Pee Wee CLARK (1980)
1930 –Born Charles Phillip
Clark on September 18th
Before coming to
Pee Wee Clark was playing guitar on a regular morning television
show in the US.
Pee Wee had recorded with
Buddy Emmons and “Thumbs”
on the “Country Jazz” album.
Upon arriving in
he teamed up with Reg Lindsay and worked in his band for a
number of years.
He owned the “Dixie”
record label and recorded with his son “A Touch of Paradise”
which was voted “Instrumental of the Year” by the Australian
“Playboy” magazine in 1979.
Other recording were “The Georgia Gentleman”, “Hot
Tempered Steel” and “Out Of Nowhere”.
Assisted Reg Lindsay in
running Reg’s country music store in
Pee Wee was heavily in demand both as a touring artist
and studio musician.
1980 – Inducted into the Hands of Fame.
2012 – Inducted into “The Australian Steel Guitar Hall
Passed away on the 9th