Am I Ever Gonna See You - the Angels, from their 1978 album Face To Face.
Only Lonely - Divinyls, released in Australia in 1982 as part of the soundtrack to the film Monkey Grip. Released in the US in 1983 on the album Desperate. This version from the 1991 compilation Essential.
Under the Milky Way - The Church, from the 1988 album Starfish.
Fire and the Flood
Two songs from Vance Joy, stage name of former aspiring professional Australian Rules football player James Keogh. I am advised by Australian music journalist Patrick Donovan that “Riptide is a stone cold Aussie classic”. These versions taken from YouTube, recorded at a concert at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne in 2018.
Midnight Sun - RVG, aka Romy Vager Group, from their 2023 album Brain Worms.
Back In the Red - C.O.F.F.I.N., the acronym for Children of Finland Fighting in Norway. What the name means to this band from Sydney, I do not know. It is on their 2019 EP BE Gone. Celibate Rifles did the song, it was on an EP titled Platters du Jour in 1990.
I Believe - Hunters and Collectors, covering Ray Charles on their 1984 album Jaws of Life. Ray released the song I Believe To My Soul in 1959 as the B-side of his single I’m Movin’ On.
Salmon Song - Madder Lake, from their 1973 albim Stillpoint.
Monsoon Rain - Miriam Lieberman, from her 2009 album Wakili.
Paradise Garage - Babe Rainbow, from their EP Fresh As A Head Of Lettuce, a 2023 release.
Please Myself - Professor Ratbaggy, their album featuring Paul Kelly, 1999.
Bad Blood - Rebecca's Empire, their 1999 album Welcome.
Untouchable - Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls, from the 1987 album Under the Sun. Also released as Paul Kelly and the Messengers.
Outro: Chicken Omelette, from an album by Baby Langston.