Father Bob, Michael Leunig and Colin Hay (774 ABC Melbourne)

by Colin Hay, November 7, 2012

By Courtney Carthy | From 774 ABC Melbourne | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

r1030813_11787269The priest, the cartoonist, the musician. A fatherly Conversation Hour with two live performances.


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Our co-host today is Father Bob McGuire.

Father Bob is an Australian Catholic Priest, formerly of South Melbourne Parish, was evicted from St’s Peter and Paul’s Parish due to age restrictions.

In 2011 he was named Victorian of the Year. He’s previously been awarded the Order of Australia.

A new documentary on Father Bob is asking for funding through the crowd funding website Pozible.

The first guest is Michael Leunig.

A Melbourne cartoonist and some might say philosopher or social commentator.

Michael has collaborated with singer Gyan to create 18 songs inspired by his poems.

Billy the Rabbit is a blend of music and poetry, art and philosophy.

The show is on at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

Saturday 10 November 7:30pm & Sunday 11 November 3pm, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Colin Hay is a Scottish-Australian musician.

He made his mark during the 1980s as lead vocalist of the Australian band Men at Work, and is continuing to do now as a solo artist.

His most recent album is Gathering Mercury from 2012.

You can see him live at the Melbourne Athenaeum Theatre, 16 Feb, 2013

For more Conversation Hours visit our website or search for Conversation Hour in the iTunes Store.

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