1933 – Born on the 25th
of September in Sheffield,
1935 - The family migrated to
and settled in Berrima, NSW.
Pat learnt the guitar and formed
a group called the “Campus Cowboys” with Trevor Seimes and Nick
1950 – Moved to
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
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
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
2014 – Passed away on October