September 04, 2015

Little help? Apologies for the link title.: I got nothing here, but I used to exist on this website. One of my favorite things was the CD swap that we did a few times. It was a blast. Goddam introduced me to the best song ever performed about basketball.

There was a guy named owlhouse who send me the - no shit - the best cd ever. It was pretty Australia-specific. I\\\'ve since heard \\\"Love this city\\\" a few times and I always think about how great that cd was. Great song! And that was the shittiest song on that CD.

There was a song by the Warumpi band that was so no bullshit and bad ass and I can\\\'t find it anywhere. Owlhouse, if you\\\'re still out there anywhere, please tell the world where to find that Warumpi band song.

Sorry for busting in here. I hope everyone is doing well.

posted by Samsonov14 to navel gazing at 12:19 PM - 9 comments

Sammy's Idle Threat! I remember owlhouse's CD: Midnight Oil, Radio Birdman, and all kinds of stuff I had never heard of before. I also remember that I procrastinated like crazy for the second CD swap and never did send out my promised CDs.

posted by tron7 at 05:33 PM on September 10

Sammy!!

posted by NoMich at 09:17 PM on September 10

Hi Guys

Glad you liked the CDs. The Warumpis three released albums should be on iTunes. I think the song on the CD swap was "Warumpinya" from the album Big Name No Blankets, at least that's what my ancient track list notes say.

I have a Neil Murray story from when I met him a few years later at the Byron Bay Writers Festival. But that can wait for when we all get together over a beer.

There was quite a bit of Australiana on those CDs, eh?

Bill

posted by owlhouse at 10:26 PM on September 10

Samsonov! Still alive!

posted by yerfatma at 11:56 PM on September 10

Owlhouse's CD was great.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 11:59 PM on September 10

Shit. I still owe some of you CDs from the last swap.

I feel shame.

posted by goddam at 01:59 AM on September 11

Also, Sammy! Glad you're alive!

posted by goddam at 02:01 AM on September 11

The Warumpis live at Stompem Ground 1998.

posted by owlhouse at 02:54 AM on September 11

Warumpis (from the YT clip) like Status Quo to me ;) Lover how the singer stops to take a water break and then restarts the song.

posted by billsaysthis at 01:24 PM on September 11

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