Anne Kirkpatrick

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Anne Kirkpatrick
Born (1952-07-04) 4 July 1952 (age 68)
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
LabelsEMI, Columbia
Associated actsSlim Dusty (father), Joy McKean (mother)

Anne Kirkpatrick (born 4 July 1952) is an Australian country music singer. She is the daughter of country singers Slim Dusty and Joy McKean.[1]

Biography[edit]

She also has a brother, David Kirkpatrick, who is an accomplished singer-songwriter.[2] The year 1964 saw the establishment of the annual Slim Dusty Australia-round tour, a 48,280 kilometres (30,000 mi) journey that went on for ten months. This regular event was the subject of a feature film, The Slim Dusty Movie, in 1984, which includes several performances featuring Anne Kirkpatrick. Kirkpatrick also features in the 2020 Australian documentary Slim and I.

Kirkpatrick has won Golden Guitar Awards at the Tamworth Country Music Festival in 1979, 1991, and twice in 1992. She also won an ARIA Award for Best Australian Country Record in 1992.[3] and appeared on the 1990 compilation album Breaking Ground - New Directions in Country Music which was nominated for the 1991 ARIA Award for Best Country Album.[3]

In 2010, Kirkpatrick was inducted into the Australian Roll of Renown.[4]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS
[5][6]
Down Home -
Let the Songs Keep Flowing Strong and Naturally
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: EMI Music (EMC.2554)
-
Shoot the Moon
  • Released: July 1978
  • Label: EMI Music (EMC.2655)
60
Merry-Go-Round of Life
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Nulla Records (NUL.102)
-
Come Back Again
  • Released: 1987
  • Label: EMI Music (EMX 430049)
-
Two Singers One Song (with Slim Dusty)
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: EMI Music/Columbia (SCXO 793190)
-
Out of the Blue
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: ABC Records/Phonogram (846595-2)
-
Game of Love
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: ABC Records/EMI Music (4796012)
-
Cry Like a Man
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: ABC Records/EMI Music (8214822)
-
Travellin' Still...Always Will (with Slim Dusty)
  • Released: March 2002
  • Label: EMI (724353803421)
37
Showmans Daughter
  • Released: May 2006
  • Label: Compass Brothers (022CDCB)
-

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details
21st Anniversary Concert
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: EMI Music/ ABC Country (4798102)

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details
Annie's Songs
The Best of Anne Kirkpatrick
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Axis Music (701655-2)
Anthology: The Best of Anne Kirkpatrick
  • Released: 2 September 2011 [8]
  • Label: UMA (9055632)
The Early Years 1974-1987
  • Released: 6 February 2015[9]
  • Label: UMA (4704214)
  • 5CD Set

Other singles[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions
AUS
[10]
"The Garden"
(as Australia Too)
1985 22

Awards[edit]

ARIA Awards[edit]

Kirkpatrick has been nominated for five ARIA Music Awards[11]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1990 Two Singers One Song (with Slim Dusty) Best Country Album Nominated
1992 Out of the Blue Won
1994 Game of Love Best Female Artist Nominated
Best Country Album Nominated
2006 Showman's Daughter Nominated

Country Music Awards (CMAA)[edit]

Kirkpatrick has won six Golden guitar awards at the Tamworth Country Music Awards of Australia [12]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1979 "Grievous Angel" Female Vocalist of the Year Won
1991 Two Singers One Song (with Slim Dusty) Top Selling Album Won
1992 Out of the Blue Album of the Year Won
1992 "I Guess We've Been Together Too Long" Female Vocalist of the Year Won
2005 "Back to the Saltbush Plains" (with Tracy Coster) Vocal Collaboration of the Year Won
2007 "Peppimenarti Cradle" Bush Ballad of the Year Won

Australian Roll of Renown[edit]

The Australian Roll of Renown honours Australian and New Zealander musicians who have shaped the music industry by making a significant and lasting contribution to Country Music. It was inaugurated in 1976 and the inductee is announced at the Country Music Awards of Australia in Tamworth in January.[13]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2010 Anne Kirkpatrick Australian Roll of Renown inductee

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Talking Heads with Peter Thomson". Archived from the original on 14 January 2010. Retrieved 30 October 2010.
  2. ^ "News". Slim Dusty. Archived from the original on 30 April 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "ARIA Awards Best Country Album". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 4 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Roll of Renown". TCMF. Archived from the original on 21 August 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Australian Albums". australian-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2002 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Anthology: The Best of Anne Kirkpatrick". Sanity. Retrieved 7 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "The Early Years 1974-1987". Sanity. Retrieved 7 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (Illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 22. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) N.B. The Kent Report chart was licensed by ARIA between mid-1983 and 19 June 1988.
  11. ^ https://www.ariaawards.com.au/search?term=Anne%20Kirkpatrick
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 August 2018. Retrieved 9 September 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ "Roll of Renown". Tamworth Country Music Festival. Retrieved 29 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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