MUSIC [HGWT]

All CDs or tapes are listed in reverse chronological order of release by HGWT (not the recording date). The artists and bands listed on this page are:

Clay Djubal
Health Club
Shoot the DJ
Some Trippin’ Diggers
Vice Squad

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 NB: Songs with an asterisk (*) beside them are cover versions.

 

Clay Djubal : Marvellous Melbourne : Soundtrack (2008)

  • Mini LP
  • Re-issued and re-mastered from Have Gravity Will Threaten’s 1994 cassette release.
  • Original songs and soundtrack music from the 1994 University of Queensland Drama Department revival of Marvellous Melbourne. Lyrics and music by Clay Djubal (except tracks 5,6,9,10 and 11). All vocals and all instruments by Clay Djubal, except ‘Mother Crosbie’s Girls (additional vocals by Tabitha Carr-Thompson, Kelly Johanson, Alison Kerr and Serena Melloy).
  • Tracks : 1. “Marvellous Melbourne” • 2. “Villain’s Theme” • 3. “Heroes and Villains” • 4. “Hero’s Theme” • 5. “Conflict Music” • 6. “Hang Hi’s Dinner” • 7. “Opium Den Musak” • 8. “Mother Crosbie’s Girls” • 9. “Flashlight Getting Excited” • 10. “Frank and Dorothy’s Theme” • 11. “The Chase” • 12. “Marvellous Melbourne” (reprise).
  • HGWT 007  

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SHOOT THE DJ : Mind-driving (2008)

  • LP
  • The songs from this CD were recorded in the Sydney northern beaches suburb of Mona Vale (NSW) between 1984 and 1986 by Shoot the DJ (II).
  • Performers : Clay Djubal (lead vocals/bass/keyboards) ; Ian Mitchell (drums/sound) ; Nick Miles (guitars/vocals/harmonica). Additional guitar by Ziggy Mirza. All songs were re-mixed in 2008 by Clay Djubal (Brisbane, Queensland).
  • Tracks : 1. “Mind-driving ” (Djubal/Simmons/Mirza) • 2. “Write and Stare” (Djubal) • 3. “Time Flies” (Djubal)  • 4. “You Said (I Hate Men)”  (Djubal) • 5. “Push (I Hate Men – the Retort)” (Djubal/Simmons) • 6. “Love Blind Eyes” (Djubal/Simmons/ Mirza) • 7. “On the Nullarbor” (Djubal) • 8. “La La Love You (Babe)” (Miles) • 9. “Hopscotch”  (Djubal/Simmons) • 10. “When Only the Best Will Do” (Djubal) • 11. “Australian Holiday (It’s all Here)” (Shoot the DJ/Simmons).
  • HGWT 006  

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SHOOT THE DJ : Cleared for Action (2008)

  • LP
  • A collection of songs recorded by Shoot the DJ between 1982 and 1986. Although all the songs come from the band’s seminal years (1982-1984), some tracks were recorded by the later line-up (1985-1986).
  • Performers : Jon Anderson (guitar/vocals – lead vocals on tracks 2 and 10) ; Clay Djubal (lead vocals/bass/keyboards) ; Ian Mitchell (drums/sound) ; Ziggy Mirza (guitars/vocals) ; Nick Miles (guitars/vocals/harmonica).
  • Tracks : 1. “Put the Boy Down” (James/Djubal) • 2. “In the City* • 3. “Waylayed”  (Djubal/Lomas) • 4. “Suzanne” (Djubal/Gock) • 5. “2ARM FM Commercial” • 6. “Radio 2LSD” (Djubal) • 7. “Some Obscure Tune” [live from Uralla Golf Club] (Djubal/Simmons) • 8. “Keeping Beat” (Djubal) • 9. “On the Nullarbor” (Djubal) • 10. “Paradise“* • 11. “Buntline Single Six” (Djubal) • 12. “When Only the Best Will Do” (Djubal) • 13. “Cop Out” (Djubal) • 14. “Mud Flat Road” (Anderson).
  • HGWT 005 

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HEALTH CLUB : Hippy Punk (2008)

  • EP
  • Recorded in 1978 during rehearsals. These are only known tapes of this seminal hippy punk band in existence.
  • Performers : Rod Clay (lead vocals) ; Doiran James (drums/vocals) ; David Morris (guitars/vocals) ; Dick Rummery (bass/vocals).
  • Tracks : 1. “Shakin’ all Over* • 2. “My Generation• 3. “You Really Got Me* • “Born to be Wild* • “The Slider.”*
  • HGWT 004

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VICE SQUAD : Indecent Acts (2008)

