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02 Feb 2017

John Olsen retrospective

Paul is doing a very brief performance with Dan Kelly at the Ian Potter NGV this Saturday as part of... View Article

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14 Nov 2016

Death’s Dateless Night Tour

I’m excited to be going on tour with my daughters Memphis and Maddy. After years of singing around the house,... View Article

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07 Oct 2016

Death’s Dateless Night out now

“Death’s Dateless Night steps into the light today. Charlie and I wave it on its way. Songs we’ve sung at... View Article

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28 Sep 2016

Ancient Rain

In the final stages of rehearsal with Camille O’Sullivan and a composite Irish-Australian band for Ancient Rain, setting a hundred... View Article

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19 Sep 2016

Video: Hard Times

Andrew Doherty came to spy with his camera while Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen were recording ‘Death’s Dateless Night’ and... View Article

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15 Sep 2016

Death’s Dateless Night

LETTER FROM PAUL “Now can I drown an eye unused to flow For precious friends hid in death’s dateless night”... View Article

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25 Aug 2016

Stroud live stream

Stroud live stream

This Friday 26 August, at 9.00pm UK time tonight, Paul's gig at The Convent in Stroud will be streamed to... View Article

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24 Aug 2016

Shows in the UK & Europe

Shows in the UK & Europe

I’m heading to the UK and Europe with Dan Kelly for some shows in a couple of weeks, starting at... View Article

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18 May 2016

Video – My True Love Hath My Heart

Video – My True Love Hath My Heart

The video for 'My True Love Hath My Heart' featuring Vika Bull. Video by Andy Doherty.  

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11 May 2016

Video – Sonnet 73

Video – Sonnet 73

The video for Sonnet 73 by Sunny Leunig.  

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04 May 2016

Video – Sonnet 18

Video – Sonnet 18

The video for Sonnet 18 by Lucy Dyson.  

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23 Apr 2016

Seven Sonnets & A Song out now

Seven Sonnets & A Song out now

Seven Sonnets & A Song is now available worldwide on iTunes. For physical orders, please visit the following links: AU:... View Article

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23 Mar 2016

Shakespeare 400, Sydney

Shakespeare 400, Sydney

Paul is pleased to announce that he is headlining the Shakespeare 400 at the State Library of NSW, Sydney. He... View Article

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10 Mar 2016

Shows in Ireland

Shows in Ireland

Paul is currently in Ireland and looking forward to shows in Cork and Dublin this weekend. Ticketing details for the... View Article

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25 Feb 2016

Seven Sonnets & A Song

Seven Sonnets & A Song

At the stroke of midnight, as Friday April 22nd ticks over to Saturday April 23rd, the day Shakespeare died 400... View Article

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06 Jan 2016

Tamworth solo show

Tamworth solo show

Paul will be performing a special solo show as part of the Tamworth Country Music Festival on Sunday 24 January. This... View Article

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13 Aug 2015

A Day On The Green

A Day On The Green

We are pleased to announce that The Merri Soul Sessions will be touring A Day On The Green this Nov /... View Article

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07 Aug 2015

Falls Festival 15/16

Falls Festival 15/16

We're pleased to announce that The Merri Soul Sessions will be joining the Falls Festival line-up this year. Ticket registrations... View Article

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24 Apr 2015

Anzac Day – A Letter From A Trench

Anzac Day – A Letter From A Trench

I wrote and recorded a song last year called after Sam Worthington sent me a picture. Ross Irwin arranged it... View Article

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09 Feb 2015

New Merri Soul Shows Announced

New Merri Soul Shows Announced

Paul is pleased to announce more shows for the successful Merri Soul Sessions tour, which has sold out shows since... View Article

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12 Dec 2014

The Merri Soul Sessions Out Now

The Merri Soul Sessions Out Now

The Merri Soul Sessions is released in Australia today. It’s available from www.paulkellystore.com.au, iTunes, and all good record stores. CD pre-orders are... View Article

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01 Dec 2014

The Merri Soul Singles, Vol. 4.

The Merri Soul Singles, Vol. 4.

From Paul Kelly's Facebook page: The last of the Merri Soul Singles is out today. It features Vika and Linda... View Article

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03 Nov 2014

The Merri Soul Sessions Tour

The Merri Soul Sessions Tour

From Paul's Facebook page: You may have noticed some Merri Soul shows popping up here and there. Today, we’re pleased... View Article

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31 Oct 2014

The Merri Soul Singles, Vol.3.

