Seekers ‎– The Best Of The Seekers -1968 Ballad, Folk (Rare Vinyl)

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 Seekers ‎– The Best Of The Seekers -1968 Ballad, Folk (Rare Vinyl)

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The Seekers are an Australian folk-influenced pop quartet, originally formed in Melbourne in 1962. They were the first Australian pop music group to achieve major chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States. They were popular during the 1960s with their best-known configuration as: Judith Durham on vocals, piano, and tambourine; Athol Guy on double bass and vocals; Keith Potger on twelve-string guitar, banjo, and vocals; and Bruce Woodley on guitar, mandolin, banjo, and vocals.

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". The Seekers have sung it at various closing ceremonies in Australia, including World Expo 88 and the Paralympics. It is still one of the top 50 best-selling singles in the UK. 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."

In 1967,[1] they were named as joint "Australians of the Year" – the only group thus honoured. In July 1968, Durham left to pursue a solo career and the group disbanded. The band has reformed periodically, and in 1995 they were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. "I'll Never Find Another You" was added to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Sounds of Australia registry in 2011. 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. With "I'll Never Find Another You" and "Georgy Girl", the band also achieved success in the United States, but not nearly at the same level as in the rest of the world. The Seekers have sold over 50 million records worldwide.

The Seekers were individually honoured as Officers of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday Honours of June 2014

Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~ 9 slight wear -age - great shape
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10 
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10) 
Side 1 - 10 / Side 2 - 9 light scuff
BIN # 15
9

Label: Capitol Records ‎– DT-2746
Series:The Star Line 
Format:Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Stereo 
Country:Canada
Released:1968
Style:Ballad, Folk

Tracklist

A1 Morningtown Ride 2:45
A2 A World Of Our Own 2:38
A3 The Carnival Is Over 3:06
A4 Sinner Man 2:15
A5 Walk With Me 3:03
A6 The Times They Are A Changin' 2:32
B1 I'll Never Find Another You 2:40
B2 When The Stars Begin To Fall 3:09
B3 Some Day, One Day 2:34
B4 Turn, Turn, Turn 3:18
B5 We're Moving On 2:07

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