Arthur needs no introduction. He is
Australia's Rolls Royce of country singers. 2010 was Arthur Blanch's
60th anniversary year in his career as a recording artist. Four years in a row, Arthur won
Australian Golden Guitar awards at Tamworth, two for Male Vocalist of
the Year, two for Album of the Year. The television special based on his first Golden Guitar winning album "The
Lady And The Cowboy" was telecast in Australia and America, and he is still
celebrating chart successes, including 5 top ten singles during the
last couple of years. Arthur was inducted into the Country
Music Roll of Renown in 2001 and the Galaxy of Stars in 2002. To read more about Arthur from the Roll of Renown
web site click here.
ARTHUR BLANCH NEWS
album "How Can I Thank You"
The title track 'How Can I Thank You' was picked up by the Australian Defense Department and copies were sent to all Aussie troops deployed overseas. Arthur was greatly honored. Even though things are tough for small business these days, Berice and Arthur Blanch are grateful that their Tamworth Music Productions is a hive of Activity. Arthur is writing and selecting new orginal songs for his next album - a couple of tracks already recorded. Arthur's gospel album "Songs of Praise And Inspiration" has been re-released and 200 CDs have gone to the USA last week to fulfil orders. "The Lady And The Cowboy" TV special has been leased for 3 years to "Foxtel" (C.M.C.). "Wollun One" the autobiography of the Blanch family (the first complete country music family in Australia) is selling well, distributed worldwide by Boolarong Press. In addition to all this, Arthur is kept very busy with radio interviews regarding his current single "The Singer" which is receiving great airplay and climbing the charts. "The Singer" is distributed by WJO Distribution and can also be downloaded from iTunes, Bigpond, Bandit FM and Getmusic. Arthur's new single "No More Songs To Sing" will go out to radio on CRS in early August.
Multi-Award winner Arthur Blanch is
celebrating 60 years as a recording
artist, no mean feat in the tough world of music. Arthur has recorded his music in studios
worldwide including the deluxe studios in Hollywood and
Nashville. Arthur sings with a power and grace
that has only grown over the last half century. Arthur is one of
Australia's most successful international country music entertainers,
having spent extensive time in the USA recording, performing on stage
and on television including the Nashville Network. He has had several
Billboard chart singles as well as performing on the Grand Ole Opry.
The ultimate encyclopedia of country and it's performers "Definitive
Country", released in the USA, states that of all the country and bush
performers to emerge from Australia, Arthur Blanch has made the biggest
Maintaining it's momentum in sales is the story of the Blanch family,
"Wollun One" - a best selling book that chronicles the life and times
Australia's first official country music family. An independent
reviewer from Minneapolis, Minnesota has highly
recommended it...."It is my opinion that "Wollun One" would make an
excellent motion picture, rich as it is with singing, a charming love
story, hard work, commitment, loyalty, and huge success," Ms. McLane
It has not been confirmed whether this will in fact occur, but it's
certainly food for thought. Rhino Book Stores stock
Wollun One in Nashville USA, and Boolarong Press distributes worldwide (www.boolarongpress.com.au).
Arthur is in much demand for interviews, but always makes time for
those who promote and enjoy his music. To arrange an interview, please
telephone (07) 55341112 (Australia).
THE FOLLOWING SELECTIONS ARE
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE HERE ONLINE WHERE NOTED, OR THROUGH TAMWORTH MUSIC AND ALL GOOD RECORD SHOPS.
ONE" ON SALE
Book $33.00 including postage- In stock
|| "WOLLUN ONE" the story
the Blanch family.
a century of music and magic. Sixty years in any
career is a significantmilestone, and in music, it's
extraordinary. That's why Golden Guitar winner Arthur Blanch and his
wife Berice have marked that milestone with the publication of "Wollun
ONE", a book detailing the Blanch family history and 50 fabulous years.
It's a great read with many photos in an extremely readable 168 page
publication. It's written in Arthur and Berice's own words, so it feels
as if you're just having a lovely, friendly chat about the remarkable
trio of Arthur, Berice, and daughter Jewel, who were Australia's first
complete country music family.
