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Monday, 26 October 2009

Post 184 - Cash Backman - Caroline / Can't Bring Myself To Tell You

Cash, whose real name is Arvids Krastins was born of Latvian parents. He grew up in Ascot Vale a Melbourne suburb. At the age of 15 he began singing and writing songs, his first hit was a cover of Jim Stafford's hit "My Girl Bill" for Image Records in 1974. The song became a top 10 hit. His next chart success was in February 1975, with another cover, this time Jim Reeve's "He'll Have To Go". He was also developing into an actor with roles in Division 4 and Homicide as a tough man. Here to download is Cash's 1976 single "Caroline" b/w "Can't Bring Myself To Tell You" (RB-271) from his 2nd LP “A Little Bit Of Understanding” on Rainbow Records. "Caroline" was about his wife.

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