Regression Session with Barry Divola

Famous grown-ups share their favourite songs and stories from childhood.

While Regression Session has taken a well earned rest for now, you can still hear all the episodes below; from show one with former Red Wiggle Murray Cook, right up to the grand finale with Australian music icon Paul Kelly.

Each episode host Barry Divola invites a guest to share the songs and stories that shaped their childhood and teen years. 

From musicians to comedians, celebrities and journalists, authors and more. Each guest shares earnest insights, muses on memories, and reflects on the soundtrack to their lives.

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Ngaiire

Ngaiire is one of the brightest stars in Australia’s future-soul scene. She went through a lot to get where she is today, battling childhood cancer, a family break-up and a…

Iva Davies (Icehouse)

Iva Davies is about to take Icehouse out on a national tour to celebrate 40 years since the first performance of the band, originally called Flowers. He tells Barry Divola…

Joe Camilleri

Joe Camilleri is best known as the leader of iconic Australian bands Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons and The Black Sorrows He talks to Barry Divola about growing  up…

Melinda Schneider

Country singer-songwriter Melinda Schneider is the daughter of a policeman father and a mother who was the queen of Australian yodeling. She was onstage at 3, recorded her first song…

Diesel

He was born Mark Lizotte, then became Johnny and now everyone knows him as Diesel. The singer and guitar-slinger was the son of a sax player, spent his childhood…

Simon Day (Ratcat)

Simon Day is the last original cat left in Ratcat, the Sydney band that ushered Australian indie rock into the mainstream in the early ’90s. He reveals his childhood secrets…