Darlin on you way out available as a
single, to download from CDBaby
About Graeme Clarke's musical career
Born in New
Zealand, Graeme came to Australia in 1980 to take up a 2 year
contract in New South Wales and as a result, remained in Australia.
his musical hobby entertaining around the Newcastle and Sydney area
before deciding to record an album titled
“Graeme Clarke Sings Your
Favourites” and single titled
“Tender Trap” / “Darling on Your Way Out Close the Door” and then
moved further afield by touring greater Australia.
sojourn in Brisbane, Graeme’s song titled
“Tender Trap” climbed to
No. 9 on the 4KQ Country
charts and received some 5 airplays a day at its peak. It was also
included in the top 100 songs for 1985 and placed into the Golden
Oldie song list where it will stay for all time. Graeme continued
touring and eventually ended up in South Australia.
He returned to
his profession for a brief period managing projects in several
overseas countries before returning to South Australia to retire in a
little place called North Beach.
It was here he
picked up on his musical hobby once more, wrote 7 original songs, then
released a 14 track CD album titled
“Footprints in the Sand at
Wallaroo” This CD proved extremely popular so he did a follow up
14 track CD titled “One For the
Road” which contained 4 more original songs penned by Graeme.
Songs off both
these albums have received airplay in Europe as well as in the USA,
New Zealand and throughout Australia.
To add to his
entertainment stable Graeme wrote and published three books. Book one
of his trilogy “Pacifica and
Beyond” is titled “Trail of
the Tender Trap” and this book is an extremely interesting
anecdotal account of Graeme’s Australian tour as an itinerate
with only having the 3 x CD albums Graeme decided to work with Vaughn
Lofstead from the Smoke House Studio in Nashville and put together a
string of old classics. He teamed up with Heather Johnson, a local
singer, and produced “Boots Things and Golden Rings” the title reflecting some of the
ballad tracks that Graeme updated and gave them a modern feel.
CD is a solo effort and is simply titled
“Hell and Back” This CD was
created and recorded entirely in Adelaide SA with the exception of two
tracks brought forward off his last album.One of these tracks titled
“Country Club” actually
climbed to No.1 on the
European CM Charts in 2014.
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The latter albums
and/or tracks are available for download from CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon,
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