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Owen was given his first guitar by his parents when he was nine years old, and since then music has been an integral part of the Owen Campbell story. A prolific songwriter, his performances have earned him great acclaim to the point of being considered one of Australia's greatest slide guitar players.
But it was an appearance on a top rating Australian TV talent program that was to springboard his music career in a manner no one could have foreseen. With his strong voice and sharp tongue, he soon became a crowd favourite, and although he didn't win the competition itself, he certainly made his mark.