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Reg Lindsay

June 29, 1978 OH91 94 min.


Australian country performer, singer, and guitarist. Career active 1960s-1980s. Recorded extensively for the Festival Label. Toured Australia, the Pacific, Canada, and the U. S., including an appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.

Interview Summary

1978 June 29
(1 hour, 34 minutes)
Performer Reg Lindsay talks about the development and popularity of country music in Australia. Discussion includes the history of the Australian country music industry; the country music audience; comments on the careers of Australian performers, including Tex Morton; obstacles faced by country performers; growth and changes in the industry; the story behind his first recording contract; his early recording sessions; and his experiences working as a country entertainer.

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