutal economy—witness “When I First Met Your Ma”, an intimate father-to-child tale riding on guitar, harmonica and Melbourne references.

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