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Tag Archives: Mary Schneider

Wayne Horsburgh yodels to success

July 17, 2013


Yodelling great keeps getting better
Venue: Nerang RSL
Date: July 17, 2013


POPPED into Nerang RSL on the Qld Gold Coast today and who should be performing but multi-award winning country and yodelling great Wayne Horsburgh and the Howie Brothers.
Wayne Horsburgh
As one would expect, the auditorium was packed with only standing room for late-comers like me but I didn’t mind.… Members read the rest!

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Entertainers march under one banner on Anzac Day

April 24, 2013


Spirit of Anzacs sees banner held high


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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Star-studded line-up to help children in need (1994)

February 24, 2013


Performers help raise $10,000
On With the Show’s
Flashback to 1994
Variety Today 1994

ENTERTAINERS came out in force to raise money for the Handicapped Children’s Centre of New South Wales when St George Leagues Club hosted the `Stars on Sunday’.

Backed by the terrific sound of Jupiter and The Rocky Thomas Band, some of Australia’s top performers took to the stage.

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ALVABUZZ – comradry stronger than ever (1991)

February 2, 2013


Yodelling sensation Mary Schneider and daughter, Melinda.
Frank Ifield lends a hand
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Flashback to Variety Today 1991

By ALVA Queen Bee Mary Schneider

WELL, here we are again … another year over … boy that was quick! Maybe I fitted too much into it. It has been a good year for ALVA (Australian Ladies Variety Association).

The committee’s aim this year was to continue with our fundraising but more importantly, to highlight the comradery of which ALVA is so proud.

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Frank Ifield targets Aussie talent in UK (1990)

January 22, 2013

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Frank Ifield

By Frank Ifield
On With the Show’s
Flashback to Variety Today 1990

THIS year while recuperating in England I have been busying myself doing lots of radio shows the length and breadth of the UK featuring Australian Country Music

The British listeners have been enchanted by the diverse talents of bush balladeers, Slim Dusty, Smokey Dawson, etc, to the modern country stylists such as Doug Ashdown and Graeme Conners.

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