Ian CASTLES (1987)
1937 – Born on September 18th
His first public performance was at the age of 7 and by
14 he had joined the Victorian Banjo Club. Had won numerous
talent quests in Victoria.
1957 – Made his first recording at age 20. He had been
working as a professional musician for 4 years. He joined the
Rocky Page show and toured throughout
1968 – Ian toured Australia with
the American showman and wrestler Chief Little Wolf Rodeo Show
and the Buddy Williams Show.
Ian then put his guitar away for
20 years to concentrate on his business.
1985 – At the
South Australian Country Music Festival Awards he was
inducted into the Avenue of Honour.
Urged on by his wife and the Howie Brothers he returned to
1987 – Inducted into the Hands Of Fame in Tamworth.
1998 – Released “One and One Made Three”.
2002 – Awarded 1st
place in the “Golden Oldies TIARA Awards” in Tamworth and 2nd
2003 – Released “August Moon”
2006 – Released Ian Castles Sings At Warrook”.
2014 – Released “One Pair of Hands”.