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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Hear more Regression Sessions

Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil)

Rob Hirst is the dynamic drummer who drives Midnight Oil and he also co-wrote many of their best known songs. He tells Barry Divola about his rough and tumble past…

Sally Seltmann

Alongside her own solo career, Sally Seltmann has written songs for everyone from Susanna Hoffs to Feist. As a kid she grew up a high-achiever who wanted to either…

Andy Griffiths

Andy Griffiths is a rock star of the kids' book world. But did you know the author of the hugely popular 'Treehouse' series (78 storeys and counting) never had a treehouse…

Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire)

Felix Riebl of Melbourne festival favourites The Cat Empire comes from a family steeped in classical music. He hated violin so much that he made a cassette tape of his…

David McCormack (Custard)

David McCormack used to sing 'Girls Like That (Don’t Go For Guys Like Us)'. Now he sings 'We Are The Parents (Our Parents Warned Us About)' The lead singer of …

Paul Dempsey (Something For Kate)

Paul Dempsey is the six-foot-six guy out front of Something For Kate, whose very first single was about escaping to the family garage to build model planes and listen…