Colleen Hewett is the debut studio album by Australian recording artist Colleen Hewett. The album was released in October 1972 by Festival Records. In 1967 Hewett joined a vocal trio called the Creations with whom she toured Australia. In 1970 she embarked on a solo career under the management of Danny Finley who was later to become her husband. Her big break came later in the year when she won the Bandstand 1970 Best Female Newcomer of the Year award.
In 1971, Hewett was signed to Festival Records and released a number of successful singles and a self titled debut album in 1972, which peaked at number 28 on the Australian charts. Hewett also starring role in the stage production of Godspell, which opened at the Playbox Theatre in Melbourne in November 1971 and won the TV Week's Queen of Pop in 1972 and 1973. In January 1974, it was announced Hewett had signed with Atlantic Records, as a result, Festival Records issued a 'greatest hits', despite Hewett having only released one album to date.
Words and Music Paul O'Gorman Gary Leonard Hammond Kieran Tobin Produced Adrian Scott For the intergenerational project "I WISH I'D ASKED". September 25, 2018 ·. A fabulous occasion I had a ball.
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Colleen Hewett was born on 16 April 1950 in Bendigo. She has an older sister, Glenys Hewett, who was a pop vocalist from the early sixties to mid-seventies. Hewett began her music career at the age of 12 when she sang with The Esquires at the Bendigo YMCA. At about 13 years old she appeared. - "Sit Yourself Down".
A Wish to Wish", "I've Got Love" Released: 1973 (1973). Colleen Hewett is the debut studio album by Australian recording artist Colleen Hewett. Hewett scored a starring role in the stage production of Godspell, which opened at the Playbox Theatre in Melbourne in November 1971
2. Carry That Weight. 3. Sit Yourself Down. Colleen Hewett Hits (LP, Comp).
Colleen Hewett was born in Bendigo, Victoria on April 16, 1950. At the age of twelve, her uncle took her to a local dance where she sang a number with the the group who were playing that night, The Esquires. She impressed both the audience and the group, so the band offered her a position with them as a vocalist. For the next three years Colleen worked regularly with the band. The next stage of her career came in 1967 in Melbourne when she joined a vocal trio called the Creations with whom she toured Australia . Thanks very much for that. Colleen is a great performer. I have her M'lady album which is very good. Cheers John Brisbane.
Australian singer, actor. Colleen Hewett (born 16 April 1950) is an Australian theatre and TV actress, and a popular singer. Her top 40 singles on the Kent Music Report include "Super Star", "Day by Day" (both 1971), "Carry That Weight" (1972), "Dreaming My Dreams with You" (1980), and "Gigolo" (1981). Her version of "Day by Day" peaked at No. 1 on the Go-Set National Top 40 Singles Chart and was certified as a gold record. She released her second studio album M'Lady in June 1974. She travelled to the USA in 1975, after her contract with Pippin expired. In the US Colleen found it difficult to make progress and eventually returned to Australia in May 1977. In September 1977, Colleen was chosen for a lead role in a new ABC-TV series called 'The Truckies'.
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|A||A Wish To Wish
Written By – Rob Ellis
|B||I've Got Love
Written By – Geld-Lidell
- Made By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Lewis Young Productions
NotesB Side From The Festival Album "Colleen Hewett" L-34633
A Lewis Young Production
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- Matrix / Runout (Side A label): MX-42631
- Matrix / Runout (Side B label): MX-42632