No damage to the jewellery case or item cover, no scuffs, scratches, cracks, or holes. "I'll Never Find Another You" was added to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Sounds of Australia registry in 2011. [48], In April 2019, The Seekers released Farewell - a live recording from their 50th Anniversary tour of 2013. [5] However, although "The Carnival Is Over" became a signature song for the group, it was a flop in North America, peaking at #105 in the US and missing the Canadian charts completely. The Very Best of the Seekers [Parlophone] The Seekers: Primary Artist : 2019 : Hard to Find Jukebox Classics 1963-64: 29 Amazing Stereo Hits: Primary Artist : 2019 : Farewell [Video] The Seekers: Primary Artist : 2019 : Farewell The group regularly appeared on a British TV show series, "Call in on Carroll", hosted by Ron… Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. Saved by Joseph N. Pisano [3][6] However the unique timbre of Durham's voice was missing from their sound and the group split again.[6]. Archive footage from this show was included in The Seekers' 2014 50th anniversary tour. [3][6] Guinness Book of World Records (1968) listed it as the greatest attendance at a concert in the Southern Hemisphere. [3] Durham's connections with W&G Records led to the group's later signing a recording contract with the label. 1965 – The Seekers won the Best New Group in the New Musical Express Poll Winners Awards and performed on 11 April at the Wembley Empire Pool, in a bill that included The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Cliff Richard and Dusty Springfield. ... We took that with us to London when we jumped in the boat in 1964 and that was our calling card. Selling millions of albums, and competing with the likes of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones in the charts, The Seekers' material runs from classic Pop to traditional Folk ballads along with covers of songs by Dylan, Bob Gibson, Paul Simon, Tom Paxton and John Phillips, among others. [13], The band were named "Best New Group of 1964" at the April 1965 New Musical Express Poll Winners Awards. $13.08 shipping. The Seekers released it on the album The Seekers in 1964. The Seekers (1964) Hide & Seekers (1964) A World of Our Own (1965) Come the Day (1966) Seekers Seen in Green (1967) The Seekers (1975) Giving and Taking (1976) A Little Bit of Country (1980) Live On (1989) Future Road (1997) Morningtown Ride to Christmas (2001) Back To Our Roots (2019) Livealbumit. The group had Top 10 hits in the 1960s with "I'll Never Find Another You", "A World of Our Own", "Morningtown Ride", "Someday, One Day" (written by Paul Simon), "Georgy Girl" (the title song of the film of the same name), and "The Carnival Is Over" by Tom Springfield, the last being an adaptation of the Russian folk song "Stenka Razin". 2 on the UK charts. They actually ended up being owned by E.M.I. [15][23] It was the title song and theme for the British film of the same name starring Lynn Redgrave and James Mason and sold 3.5 million copies worldwide. The rest of the Australian tour and later-to-be-staged UK tour were postponed; the former continued in November, while the UK tour took place in May and June 2014, ending with two performances at the Royal Albert Hall, London. (Those are on the volume titled Hits, B-Sides & the 90's). This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 18:36. They were the first Australian popular music group to achieve significant chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States. In December 1966 they issued "Georgy Girl", which became their highest charting American hit when it reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Cashbox Top 100 in February 1967. The album was released as under the title of The Original Seekers. The Seekers were offered a twelve-month position as on-board entertainment on the Sitmar Line passenger cruise ship Fairsky in March 1964. 28 tracks. Their final performance, on Tuesday 9 July, was screened by the BBC as a special called Farewell the Seekers, with an audience of more than 10 million viewers. Nonetheless, the CD does contain much of their less-celebrated work from the time they ascended to international fame, including everything from their 1965 albums Hide & Seekers and A World of Our Own (except, ironically, "A World of Our Own" itself). Label: World Record Club - TP. