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Keith RIORDAN (1979)

Keith Riordan

1940 – Born on the 8th of August in Mildura, Victoria.

1948 – Family moved to Lockington.

1950 – Singing solo at school concerts.

1952 – Won the first talent quest he entered at Barooga, NSW. From then on he appeared regularly on concerts and talent quests.

1956 – Met with Neville Pellitt with the radio station 3SR Shepparton and from then appeared regularly on the Harmony Trail Concerts until the ceased in the early 60’s.

1959 – First single “A Demon Called Love” (written by Colin James) was released on Planet Records.

1960 – Released an EP.

1961 – First album released on W & G. Keith continued to record on W & G until the ceased operation in the late 70’s.

1962 – Released an EP.

1964 – Released an EP.

1965 – Keith had his own TV show on GMV6 Shepparton called “Matinee of Song”, a weekly request program.

1966 – Released an EP.

1971 – Released his first album “Country Favourites”

1975 – Released the album “Red, Red Wine”.

First appearance on Reg Lindsay’s “Country and Western Hour”, from Adelaide.

1978 – Semi retired from singing.

1979 – Inducted into the Hands of Fame.