The 21st of December. Paul Kelly’s How To Make Gravy. This year, here’s a TED talk in which Kelly speaks about the song, its background and creation. He then provides a reading and a rendition. I like that what Kelly thought was a novelty song resonates with people in ways he never anticipated. It was …
The 21st Of December is the day referenced at the start of Paul Kelly’s How To Make Gravy. A song about family, regret, longing, and hope. If you’re listening to the radio today you’ll probably hear it. If you’re lucky, more than once.
The 21st of December should be How To Make Gravy Day. Why isn’t that a thing. Here’s a 2014 acoustic rendition of Paul Kelly singing ‘How To Make Gravy’ with Vika and Linda Bull.