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1964 Reel-To-Reel release of Hide And Seekers on Discogs. [3][6] He penned "I'll Never Find Another You", which they recorded in November 1964. [13][14][15][16] "I'll Never Find Another You" was the seventh biggest-selling single in Britain for 1965[17] though their own "The Carnival Is Over", released later in the year, would eventually eclipse it – and went on to sell 1.75 million copies worldwide. [31][32] They personally accepted their awards from John Gorton, the Prime Minister of Australia, during their tour. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1964 Vinyl release of The Seekers on Discogs. As the first part of a five-volume series presenting most of the Seekers' recordings, the 26 tracks on 1963-1964 document their roots as a more or less pure folk-pop combo, predating their heavier crossover into pop in 1965. 26 tracks (74:20). By 1975 they had recruited Louisa Wisseling, a semi-professional folk singer formerly with Melbourne group the Settlers. [13][14] Its writers, Jim Dale and Tom Springfield, were nominated for the 1967 Academy Award for Best Original Song of 1966, but lost out that year for the "Oscar" to the title song from the film, "Born Free". In some countries, the album was titled Roving with the Seekers. Whiskey In The Jar. It consists of a 1966 television documentary on the Seekers and a 1967 special. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Judith Durham AO (Judith Mavis Cock; born 3 July 1943) is an Australian singer, songwriter and musician who became the lead singer of the Australian popular folk music group The Seekers in 1963. When being photographed for the album's cover, Potger was replaced by Ray – his day job with the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) as a radio producer barred him from involvement in a commercial enterprise. [3][6] In May, the group sang "The Carnival Is Over" at the World Expo 88 in Brisbane. I have "The Seekers" with the same front cover, and identical track listing, but "Processed, Pressed And Issued Through the Australasia-Wide Facilities of W&G Records". In May, they travelled to the U.K. and had intended to return to Australia after staying ten weeks, but upon arrival they were offered work by a London booking agency, the Grade Organisation. The Seekers (1964) Hide & Seekers (1964) A World of Our Own (1965) Come the Day (1966) Seekers Seen in Green (1967) The Seekers (1975) Giving and Taking (1976) A Little Bit of Country (1980) Live On (1989) Future Road (1997) Morningtown Ride to Christmas (2001) Back To Our Roots (2019) [50][51] Hidden Treasures - Volume 1 was released on 22 May 2020 and peaked at number 21 on the ARIA Charts. Woodley's and Dobe Newton's song "I Am Australian", which was recorded by The Seekers, and by Durham with Russell Hitchcock and Mandawuy Yunupingu, has become an unofficial Australian anthem. When Judith Durham and The Seekers came to the UK in early 1964, they did not have plans to become superstars. 27 tracks (72:55). They signed there with World Record Club and issued a single, "Myra", co-written by the group. Albums include Georgy Girl / Chilly Winds, I'll Never Find Another You / Open Up Them Pearly Gates, and The Carnival Is Over / We Shall Not Be Moved. Get the best deals on The Seekers LP Vinyl Records when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. [3][37] In June 1990, Anthony left and was replaced by Karen Knowles, a former teen pop singer on Young Talent Time. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The New Seekers (Hide And Seekers)-ORIGINAL 1964 US MONO LP-SEALED! Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. [6] The special had been preceded by a week-long season at London's Talk of the Town nightclub, and a live recording of one of their shows was released as a live LP record, Live at the Talk of the Town. [19] They appeared at the annual celebratory Wembley Empire Pool concert, on a bill which included the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield and the Animals. Film of their appearance was incorporated into their 1967 Australian television special The Seekers Down Under, which was screened on Channel 7 and drew a then record audience of over 6 million. In June 2019, the group released a new studio album titled Back to Our Roots. Aside from all of this, also included are some of Judith's solo material, alternate takes, Stereo & Mono mixes of the groups biggest songs that charted! [3][4] Guy, Potger and Woodley had all attended Melbourne Boys High School in Victoria. In November, a re-recorded version of "Morningtown Ride" was released in the U.K., which reached #2. [49], On 28 April 2020, Universal Music Australia announced a trilogy of The Seekers compilation albums will be released over the next twelve months under the title Hidden Treasures, featuring rarities and lost classics. [13] That same month, Durham had to temporarily leave the group due to emergency nasal surgery; she was replaced on live dates from July through early September by Scottish-born singer Ellen Wade.