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Sunday, 27 September 2009

Post 161 - Jimmy Hannan - Chang The Magic Dragon / The One And Only Original Sunshine Kid

Jimmy Hannan was born in August, 1934 was a variety show host, singer and entertainer. Hannan won the 1965 Gold Logie award. One of his daughters is Melissa Hannan who won the Miss Australia 1981 and was also in the Miss World held in London. His grand daughter is illustrator Jaki Jo Hannan. In 1975 Jimmy recorded "Chang The Magic Dragon" (102678) for RCA Records the song was about Wollongong born Graeme "Changa" Langlands an Australian rugby league footballer and coach of the 1960s and 70s. He was a representative in the Australian national team on 45 occasions from 1963 to 1975 and captained his country in 15 Test matches and World Cup games. He played with St. George Dragons from 1963-1976. The single was produced by Rocky Thomas. Here to download is that single with it's B side "The One And Only Original Sunshine Kid".

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