September 11, 2019

Ah, sweet memories here of Westside Federation band winning the Hoadley's Battle of the Sounds competition 1968. The line-up included, from left, Eric Read (drums), Jack McKinnon (keyboard), Colin "Junior" Walters (vocals), Murray McDowall (bass), Tim Netherway (lead g...

August 21, 2019

The Original Eric Read, aptly named as nine of the 14 songs on the CD are originals I have written and performed through the years.

While it is wonderful to have the opportunity to record these songs onto CD and download cards, it is more rewarding to be able to share t...

April 13, 2018

Playing the 1967 Ludwig drums in Melbourne band The Adam Set around 1971-72.

April 13, 2018

As I combed through the memorabilia looking for photos of my 1967 Ludwig black oyster pearl kit in action, I came across these relics from my days as drummer in Homestead modern country and bluegrass band, alongside Leo Dalton and Geoff Whyte, in the 1970s. Ah those si...

April 13, 2018

It was a fun and nostalgic night as I farewelled my beloved Ludwig drum kit of 51 years. Gone to a great home. Over to you now Greg and Declan to take these special drums on the next chapter of their entertaining journey. And I don't have to travel too far to see them...

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