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It was my friends who convinced me that I could be a singer. One weekend I rolled up and they were standing there with two bass guitars and an announcement; that we were going to form a band. I immediately poo-pooed the whole thing because I'd just started my apprenticeship in sheet metalwork and after paying off a car, no way was I going to be paying off equipment or anything like that Balloon Knot - Caddywhompus - Remainder they said, 'You can be the singer because you're always singing and you don't need any equipment' — and I fell for it.
The show opened and closed in six weeks. For Young, a major break occurred at an Elm Tree performance when visiting producer and managerSimon Napier-Bellheard them in a pub in Newcastle in Everybody thought the song was American and basically that was that. It faded away and the Superstar — two and a half years of absolute gold — finished. Young renewed his association with Albert Productionssigning Deuces Wild - Link Wray - Rumble!
The Best Of Link Wray them as a solo artist. After his stint in Superstarthey Fruit And Icebergs - Blue Cheer - The History Of Blue Cheer: Good Times Are So Hard To Find over as his producers and resumed writing songs for him.
Young said "no one liked it. It was a disappointment. It was about suicide but they must've thought it was about drugs because of the title. It wasn't banned or anything, they just didn't play it. He left the job after a day and a half due to being hassled by the boss. John Paul Young was the first male singer that the show chose to make a megastar. It was an experiment. Could we actually take someone who was basically unknown and in a matter of two months turn him into a number one hit?
By mid, Countdown' s talent co-ordinator, Ian "Molly" Meldrumhad started appearing on-screen with a weekly rock report. ThroughoutYoung toured with Stevie Wright, Sherbet and StylusTim the Dinosaur - The Ziggens - Big Salty Tears the latter also being his backing band. Young's debut studio albumHero was released in October and peaked at No.
After I recorded Pasadena our relationship just developed. They play me their songs and say: Wonder Why - Gilbert OSullivan - Life And Rhymes what you think of this. Sometimes I pick out something they've written and say "I want to do this", like I did with Things to do. For the JPY albumwe worked out some of the Call The Night - John Paul Young - The War Years on the road.
Others are worked out in the studio and some, like Standing in the Rain are produced by the studio system. Harry and George work it out and I come in later to do the vocal. In NovemberYoung's first 'best of' compilation was released, titled All the Best.
It was preceded by the single " Where the Action Is " and both single and album peaked within the Australian top The song became a top 10 hit in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Young's next single, " Love Is in the Air ", became a worldwide hit during peaking at No.
The associated album, Love Is in the Air was released in October and reached the top 40 on the Australian albums chart. Young was crowned ' King of Pop ' in October Young's fifth studio album, Heaven Sent was released in November and peaked at number Young used session musicians for his s' covers album, The Singer released in August but failed to reach the top Records in and flew to Germany with producer, composer and keyboard player John Capek ex-Carson to start recording a new album, with sessions at studios in HanoverMunichLos AngelesMelbourne and Sydney.
The resulting album, One Foot in Front was released in March The lead single, "Soldier of Fortune", peaked at No. Sunset" and "Call the Night" all failed to chart into the top 50,  "Soldier of Fortune" gained further prominence when it was picked as the theme song for the Summer Paralympics held in New York Cityand also went on to be a hit in Germany.
In lateYoung and his family moved to Lake Macquarie near Newcastle. The programme was successful with Young moving through the ranks of the Evolution - Silver - Knowledge Presents Silver to Morning Announcer garnering four No.
Inan Australian comedy film titled Strictly Ballroom was released. The film and associated soundtrack featured new versions of "Love Is in the Air" and "Standing in the Rain", both of which were released as singles.
InYoung released his eighth studio album and first since Titled Call The Night - John Paul Young - The War Years it is a covers album and includes a re-recording of "Love Is in the Air".
InYoung made two trips to Germany following invitations to perform on a host of national and European television specials and to promote Now. Inhe played to his largest audience as a featured performer at the closing ceremony of the Summer Olympics. InYoung became mentor for contestants on the music talent show, Popstars Livewhich was broadcast on Call The Night - John Paul Young - The War Years Network from February Young co-hosted the event with Ian Meldrum.
InYoung worked on a musical comedy titled Van Parkwhich focuses on "a group of fellow music lovers have gathered to live out their remaining years" in a caravan park. Young plays Akbar, one of the co-owners of the park. InYoung was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia OAM for service to the performing arts as a singer and songwriter, and through support for a range of charitable organisations.
InYoung appeared on the fifteenth season of Dancing with the Stars. Late inYoung toured a show across Australia based on a complete set of Vanda and Young material. InYoung released his Inside - Surgeon - Search Deep Inside Yourself (File) JPY. During the s, Young's hit "Love is in the Air" was adopted by fans of Scottish Premier League football team Dundee United as an unofficial club anthem.
Played since then at many home matches, it was sung in its entirety by an estimated 28, fans before and after the Scottish Cup Final held on Call The Night - John Paul Young - The War Years May at Hampden Park in Glasgow. For many years, Young has supported children's charities. He participates in the NSW Variety Bash   as a participant in one of the old cars and also to entertain along the way. Young is also an avid environmentalist, supporting Landcare projects in his local community.
Arranged chronologically:    John Paul Young and the Allstars. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Paul Young. James — bass guitarrhythm guitar — Ian "Willie" Winter — guitar — Ray Goodwin — guitar — Dallas McDermott — bass guitar — Phil Manning — lead guitar Ian Miller — lead guitar — Jacques De Jongh — bass guitar — Ray Arnott — drum — Tony Buchanan — saxophone Harry Vanda — guitar George Young — guitar Billy Rogers — saxophone — John Young no relation — bass guitar — Vince Melouney Call The Night - John Paul Young - The War Years guitar Peter Northcote — saxophone, keyboards John Paul Young's Allstars John Paul Young — lead vocals —, Juan Gonzales — guitar, backing vocals —, Warren Morgan — piano, backing vocals —, Greg Patterson — guitar — Ronnie Peel — bass guitar, backing vocals —, Greg Plimmer — drum —, Michael Walker — guitar, keyboards, backing vocals —, Main article: John Paul Young discography.
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