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1970’s

1979

APRA Song of the Year Beat Of The Government Stroke - Tom Oliver/Joy McKean, recorded by Slim Dusty (EMI) Top Selling One Day At A Time - The Hawking Bros (RCA) Album of the Year One Day At A Time - The Hawking Bros (RCA) Male Vocalist of the Year Slim Dusty - Marty (EMI) Female Vocalist of the Year Anne Kirkpatrick - Grievous Angel (EMI) Instrumental of the Year Fiddle In The Gorge - Trev & Dennis (Nationwide) New Talent of the Year 1901 - House Where The Wind Blows Cold (EMI) Vocal Group or Duo of the Year Saltbush - Stranger (EMI) Roll of Renown Slim Dusty Country Music Capital Award Nick Erby  

1978

APRA Song of the Year Indian Pacific - Joy McKean, recorded by Slim Dusty (EMI) Top Selling Indian Pacific - Slim Dusty (EMI) Album of the Year Country Travellin' - The Hawking Bros (RCA) Male Vocalist of the Year Reg Lindsay - Silence On The Line (EMI) Female Vocalist of the Year Suzanne Prentice - How Great Thou Art (Music World) Instrumental of the Year Fender Bender - Norm Bodkin (Hadley) New Talent of the Year Mike Fox - If Nobody Loves Me (Bunyip) Vocal Group or Duo of the Year Hawking Brothers - Silver Wings (RCA) Roll of Renown Smoky Dawson Country Music Capital Award John Minson

1977

APRA Song of the Year Three Rivers Hotel - Stan Coster, recorded by Slim Dusty (EMI) Top Selling Things I See Around Me - Slim Dusty (EMI) Album of the Year Angel Of Goulburn Hill - Slim Dusty (EMI) Male Vocalist of the Year Slim Dusty - Angel Of Goulburn Hill (EMI) Female Vocalist of the Year Suzanne Prentice - Sweet Country Music (Music World) Instrumental of the Year Closest Thing To Freedom - Lindsay Butler (Opal) New Talent of the Year Saltbush - Sassafras Gap (Rainbird) Vocal Group or Duo of the Year Hawking Brothers - This House Runs On Sunshine (Crest) Roll of Renown Buddy Williams Wrangler Special Award Eric Watson

1976

APRA Song of the Year Santa Never Made It To Darwin - Bill Cate, recorded by Bill & Boyd (Fable) Top Selling Worst In The World - Slim Dusty (EMI) Album of the Year Lights On The Hill - Slim Dusty (EMI) Male Vocalist of the Year Rex Dallas - My Lancashire Yodelling Lass (Hadley) Female Vocalist of The Year Heather McKean - I Can Feel Love (Festival) Instrumental of the Year Orange Blossom Special - Paul & Colleen Trenwith (EMI) New Talent of the Year Bob Purtell - Motivation Day (ATA) Vocal Group or Duo of the Year Webb Brothers - Palmer River Song (Festival) Roll of Renown Tex Morton

1975

APRA Song of the Year Biggest Disappointment - Joy McKean, recorded by Slim Dusty (EMI) Top Selling Track My Kind Of Woman - Johnny Chester (Fable) Album of the Year Australiana - Slim Dusty (EMI) EP of the Year Old Wallerawang - Rex Dallas (Hadley) Male Vocalist of the Year Slim Dusty - Biggest Disappointment (EMI) Female Vocalist of the Year Jean Stafford - What Kind Of A Girl Do You Think I Am (Hadley) Instrumental Track of the Year Nashville Express - Nev Nicholls' Country Playboys (RCA) New Talent of the Year Rob Brown - Beautiful World (WEA/Angelwood) Vocal Group or Duo of the Year Hawking Brothers - Julianna (Fable)

1974

APRA Song of the Year Goondiwindi Grey - Wallace/Hauritz, recorded by Tex Morton (Essex) Top Selling Heaven Is My Woman's Love - Col Joye (ATA) Album of the Year Live At Tamworth - Slim Dusty (EMI) EP of the Year Live At Tamworth - Hamilton County Bluegrass Band (EMI) Male Vocalist of the Year Reg Lindsay - July You're A Woman Female Vocalist of the Year Suzanne Prentice - Dust On Mother's Bible (Master) Instrumental Track of the Year Yakity Axe - The Hawking Bros (Fable) New Talent of the Year Reg Poole - Country Music Hall Of Fame (W&G) Vocal Group or Duo of the Year Hawking Brothers - Catfish John (Fable)

1973

APRA Song of the Year Lights On The Hill - Joy McKean, recorded by Slim Dusty (EMI) Top Selling Record Redback On The Toilet Seat - Slim Newton (Hadley) Album of the Year Me & My Guitar - Slim Dusty (EMI) Best EP or Single Lights On The Hill - Slim Dusty (EMI) Instrumental Track of the Year Ring-a-Ding - Hamilton County Bluegrass Band (EMI) Radio Listener Award Col Hardy - Opal  

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