Petition to induct Australian Country Music Pioneer Kevin Shegog (dec) into the Tamworth Roll of Renown.

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#1

Kevin Shegog deserves to be on the Aystralian Roll of Renown for his achievements and popularity in Country Music. Loved by all who knew him!

Christine Hampton (MOWBRAY, 2021-08-22)

#7

Kevin should have been inducted years ago so let’s fix this bad mistake and get Kevin Shegog onto the Roll of Renown where he truly belongs

Garry Ivory (Launceston, 2021-08-22)

#11

Kevin shegog is a legend and over the years has not received the recognition for the many years of performing and recording..that he very deserves..

Debbie Parry (Westbury..Tas, 2021-08-22)

#12

I agree with all the above comments. As a singer, songwriter Kevin had an enormous impact on the country music industry in the second half of the last century and deserves to be posthumously honoured to the Roll of Renown

Reg Poole (Bendigo, 2021-08-22)

#13

He seems very deserving for the accolade

Dennis Sheean (Devonport , 2021-08-22)

#14

I believe Kevin Shegog played a huge part in Australian Country Music and definitely should be inducted into The Tamworth Roll of Renown.

Sue Shegog (Scarborough , 2021-08-22)

#15

I think Kevin Shegog is a legend of Australian country music and should be remembered as such.

Darryl Kiernan (Brisbane, 2021-08-22)

#18

He was my uncle, and such an incredible singer that should have been recognized for it

Carolyn Polley (Launceston , 2021-08-22)

#19

My Uncle deserves the recognition because he has contributed such a lot for the Country 'n Western industry in Australia and beyond .I am so proud of him and there would be many thousands of his fans who still play his music.

Vicki Alder (GeorgeTown, 2021-08-22)

#22

He was an Australian entertainer that has not been given the accolades that he truly deserves.

Allan Pennant (Narre Warren, 2021-08-22)

#25

Agree 💯 absolute legend

Coral Tyson (Location should not disadvantage , 2021-08-22)

#26

I am his neice and believe my uncle deserves this hounor

Donna Locke (Launcecton, 2021-08-23)

#28

Kevin Shegog should be inducted into the hall of fame

Fred Smith (Macksville, 2021-08-23)

#30

He was my uncle and a magnificent Australian, deserves recognition

Karen Hill (Corinella , 2021-08-23)

#31

Kevin Shegog did a lot to enable country music to be more widely recognised around the nation. It's about time he's recognised for his talent, hard work and music. Thank you.

Catherine Adams (Mornington, 2021-08-23)

#32

I believe that he deserves to be recognised as a great country artist.

Dennis Ivory (Ashmore , 2021-08-23)

#34

Kevin made a big contribution to country music.He was well deserving of the honour.

Roy Costello (Rosetta, 2021-08-23)

#35

To put Kevin shegog into the Tamworth Hall of Renown

Robert Brown (Launceston, 2021-08-23)

#36

It would be well deserved, to honour Kevin's achievements in the music industry. I had the honour of hearing Kevin singing Blue eyes crying in the rain in his living room. Amazing.

Peter Cody (Launceston, 2021-08-23)

#38

High time this was awarded.

Alistair Roberts (Wallerawang , 2021-08-24)

#40

Kevin was my fathers cousin and can remember Kevin and my uncle Stan playing and singing together in East Ringwood as a very young boy l love Kevins music

Ian Russell (Mooroolbark, 2021-08-24)

#42

Loved his music a Tasmanian to be proud of

Hydy Ferguson (Hobart , 2021-08-24)

#43

I believe Kevin should be inducted into the hall of fame, after all he is family and proud of his achievements

Gaylene Allwood (Launceston , 2021-08-24)

#46

I'm Kevin's granddaughter.

Tarlya Tucker (Shegog) (Nunawading , 2021-08-25)

#48

It's where he should be

Brenda Newman (NAGAMBIE, 2021-08-26)

#49

Kevin carried country Music in his Day True Country Australian Music

Gary Brown (Seymour, 2021-08-26)

#50

Kevin Shegog should be recognised as a great Australian Country Music Artist.

Margaret Kerr (Geelong, 2021-08-26)

#51

He's truly deserved of that honour

Trevor Leary (Launceston , 2021-08-26)

#53

My family and I love Kevin shegog

Kendle Good (Penguin, 2021-08-26)

#66

Kevin was a pioneer and a very popular artist and his songs included hit singles.

