Mick ANTONIO (2008)
1920 – Born at Smysdale near
1936 – Began singing and
yodelling at shows around the local area.
1940 - 1946 – In the army.
1947 – Moved to
and auditioned for EMI and was told he need to tour before they
would record him. As he had a young family touring was not
Amateur Hour. On his second attempt he topped the poll.
Performed around the central
Had a 12 month program on 3CV Maryborough.
1959 – Released his first
recording, a six track EP on Planet Records.
1963 – Released an EP on W & G.
1965 – Released his second EP
for W & G.
1977 – His first album was
released on Crest.
1979 – Released a cassette on
2008 – Inducted into the Hands
2009 – Passed away on the 14th