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George MACK (1978)

George Mack

1933 – Born George Macrokanis on October 21st in Melbourne.

1940”s – Career started in the late 40’s when he joined the “Trailblazers” as a singer and guitar and mandolin player. His voice and instrumental ability was an integral part of the Trailblazers.

This group performed regularly on 3XY radio station as well as doing extensive travelling around Victoria.

Played mandolin on many recordings, particularly the Hawking Brothers, Lionel Rose and Laurie Allen.

He was an early member of the Australian Hillbilly Club and a foundation member of the Country Music Guild of Australia. George co-produced the Guild’s first album entitled “A Wider Range of Country”.

George was also a judge at the early Australian Country Music Golden Guitars.

1978 – Inducted into the Hands of Fame.