Lynne Carey (Childers, 2021-09-19)

#68

certainly Australian entertainers in the early days had work so hard. Tallent was what they had and passion it was not just about the dollars.

Allan Pennant (Narre Warren, 2021-09-19)

#69

He deserves to be there

Julie Gaiter (Blackwater, 2021-09-19)

#71

I have seen Kevin Shegog perform many times and owned many of his records. Fantastic entertainer. He certainly deserves to be awRded The Tamworth Role of Reknown , I cannot believe this has not already happened.

Judith Bassett (Tully, 2021-09-19)

#75

I love Kevin Shegog’s music

Athlone Riches (Rutherford, 2021-09-19)

#77

He deserves to be in there

Kate Evans (Somerset, 2021-09-19)

#78

Kevin Shegog should have been inducted into the Roll Of Renown a long time ago.this is overdue and it is absolutely unjust if this doesn’t happen.

Paul Gesler (Keperra, 2021-09-19)

#79

I love mr great Uncles music

Chelsea Gawthorne (Yanchep, 2021-09-19)

#80

Kevin Shegog is a legend and pioneer of Australian Country Music who helped pave the way in our industry for the artists of today and I believe he is very deserving of being inducted into the Roll Of Renown and I think this should have happened many years ago.

Alisha Smith (Bouldercombe, 2021-09-19)

#81

I have most of Kevin's music and love every bit of it. He was one of the pioneers of our country music industry, Met him a few times, too. and learnt quite a bit about our country music history.

Nancy Hodgess (Albury, 2021-09-19)

#82

As a young child my parents used to take me to the Rick & Thel show, and I recall Kevin Shegog performing. I also recall playing his records in the 60's

Robert Pease (Brisbane, 2021-09-19)

#84

Love our Country Music Legends

Les Wilson (Dubbo NSW , 2021-09-19)

#85

I had the honour of meeting him when l was at school that would have been in the early 60's. I still listen to him today

Darryl Simpson (Wooroolin, 2021-09-19)

#88

Kevin is an.icon in country music Australia

Dave Hall (Dubbo, 2021-09-19)

#91

Not enough recognition given to some of our country singers they deserve better

Brian Scheuber (Bundaberg, 2021-09-19)

#97

I’m signing because I feel it is the right thing to do, he deserves it

Denise Heath (Holmesville, 2021-09-20)

#98

I have seen him in travelling shows years ago and loved his songs

Lyn Boston (Kojonup , 2021-09-20)

#100

Great singer deserves the recognition

Kay Gray (WEE WAA , 2021-09-20)

#101

I loved his singing

Fred Batt (Gosnells WA, 2021-09-21)

#103

I would go to his shows with Rick and Thel in Renmark,back in the early sixties with mom and dad, my brother and three sisters and we thoroughly enjoyed every show.

Colin Patterson (Broken Hill, 2021-09-21)

#104

It would be a great tribute to a fine Austral

Jim Cowin (Clare SA, 2021-09-21)

#105

he truly deserves recognition for all he has done for country music

Rhonda Butler (Penguin Tasmania, 2021-09-21)

#108

Kevin was one of our pioneer of Australia's country music industry.

Edward Guilfoyle (Cowra , 2021-09-23)

#111

I'm signing because I love listening to Kevin Shegog

Barbara Goodman (Kurri Kurri NSW , 2021-10-09)

#112

One of our great country artists and should be greater recognised

Leonie French (Wyndham Vale, 2021-10-10)

#113

He reckon he deserves to be inducted

Terry Knox (Ipswich He, 2021-10-12)

#114

I was a great fan of Kevin in the ‘60’s. Phar Lap was one of my all time favourite Aussie songs plus many other Classics by Kevin.

Leon Wyvill (Yarraman. 4614, 2021-10-13)

#115

They are great people Kevin and his brother Ron it would be well deserved

Bobby Young (Scottsdale, 2021-10-21)

#117

I enjoy/ed his music over a long time and believe that his long contribution to the c&w movement in Australia was inspiring.

Van Ransley (Melbourne , 2021-11-15)

#118

I'm a fan. I used to sell his records in the sixties.

