Caravan Music Club ,Oakleigh, Melbourne
I deliberately titled the review thus because it wasn’t a tribute show. No lookalikes, no Satisfaction or Paint it Black etc. These guys and a few others including Tim Rogers( ex You Am I ) have been putting on shows covering variuous Stones albums since the 40th anniversary of their Kooyong concerts in 1973 and the false start fort the recent Stones tour. From memory they’ve done Black and Blue, Goats Head, Sticky Fingers, Ya Yas and Exile -so the drug period in the main. Tonight it was Some Girl’s turn. The key players are Nick Barker formerly of Melbourne band The Reptiles and local hot shot guitarist Shane O’Mara on lead.The rhythm section were great with the drummer playing a small kit just like Charlie. O’Mara had to be cajoled a bit to let it rip but did so in due course and Barker adopts just enough of Mick’s mannerisms to make it amusing without turning it tribute…” I am using every fibre of muscle in my body to not do the full Mick “he says. They opened with a 2 man acoustic set- Love in Vain, No Expectations, Wild » Continue Reading.