Emma HANNAH (1979)
1944 – Born on December 14th
in Young, NSW.
Studied classical music before becoming involved in the
folk scene for 3 years in Sydney.
Emma Hannah's busy career in the
music industry began in her teenage years. After early classical
training, she became very involved in the flourishing Folk
movement, and has been a professional singer and musician from
that time on.
1960’S – In the mid 1960’s she appeared on the
television show - Gary Shearston's 'Just
Folk', along with concert performances
across a wide area of the Eastern states of Australia
1970’s - Early 1970’s she became
a regular on John Williamson's popular
'Travlin' Out West' TV series. Later on she
made many more appearances on television, including
'Reg Lindsay's Country
1975 – Signed a recording
contract with Wizard Records. Her first single was “Give a Hand,
Take a Hand”.
1976 – Second single “Waiting
The Rain” released. This single charted well in most states
which lead to appearances on the television shows “Don
Lane” and “Ernie
Sigley”. Album “Be a Lady in the Daytime” was released.
1979 – Inducted into the Hands
2006 – Released
2011 – Released
'Songs To Dream
Emma has travelled widely,
appearing at a variety of prestigious venues all across Australia.
Emma has recorded four solo albums and her single
'Angel of The Morning' won her a
national award for Best Country Record of the Year