wouldn't be many biographies around that can claim 900 photos! Wollun
One does, though, and does it well. The text tells a wonderful story of
Arthur and Berice (and Jewel) and their very exciting, very full lives
through the second half of the 20th Century. Lives that have seen an
enormous number of achievements on the stages and recording studios of
Sydney, to Tamworth's Golden Guitar Awards, and to Nashville's Grand
They've seen and done it all, and Wollun One tells the many stories
Arthur and Berice have collected along the way. We won't go into any
detail of the book here - that would spoil the read. But we can
recommend it to anyone who has an interest in music, and especially
Arthur Blanch - "How Can I
Thank You" Available from
Tamworth Music CD $25.00 - In stock
Arthur Blanch - "What Really
Matters" Available from
Tamworth Music / TCD-108
CD $25.00 - In stock
"How Can I Thank You"
1) Beautiful Life
2) How Can I Thank You
3) What's On A Woman's Mind
4) Only You Did
5) Just Bein' Me
6) He Needs To Do Some Work At Home
7) The High Road
9) I Just Need To
10) Do What Cowboy's Do
Better Day Comin'
No More Songs To Sing
"What Really Matters"
1) Keep Her While She's There
2) The Dream
3) Always Have, Always Will
4) Misty Blue
5) And My Dad
6) Don't Feel Sorry
7) What Really Matters
8) We Love Who We Love
10) I Need A Night Off
Summer In The Valley
13) Touch Of The Masters Hand
* "Arthur Blanch is the iron man of country music. No
one has had as many
hits for as long as he has. His version of my song "Misty Blue", on
this new album is magnificent. The vocal range of this song is
challenging for any artist. Arthur took the challenge and did it
beautifully. Many happy returns, Art!" Bob
Nashville Record Producer, songwriter, and publisher.
Arthur Blanch -
Been Good To Me"
$25.00 - In stock
"Life's Been Good To Me"
1) For A Song
2) When Your Rock Turns To Stone
3) Strollin' In The Sunshine
4) I'd Better Write It Down
5) Wellingrove Girl
6) Roots And Wings
7) With Every Breath
8) I Just Wanna Make Love With You
9) It's A Lovely Lovely World
10) Still They Call Me Love
Back In Baby's Arms
Life's Been Good To Me
22 tracks including:
"Australian's Robin Hood"
"I Can Love You"
Arthur Blanch - "Gems & A Few Jewels" Volume 3
CD $25.00 In stock
23 tracks including:
"I Love To Tell The Story", "Rock Of Ages", "Onward Christian Soldiers",
"Nearer, My God, To Thee"
Arthur Blanch -"Songs of
Praise and Inspiration"
2 volumes / 20 tracks including:
"Rose Colored Glasses" - "Dark Moon"
"I Really Don't Want To Know" -"Invisable Tears" - "Maybe I'll Cry Over You" - "I Remember You"
"Love Walked In"
(Arthur Blanch) Twin Cassette - $15.00
12 tracks including:
"Best Performance Of The Year"
"Long Way Home"
Don't Know Me" (Arthur
Cassette $10.00 In stock
10 tracks including:
"A Good Woman's Love"
"The Little Man Has The Biggest Smile In Town"
Way Home" (Arthur
Blanch) Cassette - $10.00
| VHS VIDEO
"The Lady And The Cowboy"
& Arthur Blanch) VHS (PAL) Video
from Tamworth Music /
Video - ON SALE 1/2 PRICE $12.00
1) Little Child - Daddy Dear (Arthur & Jewel)
2) The Strange Little Girl (Arthur)
3) Mummy's Pretty Clothes (Jewel)
4) Brother Bill (Arthur, Jewel and Berice)
5) Keep It A Secret ( Arthur & Berice)
6) Gary ( Jewel)
7) Somebody Else Is Taking My Place (Arthur)
1) Eva Magdalena (Arthur, Jewel & Berice)
2) The Funny Little Voice (Jewel)
3) China Doll (Arthur)
4) Twitterpated (Jewel)
5) Our Best Man (Arthur)
6) If I Had Television On My Telephone (Arthur)
7) How Long Must It Be (Arthur, Jewel and Berice)
"This was the beginning of twelve years for us in America - successful years in the entertainment industry.
We thank EMI and our many friends and all those who have helped and encouraged us along the way.
We are still singing and recording and that's what we love to do."
Arthur Blanch - 1983
Thank you EMI for compiling these 14 tracks including our recordings from the 1960's. "The Strange Little Girl" was my first
single for EMI, released in the early 60's, and it made the Top 40 charts in Sydney and was reported to be the first Australian country record to "Cross-over". "Keep It A Secret" was the first duet I recorded with my wife, Berice, also in the early 60's.
"Twitterpated" and "The Funny Little Voice" were Jewel's first recordings from EMI, in 1966. The Hollywood recordings "How Long Must It Be", "Brother Bill", "Little Child" and "Eva Magdalena" were the result of signing with Capitol Records in 1969, on the strength of one of our own compositions and the latter two making their first appearance here. These tracks were produced by Al deLory who was at that time producing Glen Campbell's big hits "By The Time I Get To Phoenix", "Galveston" etc. Al deLory's words regarding "The Blanch Family", after our first session together, were and I quote from a Hollywood newspaper: "Here is a group about which I am extremely excited. They have a unique sound as you will hear. Their material is excellant. The Blanches are a family comprising mother, father and daughter. They all play guitar and are very talented. This is not a 'One Shot' group!"
"Blanch Family Classics" (Arthur,
Jewel and Berice Blanch)
Record $25.00 (domestic postage and handling included - for
international orders, contact the address below)
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