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Dean PERRETT  (2015)

Dean Perrett

1989 - Dean and his sister Kerri record their first album "Australia She's Mine".

1999 - Released "Kings in Grass Castles".

2001 - Released "The Real Thing".

2002 - Won the Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Award "Group, Dou or Instrumental of the Year", and "Bush Ballad of the Year". Won the Tamworth Songwriters' Association Songwriters Salute Award "Gospel Song of the Year".

2003 - Released "All Set and Saddled". Won Australian Country Recording Awards "Bush Ballad Album of the Year"

2004 - Released "Keep On The Sunnyside" with his sister Kerri. Won the National Gospel Songwritin Awards "Bluegraas Gospel Song of the Year", Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards "Bush Ballad Album of the Year", Tamworths Songwriters' Association Songwriters' Salute Awards "Gospel Song of the Year".

2005 - Released "My Saddle Bag Of  Dreams". Won the Australian Country Recording Awards "Bush Ballad Album of the Year" and Tamworth Songriters' Associations Songwriters' Salute Awards "Gospel Song of the Year"

2006 - Dean teamed up with producer Stuie French to create Dean's unique sound. Released "New Traditions". Won the Australian Country Recordings Award "Bush Balladeer of the Year", The Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad Award "Group/Duo Collaboration of the Year" and Australian Independent Country Music Awards "Hedritage Track of the Year".

2007 - Released "Return of the Stockmen". Won the Syan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards "Album of the Year" and Australian CM People's Choice Awards "Best Bush Ballad".

2008 - Released "A Thousand Campfires".

2009 - Won The Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad Awards "Album of the Year" and "Group/Dou Collaboration of the Year" and the Australian Independent Country Music Awards "Heritage Track of The Year".

2010 - Won the Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards "Album of the Year" and the Queensland Country Music Awards "Heritage/Bahs Ballad Award".

2011 - Released "Cattle Town". Won the Australian Independent Country Music Awards "Heritage Track of the Year".

2012 - Won the Golden Guitar for Bush Ballad of the Year "Channel Country Ground", a duet with Lee Kernaghan, Tamworth Songwriters' Association Songriters' Salute Awards "Gospel Song of the Year", Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards "Group or Duo of the Year".

2013 - Dean started co-producing his album with Nashville based producer Larry Marrs. Released the gospel album "The Shelter of the Cross". Also released "My Bush Heritage". Won the Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad Awards "Songwriter' Award", Australian Independent Country Music Awards "Heritage Track of the Year" and the Tamworth Songwriters' Association SOngwriters' Salute Awards "Gospel Song of the Year".

2014 - Released the album "I'm The Land". Won the Australian Independent Country Music Awards "Heritage Track of the Year" and the Tamworth Songwriters' Association Songwriters' Salute Awards "Country Ballad of the Year" and Country Song of the Year".

2015 - Won a further two Golden Guitars - Bush Ballad of the Year for "Bloodwood and Clover" and Vocal Collaboration of the Year with Troy Cassar-Daley for "My Country, My Land". Also won the Tamworth Songriters' Association Songriters' Salute Awards "Traditional Bush Ballad of the Year", "Gospel Song of the Year" and "Bluegrass Song of the Year". Inducted into the Hands of Fame.