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Glenn Shorrock Biography and Songs

Glenn Shorrock

Glenn Shorrock is an English-born Australian singer-songwriter. He was a founding member of pop groups The Twilights, Axiom, Little River Band and post LRB spin-off trio Birtles Shorrock Goble, as well as being a solo performer.

singer/songwriter Glenn Shorrock has had a long and successful career in the U.K. and Australia spanning more than three decades. Arriving in Australia with his family from England during the mid-’50s, Shorrock soon developed a passion for rock & roll and formed the vocal quartet the Checkmates.

Under the influence of the Beatles after they achieved popularity in Australia, the Checkmates became the Twilights and from 1964 to 1969 had several hit singles in Australia. After they broke up, Glenn Shorrock spent three months managing the Australian group, the Avengers. In May 1969, Shorrock joined the supergroup Axiom in the U.K. until their breakup in 1971. Shorrock signed a solo deal with the MAM record label and released three singles.

The Twilights had eight consecutive national hit singles including Needle in a Haystack  and What’s Wrong with the Way I Live. Axiom’s top 10 hits were Arkansas Grass, Little Ray of Sunshine and My Baby’s Gone. Little River Band had national and international chart success, including the Shorrock-penned Emma, Help Is on Its Way and Cool Change.

Glenn Shorrock

Glenn Shorrock

Glenn Shorrock was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame as a solo artist in 1991 and as a member of Little River Band in 2004. In May 2001 the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA), as part of its 75th-anniversary celebrations, named Cool Change as one of the APRA Top 30 Australian songs of all time.

Glenn Shorrock Songs

  1. Cool Change
  2. A Little Ray of Sunshine
  3. Help is on Its Way
  4. Rise Again
  5. We’re Coming to Get You
  6. Rock N Roll Soldier
  7. Let’s Get the Band Together
  8. Angry Words
  9. Paperback Writer
  10. Dream Lover
  11. Big Smoke
  12. Curiosity
  13. Don’t Let Girls Get Lonely
  14. Rock n Roll Lullaby
  15. Statue of Liberty
  16. Restless

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