Monday, January 30, 2017

Kevin Todd

Kevin Todd appeared on most pop music shows, including Johny O’Keefe’s Six O’Clock Rock, during his ’60’s career. He married much loved singer Laurel Lee and had a son, Mark. 

But, He and Laurel Lee divorced during the late sixties.

Kevin while at the top of his career became very popular with voice to match his good looks

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Emma Pask is an Australian jazz vocalist. She is best known for her work with big bands and her continuing collaboration with noted Australian virtuoso James Morrison.

She competed on the Second Season of The Voice Australia but was eliminated in the Showdown rounds. In April 2013, Emma auditioned for Season 2 of The Voice (Australia) and was placed on Joel Madden's team as he was the only coach to turn his chair. She was defeated by Lyric McFarland in the Battle Rounds but was given a second chance when Ricky Martin chose to use his only save on her, now making her a member of his team.

While she was unsuccessful during the Showdown rounds, Ricky requested that she join him in recording a Brazilian album he is currently working on after her performance of Brazilian hit song 'Mas que Nada'.

"I'm going to throw a bomb here... I am recording a Brazilian album and I want you to be part of it" says Grammy-award winner Ricky Martin after Emma Pask's rendition of a Brazilian Portugese anthem, Mas Que Nada.

 As proof of Emma's remarkable performance, coach Joel does not stop himself from shouting "Fuego! Fuego! Fuego!" which means fire.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Respected as one of Australia’s iconic musicians, Ian Moss delivers an unforgettable sound – not only as a telling soloist on guitar but especially with his silken voice, ringing with clarity and resonating with pure soul. While primarily recognised as an axeman of unusual tenacity and sweet melodic sensibility, Ian’s distinctive vocal is the essential signature of his soulful, bluesy muse – as it has been since his first tentative foray into music during the early 1970s.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Olivia Newton John and John Farnham. Two Strong Hearts Tour Starts April 4

The Two Strong Hearts Tour is set to commence in Margaret River on Saturday 4th April, 2015 (Easter Saturday) at the stunning Sandalford Estate.
John Farnham, a master performer whose classic album “Whispering Jack” is owned by one in four Australians, has a long-held nickname that still says it all: The Voice.
Olivia Newton-John’s appeal is timeless. With a career spanning more than five decades she is still a vibrant, creative individual adored by fans around the globe.
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John together with the Farnham band, singers and a 60 piece orchestra promises to be a unique, not-to-be-missed concert event.
Australia’s much-loved legends will perform a set together and solo sets on The Two Strong Hearts Tour to ensure all their hits spanning 5 decades are showcased for fans on this once-in-a-lifetime concert experience.
John Farnham has sold more tickets, more albums and notched up more achievements than any other Australian musician. A five times King of Pop winner,Farnham parlayed his teen idol fame into stage musicals, cabaret, and a stint with the Little River Band, fronting hits like “The Other Guy” and “Playing To Win.”
“Whispering Jack,” released in 1987, rebooted Farnham’s career as a headline act. Hits including “You’re The Voice”, “A Touch Of Paradise”,“Pressure Down” and “Chain Reaction” followed.
A 15-time ARIA Award winner, Farnham was named Australian of the Year in 1988, made an Officer of the Order of Australia, in 1996, awarded a Centenary Medal in 2001, and inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2003.
Farnham holds the box office record for most number of arena shows by an Australian performer. His 2002 juggernaut tour, which ran the length and breadth of the continent for six months, was one of the highest grossing tours in Australian history.
Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five No. 1 and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles and two No. 1 Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleven of her singles (including two platinum) and 14 of her albums (including two platinum and four double platinum) have been certified gold by the RIAA.
Her music has been successful in multiple genres including pop, country, and adult contemporary, and has sold an estimated 100 million records, making her one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.
She co-starred with John Travolta in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Grease, which featured one of the most successful soundtracks in Hollywood history.
The Two Strong Hearts Tour presented by Telstra Thanks will be the tour for young, old and new fans, a unique event with two of Australia’s superstars showcasing their vast careers.

Source: Sandalford

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Digger Revell

Sydney band The Denvermen was one of the premier Australian surf-instrumental groups of the early 1960s and although they have been somewhat overshadowed by their better-known contemporaries The Atlantics, they certainly deserve more recognition. 

The original lineup was formed in late 1961, by members of two earlier Sydney groups, Digger Revell and the Lonely Ones and Paul Dever and the Denvermen. 

Denvermen guitarist Les Green brought the Denvermen name with him when that group split and he joined Digger Revell. 

The group began by organising its own dances but gained national prominence thanks to appearances on the ABC's pioneering rock'n'roll TV show Six O'Clock Rock hosted by Johnny O'Keefe.

In 2012, Digger appeared in Windsor with Luck Starr and Johnny Devlin...

"Three living legends, in concert: Digger Revell, Lucky Starr and Johnny Devlin... our originals who pioneered our music history! Who can ever forget Bandstand, Six O'Clock Rock, The Sydney Stadium, The JO'K Show, Top Forty Hits Galore, It's Been a Long Way to the Top? Celebrating with you their 50th anniversary Australia's greatest rock 'n' roll show... audiences will be shouting for more! Our original pioneers! We should never forget their enormous contribution to the Australian music industry". was reported on an ABC website that digger was singing on Australia All Over in 2012.

Australian rock icon Digger Revell sings during a special broadcast of Australia All Over to mark the 80th anniversary of the ABC on July 1, 2012.

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