The Merri Soul Singles, Vol.3.

From Paul's Facebook page: Our third single from The Merri Soul Sessions is now out. Another double A side featuring... View Article

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02 Oct 2014

The Merri Soul Singles, Vol. 2.

The Merri Soul Singles, Vol. 2.

From Paul Kelly's Facebook page: Kira Puru and the Merri Souls perform 'I Don’t Know What I’d Do' live at... View Article

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04 Sep 2014

Merri Soul Sessions at Bluesfest 2015

Merri Soul Sessions at Bluesfest 2015

Let’s get the show on the road! We are excited to announce that the Merri Soul Sessions has been added... View Article

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17 Jul 2014

PK Presents – The Merri Soul Sessions

PK Presents – The Merri Soul Sessions

Some of you may remember posts from me in February and March this year re  recording sessions with Clairy Browne,... View Article

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15 May 2014

Never left Istanbul

Never left Istanbul

From Paul Kelly's Facebook page: Went from Europe to Asia this afternoon. Came back to Europe tonight. Never left Istanbul.... View Article

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10 May 2014

It’s raining all over the world

It’s raining all over the world

From Paul Kelly's Facebook Page: No more sleeps! Well, maybe on the plane. Piano lessons shelved for a while as... View Article

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14 Apr 2014

Colder each week

Colder each week

From Paul Kelly's Facebook page – Been riding the beach path and swimming at Elwood most of the Summer/Fall. Another... View Article

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07 Apr 2014

Parties

Parties

From Paul's Facebook page – I've been to a couple of great parties in recent weeks. They brought this classic... View Article

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25 Mar 2014

The Story So Far

The Story So Far

Hosted by 3RRR's Jacinta Parsons & musician Sunny Leunig The Story So Far features conversations and performances from musicians. Tune... View Article

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12 Mar 2014

Flybz

Flybz

From Paul's Facebook page – I worked with young hip-hop duo FLYBZ on a song last year. They wrote it.... View Article

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03 Mar 2014

Wrap up

Wrap up

From Paul's Facebook page – Kira Puru sang the last song Friday to wrap up our sessions with a big... View Article

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28 Feb 2014

Recording

Recording

From Paul's Facebook page – Dan Sultan came by Merri Shoals. Vika and Linda too. Singing all taken care of.... View Article

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24 Feb 2014

Back in the studio

Back in the studio

From Paul's Facebook page – Been laying low, enjoying our hot summer. Back in the studio this week kicking some... View Article

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21 Jan 2014

Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim

From Paul's Facebook page – I've not read a better description of a hangover than this. From Lucky Jim by... View Article

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08 Jan 2014

Home now

Home now

From Paul's Facebook page – Spent a nice coupla hours watching cricket and chatting at the Maidan in Mumbai where... View Article

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04 Jan 2014

India changes everything

India changes everything

From Paul's Facebook page – We came to Mumbai for an Anglo-Indian wedding. Followed the groom – cousin of my... View Article

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01 Jan 2014

New year’s resolutions

New year’s resolutions

From Paul's Facebook page – Happy new year to you all from the many cities of Mumbai. The Gateway to... View Article

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29 Dec 2013

Udaipur

Udaipur

From Paul's Facebook page – Chilli makes me happy. (Udaipur spice market.) PK

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25 Dec 2013

Not a Santa in sight

Not a Santa in sight

From Paul's Facebook page – Happy Christmas from Rajasthan, land of the maharajas. On a train today from Jaipur to... View Article

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21 Dec 2013

21st of December

21st of December

From Paul's Facebook page – It's the 21st of December, we're off to see the Taj Mahal. (Singing). PK

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17 Dec 2013

India

India

From Paul's Facebook page – I'm going to India tomorrow for three weeks. Just looking around. It’s my first visit.... View Article

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11 Dec 2013

North American online store

North American online store

Paul's North American online store is now up and running.   Some of the items available include; Deluxe CD/DVD edition... View Article

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27 Nov 2013

Boy Out Of The Country

Boy Out Of The Country

From Paul's Facebook page – Saw Boy Out of the Country last night. It’s a rhyming play but not in... View Article

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21 Oct 2013

Goin’ Your Way

Goin’ Your Way

On Friday 8 November, Paul Kelly & Neil Finn will release 'Goin' Your Way', a live DVD, blu-ray and double... View Article

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10 Oct 2013

Crucible

Crucible

From Paul's Facebook page –     I got my jaw broken in a punch up after a Hunters and... View Article

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07 Oct 2013

Homeward bound

Homeward bound

From Paul's Facebook page –   Heard lots of good music on the weekend in Golden Gate Park, forty-six years... View Article

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05 Oct 2013

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

From Paul's Facebook page –   The sun is shining in San Fran. Amazing. Dan's arrived in a green suit... View Article

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02 Oct 2013

Hanging in Nashville

Hanging in Nashville

From Paul's Facebook page –   Still hanging in Nashville, working on tunes with different folks. Had fun today with... View Article

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26 Sep 2013

Homebake

Homebake

Paul and band will be performing at Homebake in Sydney, celebrating Homebake's 18th birthday and the 40th anniversary of The... View Article

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24 Sep 2013

Been a lot of places

Been a lot of places

From Paul's Facebook page –   I've been a lot of places Though not, alas, to Greece But I have... View Article

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04 Sep 2013

Merchandise sale

Merchandise sale

Thanks to everyone that came out to Paul's Spring And Fall tour.   There are a few items of merchandise... View Article

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03 Sep 2013

One tour ends, another begins

One tour ends, another begins

From Paul's Facebook page –   One tour ends, another begins. It's that kind of year. Conversations With Ghosts starts... View Article

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15 Aug 2013

It’s a wild life

It’s a wild life

From Paul's Facebook page –   Day off in Sydney. Straight to Bondi Beach but cold, windy, no body waves.... View Article

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09 Aug 2013

Conversations With Ghosts

Conversations With Ghosts

Today ABC Classics release the recording of Conversations With Ghosts – a project combining the talents of Paul Kelly, recorder... View Article

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29 Jul 2013

Hitting our stroke

Hitting our stroke

From Paul's Facebook page –   The band that swims together plays together. Thanks, Horseshoe Bay. First week done, down... View Article

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05 Jul 2013

Presentation Night

Presentation Night

Next week Paul Kelly and Bob Murphy will be participating in Presentation Night, a brand new event that will take... View Article

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01 Jul 2013

Eulogy for Dr Yunupingu

Eulogy for Dr Yunupingu

MAN OF BALANCE     He called me brother. He called the whole country and the whole world brother and... View Article

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26 Jun 2013

National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery in Canberra is currently featuring an exhibition of artist portraits and photographs entitled 'Paul Kelly &... View Article

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20 Jun 2013

Rock Dogs v Megahertz

Rock Dogs v Megahertz

From Paul's Facebook page –   Melbourne. Cold. Sunny. Bike rides. Cooking. Poetry. Football. Come to Elsternwick Park Sunday if... View Article

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09 Jun 2013

On our way home

On our way home

From Paul's Facebook page –   The crawfish shall inherit the earth…..(I’m now someone who posts food photos on Facebook.... View Article

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06 Jun 2013

Spring And Fall Australian tour

Spring And Fall Australian tour

Last October Paul Kelly released his 19th studio album ‘Spring And Fall’. This July and August he will be touring cities and towns around... View Article

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03 Jun 2013

Pittsburgh, south side

Pittsburgh, south side

From Paul's Facebook page –   Bliss at Big Dog Café. Week eight of the tour and a proper coffee... View Article

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28 May 2013

Woodstock, New York

Woodstock, New York

From Paul's Facebook page –   We strolled the streets of Woodstock on a Sunday afternoon before soundcheck at the... View Article

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20 May 2013

So long, Canada

So long, Canada

From Paul's Facebook page –   Niagara Falls. Gang of four by falling water. So long, Canada. You weren’t cold... View Article

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15 May 2013

Conversations With Ghosts

Conversations With Ghosts

  Conversation with Ghosts, the show co-written by Paul and James Ledger and performed by them last year with Genevieve... View Article

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13 May 2013

Louisville

Louisville

From Paul's Facebook page –   Our bar odyssey continues. We had a fun show last night at Zanzabar in... View Article

