Lee Kernaghan

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Lee Kernaghan
Man in black hat sitting on ground
Country musician Lee Kernaghan
Background information
Birth name Lee Raymond Kernaghan
Born (1964-04-15) 15 April 1964 (age 50)
Corryong, Victoria
Origin Australia
Genres Country
Occupations Songwriter, composer, musician, guitarist
Years active 1969–present
Labels Universal, ABC
Associated acts

The Blue Devils
Fiona Kernaghan
Ray Kernaghan
Tania Kernaghan

The Songwriter Session
Colin Buchanan
Sara Storer
Website http://www.leekernaghan.com.au/

Lee Kernaghan OAM (born 15 April 1964 in Corryong, Victoria) is an Australian country music singer and songwriter. He was the 2008 Australian of the Year.[1][2]

Honours[edit]

Kernaghan received the Order of Australia Medal in 2004.[3]

In 2008, he was Australian of the Year.[4] He has two sons.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • The Outback Club (1992)
  • Three Chain Road (1993) No. 35 AUS
  • 1959 (1995) No. 9 AUS
  • Hat Town (1997) No. 7 AUS
  • The Christmas Album (1999) No. 31 AUS
  • Rules of the Road (2000) No. 16 AUS
  • Electric Rodeo (2002) No. 5 AUS
  • The Big Ones – Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (2004) No. 16 AUS
  • The New Bush (2006) No. 6 AUS
  • Spirit of the Bush (2007) No. 5 AUS
  • Planet Country (2009) No. 13 AUS
  • Ultimate Hits (2011) No. 8 AUS
  • Beautiful Noise (2012)

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions Album
AUS
1992 "High Country" - The Outback Club
"Boys From the Bush" -
1997 "This Is The Outback" 84 Single Only
2004 "Missin' Slim" (with Colin Buchanan) 49
2007 "Spirit of the Bush" (with Steve Forde and Adam Brand) 11 Spirit of the Bush
2011 "Scars" (with Dierks Bentley) - Planet Country
2012 "Beautiful Noise" - Beautiful Noise

Musicals[edit]

The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1992 "High Country"
"Boys From the Bush"
2011 "Scars" (with Dierks Bentley) Robb Cox
2012 "Beautiful Noise"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kernaghan. Lee". Music Australia. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Lewis, Wendy (2010). Australians of the Year. Pier 9 Press. ISBN 978-1-74196-809-5. 
  3. ^ "KERNAGHAN, Lee Raymond OAM". It's an Honour. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 16 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Lee Kernaghan named Australian of the Year". The Australian. 25 January 2008. Retrieved 16 October 2009. [dead link]

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