|Little Boy Lost|
Little Boy Lost, was an Australian hit song, recorded by Johnny Ashcroft.
He composed this song from a lyric idea put forward by DJ, Tony Withers.
The song accurately relates the saga of Australia’s greatest land and air search. For four days and three nights, in February 1960 looking for a four-year-old farm boy, Steven Walls.
Little Boy Lost was the top Australian hit-song of 1960.
Some months after Steven Walls was found alive, Sydney schoolboy Graham Thorne became Australia’s first kidnap victim, later found murdered.
Awarded the first 45rpm Gold Record struck in Australia and also, in 1961, New Zealand’s first 45rpm Gold Record.