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10 May 2013

Madison haiku

Madison haiku

From Paul's Facebook page –   Madison haiku: In a college town Young lovers on the green grass Still old... View Article

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08 May 2013

In the saloons

In the saloons

From Paul's Facebook page –   Dan and I are a bar band these days. Palomino, Brixx Bar and Grill,... View Article

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06 May 2013

Point of interest

Point of interest

From Paul's Facebook page –   Tonight we'll lay our heads down in Yorkton, two thirds of the way across... View Article

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04 May 2013

Snow, pines, streams, peaks, elks

Snow, pines, streams, peaks, elks

From Paul's Facebook page –   We crossed The Rockies yesterday. Snow, pines, streams, peaks, elks. After ten hours in... View Article

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02 May 2013

Follow the blue line to the Y

Follow the blue line to the Y

From Paul's Facebook page –   Canadian Customs kind today Smiled and waved us on our way Vancouver hotel room... View Article

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28 Apr 2013

Fuel stop, Utah

Fuel stop, Utah

From Paul's Facebook page –   Fuel stop, Utah. Greg Weaver, aka The Dream, at the wheel. The Dream did... View Article

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27 Apr 2013

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City

From Paul's Facebook page –   No more American airports now until we go home. Yay verily. Flew into Salt... View Article

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20 Apr 2013

California sunshine

California sunshine

From Paul's Facebook page –   Dublin to Santa Barbara was the full 28 hour catastrophe – delayed flights, the... View Article

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13 Apr 2013

Mistress Mine

Mistress Mine

'The Card Players' by Paul Cezanne c. 1892-5     From Paul's Facebook page –   “When a man is tired of... View Article

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10 Apr 2013

North American tour

North American tour

Some more dates have just been added to Paul's North American Spring And Fall tour, which will coincidentally take place... View Article

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01 Apr 2013

LEAPS AND BOUNDS

LEAPS AND BOUNDS

LEAPS AND BOUNDS. Paul Kelly survives the 80's By Richard Guilliatt, The Monthly, April 2013   The pub is a... View Article

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20 Mar 2013

Watch Paul Kelly & Neil Finn concert

Watch Paul Kelly & Neil Finn concert

Click below to watch the full Paul Kelly & Neil Finn concert at the Sydney Opera House. This performance was... View Article

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18 Mar 2013

NEW TOUR DATES

NEW TOUR DATES

YouTube streaming live tonight With only one more show to go, FINKEL is almost over. For those of you that... View Article

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Live review: Royal Theatre, Canberra

Live review: Royal Theatre, Canberra

BMA Magazine, review by Glen Martin   Royal Theatre, Canberra, Sunday February 24 We attend shows like these to be... View Article

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From go to whoa

From go to whoa

From Paul's Facebook page –   It’s always a good feeling to get to the end of a tour but... View Article

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11 Mar 2013

FINKEL streaming live on YouTube

FINKEL streaming live on YouTube

Get some popcorn, get some drinks, gather your pals. On Monday 18th March YouTube will be streaming FINKEL live from... View Article

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28 Feb 2013

In the groove

In the groove

From Paul's Facebook page –     In the groove with Neil and the gang. He’s stolen my Shoes and... View Article

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17 Feb 2013

A morphing show

A morphing show

From Paul's Facebook page –    Finkel has fired its first shot! Nerves a-jangling but mucho fun. It’s a morphing... View Article

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09 Feb 2013

Home

Home

From Paul's Facebook page –   Home from the cool USA, home to heat, a ride along the beach path,... View Article

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03 Feb 2013

Toronto and Cleveland Shows Re-scheduled

Toronto and Cleveland Shows Re-scheduled

It is with great regret that we announce the re-scheduling of Paul's Cleveland and Toronto shows next week.  The show... View Article

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25 Jan 2013

Win a signed Maton guitar

Win a signed Maton guitar

To celebrate the release of 'Paul Kelly – Stories Of Me' Madman are offering one lucky person the chance to... View Article

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24 Jan 2013

Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage

The lovely team at Mountain Stage are re-broadcasting Paul's performance from March last year. You can tune in from all over the... View Article

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21 Jan 2013

New Kelly & Finn shows added

New Kelly & Finn shows added

We've just added three new shows on the Paul Kelly & Neil Finn tour, at Rochford Winery in the Yarra... View Article

