JONES BROTHERS (1997)
Geoff & Laurie
1930 – Geoff was born on the 15th
of June in Ayr,
1932 – Laurie was born on the 20th
of January in Ayr,
During the war their parents were
involved in concerts and the boys often joined in.
Formed a trio with friend Don
1953 – The brothers moved to
Influenced by the Hawking Brothers, the Wissell Sisters, Les
1954 – Back in Ayr they were performing
regularly and were determined to be professional entertainers.
1955 – Moved to Sydney.
Performed on the showboat “Kalang”, Reg Lindsay Shows and other
venues. Performed with Smoky Dawson
at the Royal Easter Show. Frank Ifield was instrumental in them
recording on Rodeo Records.
Geoff developed throat problems
and the duo folded in September 1955.
1997 – Inducted into the Hands of