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REG LINDSAY

BIOGRAPHY
 
Reg Lindsay OAM

An Australian country singer and TV host.

Reg Lindsay can be described as one of the pioneers of country music within Australia during the sixties..

A winner of three Golden Guitars, and has been awarded an OAM (For his services to music).

The singer, songwriter has written more than 500 original songs during his career.

Reg has toured Australia many times and has had success in the United States.

He has also appeared on the Grande Ole Opry in Nashville many times.

At Tamworth in January 1974 Reg won "Male Vocalist of the Year" with "July Your a Woman"

Reg was inducted into "The Hands of Fame" in 1977.

Tamworth again January 1978 "Male Vocalist of the Year" this time with "Silence on the Line"

Two years later January 1980 "Male Vocalist of the Year" with "The Empty Arms Hotel"

Then in 1984 Reg was entered onto "Roll of Renown"

Sadly Reg died of pneumonia on his 79th birthday 5 August 2008 at Newcastle, New South Wales. Coincidentally, this date is also the birthday of the subject of his most famous song: Neil Armstrong.

He will be missed by many artists that appeared on his television shows in Australia.

Reg was married twice. His first wife was Heather McKean, whose sister Joy McKean married Slim Dusty and was the mother of Anne Kirkpatrick. He was survived by his second wife Ros Winfield.

Hits include.

Armstrong
Silence on The Line

Albums include.

Secrets Of Life
20 Golden Country Greats
Ten Ten Two And A Quarter
No Slowin' Down
40th Anniversary Album
The Roundup - 50th Anniversary Collection
The Rodeo Years
Down By The Old Slip-Rail
Reasons To Rise

All information may be obtained at the web address above if listed.

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