[20]. [54], This article is about the Australian music group. The Seekers themselves had a partial reunion in Australia in 1975 with Louisa Wisseling substituting for Judith Durham, who had embarked on a fairly successful solo career, with one hit single, "Olive Tree," and a 1973 album entitled Here I Am to her credit. [3][6] Their debut album, "Introducing the Seekers", was released in 1963. [3][6], Durham and Guy had met when they both worked in an advertising agency – initially Durham only sang periodically with the Seekers, when not performing at local jazz clubs. [7] In May, another Tom Springfield composition was issued, "A World of Our Own", which reached Top 3 in Australia and the U.K. and Top 20 in the U.S.[13][14][15][16] Malvina Reynolds' lullaby "Morningtown Ride" was issued in Australia in July and peaked in the Top 10. LP The Seekers 'Georgy Girl' 1967. Listen free to The Seekers – The Seekers: 1963-1964 (With My Swag on My Shoulder (Audition), Children Go Where I Send You (Audition) and more). ). [13] It was released as The Best of The Seekers in the UK and spent 6 weeks at No. The album was released in 1964. the seekers. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for ♫ super rare THE SEEKERS 1964 World Record Club LP ♫ at the best online prices at eBay! The song was nominated for an Oscar. Australian music historian Ian McFarlane described their style as "concentrated on a bright, uptempo sound, although they were too pop to be considered strictly folk and too folk to be rock.". Mar 18, 2017 - The Seekers 50th Birthday Vist our website "www.theseekers50th.com.au" or have a chat with us on our facebook "http://www.facebook.com/TheSeekersOfficial" In March 1967, The Seekers returned to Australia for a homecoming tour, which included a performance at Music for the People, at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, attended by an estimated audience of 200,000. [14] The song had been recorded earlier as an Australian single from the 1964 album "Hide and Seekers" and appeared on the 1965 American debut, "The New Seekers". [42][43] On 1 September 2006, they were presented with the Key to the City by Melbourne's Lord Mayor, John So. Listen free to The Seekers – The Seekers, 1: 1963-1964. In 1980 the group released an album, A little bit of Country and toured periodically until the mid '80s. The Seekers is the second studio album by the Australian group The Seekers. The Very Best of the Seekers [Parlophone] The Seekers: Primary Artist : 2019 : Hard to Find Jukebox Classics 1963-64: 29 Amazing Stereo Hits: Primary Artist : 2019 : Farewell [Video] The Seekers: Primary Artist : 2019 : Farewell In July 1968, Durham left to pursue a solo career and the group disbanded. The Seekers is the second studio album by the Australian group The Seekers.The album was released in 1964. [34], On 14 February 1968, during the New Zealand tour, Durham approached the other group members to announce that she was leaving The Seekers to pursue a solo career and the group subsequently disbanded. [3][6][8], The Seekers achieved their first success in the United States in 1965 with their highly popular hit, "I'll Never Find Another You", reaching peaks of #4 pop and #2 easy listening in Billboard magazine surveys. The album see Athol, Keith and Bruce join with Michael Cristiano to record songs they had sung pre Judith, and a few they wish they had recorded. The Seekers were Australia’s first international supergroup, who dominated charts here and overseas in the period 1964-68, took three songs to the top of the charts in the UK and Australia, and were the first Australian group to make #2 in the USA with Georgy Girl in 1966. Durham had suffered a broken hip and sang "The Carnival Is Over" in a wheelchair at the closing ceremony of the related Paralympic Games on 29 October. A - They could. In some countries, the album was titled Roving with the Seekers. In some countries, the album was titled Roving with the Seekers. Saved by beth. Note that the version of "Morningtown Ride" included here is not the one from their 1966 hit single, but an earlier recording of the song from Hide & Seekers. *Contains spoilers* In "The Pleasure Seekers," three young American women, played by Ann-Margret, Carol Lynley, and Pamela Tiffin, share an apartment in Madrid in 1964. Five Hundred Miles. Also in July, the compilation album The Seekers' Greatest Hits was released and spent 17 weeks at No. In 1967,[1] they were named as joint "Australians of the Year" – the only group thus honoured. The Seekers 1964. your own Pins on Pinterest However, the tour was postponed when Rieu was taken ill.