Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Tony Worsley - It I

If I/Just A Little Bit/I'm So Glad/If You See My Baby

A British-born artist who made his name in Australia. Tony was born Anthony Asheen Worsley in England in 1944 and emigrated with his family from his hometown of Hastings to the sunnier climes of Brisbane when he was 15. Tough cookie Worsley was the first beat era artist in Australia to sport outrageously long hair. In 1964, he joined forces with a backing band called The Blue Jays who had various members during their two year existence Worsley's gruff and surly demeanour ensured that many of their live appearances ended in riots. He toured rural Australia extensively with The Easybeats.

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