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Garth PORTER (2000)

Garth Porter

1948 - Born 24 September 1948 in Hamilton, New Zealand

Garth began his professional music career in the seventies as the keyboard player in the pop group “Sherbet”. The band enjoyed phenomenal success, with Garth penning and performing 16 Top Ten hits, including two number one singles, Summer Love and Howzat.

1993 – Golden Guitars for APRA Song of the Year with “Boys from the Bush” co-written with Lee Kernaghan and Producer of the Year.

1994 – Golden Guitar for APRA Song of the Year with “Three Chain Road” co-written with Lee Kernaghan and Producer of the Year.

1995 – Golden Guitar for Producer of the Year.

1996 - Golden Guitar for Producer of the Year.

1997 - Golden Guitar for Producer of the Year.

1998 - Golden Guitar for Producer of the Year.

1999 - CMAA Australian Country Music Achiever Awards – Producer of the Year.

2000 - Golden Guitar for Producer of the Year. Inducted into the Hands of Fame.

2004 - CMAA Australian Country Music Achiever Awards – Producer of the Year.

2007 - CMAA Australian Country Music Achiever Awards – Producer of the Year.

2011 – People’s Choice Awards for Best Song with “Love in The Time of Drought” co-written with Lee Kernaghan.