Bruce McGilvery (Gayndah , 2021-11-16)

#119

My dad, Barry (DEC) was fortunate enough to have played alongside Kevin many times 🙂 🎸

Michael Murrell (Melbourne , 2021-12-28)

#123

I have a number of Kevin Shegogg’s records and listen to him almost daily. I can’t believe not in the C&W Hall of Fame. He was a top class performer and had a wonderful voice.

grant quinn (Carindale, 2021-12-28)

#125

I love his music, poppy use to talk about Kevin all the time. He deserves this.

Michelle Youd (George Town, Tasmania , 2021-12-28)

#128

A well deserved addition to the Tamworth Roll of Renown, he did so much for the whole of Australia,I met him once such a gentle and kind man.

Judy Ferguson (hobart, 2021-12-28)

#130

Kev is a legend of aust country music

Darryl Scott (Winslow, 2021-12-28)

#131

Love Kevin Shegog's music, rightly deserves acknowledgment

Sandie Sierke (GOOLWA , 2021-12-29)

#133

I knew Kevin and worked with him on
many occassions more deserving than some of the people already there

Rupert Adams (Lockington vic, 2021-12-29)

#134

I grew up with Kevin Shegog music. His music was awesome. My families favourite is Wolverton Mountain

Kylie Vanzetti (Moora, 2021-12-29)

#135

Kevin Shegog was a pioneer of Australian County Music and one of the best voices ever to sing our music. This recognition is long overdue and it’s a sad indictment of those responsible for these inductions to have overlooked Kevin for so long.

Edward Tapp (Tamworth, 2021-12-31)

#138

Top Country Artiste, should have been there already.

Gregory Kiely (LURNEA, 2022-01-05)

#140

I am signing because with out the time and music that Kevin Shegog put into the Australian country music industry would not be what it is today.

Edward Guilfoyle (Mungindi , 2022-01-10)

#141

I have not been a fan long, but long enough to know that Kevin had one of the most beautiful voices in Australian Country music, IMHO above that of counterparts Reg Lindsay or Slim Dusty, a true Australian voice.

Matthew Horsfall (Adelaide, 2022-01-10)

#145

Well & truly worthy of the posthumous award, we shouldn't have had to wait for a petition for this.

Peter Boatwright (Westbury, Tasmania,Austra, 2022-02-09)

#147

Kevin was one of the great Australian country music artists of the 60s/70s and deserves recognition.

Graeme Brown (Townsville, 2022-02-24)

#152

Long long overdue.

Brian Ivory (Brisbane, 2022-07-12)

#153

Kevin was one of the original pioneers of pushing the cause of Country Music in Australia

Gavan Rayner (Thirroul, 2022-07-12)

#156

This is long overdue for Kevin Shegog, should have been awarded to him whilst he was still alive. We should not be signing a petition to make this happen.

John Battle (THORNTON, 2022-07-12)

#157

A Country music pioneer who deserves the honor.

Jim Cowin (Clare, 2022-07-12)

#159

As a former oerformer, I was hugely influenced by the late Kevin Shegog's music.
In areas I have travelled he is still a househokd name.

Merv Romeo (Ballarat, 2022-07-12)

#163

Kevin Shegog should have been inducted many years ago.My favourite song of Kevin's is One Small Photograph of you.

Kevin. Sporer (Mt. Gambier. South Australia, 2022-07-13)

#165

I grew up in the 50s and 60s Kevin was very popular in our house my dad used to sing his songs I would like to see him get the recognition he deserves

Tom Irwin (Branxton, 2022-07-13)

#166

He was Good.

Lacharna Thompson (St Marys, 2022-07-14)

#168

Loved his music in the day. He deserves this award for contributing to country music in Australia.

Colleen Thompson (Bell Hillview, 2022-07-14)

#169

Kevin Shegog should of been inducted many years ago. Kevin was loved by many Australians and they still listen to and love his Music.

Kevin Harmon (Murrybridge , 2022-07-14)

#175

My husband and I still sing Kevin's songs near every day. He made it so easy with his talent in writing to remember the words. His music and songs will live on forever in our hearts. Wonderful man and wonderfully talented. Thank you for memories.

Daphne Pugh (Towers Hill 4820, 2022-11-29)



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