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20 Jan 2013

Things to do after your show

Things to do after your show

From Paul's Facebook page –   THINGS TO DO IN MINNEAPOLIS AFTER YOUR SHOW Get a ticket to Prince on... View Article

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17 Jan 2013

Squawking and talking

Squawking and talking

From Paul's Facebook page –   Went west, north, south and back again on my Chicago rounds today, squawking and... View Article

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16 Jan 2013

Chicago

Chicago

For those of you in the US – Paul will be on Chicago's WGN TV tomorrow at 12.45pm (CST) to perform a... View Article

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07 Jan 2013

Talent Night

Talent Night

From Paul's Facebook page –   Nearing the end of a week on the Sunshine Coast with my many siblings... View Article

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21 Dec 2012

US & Canada shows

US & Canada shows

Paul will be in North America in January/early February for a handful of shows. All details and ticketing information can... View Article

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19 Dec 2012

When In Rome….

When In Rome….

From Paul's Facebook page –   I went to Auckland Sunday night to visit Finn the Younger and Elroy the... View Article

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14 Dec 2012

Words & Music

Words & Music

Paul Kelly – How To Make Gravy By Phil Kalkulas, Melbourne Review (Dec 2012)   Whether it’s as an accompaniment to... View Article

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10 Dec 2012

Love And Affection

Love And Affection

From Paul's Facebook page –   I'm sorry to say we won't have vinyl of Spring and Fall available before... View Article

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03 Dec 2012

Tram Sessions

Tram Sessions

From Paul's Facebook page –   “Rocking, rolling, riding, all aboard the tram…” PK   Paul & Dan Kelly –... View Article

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30 Nov 2012

True Tears Of Joy

True Tears Of Joy

From Paul's Facebook page –   Came to Sydney early this week to record True Tears of Joy, a Hunters... View Article

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09 Nov 2012

New Found Year video

New Found Year video

From Paul's Facebook page –    Being a big fan of the artist Lucy Dyson I asked Nick from the One Louder... View Article

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08 Nov 2012

Australian Tour 2013

Australian Tour 2013

Two of Australasia's greatest singer songwriters Paul Kelly and Neil Finn, will bring their iconic songs on tour in February... View Article

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19 Oct 2012

Spring And Fall out now

Spring And Fall out now

Paul's 19th studio album, Spring And Fall, is on sale in Australia today (available on 6th November in North America... View Article

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15 Oct 2012

Multi-touch book

Multi-touch book

Available now a peek at the making of Spring and Fall. Made with iBooks Author, explore behind the scenes photos, early... View Article

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02 Oct 2012

New Found Year

New Found Year

Listen to ‘New Found Year’, the first single from Paul’s new album Spring And Fall.   Listen to the song... View Article

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01 Oct 2012

Paul writes for The Monthly

Paul writes for The Monthly

DESERT SONGS: THIRTY YEARS OF AUSTRALIA'S HIDDEN HIT PARADE By Paul Kelly, written for The Monthly (October 2012 edition)  ... View Article

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21 Sep 2012

Instagram Competition

Instagram Competition

In anticipation of the release of Spring And Fall we're going to be running a photography competition on Instagram. There... View Article

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20 Sep 2012

Spring And Fall

Spring And Fall

If you follow Paul on Facebook you may have noticed some snippets of info he has been sharing about his... View Article

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31 Aug 2012

Pleasant Pastures

Pleasant Pastures

From Paul's Facebook page –   We finish our little UK runaround tonight in Brighton. Last time in these parts I was... View Article

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28 Aug 2012

Nottingham Canal

Nottingham Canal

From Paul's Facebook page –   Ran along old Nottingham Canal this morning and up around the castle perched high... View Article

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14 Aug 2012

Foggy Gippsland

Foggy Gippsland

From Paul's Facebook page –   We finished the last mix of Spring and Fall today in foggy Gippsland. It’s... View Article

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24 Jul 2012

Paul Kelly – Stories Of Me

Paul Kelly – Stories Of Me

A brand new film which charts the life of Paul Kelly, will feature as part of a unique film event... View Article

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15 Jul 2012

A Family Affair

A Family Affair

From Paul's Facebook page –   Have brought Spring and Fall (working title) up to town for a few days... View Article

