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Brian Cadd began his career in 1966 when he joined the legendary Melbourne band The Groop, writing their two biggest hits Woman You’re Breaking Me and Such A Lovely Way.

In 1969 he formed Australia’s first supergroup, AXIOM with Glenn Shorrock, once again penning their hits Arkansas Grass, Little Ray of Sunshine and My Baby’s Gone.

He turned solo in 1972. His first hit was the timeless Ginger Man, followed by Let Go, Alvin Purple, Show Me The Way and Don’t You Know it’s Magic as well as Class of ‘74 and the music for the ultimate surfing movie, Morning of the Earth.

His songs have been recorded by artists such as Joe Cocker, Ringo Starr, The Pointer Sisters, Bonnie Tyler, Charlie Daniels, John Farnham, The Masters Apprentices and countless more.

Russell Morris’s career began in Melbourne during the early 60s as lead singer of the chart-topping pop group Somebodies Image.

After a string of hits, they disbanded and Russell began a long and successful solo career. Starting with the mega classic Real Thing, his recordings have spanned more than three decades and include hits like Hush, Part Three into Paper Walls, The Girl That I Love, Rachel, Wings of an Eagle, Sweet Sweet Love, Mr America and many more.

Russell has lived and worked extensively in the UK and the US as well as keeping a continual touring schedule around Australia.

He has appeared in the arena musical Jesus Christ Superstar as well as having a number of his hits included in movies like The Dish and The December Boys.

Don’t miss these two legends of Australian music at Twin Towns on Saturday.


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