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Justin Gregory investigates the phenomenon that is The Lonesome Buckwhips, through interviews with the band members, expert commentary and archival material.

Justin Gregory investigates the phenomenon that is The Lonesome Buckwhips, through interviews with the band members, expert commentary and archival material.
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Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

Justin Gregory investigates the phenomenon that is The Lonesome Buckwhips, through interviews with the band members, expert commentary and archival material.

Twitter:

@buckwhips

Language:

English


Episodes

The Lonesome Buckwhips: Episode 4 - Aftermath

8/22/2009
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In this episode we hear live recordings from the Lonesome Buckwhips' astoundingly successful world tour - a tour that should have seen them set for life, but their journey was less a highway and more a game of snakes and ladders. So what went wrong?

Duration: 00:44:29


The Lonesome Buckwhips: Episode 3 - Live at the Gold Guitars

8/15/2009
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The Lonesome Buckwhips' notorious performance at the Gold Guitars in Gore, and their confrontation with iconic Kiwi singer/songwriter Barry Saunders - an event that was to have a long-lasting effect on the band. Justin Gregory also investigates the circumstances around the arrest and imprisonment of the band's leader, Arty Buckwhip.

Duration: 00:37:11


The Lonesome Buckwhips: Episode 2 - Life After Death

8/8/2009
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The months between the sinking of the Interislander ferry and Gary Buckwhip's arrest (as an accessory to poaching) have been shrouded in mystery. Justin Gregory sheds some light on what really happened in the time that became known as the Buckwhips' 'dead period' - when fans of the band, and people the world over, were in deep shock.

Duration: 00:37:28


The Lonesome Buckwhips: Episode 1 - On the Road Again

7/28/2009
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Justin Gregory begins his investigation of the phenomenom that is The Lonesome Buckwhips, through interviews with the band members and archival material. This episode includes an account of Gary Buckwhip's escape from prison and the resulting overseas tour that led to the Buckwhip's alleged death on the high seas.

Duration: 00:36:58