[45] They released another Greatest Hits compilation in May 2011 which peaked in the top 40. While some of this is rather bland stuff rooted in the tamer side of the early-'60s folk revival, other tracks show them moving into more rhythmic, contemporary sound and arrangements, as well as into more contemporary material by composers like Bob Gibson, Malvina Reynolds, Bob Dylan, and the Seekers' own Bruce Woodley (whose "Two Summers" in particular sounds almost strong enough to have merited release as a single). 1 in 1969, managing to knock The Beatles (White Album) off the top of the charts and preventing The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet from reaching the top spot. 23. 1967 - Melbourne, 12 March, Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Guy hosted his own TV show in Australia, A Guy Called Athol, before entering politics in 1973. [5] Woodley co-wrote some songs with Simon, including "Cloudy", "I Wish You Could Be Here" and "Red Rubber Ball" which became an American #2 single for The Cyrkle. Sleeve has ring/edge wear, corner creasing, tear to top seam, G-. [12] Despite the fact that the group had not signed a contract with EMI, the single reached the U.K. "Top 50" and began selling well. This set contains The Seekers/1964, A World of Our Own/1965, Come the Day/1966, Seekers in Green/1967 and finally (the complete The Seekers Live at the Talk of the Town)/1968 albums. In October 2010, The Best of the Seekers (1968) was listed in the book 100 Best Australian Albums. at the best online prices at eBay! An item that is used but still in very good condition. Artist: The Seekers. Roving With The Seekers) W&G Records: Keith Grant: 3:08: Yesterday: 1966 – – John Lennon / Paul McCartney: Come the Day (a.k.a. Too, on a few of the Hide & Seekers cuts they experimented with string arrangements and solo vocals by Judith Durham, though it would be a modified version of their original acoustic-driven sound that would bring them success. In February 1965, it reached No.1 in the U.K. and Australia, and No.4 in the United States where it was released on EMI's Capitol Records label. With My Swag All On My Shoulder. 2009 Preview SONG TIME I'll Never Find Another You (Mono) [2009 Remaster] 1. [29] The Seekers were accompanied during their 20-minute set by the Australian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hector Crawford. Frivolous, silly, unrealistic, take your pick, any of those adjectives could fit The Pleasure Seekers (20th Century Fox, 1964). It was two months later that they decided to do a reunion concert, which led to a 102-date tour. Track listing; Personnel; References; External links "Waltzing Matilda" was released in November 1963 and peaked at number 74 on the Australian music report. The fil Starting out as a folk and gospel group, The Seekers - featuring the golden voice of Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Keith Potger and Bruce Woodley - set sail in 1964 for a working holiday, totally unaware of the global fame and fortune that lay ahead. [22] The Seekers' version was provided on their 1966 LP, "Come the Day" (released on the album "Georgy Girl" in the U.S.A.).[5]. Isa Lei. The film was adapted for the screen by Edith Sommer, based on the novel Coins in the Fountain by John H. Secondari, and was directed by Jean Negulesco, who also directed the 1954 film Three Coins in the Fountain. Three American lovelies room together in Madrid and all manage to get themselves into seemingly unhappy relationships with fellows. second album for the great folk/pop band from the 60's. [52], The following recordings by the Seekers were each certified as having sold over one million copies: "I'll Never Find Another You", "A World of Our Own", "The Carnival Is Over" and "Georgy Girl"; all were written or co-written by Tom Springfield, and were each awarded a gold disc. see photos, they are photos of the item for sale (as always! 2009 collection from the Australian Folk/Rock quartet, one of the most popular bands in the UK in the mid-'60s. The Seekers played to an estimated 200,000 people in a televised concert celebrating their overseas success. In 1995, the group were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. 