Known mainly in the country music field.
A member of one of Australia’s leading country bands such as "The Hawking Bros" and the more historic "The Trailblazers" the national 3XY weekly Radio Show broadcast in both Australia and Nashville.
Also a member of "The Hawking Brothers"
Renowned for their impeccable harmonies and acoustic instrument prowess, Russ (born 1931) and Alan (1933) formed a hugely successful band from a background of live radio shows with The Hillbilly Club.
The Hawking Bros won Golden Guitars in 1974 and 1978 (Alan winning solo awards in 1983 and 1985).
The Trailblazers included.