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Doug's feeling alright about Joe Cocker tribute

Craig Thomson
By Craig Thomson
Updated June 17 2019 - 2:53am, first published 2:00am
With a little help from friends: Doug Parkinson knows a thing or two about interpreting others songs and making them unique.

Australian Soul music journeyman Doug Parkinson feels a kinship with English rocker Joe Cocker, and he wants to share the love of his music with Dubbo.

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Craig Thomson

I am a media and communications professional with experience across print, digital, social and radio broadcast. I am currently an Editor at Australian Community Media of three southeast Queensland mastheads, the Redland City Bulletin, the Jimboomba Times and the Beaudesert Times. I was a Senior Journalist, at the Glen Innes Examiner before becoming the editor of the Young Witness, then the Daily Liberal and then seven suburban mastheads in southeast Sydney, including St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. I was a Radio Broadcaster/Presenter on Bay FM, a Music Journalist, a Travel Blogger, a Film and Television Analyst/Writer and a Political Commentator. I was a serious musician, but now I am just an enthusiastic hobbyist.

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