Books - Books - and more Books!
It goes from getting no new information about the great 50's and
60's to getting flooded in it and having to break the budget to
get them all.
This is what is newly available now at the
'Long Way till you drop' - Tony Barber the ex Aztec from
the 60's, has a quirky and comical way of writing and his stories
about the goings on behind the scenes of the 'Long Way to the
top' tour are not to be missed. All who saw the show as well as
others will be intrigued by what went on. A great easy read.
The Mayor's a Square - Shane Homan - An academic look at
the live music scnee in Sydney from the early dance rea pre 50's
right up to the pub rock scene of the 70's-80's.
The Big Shows - Alan Heffernan was Lee Gordon's right hand
man and was the only one privy to all the business that went on
with Lee and his big shows.Colour copies of 40 Big Show programs
included with info about Lee and Sinatra and Elvis. The only TRUE
account of Lee and the Stadium shows..
'Some days are Diamonds'
- Max Moore wrote this book about his many years firstly with
Lee Gordon and Harry Miller and then with the Jacobsen Organisation.
It tells of his friendship with John Denver and many other stars
who came to Australia to perform.
Wayne Jackson-The Memphis Horns - An interesting story
about the early Memphis recording days of Sun, Stax as well as
days on the road with many Superstars. Wayne has been on more
Gold records than any other horn player! Recently with Sting!
Lonnie Lee Volume 3 Now
Records has just released Volume 3 of Lonnie's Original Collection.
It contains 33 tracks from some of his TV appaeraances 1959 to
1974. There is no CDRom with this one just the CD with booklet.
THE NEW SINGLE 'LIGHT OF LOVE'
Lonnie's first album since 'Don't Look Back' in 1994 is getting
great play right across Australia! Hobart to Perth, Melbourne
to Sydney Brisbane and even Alice! Haven't heard it? Request it
from your local station. The songs are of the 50's ballad style
and the reviews are sensational. See the album here
and buy it here
MELBOURNE TOUR IN AUGUST!
Lonnie will be doing some Melbourne shows
in August. Sat 18th at the Moorabbinn Town Hall with other venues
to be announced. See here
for latest updates.See some pix from the last Melbourne tour here.
LONNIE AT WINTERSUN AGAIN THIS YEAR!
Starting on Wednesday June 6 at the Kirra
other shows to be announced. See here
for latest updates.
This year's Wintersun in is rememberance of 30 years since the
passing over of Elvis. Fifty yeras ago in February 1957, Lonnie
became Australia's first 'Australia's Elvis' when Elvis was hardly
SYDNEY DATES CONFIRMED
Some dates have been confirned at some
of Sydney's biggest and better clubs for the mid and later part
of 2007. These will coincide with his new show and new CD 'Northwest
here for venues and dates.