Johnny Chester

Real Name:
John Howard Chester
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Australian musician (b.Melbourne 26 December, 1941 -

Formed The Jaywoods in 1959. Worked briefly with The Thunderbirds, then formed his own backing group The Chessmen in 1960. Many appearances on TV, and worked as a support act for various visiting international stars during 1963 (Connie Francis, Bobby Rydell, Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison) and for The Beatles' Australian tour in 1964. Compere of "Teen Scene" 1964-1965 and an announcer on Radio 3UZ 1965-1972. Became a country music artist in the 1970s.
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Albums

33 MSX 6047 Johnny Chester - The Best of Ches! album art Johnny Chester and The Chessmen (10) Johnny Chester and The Chessmen (10) - The Best of Ches!(LP) W & G 33 MSX 6047 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
WG-B-1545 Johnny Chester - Wild And Warm album art Johnny Chester Wild And Warm(LP) W & G WG-B-1545 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
WG-25/2340 Johnny Chester - Sings His Greatest Hits album art Johnny Chester Sings His Greatest Hits(LP, Album) W & G WG-25/2340 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
FBSA025, FBSA-025 Johnny Chester - Going Places (Just For Fun) album art Johnny Chester And Jigsaw (17) Johnny Chester And Jigsaw (17) - Going Places (Just For Fun)(LP) Fable, Fable FBSA025, FBSA-025 Australia 1972 Sell This Version
FCB 5306 Johnny Chester - For The World's Greatest Mum album art Johnny Chester For The World's Greatest Mum (Album) Fable FCB 5306 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
FBSA 046, FBSA-046 Johnny Chester - Greensborough Music album art Johnny Chester Greensborough Music (Album) Fable, Fable FBSA 046, FBSA-046 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
BLT-12-001 Johnny Chester - ...Into Country album art Johnny Chester ...Into Country (Album) Bullet (12) BLT-12-001 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
ILP794 Johnny Chester - Johnny Chester album art Johnny Chester Johnny Chester(LP, Album) Image (5) ILP794 Australia 1978 Sell This Version
VAL1-0179, VAL1 0179 Johnny Chester - Country Salute album art Johnny Chester Country Salute(LP, Album) RCA Australia, RCA VAL1-0179, VAL1 0179 Australia & New Zealand 1978 Sell This Version
VLT 012 Johnny Chester - My Kinda Country album art Johnny Chester My Kinda Country(LP, Album) Velvet Records (10) VLT 012 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
600069 Johnny Chester - Johnny Chester And Hotspur album art Johnny Chester, Hotspur Johnny Chester, Hotspur - Johnny Chester And Hotspur(LP, Album) WEA 600069 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
250179-1 Johnny Chester - From Under The Influence album art Johnny Chester From Under The Influence (Album) WEA 250179-1 Australia 1983 Sell This Version
AX 260302 Johnny Chester - She's My Kind Of Woman album art Johnny Chester She's My Kind Of Woman(LP) Axis (3) AX 260302 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
VPL1-0496 Johnny Chester - Some Such Foolishness album art Johnny Chester Some Such Foolishness(LP, Album) RCA Victor VPL1-0496 Australia & New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
VPL1-0535 Johnny Chester - Side X Side album art Johnny Chester & Donna Fisk Johnny Chester & Donna Fisk - Side X Side(LP, Album) RCA Victor VPL1-0535 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
VPL1 0611 Johnny Chester - There's A Shadow On The Moon Tonight album art Johnny Chester There's A Shadow On The Moon Tonight(LP, Album) RCA Australia VPL1 0611 Australia 1986 Sell This Version
CAS MR 60232 Johnny Chester - Listen album art Johnny Chester Listen (Album) Not On Label CAS MR 60232 Australia 1998 Sell This Version
HSLP.001 Johnny Chester - Among My Souvenirs album art Johnny Chester Among My Souvenirs (Album) Rich River Records HSLP.001 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
600105 Johnny Chester - Love In The Meantime album art Johnny Chester And Hotspur Johnny Chester And Hotspur - Love In The Meantime(LP, Album) WEA Records Pty. Limited 600105 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
KLP 1000, KLP-1000 Johnny Chester - Wild Weekend album art Johnny Chester And The Thunderbirds (9) Johnny Chester And The Thunderbirds (9) - Wild Weekend(LP, Album) Kim (5), Kim (5) KLP 1000, KLP-1000 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

WG-S-1173 Johnny Chester - That's How It's Gonna Be album art Johnny Chester With The Thunderbirds (9) Johnny Chester With The Thunderbirds (9) - That's How It's Gonna Be(7", Single) W & G WG-S-1173 Australia 1960 Sell This Version
WG-S-1336 Johnny Chester - California Sun (Twist) / Shakin' All Over album art Johnny Chester And The Thunderbirds (9) Johnny Chester And The Thunderbirds (9) - California Sun (Twist) / Shakin' All Over (Single) W & G WG-S-1336 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
MB-1555 Johnny Chester - Shakin' All Over album art Johnny Chester With The Thunderbirds (9) Johnny Chester With The Thunderbirds (9) - Shakin' All Over (Single) Melbourne MB-1555 US 1961 Sell This Version
WG-S-1274 Johnny Chester - A 4 On 1 Super Disc album art Johnny Chester With The Thunderbirds (9) Johnny Chester With The Thunderbirds (9) - A 4 On 1 Super Disc(7", EP) W & G WG-S-1274 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
453 916 Johnny Chester - The Hokey-Pokey / Jezebel album art Johnny Chester / Frankie Davidson Johnny Chester / Frankie Davidson - The Hokey-Pokey / Jezebel(7", Single) Heliodor 453 916 Germany 1961 Sell This Version