Hands of Fame

Choose your Rhythm

Established in 1977, this park honours individuals who have made an ongoing contribution to the Australian country music industry and features over 250 handprints belonging to artists and other industry personalities. New “hands” are added each January during the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

 

 

 

1977 Alan Hawking
1977 Buddy Bishop
1977 Buddy Williams
1977 George Xanthos
1977 Heather McKean OAM
1977 Johnny Ashcroft
1977 Joy McKean OAM
1977 Ken Kitching
1977 Nev Nicholls
1977 Reg Lindsay OAM
1977 Rex Dallas
1977 Rick & Thel Carey
1977 Shorty Ranger OAM
1977 Slim Dusty MBE (C) OAM
1977 Slim Newton
1977 Smoky Dawson MBE (C) AM
1977 Stan Coster OAM
1977 Suzanne Prentice OBE
1977 Tex Morton

1978 Arthur Blanch
1978 Bill Kettle
1978 Brian Young OAM
1978 Frank Ifield OAM
1978 Geoff Mack OAM
1978 George Mack
1978 Jimmy Little AO
1978 Joan Martin
1978 John Ashe
1978 Johnny Mac
1978 Kevin King
1978 Les Wilson
1978 Lily Connors
1978 Mike Hayes
1978 Pete Hayes
1978 Pete Skoglund
1978 Rocky Page OAM
1978 Ross Kettle
1978 Tim McNamara
1978 Trevor Day

1979 Anne Kirkpatrick
1979 Chad Morgan OAM
1979 Col Hardy OAM
1979 Dennis Siddall
1979 Diana Trask
1979 Emma Hannah
1979 Geoff Brown
1979 Gordon Parsons
1979 Jean Stafford
1979 Jewel Blanch
1979 John Williamson OAM
1979 Keith Riordan
1979 Les Partell
1979 Paul Lester
1979 Reg Poole OAM
1979 Schneider Sisters
1979 Trevor Warner
1979 Webb Brothers

1980 Athol McCoy
1980 Barry Thornton
1980 Charlie Bellert
1980 Dusty Rankin
1980 Ellie Lavelle
1980 Johnny Greenwood
1980 Johnny Heap
1980 Lindsay Butler OAM
1980 Lucky Starr
1980 Pee Wee Clark
1980 Rex Franklin
1980 Shirley Thoms

1981 Arch Kerr
1981 Barry Holmes
1981 Chris Duffy
1981 Harry & Wilga Williams
1981 John McSweeney
1981 Johnny Chester
1981 Ray Kernaghan
1981 "Ted Egan OAM, AM"
1981 Terry Gordon OAM
1981 Tex Banes

1982 Allan Caswell
1982 Bill Kelly
1982 Garth Gibson
1982 Grand Junction
1982 Joan Ridgeway
1982 Lee Conway
1982 Saltbush
1982 Tex Williams

1983 Colin Huddlestone 
1983 Buster Noble
1983 Desree-Ilona Crawford OAM
1983 Eddie Low
1983 Kevin Shegog
1983 Warren H Williams

1984 Bob Clark
1984 Colin James OAM
1984 George Payne
1984 Joe Daly
1984 Judy Stone
1984 Mike McClellan
1984 Nola Hirst
1984 Patsy Riggir QSM

1985 Dick Carr
1985 Don Gresham
1985 Flying Emus
1985 Jan Kelly
1985 Jonnie Russell
1985 Noel Parlane
1985 Sister Dorrie (RICKETTS)

1986 Dusty Spittle
1986 Eric Bogle
1986 Jacqueline Hall
1986 Mark Von Berto
1986 Maurie Lawson
1986 Michael Cooke
1986 Norm Scott

1987 Bill Mullin
1987 Harold Williams
1987 Ian Castles
1987 LeGarde Twins
1987 Mike O'Malley
1987 Norm Drage

1988 "Cowboy" Bob Purtell
1988 Barry Sisters
1988 Deniese Morrison
1988 Margaret & Kay Hickey

1989 Donna Fisk
1989 Ken Robertson
1989 Norma O'Hara Murphy
1989 Tommy Mack
1989 Wayne Horsburgh

1990 Bill Walker
1990 Bryan Watkins
1990 Lawrie Minson
1990 Lynette Guest
1990 Norm Bodkin
1990 Olive Bice
1990 Owen Blundell
1990 Terry Smith