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29 Jun 2012

Conversations With Ghosts

Conversations With Ghosts

This October, Paul will be joining recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey and Australian National Academy of Music musicians to present Conversations... View Article

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30 Mar 2012

Rolling Stone review How To Make Gravy

Rolling Stone review How To Make Gravy

Paul Kelly Writes 568-Page Liner Notes for Career-Spanning Box Set By Jason Cohen, Rolling Stone (30 March 2012)   With... View Article

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29 Mar 2012

Goodbye America

Goodbye America

From Paul's Facebook page –   Lamingtons, anzac biscuits and sausages rolls laid on backstage at the Alberta Rose Theatre... View Article

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24 Mar 2012

The I-5 from LA to San Fran

The I-5 from LA to San Fran

From Paul's Facebook page –   The I-5 from LA to San Fran is a weird drive. Dry bare hills,... View Article

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19 Mar 2012

Live review: Club Passim, Cambridge MA

Live review: Club Passim, Cambridge MA

By Stuart Munro, The Boston Globe   Cambridge – How often do you get to see an artist who is... View Article

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02 Mar 2012

Song Of The Week

Song Of The Week

From Paul's Facebook page –   Goodbye, Austin. Goodbye Barton Springs, Big Stacy pool. Goodbye Guero’s, Ruby’s, Manuel’s, Hole In The Wall,... View Article

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28 Feb 2012

When In Austin….

When In Austin….

From Paul's Facebook page –   Arrived Austin last night after long haul from Melbourne, including eight hours at LA... View Article

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20 Feb 2012

US Tour Competition

US Tour Competition

For those of you that have yet to discover Paul's official Facebook page, we recommend that you jump online and... View Article

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01 Feb 2012

Paul writes for The Monthly

Paul writes for The Monthly

GUMBO: ALLEN TOUSSAINT AND NEW ORLEANS By Paul Kelly, written for The Monthly (February 2012 edition)   My job as... View Article

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09 Dec 2011

US/UK Tour 2012

US/UK Tour 2012

In touring news, Paul Kelly will be returning to the UK and USA in February and March next year with... View Article

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08 Dec 2011

How To Make Gravy Audio Book

How To Make Gravy Audio Book

Just in time for Christmas comes the release of the How To Make Gravy audio book, as read by Paul... View Article

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09 Nov 2011

How to Make Gravy goes digital

How to Make Gravy goes digital

  Paul's critically acclaimed memoir 'How To Make Gravy' is now available as an iPhone/iPad application for those that want... View Article

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04 Nov 2011

How To Make Gravy Paperback

How To Make Gravy Paperback

How To Make Gravy, Paul Kelly's mongrel memoir, is now available in paperback from all good bookstores. You can purchase... View Article

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30 Sep 2011

Live Review: Rockwood Music Hall, New York, USA

Live Review: Rockwood Music Hall, New York, USA

By David Fricke, Rolling Stone (USA)   A stood for 'Adelaide,' singer-songwriter Paul Kelly's ode to his hometown in Australia, and... View Article

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07 Sep 2011

Where to buy ‘How to Make Gravy’ outside Australia

Where to buy ‘How to Make Gravy’ outside Australia

  'How to Make Gravy' is available through the following links:   UNITED KINGDOM www.amazon.co.uk It can also be ordered... View Article

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01 Sep 2011

Live Review: Bush Hall, London, UK

Live Review: Bush Hall, London, UK

By Andy Fyfe, Mojo Magazine (UK)   A cult artist in the UK but a national treasure in Australia, Kelly... View Article

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30 Aug 2011

Live review: Bush Hall, London, UK

Live review: Bush Hall, London, UK

David Sinclair, The Times UK   The Australian singer Paul Kelly has written a lot of songs over the 30... View Article

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09 Aug 2011

The A To Z Shows overseas tours

The A To Z Shows overseas tours

Paul Kelly will soon be taking his A To Z Shows to the UK, Ireland, US and Canada in support... View Article

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14 Feb 2011

Paul writes for The Monthly

Paul writes for The Monthly

Paul has written a piece in this month's edition of The Monthly which you can read on their website and... View Article

