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Sunday, 12 June 2011

The Seekers - Introducing The Seekers Big Hits


A World Of Our Own/Sinner Man/Open Up Them Pearly Gates/Myra/With My Swag On My Shoulder/Waltzing Matilda/Dese Bones Gonna Rise Again/When The Stars Begins To Fall/Run Come See/This Train/All My Trials/Just A Closer Walk With Thee/Chilly Winds/Kumbaya/The Hammer Song/Wild Rover/Katy Cline/Lonesome Traveller/Another You/The Light From The Lighthouse/Bound For South Australia/Lemon Tree/The Wreck Of The Old ' 97/Morning Town Ride


If every other track on this 1967 24 track Double LP was terrible you would still have to Download this Post just so you could have a listen to the beautiful voice of Judth Durham singing "All My Trials" but of course all the other tracks are not terrible great album great introduction to the Seekers who of course need no introduction.


The Seekers were a group of Australian folk-influenced popular musicians that was formed in Melbourne in 1962. They were the first Australian popular music group to achieve major chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States. They were a highly popular band during the 1960s.

Their Seeker are Judith Durham: vocals, piano, tambourine Athol Guy: double bass, vocals Keith Potger: twelve-string guitar, banjo, vocals Bruce Woodley: guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals

They had nine hits in Britain and Australia in the 1960s: "I'll Never Find Another You", "A World of Our Own", "The Carnival Is Over" (which The Seekers have sung at various closing ceremonies in Australia, including Expo '88 and the Paralympics and still stands as the 30th Best Selling Song in the United Kingdom), "Someday One Day", "Walk With Me", "Morningtown Ride", "Georgy Girl" (the title song of the film of the same name), "When Will the Good Apples Fall" and "Emerald City".

2 comments:

  1. In some ways they stand alone as Australia's classiest rock/pop exports.

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  2. Thanks a lot for this one! This was my mother's favourite album, and my attempts at digitising it showed only how worn it was. A clean copy - wonderful. From me, and from my mother, thank-you.

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