Dennis SIDDALL (1979)
(Trev and Dennis)
1937 – Born Dennis George Siddal in Campbelltown Adelaide on
His musical start was playing the mouth
organ in primary school.
1949 – Age 12. Started to learn classical
1952 – Age 15. Taught himself the button
then the piano accordion.
1961 - His professional career stated
when he appeared on Reg Lindsay’s “Country and Western Hour” as
a singer and guitarist.
12 months later joined with Trev
Warner and Rick Adams. About this time he bought and began to
learn the pedal steel guitar- being the first in South Australia.
When Rick moved to England “Trev
& Dennis” was formed.
Recorded first on EMS with “Good Old Number One” and “Take Me Back to the
Country Kinda Life”.
first album was titled “Country Our Way” which was followed by a
single release on RCA “The Ballad of Slim Dusty” and “Mulga
Recorded 5 albums together.
1979 – Golden Guitar for Instrumental of
the Year with “Fiddle in the Gorge”.
1979 – Inducted into the Hands of Fame.