|Photo courtesy of Ian Fisk Photography|
On Monday, whilst I was quietly celebrating my birthday, in another place a man passed away. This man, one of many talents, was Wally Sparrow whom I had known from Radio Adelaide. As a presenter of country music for many years, Wally's name was known across the country as an important link in the chain. I'd wanted to meet him for years and finally got the chance when he invited me for an interview a couple of years ago.
His passion and dedication to the genre of country music was always high and he was a straight shooter who always said what he thought. One day recently I opened up my email to find a quote from him, sent to me on another site.
The quote reads: