Col ELLIOT (2001)
1948 – Born on the 29th
of July, in
1950 – Family arrived in
and settled in Lyndale,
North Dandelong in Victoria.
1965 – Joined the Royal Australian Navy. He started his
singing career whilst in the navy, performing at bars in
and Hong Kong.
1972 – Col
left the navy and his continued his musical career, but with a
Kevin Dennis New Faces he release a
comedy cassette, “You Can’t Help Laughing With Col – Vol 1”. By
the time Vol 3 was available he had sold over 100,000 copies of
2001 – Inducted into the Hands
2006 – South Australian Country
Music Festival Awards- Inducted into the Hall of Fame.
As well as his comedy material
he has also recorded a number of straight songs including the
very successful “Hankies from Nanna”.