Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Ray Brown [RIP] and The Whispers - Discography - 320kbps Bitrate


When Ray Brown died in August 1996, Australian rock & roll lost one of its unsung achievers.

After bursting onto the pop scene at Sydney’s legendary premier discotheque of the day, Surf City in 1964, Ray Brown and The Whispers became the most successful local recording act of 1965.

The band first entered Festival’s recording studios in Sydney early in 1965. Blessed with two outstanding guitarists, Al Jackson and Laurie Barclay, they were able to exploit the primitive conditions in the studio to the maximum.

What followed was an unprecedented year in Australian rock music history. Their first four singles reached #1 and three hit albums were produced.


PB said...

Still remember my first band stumbling its way through Ray's take of Fool Fool Fool, and thinking "maybe this isn't so easy".

Ozzieguy said...

LOL, we used to love doing all of Rays stuff and I had great joy in singing them obviously as the lead singer and loved playing the guitar. His songs were great. Probably still one of my favs would have been Now Is The Time.