Lorraine PFITZNER (2005)
Born at Minlaton SA. 14th
Had a very early interest in
Country Music and commenced writing for “Spurs” magazine after
sending in a letter to the editor in 1956. Went on to write for
others such as Country & Western Spotlight, Country Express &
Commenced entertaining in charity
organizations in and around Adelaide. In these
activities she was encouraged by Rocky Page to do more
Move to Tamworth in July 1973. Joined the
C.C.M.A and took part in many of their activities.
1974 - Recorded LP “Songs I Love
To Sing” later another LP of songs written by Ken Robertson
about her Cornish heritage in SA
1988 - Commenced presenting
Country Music on 2YOUFM
Tamworth. 2011 still presenting 2
1995 - While in Nashville USA
was invited by Justin Tubb to sing on Ernest Tubb’s Midnight
1996 - South Australian Country
Music Barmera Festival Awards- Inducted into the Avenue of
Honour & Hall of Fame.
1997 – Tamworth Lions Club Women of the
2000 - Inducted into the Wall of
Fame "A Tribute to the Women of Country Music" for outstanding
achievement and contribution to the country music industry.
Originally present by the South Tamworth Bowling Club, the
"Wall" it is now located at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
2005 – Inducted into the Hands Of
2011 - Inducted into The
Broadcasters Hall Of Fame.