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Pat WARE (1994)

Pat Ware

1933 – Born on the 25th of September in Sheffield, England.

1935 - The family migrated to Australia and settled in Berrima, NSW.

Pat learnt the guitar and formed a group called the “Campus Cowboys” with Trevor Seimes and Nick Graham.

1950 – Moved to Sydney and took a job as a clerk.

His guitar playing had developed and was recognised among the country music entertainers. He backed a number of artists on their recordings, including Slim Dusty, the McKean Sisters, Glen Davis, Jacqueline Hall and Jimmy Little.

Was part of the “Jimmy Little Trio” for a number of years with Alan Jirst.

Pat worked with a number of artists as lead guitarist- Trevor Day, Kevin King, Nola Hirst, Rex Dallas and many more.

Mid 1960’s Pat gave up the guitar and shortly after moved to Tamworth where he bought a farm. He became involved in radio with his program “Old Time Country Corner” on 2TM.

He continued to write songs which have been recorded by a number of artists.

1994 – Inducted into the Hands of fame.

2014 – Passed away on October 27th.