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382 - The Adelaide Show Nigel Style With John Schumann

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During the second year of The Adelaide Show podcast, the lineup transitions from a trio of hosts to an interview format with one main guest and two hosts. Nigel Dobson became the permanent co-host, along with Steve Davis.

In this time, the podcast had some wonderful innovations from Nigel, not least of which was the Is It News segment, and a decision to hold topics to a high standard of requiring an evidence-base.

There is no SA Drink Of The Week in this episode, although we do sip on a 2018 Highbank Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon during recording.

And in the Musical Pilgrimage, John Schumann joins Steve to talk about his remake of I Was Only 19 with The Waifs.

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Running Sheet: The Adelaide Show Podcast Nigel Style With John Schumann

00:00:00 Intro


00:13:55 SA Drink Of The Week

No segment this episode.

00:02:59 Nigel Dobson

In episode 5, Nigel Dobson filled in for Colin Richard, who was on the sicklist. Little did we know that he was to become a regular "fill in" and then come on board full time as a co-host for 250+ episodes.

In this retrospective episode, Nigel and Steve reminisce on the different topics and challenges, as well as share some observations of life in South Australia today.

01:29:57 Musical Pilgrimage

Our featured song this episode is I Was Only 19 by John Schumann and The Waifs.

This 40th anniversary remake might owe its existence to a bizarre historical accident. As John says, "when I wrote about Redgum bootlegs in "I've been to Bali too", the Waifs hadn't even formed. 40 years later, we get to collaborate on a re-imagining of "I was only 19". It might not have happened if Vikki and Donna didn't get to pick up a bootleg copy in Bali."

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