Harold WILLIAMS (1987)
1948 – Born on June 23rd
at Rylstone, NSW.
Harold Williams began his
wide tour at the age of sixteen with his famous father, the late
This was to be the first of
countless tours all over
playing at all sorts of venues from
Hordern Pavilion for the "Tex Ritter UNICEF Show" to the most
isolated aboriginal missions deep in the Australian Northern
During that time, Harold cut
three albums for RCA Records and became one of the youngest
country artists to record for that company. He then
made recordings with a couple of small independent record labels
New South Wales.
Around the year 1969, Harold decided he wanted a break from the
music business and took on a job as a truck driver, covering the
long haul between Kempsey and Melbourne.
However, in the early 1970s
his love of country music lured him back to the Buddy Williams
Show and once again he completed tour after tour around
In 1980 Harold settled in Manilla, New South Wales (a
small town close to Tamworth) working with the Lindsay Butler
Band playing at clubs, concerts and festivals through the
eastern states of Australia.
His album record release for Hadley Records in 1984
featured some of his most requested stage show songs, including
a parody, "Me and Sheryl McGraw," (Me and Bobby McGee.)
Harold is a showman to his bootstraps, and a fine stage
guitarist with a personality that shines.
1987 – Inducted into the Hands of Fame.