  • LP
  • A collection of songs recorded live and in the studio ca. 1978-1979. Several songs are instrumentals only. The quality of some songs is poor due to the original recordings having been sourced from a cassette tape player.
  • Performers: Rod Clay (bass/vocals) ; Doiran James (drums/vocals) ; David Morris (guitar/vocals). Tracks 1 and 2 feature Preston Stahlut on bass.
  • Tracks : 1. “Tennis with Denise”  (Clay) • 2. “Cherrie’s Got a Habit”  (Morris) • 3. “Put the Boy Down” (James/Clay) • 4. “Street People” (Clay) • 5. “Jam #1” (Vice Squad) • “After the Rain• 7. “Multiple Sclerosis”  (Vice Squad) • 8. “Gimmie Shelter* • 9. “Jam #2” (Vice Squad) • 10. “You Really Got Me* • 11. “Cherrie’s Got a Habit” (Version 2).
  • Tracks 3 and 4 recorded by Peter Stanley, Muscle Studios (Armidale, NSW).
  • HGWT 003

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SOME TRIPPIN’ DIGGERS : The Larrikin Demofestos (2008)

  • Double LP
  • Clay Djubal (lead/backing vocals, bass guitar, electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards, drums) ; Doiran James (lead guitar on CD 1; #4 and CD 2; # 9) ; Marcel Dorney (all guitars on CD 2; #6) ; Jarred Harriss and Travis Kirk (co-lead vocals on CD 2 #8) ; Cassandra Prucha (piano on CD 1; #8) ; Mark Newton (drums on CD 2; #9). Produced by Dr Yalc Labujd.
  • CD 1 – Half-Empty Demo:  1. “Cass and the Preacher” • 2. “Come Down” 3. “Two Steps Back” • 4. “(I Don’t Want To) Think About It” • 5. “These Days” • 6. “Miss You” • 7. “Suicide (Let’s Commit It)” • 8. “Come Down” (Mudgereeba mix) • 9. “I Don’t Want To (Think About It)” (Lonely-boy mix).  CD 2 – Half-Full Demo: 1. “Time Will Tell” • 2. “Virgoan Moon” • 3. “Star” • 4. “Matu” • 5. “… And I Laugh” • 6. “Amy Lee” • 7. “Happy Face” • 8. “Twinkle Twinkle (Little Stars)” • 9. “… And I Laugh” (Katoomba Mix).
  • All songs written by C. R. Djubal except ‘And I Laugh’ (Clay Djubal, Jo-ann Simmons and Ross Stagg).
  • CD 1; #7 and CD 2; #7 written for the 1994 University of Queensland production of The Suicide by Nickolai Erdman.
  • CD 2′ #1 included in The Last Word (rock musical), staged at the Cement Box Theatre, Brisbane in 1998
  • HGWT 002 [2 CDs]

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SHOOT THE DJ : Crunch Time: Shoot the DJ Live at Impies (2007)

  • LP
  • Recorded live at the Imperial Hotel, Armidale (NSW) in 1983, but not released until almost 22 years after Shoot the DJ disbanded, Crunch Time showcases one of the New England (NSW) region’s leading theatrical rock bands of the Australian pub rock era (ca. 1970s and 1980s).
  • Performers : Jon Anderson (guitar/vocals/sound; lead vocals Tracks #2 and 14)) ; Clay Djubal (lead vocals/bass) ; Siegfried ‘Ziggy’ Mirza (lead guitar/vocals; lead vocals on Track #10) ; Ian Mitchell (drums/sound). Sound Operator: Jo-ann Simmons.
  • All songs by Clay Djubal unless otherwise noted.
  • Tracks : 1. “Finger In The Sky” (Lyrics: Clay Djubal; Music: Shoot the DJ/Rummery) • 2. “I Found That Essence Rare• 3. “Street People” [Take 1] • 4. “Street People” [Take 2] • 5. “Put The Boy Down” (James/Djubal) • 6. “Frizzy Lizzy’s Fun Factory” • 7. “How Does It Feel, Mary?” • 8. “Buntline Single Six” • 9. “James Bond Theme• 10. “(I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone* • 11. “Wilcannia” • 12. “When Only The Best Will Do” • 13. “Paradise“* • 14. “Keeping Beat” • 15. “On The Nullarbor” • 16. “Cop Out.”
  • HGWT 001  [LP] 

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SOME TRIPPIN’ DIGGERS  (1984)

  • EP (cassette)
  • Recorded at Emerald City Studios, Brookvale (NSW)
  • Performers : Clay Djubal (bass/vocals) ; Matt Hirst (drums/vocals – lead vocals on ‘Finger in the Sky’) ; Siegfried ‘Ziggy’ Mirza (lead guitar/vocals) ; Des Smith (keyboards)
  • Produced by Some Trippin’ Diggers. Engineer: Brian [*] with help from Nick and Andy (July/August 1984)
  • Tracks : 1. “You (Got) Me” (Djubal/Simmons) • 2. “Managing to Manage” (Djubal) • 3. “Finger In The Sky” (Lyrics Clay Djubal; Music Shoot the DJ/Rummery).
  • Released by S.T.D. Music Hire and Promotion

 

 

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