Personalities | Reg Lindsay | New Country & The Neo-Traditionalists

(Vocals, songwriter, b. 1929)

Long regarded as an Australian treasure, Lindsay has written more than 500 songs, and has been the winner of three Golden Guitars at the Australasian Country Music Awards, as well as the recipient of the Order of Australian Merit for services to music. He gained his first break on radio in Sydney in 1951, followed by a 12-year stint with the Adelaide-based Reg Lindsay Country Homestead. In 1968, he became the first Australian to appear on Nashville’s Friday night Grand Ole Opry show. He continues to record.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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