Vintage Country

With Barry O'Brien

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Thursday 4:00 pm 5:00 pm

Vintage Country

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Vintage Country is a program for lovers of classic country music, both American and Australian and including all genre of country be it traditional, cajun, bluegrass or Aussie bush band. As in wine, there are good vintages and some not so good. The songs we play are those that stand, or will stand, the test of time, be they from ages past or from the present.

Vintage Country presenter Barry O’Brien was a multi award-winning photographer/journalist at The Advertiser for 46 years before retirement.

Barry has written a book on his life featuring his time at the newspaper as well as personal exploits. Called Take me pitcha Mister it details many memorable assignments. He also created best selling Moments in Time and Moments in Sport for The Advertiser.

He is still an award winning freelance travel writer and photographer, producing stories from around the world for News Limited Publications as well as The West Australian and various cruise magazines.

A lifelong love of country music is evident in the selection of music played on Thursday afternoons.


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