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They gave us wonderful times and
The Bee Gees
Bobbie & Laurie
Bass Player King
'Johnny Guitar'-The Leemen.
Don't be Cruel, Fever, Great Balls of Fire,
Defenceless,Return to Sender.. etc etc
Skiffle star of the mid 50's and later.
Legend OZ Star Lonnie Lee borrowed
One of the first English pop stars
1st Melbourne DJ to play RnR
OZ pop music star in the early 60's
Late 60's to present.
Nashville writer of calssics , I can't stop
loving you, Lonesome me, Sweet Dreams etc. Age 75
you get to know about a Rock'n'Roll legend who has recently passed away,
us know, so we can honour them here
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.
WINTERSUN FESTIVAL JUNE 2003
- A HUGE SUCCESS!
The biggest and best Rockabilly/RocknRoll Festival in Australia
and possibly the world, was once
again a great success! Over 700 vintage cars,
bands, stars, events, collectables, shows, dance competitions
etc., once again went off with a bang! Lonnie Lee and The
Leemen and many other stars were featured over the Queen's
Make it a date next year! Long Weekend in June
But book soon at their website
BACK FROM USA
Lonnie's trip to US trip was evidently a blast for many reasons
and the record session is Nashville produced some greats cuts
due for release in early 2004.
He caught uip with John Marascalco who wrote 'Starlight Starbright',
Ready Teddy, Rip it up etc. John gave Lonnie one of the songs
he recorded in Nashville. Another song came from his old friend
Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns who also played on the session.
The only Aussie song was by Lil Fi, the talented girl who is Queen
of the Blues Festivals and who Lonnie had been featuring on his
2003 shows as support act. Some of the musicians included, Byrd
from the Amazing Rythm Aces, Ed Greene the famous LA studio drummer,
Randy from Dr Hook, Shania Twain et al. The session was led by
tye world's greatest bass player, Bob Babbitt of Motown's legendary
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