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Dennis SIDDALL (1979)
(Trev and Dennis)

Dennis Siddall

1937 – Born Dennis George Siddal in Campbelltown Adelaide on October 8th.

His musical start was playing the mouth organ in primary school.

1949 – Age 12. Started to learn classical piano.

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 EnglandTrev & Dennis” was formed.

Recorded first on EMS with “Good Old Number One” and “Take Me Back to the Country Kinda Life”.
 Their first album was titled “Country Our Way” which was followed by a single release on RCA “The Ballad of Slim Dusty” and “Mulga Bill”.

Recorded 5 albums together.

1979 – Golden Guitar for Instrumental of the Year with “Fiddle in the Gorge”.

1979 – Inducted into the Hands of Fame.