Where does Slim Dusty come from?

Where does Slim Dusty come from?

Kempsey, Australia
Slim Dusty/Place of birth

What is Slim Dusty’s real name?

David Gordon Kirkpatrick
Slim Dusty/Full name
Born David Gordon Kirkpatrick in 1927 in Kempsey, on the NSW mid-north coast, he wrote his first song The Way the Cowboy Dies at the age of 10. A year later he changed his name to Slim Dusty and later went on to record a string of hits including The Pub With No Beer the biggest selling record by an Australian.

Where did Slim Dusty Live?

New South Wales
Slim Dusty/Places lived

One such fire has been burning for weeks at Nulla Nulla, on the New South Wales mid north coast, where legendary singer/songwriter Slim Dusty grew up in a two-bedroom timber cottage with a tin roof.

Why did Slim Dusty change his name?

At the age of 11, Gordon Kirkpatrick announced he was opting out of the family name. Gordon Kirkpatrick was no more. Henceforth, he would answer to the name of Slim Dusty, singing cowboy.

Who is Slim Dusty daughter?

Anne Kirkpatrick
Slim Dusty/Daughters
Anne Kirkpatrick (born 4 July 1952) is an Australian country music singer. She is the daughter of country singers Slim Dusty and Joy McKean.

How old is Anne Kirkpatrick?

69 years (July 4, 1952)
Anne Kirkpatrick/Age

Why is Slim Dusty?

He died at his home in St Ives, New South Wales, on 19 September 2003 at the age of 76 after a protracted battle with lung and kidney cancer. Dusty had been working on his 106th album for EMI at the time of his death.

Who is Slim Dusty’s wife?

Joy McKeanm. 1951–2003
Slim Dusty/Wife
Joy McKean OAM, born 14 January 1930, is an Australian country music singer-songwriter and wife and manager of the late Slim Dusty.

Who was Slim Dusty’s daughter?

Is Ann Kirkpatrick married?

Roger Curleym. 2009
Ann Kirkpatrick/Spouse

Who did Heather McKean marry?

Reg Lindsay
That year, Heather married another country music star, Reg Lindsay, whose Country Hour television show premiered in 1964. Between 1955 and 1983 the sisters did not perform together on stage; early in this period they ran the magazine Spurs, but soon passed responsibility for the publication to their mother, Millie.

How old would Slim Dusty be now?

Australian country music icon Slim Dusty died today (Sept. 19) in Sydney at the age of 76, after a two-year battle with cancer.

Why was Slim Dusty awarded Order of Australia?

Slim received an MBE and an Order of Australia for his long time services to Australian entertainment and in 1999 Prime Minister John Howard named Slim Dusty ‘Australia’s Father of the Year’ and ‘Senior Australian of the Year’. There were many other awards and honours which he received throughout his lifetime but far too many to name here!

What was the middle name of Slim Dusty?

Slim Dusty was born 13th June 1927, in New South Wales, Australia. He was born in a little country town, called Nulla Nulla, which is near Kempsey. Slim Dusty, who was known by his middle name, Gordon, was the son of a cattle farmer.

Where did Slim Dusty get cremated in Australia?

Around Australia, thousands of fans had gathered to stand outside the cathedral; Dusty was later cremated at Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney. Dusty had been working on his 106th album for EMI at the time of his death.

How old was Slim Dusty when he started his career?

Slim Dusty, who was known by his middle name, Gordon, was the son of a cattle farmer. He was just ten years old when he wrote his first song, The Way the Cowboy Dies, and at just 11 years of age, he adopted his stage name, Slim Dusty.

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