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‘One More Boring Night in Adelaide’—Roadrunner 1978

  To view and download issues, click on thumbnails below When I returned to Adelaide in late 1977 after two-and-a-half years in the UK, I came back with 25 singles—Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Damned, Elvis Costello, Wreckless Eric, Tom Robinson Band, X-Ray Spex, The Rezillos, Slaughter & the Dogs etc. I moved into a small cottage at 14 Donegal Street, Norwood, owned by my old Adelaide Uni friends Larry

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Roadrunner issue #1 – March/April 1978

CONTENTS 3. Snippets. 4. Nocturnal. 5. Young Modern. 6. Death of Punk? 8. Gary McDonald 10. Mickey Finn. 11. Bob Dylan. 12. Beach Boys. 14. Denniz Tek. 16. Record Reviews. 20. Sports/ Skyhooks. 21. Richard Clapton.

Roadrunner issue #2 – May 1978

CONTENTS 3. Editorial/Letters. 5. Malicious Gossip. 6. Ian Meldrum. 10. Quasar. 11. Clean Cut. 12. Bob Dylan. 14. Chick Corea. 15. Ry Cooder. 16. Busking. 18. Rum Jungle. 19. Life News. 21. The Residents. 26. Single Reviews. 27. Album Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #3 – June 1978

CONTENTS 3. Editorial/Letters. 5. Malicious Gossip/Life News. 6. The Boys Next Door. 8. Powerpop. 9. Riff Raff. 11. Neon Heart. 12. Supernaut. 13. High Rise Bombers/Radio 5UV. 14. The Monkees/New Wave. 16. David Day. 18. Eureka Records. 19. The Sports. 21. The Sultan Bros. 22. Single Reviews. 23. Album Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #4 – July 1978

CONTENTS 3. Editorial/Letters. 4. Malicious Gossip. 5. Busking. 6. Billy Connolly. 9. Irving and the U-Bombs. 10. Hitline/ Community Radio. 11. El Topo. 12. Two Way Garden/Young Charlatans/Psychosurgeons. 13. Patti Smith. 14. Young Modern Magazine/Filth. 16. Tom Robinson Band. 17. Musician’s Union. 18. Margaret Roadknight. 19. Bob Marley. 20. Weather Report/Sex Pistols. 22. Single Reviews. 25. Album Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #5 – August 1978

CONTENTS 3. Editorial. 4. Malicious Gossip/Emmett Grogan. 5. Busking. 7. Cunning Stunt/The Warm Jets. 8. Weather Report. 9. John Martyn. 11. PMBA—Adelaide community radio. 12. Rock journalism. 14. Bob Dylan. 16. Sex Pistols. 18. Billy Connolly. 21. Single reviews. 22. Album reviews.

Roadrunner issue #6 – September 1978

CONTENTS 3. Editorial/Letters. 5. Malicious Gossip/Life News. 5. Record Shops Reviewed. 6. Status Quo/Graham Parker. 7. Don McLean. 8. Venues. 9. Johnny Cougar. 11. Russell Morris. 12. The Vibrants/Jim Keays. 14. Robert Stigwood/ Film Reviews. 16. Sidewinder/Pram Factory. 17. Kraftwerk. 18. Single reviews. 19. Album reviews. 23. Gig Guide.

Roadrunner issue #7 – October 1978

CONTENTS 2. Letters/ Malicious Gossip. 4. Independent Oz Singles. 6. Old Hat/ Middle Class. 7. A Night to Remember/ Jeff Wayne. 8. Chris Barber. 9. Stiletto. 10. Graham Parker. 12. Marc Bolan. 15. Album Reviews. 20. Single Reviews. 22. Gig Guide.

Roadrunner issue #8 – November 1978

CONTENTS 2. Letters. 3. Malicious Gossip/PMBA Adelaide/ 3RRR. 5. David Bowie. 6. The Accountants. 8. Sydney/ The U-Bombs. 9. Laurie Dunn, Virgin Records. 10. Sid Vicious. 12. The Pretty Things. 13. London Live. 14. Australian Encyclopedia of Rock. 15. Single Reviews/Album Reviews. 18. Gig Guide.

Roadrunner issue #9 – December 1978/January 1979

CONTENTS 2. Editorial. 3. Malicious Gossip. 5. Elvis Costello. 6. 5MMM-FM/Poetry. 7. David Bowie/Foreign Body/The Hitmen. 9. What’s Wrong With Rock’n’Roll in Adelaide/Barry McAskill. 11. Dave Warner’s From the Suburbs. 12. Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons. 14. Young Modern. 16. London. 17. Live Reviews—The Sports/ Two Way Garden. 18. Album Reviews. 22. Single Reviews. 23. Gig Guide.

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