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Christmas Arrives Early For Kamahl Fans

Christmas Arrives Early For Kamahl Fans

Who: Kamahl
Where: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
When: Saturday September 28, 2002

AUSTRALIA'S King of Croon is back in town for one very special show.

KAMAHL will give his first local performance in two years when he plays WESTS LEAGUES CLUB on Saturday night.

Kamahl has been a household name in Australia for nearly 30 years, his baritone voice making him one of the country's most memorable vocalists.

He rose to fame in 1975 with THE ELEPHANT SONG, which became a massive hit in Europe and topped the charts in Holland, Belgium, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

He went on to record a string of hits with tracks such as SOUNDS OF GOODBYE, OL' MAN RIVER and his rendition of Frank Sinatra's MY WAY. 'I don't think anything gives me a greater sense of worth and well-being than singing,' Kamahl said.

'That you can reach out to people and be accepted in return is the highest reward possible, in performance and life.'

Rather than disappearing from the limelight, Kamahl has remained on top throughout the years.

Possessing plenty of talent and unmistakable charisma, Kamahl has played world-famous venues such as SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE, THE LONDON PALLADIUM and New York's CARNEGIE HALL. Away from the stage, Kamahl has accumulated a wealth of honours.

In 1998, he was named Australian Father of the Year and in 1994 he was granted the Order of Australia Medal for his service to the Australian entertainment industry.

But recording is still a top priority for Kamahl and in January he released the album EVERLASTING LOVE SONGS. Proving his broad appeal, the album even includes a duet with DOROTHY THE DINOSAUR of WIGGLES fame on the track SING WITH ME. Tickets to Kamahl's show at Wests are available from the club on 4935-1200.

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