Musical bush poetry from fifty years living in the Hawke's Bay.
Alan was a long-time country boy. He spent his first five decades living in the hills of Hawke’s Bay hearing stories and telling a few of his own when the locals got together for a country dance or a party.
When he moved to town, he picked up a guitar and started writing songs to capture the memories. Alan sings lyrical ballads about the New Zealand that we need to remember, the good times and how the bad times can give you the best yarns.
His songs are (mostly) true stories of people and places told with careful observation, a good dollop of humour and a little nostalgia. He only performs his own original songs.
Alan has four CDs of original music. The Best (2013), Moving On (2014) and Road Trip (2017). No Going Back has just been completed. The songs keep coming.