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Tag Archives: JOHN WILLIAMSON

Benn Gunn’s smokin’ hot award

June 13, 2014

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Rock Gunn turns to country
With award-winning results

By SHIRLEY BROUN

FINDING your own niche when entering the world of live stage performance can be a little daunting especially when you are not quite sure where your talents could best be showcased.
MO Award Slim Dusty Country Artist of the Year Benn Gunn.
For this year’s recipient of the Slim Dusty Country Artist of the Year MO Award BENN GUNN the journey of discovery began singing in a rock band at Sydney venues as a teenager in the 1990s.… Members read the rest!

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Entertainers march under one banner on Anzac Day

April 24, 2013

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Spirit of Anzacs sees banner held high

By SHIRLEY BROUN

Entertainers Sylvia Raye, Jacqui De Paul, Little Patti, Dinah Lee and Lorrae Desmond with the Anzac Day Entertainer’s banner.

ENTERTAINERS Dee Donavan, Sylvia Raye, Lorrae Desmond, Dinah Lee, Jacki De Paul, Lynne Fletcher and Little Patti have given Australian performers who entertained the troops in war zones a special place in Sydney’s annual April 25 Anzac Day march.

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Stars tell – Most Memorable Christmas (1990)

January 29, 2013

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Flashback to Variety Today 1990
Kerri-Anne Kennerley
Kerri-Anne Kennerley loved Christmas with her in-laws in England.

GOODMORNING Australia host Kerri-Anne Kennerley goes back just two years to her most memorable Christmas.

“Celebrating with my husband John’s family at The Bear Pub at Woodstock, England, would have to be the most memorable,” she said.

“After enjoying a traditional hot Christmas dinner, we all sat in front of a log fire and sang Christmas Carols with my sister-in-law Emmy Lou Harris (married to John’s brother Paul).

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Awards hat trick for Graeme Connors (1995)

December 7, 2012

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Graeme Connors took the hat trick at the 1995 Australian Country Music Awards in Tamworth.
Female Vocalist of the Year 1995 Gina Jeffreys.
Latest awards are `icing on the cake’ for major talent
Flashback to Variety Today 1995

TAKING the hat trick at this year’s Australian Country Music Awards in Tamowrth is the icing on the cake for singer-songwriter Graeme Connors.

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John Williamson celebrates 25 years in Show Business (1992)

September 10, 2012

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Variety Today 1996
JOHN WILLIAMSON celebrated 25 years in Show Business in 1996 and industry peers took the opportunity to pay tribute to the `boy from the Mallee’.

Shirley Broun wrote in 1996:

 A Bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. That may have been the case once, but John Williamson has rewritten the adage and turned a bird in the bush – Old Man Emu – into 25 years in show business.

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