Ken CAMERON (2007)
1927 – Born on the 29th of October
1969 - One of the early independent recording labels in
Australia was commenced by Ken Cameron & Ross Murphy-taking the
name “CM Records”.
John “Doc” Riley, their first release, was recorded in Tamworth
at radio 2TM.
Ken & Ross went their own way with Ken keeping the CM label and
based it in his home town Dubbo.
Many well known artists got their first releases with CM in the
70’s such as Ian Betteridge, Bluey Francis, Gordon Parsons,
Allan “Swanny” Swanson, Desree Crawford, Capital Country Music
Band featuring Barry Thornton, Coral Dasey etc.
CM Records had their own record press so were able to release
the product much sooner.
2007 - Inducted into Tamworth’s Hands Of Fame.
2009 – Passed away on the 19th of May at Iluka NSW.