Our blogger reflects on how musicians like Jimmy Buffett, Rodriguez, and The Band influenced the his life. Source: Getty Images.
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About Brian Crisp

Brian Crisp spent his working life writing for Fairfax and News Corp publications across the country. He edited The Sunday Times in Perth and was the national Escape editor for five years, travelling the world. He has visited more than 66 countries. A father to three daughters, he is now a grandfather to four boys and one girl, named Skipper. He is an avid golfer, part-time musician, and has had a lifetime love affair with the South Sydney Rabbitohs.