1964 – – – The Seekers: The Seekers (a.k.a. [3] and peaked at number 74 on the national chart. [6] The Seekers performed folk-influenced pop music and soon gathered a strong following in Melbourne. The group re-formed in the early 1970s and recruited Louisa Wisseling to provide vocals. It's too bad EMI didn't bother to include original release dates in the track listings, though the liner notes are okay. Three American lovelies room together in Madrid and all manage to get themselves into seemingly unhappy relationships with fellows. The Seekers - 1964-1965 - CD, VG. The Seekers were Australia’s first international supergroup, who dominated charts here and overseas in the period 1964-68, took three songs to the top of the charts in the UK and Australia, and were the first Australian group to make #2 in the USA with Georgy Girl in 1966. "Waltzing Matilda" was released in November 1963 and peaked at number 74 on the Australian music report. The Seekers - Vinyl LP Record - 1964 - World Record Club - T422 - VG+. [18] The Seekers featured on the second episode, "Ten Pound Rocker 1963–1968", broadcast on 22 August, in which Durham and Woodley discussed their early work on a cruise ship, meeting Tom Springfield and their success in Britain. This item is a vinyl record and has been visually graded. The re-formed group's new recording of "Sparrow Song" topped the Australian charts. Also in 1965, the group met Paul Simon (of the American duo Simon & Garfunkel) who was pursuing a solo career in the U.K. following the initial poor chart success of the duo's debut LP, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.[5][21] In 1966, the Seekers released the Simon-penned "Someday One Day", which reached #4 in Australia and #11 in the U.K.[13][14] Their version was Simon's first U.K. success as a songwriter, and his first solo major hit as a composer outside of his work with Art Garfunkel. The album spent 125 weeks in the charts in the UK.[7]. In November 2015, during a tour of Guy's new band 'Athol Guy and Friends' featuring Jenny Blake on vocals, Guy's band was joined by his two Melbourne Boys High School colleagues Potger and Woodley for a one-performance fundraiser hosted by the school. However, if you like escapist fare, if you like films that offer nothing more than pure entertainment, and if you like films that feature incredibly beautiful actresses, then this film is definitely for you, and for me. [5][6] In the late 1950s, Potger led The Trinamics, a rock 'n' roll group, Guy led the Ramblers and, with Woodley, they decided to form a doo-wop music group, the Escorts. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1964 Vinyl release of The Seekers on Discogs. $2.80 shipping. [6][35] Woodley left the group in June 1977 and was replaced by Buddy England, a former 1960s pop singer and member of the Mixtures. [26], In February 1967, "Morningtown Ride" reached the Top 50 in the U.S.[15][16]. That's true. In 1969, Potger formed and managed another group, the New Seekers in the UK, which were more pop-oriented. Edit Release All Versions of this Release Data Correct . [39][40] In the buildup to the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics, an ABC TV satire, The Games, parodied the Seekers in the final episode, "The End". … For other uses, see, Recording Industry Association of America, Academy Award for Best Original Song of 1966, Australian Recording Industry Association, SBS Television screens the Decca DVD Farewell Album, The Seekers – Australian of the Year – 1967 Award, "Artist: Judith Durham – Band: The Seekers", Australasian Performing Right Association, "Seekers – Top 75 Releases Official UK Singles Archive", "The 100 Best-Selling Singles of 1965 in the U.K.", "Spring Concert Tour of Britain for The Seekers", https://worldradiohistory.com/hd2/IDX-UK/Music/Archive-Melody-Maker-IDX/IDX/60s/65/Melody-Maker-1965-0821-OCR-Page-0005.pdf, "American certifications – Seekers, The – Georgy Girl", Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, "Australian of the Year Awards – The Seekers", "Australia's most-watched TV shows this century", "ARIA Awards – History: Winners by Year 1995: 9th Annual ARIA Awards", "How to Fit Four Giants on to a Postage Stamp Sheet…", "The Seekers – Celebration of Music Tour 2010", "How Andre Rieu sought out the Seekers for his latest tour", "2011 Additions – I'll Never Find Another You", "The Seekers Launch Volume 1 of three-album series of their Hidden Treasure", "Australian Albums: The 1975 'Notes on a Conditional Form' Debuts At No 1", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Seekers&oldid=993645260, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Rick Turk – guitars, piano, backing and lead vocals (1981–1986), Cheryl Webb – lead and backing vocals (1977–1986), Louisa Wisseling – lead and backing vocals (1975–1977). 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