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Wayne Pride

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Occupation(s)  musician
Name  Wayne Pride
Website  Official website

Years active  1959–present
Instruments  vocals, guitar
Genres  Country
Wayne Pride
Origin  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Role  Musician · waynepride.com.au

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Wayne Pride (born 29 June 1943) is an Australian country music and memory lane musician, who started his career in 1959 as a vocalist and guitarist in Sydney, Australia. He has toured with Charley Pride and Buddy Williams, made over 100 television appearances. Pride won the 'Best Entertainer' category at the Western Australian Country Music Awards in 1986, 1989 and 1991. He was the opening act for Don Williams in early 2004. Later in 2004 Pride travelled to the United States to meet Dwight Peters, together they wrote "Smoky Mountain Memories". He returned to the US in 2008 to continue his work with Peters. Pride has performed with Willie Nelson.

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Biography

Wayne Pride was born on 29 June 1943 and started his musical career in Sydney in 1959. Since 1964, Pride has idolised US country artist, Roger Miller, he worked with Miller's brothers Duane and Wendell to create a tribute show. He has written a book, Three Little Boys on the brothers. He performed the tribute show, Hero, from November 2009. He won the 'Best Entertainer' category at the Western Australian Country Music Awards in 1986, 1989 and 1991.

Discography

TV Appearances
  • TVW 7 (1965–2000) Includes Perth Telethon, In Perth Tonight, Turpie Tonight
  • Nine Network Appealathon: 9
  • GWN: Telehelp
  • NWS9: Woodie's Teen Time 1961
  • NWS9: Reg Lindsay's C&W Hour Adelaide Several Appearances
  • Nine Network: Pad 9 1965
  • Radio Interviews
  • Curtin Radio Perth
  • 6EBA Perth
  • ABC Radio Australia 720 Perth: Earl Reeve Country Music Show
  • References

    Wayne Pride Wikipedia


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