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Sunday, 15 May 2016

Post 638 - Denise Morrison - The Fable Singles

Denise Morrison was born in Tamworth Base Hospital and grew up in Kootingal. At the age of 10 her first stage appearance was at the Kootingal Town Hall with Johnny Ashcroft and at 13 - Started performing with the Geoff Brown Show band.  At 16 she won the female vocal section of the Capital Country Music Association’s Jamboree, which was the forerunner to the Golden Guitar Awards and the Tamworth Country Music Festival, narrowly beating a talented young singer from Melbourne, Karan Johns. After signing a contract with Fable Records and released her first single “No Charge” b/w “If You Have To Go” (FB-215)in 1974, the single was produced by Doug Trevor. Molly Meldrum wrote in TV Week that “No Charge” was the worst record he’d heard all year, but it made the Top 20  and she was pretty chuffed about that! In 1975 she performed at the Sydney Opera House in the 2KY 50th Anniversary Concert. 1976 she was singing at The Prime Minister’s Command Performance before Malcolm Fraser in Canberra. Recorded “It’s Been a Long Time” and “Here We Go Again” with Phonogram and was produced was John Williamson. Also here for you to download is her 2nd single from 1976 for Fable “Tar And Cement” b/w “Forgettin’ ‘Bout You” (FB-270) Also Produced BY Doug Trevor.Flac

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