You asked for it ! Original Reg Mombassa designed Dog Trumpet Black Robot T/Shirt + Signed Robot poster by Reg Mombassa and Peter O'Doherty

Signed Robot poster by Reg Mombassa and Peter O'Doherty

Dog Trumpet are performing at Avoca Beach Theatre on Saturday 2nd March 2024 Tickets: www.dogtrumpet.net/gigs

The official video for "Ray Davies and The Kinks" The song Ray Davies and the Kinks was based on a trip our band was making to the Apollo Bay Folk Festival several years ago. We were listening to a Kinks greatest hits collection on the car stereo and reading the liner notes written by Glenn A.Baker So the song is a mashup of our trip to Apollo Bay combined with admiration for the Kink's songs and some mention of their subject matter plus a few quotes from Glenn's liner notes.

Order "Started Out Just Drinking Beer" The Mental As Anything Story by Stuart Lloyd signed by Reg Mombassa and Peter O'Doherty for a limited time. https://dogtrumpet.net/started-out-just-drinking-beer-the-mental-as-anything-story

The riotous rollercoaster ride of Mental as Anything, One of Australia’s greatest bands from 1976-2019. The Mentals went from the top of a pool table to the top of the charts. Enjoy the untold stories behind Aussie classics like: Live It Up, Too Many Times, If You Leave Me Can I Come Too?, Berserk Warriors, Egypt, The Nips are Getting Bigger, and a whole lot more. Plus tales from the road as told by Greedy, Martin, Bird, Pete & Reg — and a star-studded cast including Colin Hay, Richard Gottehrer, Mark Opitz, Jeremy Fabinyi and Wreckless Eric — in this access-all-areas official biography.
*‘Love it!!! Brought up lots of memories. Thoroughly enjoyable.’ – Kirk Pengilly, INXS.
*‘This book gives us a big gulp of one of Australia’s most uniquely talented and popular bands.’ – Anthony (Tony) Field, The Cockroaches, The Wiggles.
*‘Stuart Lloyd captures the alchemy that saw Australian bands flourish from the arid plains of our suburban lives. I loved the Mentals and I love this book.’ – Dave Warner, author, Countdown: The Wonder Years, and 25 Years of Mushroom Records.
*‘Takes us behind the showbiz curtain. A deep-dive beyond the colourful personalities and the larrikin-esque cheerfulness of a uniquely Australian band who have been the soundtrack of our lives for decades. Had me glued to each page.’ – Jane Gazzo, music journalist and broadcaster.
*‘An extraordinary and horrific portrait of five butchers who were country-killed specialists, shot through with black humour and near-naked burlesque attire.’ – H. G. Nelson, comedian and broadcaster.
 

Woo ! Back Room is No 7 this week ! Video: https://youtu.be/hWEsn8OUZGw

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