1991 Al Black
1991 Auriel Andrew
1991 Evelyn Bury
1991 "John ""Doc"" Riley"
1991 Phil Emmanuel

1992 Jack Munting
1992 Michael Roycroft
1992 Nell Carter
1992 Robbie Brown
1992 Tex Hamilton

1993 Bev McShanag
1993 Buddy Weston
1993 Charley Boyter
1993 Dave Bridge
1993 Ian Betteridge
1993 Paul "Pixie" Jenkins

1994 Gay Kayler
1994 John Minson AM
1994 John R Williams
1994 Pat Ware
1994 Tracy Coster

1995 Barry Forrester
1995 Bernie Burnett
1995 Ernie Bridge
1995 Glenn Jones
1995 Graeme Connors
1995 Tommy Emmanuel AM

1996 Brian Letton
1996 Christina George
1996 Dirtwater Band
1996 Dobe Newton
1996 John Laws
1996 Lee Kernaghan OAM
1996 Mick Finn
1996 Roger Corbett

1997 Anne Conway
1997 Eric Scott OAM
1997 Garry Adams
1997 Geoff & Laurie Jones
1997 Gina Jeffreys
1997 Ian B MacLeod
1997 Jim Haynes OAM
1997 Johnnie Rivers
1997 Keith Urban
1997 Michel Rose
1997 Ron Peters

1998 Berice Blanch
1998 Bill Chambers
1998 Bill Robertson
1998 Craig Giles
1998 Di Chambers
1998 Kasey Chambers
1998 Keith Russell
1998 Kenny Arnott
1998 Nash Chambers
1998 Ricky & Tammy

1999 Bluey Francis
1999 Claude Woodbridge
1999 Colin Buchanan
1999 Crosby Sisters
1999 Jeff McCormack
1999 Rod McCormack
1999 Tania Kernaghan
1999 Tex & Mary Croft
1999 Troy Cassar-Daley

2000 Beccy Cole
2000 Carole Sturtzell
2000 Garth Porter
2000 Greg Champion
2000 Gus Williams
2000 Max McCauley
2000 Tommy Miller
2000 Wolverines

2001 Adam Brand
2001 Col Elliott
2001 Darren Coggan
2001 Felicity Urquhart
2001 Michael Fix

2002 Bullamakanka
2002 Grant Luhrs
2002 Max Ellis OAM
2002 Peter Horan
2002 Shanley Del

2003 Adam Harvey
2003 Andrew Clermont
2003 Joyce & Kevin Durdin
2003 Pat Drummond
2003 Paul McCloud

2004 Brendon Walmsley
2004 Jim Wesley
2004 Melinda Schneider
2004 Rickie Jones
2004 Roger Knox

2005 Colleen Honeyman
2005 Gene Bradley Fisk
2005 Keith Jamieson
2005 Lorraine Pfitzner
2005 Rocky Cameron
2005 Ross Murphy
2005 Sara Storer
2005 Wally McQuaker

2006 Carter & Carter
2006 Ernie Constance
2006 Lenore Miller-Somerset
2006 Peter Denahy
2006 Shaza Leigh
2006 Wave Jackson

2007 "Slim" Jim Pike
2007 Col Edmonds
2007 Eric Watson
2007 Freddy Bowen
2007 James Blundell
2007 Ken Cameron
2007 Peter Coad

2008 Jim Muir
2008 Karen Lynne
2008 Kevin Knapp
2008 Mick Antonio
2008 Wally Sparrow
2008 Warren H Williams

2009 Dally Croft
2009 Ian Quinn
2009 Jim Hermel
2009 The McClymonts

2010 Clelia Adams
2010 Nick Erby
2010 Rod Coe
2010 Rodney Walker
2010 Susan Jarvis
2010 Tom Maxwell

2011 Bruce McCumstie
2011 Harry Frost
2011 Leslie Avril
2011 The Coad Sisters

2012 Gavan Arden
2012 John Grills
2012 Stuie French

2013 Alan Clement
2013 Debbie Parry
2013 Frankie & Karen Johns

2014 Bob Howe
2014 Dianne Lindsay
2014 Graham Rodger

2015 Alwyn Aurisch
2015 Dean Perrett
2015 Zeta Burns

2016 Drew McAlister
2016 Jeff Brown
2016 Patti Morgan
2016 Steve Newton

2017 Amber Lawrence
2017 Davidson Brothers
2017 Gary Ellis
2017 Ginger Cox

2018 Don Costa
2018 Graeme Hugo
2018 Hugo Fitz-Herbert
2018 Kevin Sporo
2018 Nev Molloy
2018 Paul Costa
2018 Peter Simpson
2018 Ron and Rosie Adsett

2019 Aleyce Simmonds
2019 Ashley Cook
2019 Gina Timms
2019 Lindsay Waddington
2019 Robyn McIntosh
2019 Ross McGregor

2020 Catherine Britt
2020 Eddie Tapp
2020 Gottani Sisters
2020 Travis Collins


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