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01 Feb 2011

Paul writes for The Monthly

Paul writes for The Monthly

THE NEW CASTRATI: TOO MUCH HEAVEN ON THEIR MINDS By Paul Kelly, written for The Monthly (February 2011 edition)  ... View Article

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29 Nov 2010

The A to Z Shows

The A to Z Shows

On September 27th Paul’s long-awaited memoir was released through Penguin Books, its genesis in a series of Spiegeltent concerts first staged... View Article

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03 Nov 2010

Awards and upcoming shows

Awards and upcoming shows

On Wednesday 15 December Paul will be inducted in the EG Awards Hall Of Fame at The Prince Bandroom in... View Article

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18 Oct 2010

Album Review: The A to Z Recordings

Album Review: The A to Z Recordings

By Michael Dwyer, The Age   THIS eight-CD box, recorded live over six years, solo or with spare accompaniment by... View Article

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15 Sep 2010

How to Make Gravy at Meredith Music Festival

How to Make Gravy at Meredith Music Festival

Paul Kelly performing at Meredith Music Festival in December 2009. Filmed and edited by Rob McCafferty. Thanks to Rob and... View Article

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13 Sep 2010

How to Make Gravy

How to Make Gravy

On Monday 27 September Paul Kelly is set to release his self-described 'mongrel memoir', the result of two years work... View Article

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16 Jul 2010

Dan’s Dream, Paul’s Book & Fire

Dan’s Dream, Paul’s Book & Fire

Hi all,   Dan Kelly's new record Dan Kelly's Dream is just about to drop. It's been on high rotation at... View Article

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22 May 2010

Meet Me In The Middle Of The Air

Meet Me In The Middle Of The Air

  I picked up the ringing phone. Paul Grabowsky was on the line."Paulus," he said, "it's about time we worked... View Article

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04 Apr 2010

Thoughts in the Middle of a Career

Thoughts in the Middle of a Career

By Robert Forster, The Monthly   It can seem futile trying to chase down biographical material on Paul Kelly because,... View Article

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01 Feb 2010

Paul writes for The Monthly

Paul writes for The Monthly

STRUTTING & FRETTING By Paul Kelly, written for The Monthly (February 2010 edition)   In show business, you’re generally either... View Article

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01 Jul 2009

Paul writes for The Monthly

Paul writes for The Monthly

THE PRETENDIES: THE ART OF THE SPOKEN INTERLUDE By Paul Kelly, written for The Monthly (July 2009 edition)   The... View Article

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01 May 2009

Paul writes for The Monthly

Paul writes for The Monthly

C90 By Paul Kelly, written for The Monthly (May 2009 edition)   In my last year of high school the... View Article

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15 Nov 2008

Lyricist Voices the Heart of Our Nation

Lyricist Voices the Heart of Our Nation

By Kathy McCabe, The Daily Telegraph   Fans and contemporaries agree, if any musician has tapped into the Australian psyche,... View Article

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13 Nov 2008

Album review: Songs from the South (Vol. 2)

Album review: Songs from the South (Vol. 2)

By Ray Purvis, The West Australian   If Songs From The South Vol. 1, which covered 1985 to 1997, was... View Article

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12 Nov 2008

Album review: Songs from the South (Vol. 2)

Album review: Songs from the South (Vol. 2)

By Noel Mengel, The Courier Mail   ABOUT half-way through Volume 2, when one of the most heartbreaking songs of... View Article

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04 Nov 2008

Live Review: The Quarry, Perth WA

Live Review: The Quarry, Perth WA

By Simon Collins, The West Australian   You don't go to school to learn how to write a song, Paul... View Article

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05 Aug 2008

Live Review: Joe’s Pub, New York, NY

Live Review: Joe’s Pub, New York, NY

by David Fricke, Rolling Stone US   At a recent New York club date, the Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly opened... View Article

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06 Jun 2008

DVD Review: Live Apples

DVD Review: Live Apples

by Dan Lander, Rolling Stone Australia Packaged in a beautifully illustrated book-like format with a bonus  live-CD, this collection should... View Article

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29 Apr 2008

From Apology, a Hit Song Grows

From Apology, a Hit Song Grows

By Tim Johnston, The New York Times   A song about racial reconciliation with the Aboriginal minority has become the... View Article

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24 Apr 2008

Live Apples

Live Apples

Many people would agree that Paul Kelly's song writing and performances over the years have given him iconic status so... View Article

