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Graeme Connors

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Occupations Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Musician
Years active 1974–present

Graeme Connors is an Australian country music singer, songwriter and performer. He is best known for the hits "A Little Further North" and "Let The Canefields Burn". Throughout his music career Graeme has released over fourteen albums and to date has received twelve Golden Guitar awards among other prestige Australian country music awards.

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Early career

Graeme commenced his music career in the mid-70's doing support vocals for many well-known acts of the day, including Kris Kristofferson and Sherbet. He eventually recorded his first album The Song Just Kept On Playin' which received a respectable amount of good reviews.

During the late-70's through late-80's, Connors wrote songs that became big hits for Slim Dusty, John Denver and Jon English.

The Eighties

Connors spent the first half of the 1980s writing songs based on truck driving which became hits for Slim Dusty. Such examples involved "I'm Married To My Bulldog Mack" and "Diesiline Dreams".

By 1988 Graeme recorded and released the breatkthrough single "A Little Further North" to be featured on his first album on the Australian ABC Records label "North". Subsequent singles followed with the releases of "Let The Canefields Burn", "Cyclone Season", "Sicilian Born" and "A Blessing In Disguise". "North" remains one of the best-selling Australian country albums of all time.

Discography

  • The Song Just Kept On Playin' (1974, later reissued as "And When Morning Comes" on CD in 1999)
  • North (1988)
  • South Of These Days (1989)
  • Tropicali (1991)
  • The Return (1993)
  • Homeland (1993)
  • The Here and Now (1995)
  • The Road Less Travelled (1996)
  • One of the Family (1997)
  • A Delicate Balance (1999)
  • The Best... Til' Now (2000)
  • This Is Life (2002)
  • The Moment (2004)
  • It's All Good (2006)[1]
  • The Last Supperteers (With The Fiddler's Feast) (2007)
  • A Beach House In The Blue Mountains (due for release in late 2009)

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