Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Anne & Johnny Hawker - Dear World

Dear World/Emmaline

Anne & Johnny Hawker are a Melbourne husband and wife duo. Orchestra leader and arranger Johnny Hawker worked on many Australian recordings. During 1968/69 Anne & Johnny had 5 hits together as well as 2 further solo hits by Anne. they released 10 singles, the biggest was the duos debut smash "Cinderalla Rockefella", which outsold the original by Esther & Abi Ofarim Australia wide. Their hit follow up's were: "Lovin' Season", "I Got You", "Dear World", & "Real True Lovin'". Anne also did particularly well with her own singles. "Boom-Bang-A-Bang", again matching the Top 10 placing of Lulu's original version & "Timothy" which followed it into the Top 20. Dear world was released in 1969 and made #30 in Melbourne.

Singles Discography

A-7096 1968 Anne and Johnny Hawker "Cinderella Rockefella"/"Wiggle Your Toes

A-7109 1968 Anne and Johnny Hawker "Lovin' Season "/"Morning Song

A-7113 1968 Anne and Johnny Hawker "I Got You"/"We Can't Afford The "In" Crowd

A-7125 1968 Anne Hawker "Timothy "/"Albert

A-7130 1969 Anne and Johnny Hawker "You're Out Of Your Mind "/"Take A Breath

A-7133 1969 Anne Hawker "Boom Bang-A-Bang "/"All Day Long

A-7134 1969 Anne and Johnny Hawker "I Love Your Chin "/"My Lover And I

A-7136 1969 Anne and Johnny Hawker Dear World "/"Emmaline

A-7144 1969 Johnny Hawker "My Papa Has Got One (Les Moustaches) "/"Runaround

A-7149 1969 Anne and Johnny Hawker "Real True Lovin' "/"Long Gone

A-7168 1970 Anne and Johnny Hawker "Kelly Country / Chief of Police"

A-7170 1970 Johnny Hawker Banking Business / It's The Irish In Me

A-7194 1971 Anne and Johnny Hawker "How Are We Gonna Live to Be 100 Years Old / Jerilderie"

A-7197 1971 Johnny Hawker Band Ob-Li-Di Ob-La-Da / Big Momma Cass

A-7205 1971 Anne Hawker "This Is Melbourne" "/"Watching Raindrops

A-7208 1971 Anne and Johnny Hawker "With a Little Bit of This / A Man of Destiny"


  1. Hi there,

    Can you please upload again, thanks very much for your great work.


  2. Hi Nick

    Slight problem can't seem to find it anywhere seems to have disappeared of the PC so will have to find the single and rip it again. Easier said than done with my cataloging system "chuck it in a box" should be able to find it though at least the ozzie stuff is together so might just take longer than usual.