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02 Feb 2008

DVD Review: Live Apples

DVD Review: Live Apples

By Julia Gaw, Music Australia Guide   Sounding like a John Williamson tune, from Derby to Karratha,  Jindabyne to Wollongong,... View Article

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01 Oct 2007

The road from Kununurra to Derby

The road from Kununurra to Derby

Rolling Stone tour dirary, By Paul Kelly   KUNUNURRA AND WARMUN: AUG 6: MORNING In a small bush cemetery just... View Article

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10 Jul 2007

Paul Kelly by Jeff Apter

Paul Kelly by Jeff Apter

By Jeff Apter, Rave Magazine Paul Kelly obviously likes the look of the road less travelled. Who else would consider fusing... View Article

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07 Jul 2007

Album Review: Stolen Apples

Album Review: Stolen Apples

Rolling Stone Magazine   Stolen Apples still taste the sweetest, even after 50. It's inspiring to hear 52-year-old Paul Kelly... View Article

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01 Jun 2005

Foggy Highway review

Foggy Highway review

By Martin Jones, Rhythms Magazine   Paul Kelly has delivered the goods, yet again. Kelly has proved to be this... View Article

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10 May 2005

Maths And Moles

Maths And Moles

Letter from Paul Kelly   You could write a book about The Stanley Brothers song Rank Stranger. A man returns... View Article

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01 May 2005

Foggy Highway

Foggy Highway

Press Release, May 2005   Six years after recording his first Bluegrass album, Smoke, with Melbourne-based Uncle Bill, Paul Kelly... View Article

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02 Dec 2004

Gunnamatta

Gunnamatta

“Gunnamatta” is the latest feel-good-summer song from Paul Kelly’s most recent album ‘Ways and Means’ that has been serviced to... View Article

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21 Apr 2004

All Paul

All Paul

  By Chris Hollow, Inpress Magazine   Paul Kelly discusses double albums, character writing, guitarists and pop songs…   Paul... View Article

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12 Dec 2003

A note from Paul re: Ways and Means…

A note from Paul re: Ways and Means…

  A lot of the songwriting for Ways and Means goes back to August 2002 when Peter Luscombe, Bill MacDonald, Dan Luscombe... View Article

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01 Oct 2003

Ways & Means

Ways & Means

By Bleddyn Butcher   Some of us who should know better pronounce "love songs" with a silent "silly" – as... View Article

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01 Apr 2002

Interview with Paul

Interview with Paul

By Geoffrey Himes, No Depression Magazine (April 2002)   Paul Kelly’s “Deeper Water” begins with a folkish, nostalgic arpeggio on... View Article

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01 Oct 2000

Roll On Summer

Roll On Summer

Letter from Paul Kelly, October 2000   I was intending to make an album for release this year but a... View Article

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17 Nov 1999

Please me, please me

Please me, please me

By Sean Sennett, Time Off Magazine   These days, Paul Kelly wears two hats. To cop a phrase, he ‘wears... View Article

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20 Apr 1998

Piece for The Australian 1998

Piece for The Australian 1998

  The A-Z of Australian pop, by Paul Kelly   “And another thing I’ve been wondering lately…” The unforgettable first... View Article

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05 Jan 1998

Under The Sun in Kelly country

Under The Sun in Kelly country

By Vin Maskell, The Australian HERE are many great images of the Australian summer. Call them cliches or call them... View Article

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03 Aug 1995

Borrowed words, new music

Borrowed words, new music

From Sun Herald (Time Out)   Paul Kelly's new album Words And Music reveals there's a lot on his mind.... View Article

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01 Oct 1994

Paul writes for Rolling Stone

Paul writes for Rolling Stone

THE BELL & THE BALL By Paul Kelly, written for Rolling Stone (October 1994)   "Sport is one of the... View Article

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09 Oct 1993

The music of poetry

The music of poetry

By John Forbes, The Age Melbourne   Paul Kelly's 'Lyrics'  is a sensible beginning to Angus & Robertson's new poetry... View Article

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22 Sep 1989

The blindside attacker

The blindside attacker

By Dominic Roskrow, NZ Herald   Perhaps it’s his dark fascination with the strange and unusual. Perhaps it’s his passion... View Article

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