Dick Parry (2)

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Born: 1 January 1923, Launceston, Tasmania .
Died: 2 May 1980, Hobart,Tasmania.
Began performing professionally at Age 12 . On his 14th Birthday he first performed on Radio 7LA 's (Launceston) Boys Club Program, beginning a weekly program which ran for three years.
Joined the Navy in WWII. After the war his program on 7LA was reinstated for another two years. IN 1948 won the first ever Tasmanian presentation of Australian Amateur Hour and offered a spot the Frank McFarland's touring Wild West Show, billed as "Tasmania's Own Hillbilly". Settled in Melbourne where he appeared on all the major Radio Shows. Made his first recording of Six in Melbourne in 1954 for Spotlight Records, Astor Records acquired Spotlight and re-released his second and third LPs on the Astor Label as EPs. He moved to Hobart in 1972 and recorded two LPs for Candle Records in 1978.
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Artist

Dick Parry (2) Discography Tracks

Albums

S.V. 48 Dick Parry (2) - Hillbilly Cowboy album art Dick Parry (2) Hillbilly Cowboy(10", Album) Spotlight (2) S.V. 48 Australia 1956 Sell This Version
CFPS-074 Dick Parry (2) - Down Hill-Billy Trail album art Dick Parry (2) Down Hill-Billy Trail(LP, Album) Candle Records (2) CFPS-074 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
CFPS-086 Dick Parry (2) - Country Memories album art Dick Parry (2) Country Memories(LP, Album) Candle Records (2) CFPS-086 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Dick Parry (2) - Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites Volume 2 album art Dick Parry (2) Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites Volume 2 (EP) Spotlight (2) Australia 1959 Sell This Version
S.V. 214 Dick Parry (2) - Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites Volume 3 album art Dick Parry (2) Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites Volume 3(7", EP) Spotlight (2) S.V. 214 Australia 1960 Sell This Version
S.V. 260 Dick Parry (2) - Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites album art Dick Parry (2) Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites(7", EP) Spotlight (2) S.V. 260 Australia 1962 Sell This Version
S.V. 259 Dick Parry (2) - Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites album art Dick Parry (2) Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites(7", EP) Spotlight (2) S.V. 259 Australia 1962 Sell This Version
S.V.232 Dick Parry (2) - Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites album art Dick Parry (2) Dick Parry Sings Hillbilly Favorites(7", EP) Spotlight (2) S.V.232 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

CD/SSA/PD0024 Dick Parry (2) - Tasmania's Yodelling Hillbilly album art Dick Parry (2) Tasmania's Yodelling Hillbilly(CD, Album, Comp, RM) ScreenSound Australia CD/SSA/PD0024 Australia 2001 Sell This Version