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The Story of Australian Country Music

A Tribute to Buddy

A Tribute to Jimmy

A Tribute to Reg

A Tribute to Shirley

A Tribute to Slim

– Slim, Chronicler of the Bush

A Tribute to Smoky

A Tribute to Tex

– Tex Morton White Guitars

A Tribute to The McKean Sisters

Arch Kerr – pioneer record producer

Australia's College of Country Music

Bicentennial Concert 1970

The Big Golden Guitar

Birth of the Golden Guitars

Brief History of the Golden Guitar Awards

Brief History of Star Maker

Country Music Capital Meets Music City

Country Music Hands of Fame

Country Music Media

Country Music Roll of Renown

Country Timeline

First The Song

Golden Guitar Memories

Golden Guitar Pioneers

Golden Guitar Winners Tally

The Gympie Muster

The Hadley Records Story

History of the College of Country Music

How the CMAA Was Born

How Tamworth became Country Music Capital

How the College of Country Music Works

Introduction

The John Minson Story

Links

Minson Memories

Narrative! Narrative! Narrative!

Origins of the Tamworth Country Music Festival

Radio Ranch & Spurs

Sources and Resources

Stairway to Stardom

The Story of Maton Guitars

Tamworth, We've Done Us Proud

What is Country Music

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Golden Guitar winners tally

Since the Golden Guitar Awards began in 1973, around 500 trophies have been awarded to artists and industry people.

Following is the tally, up to and including the 2014 Awards.

Slim Dusty

37

Lee Kernaghan

33

John Williamson

25

Troy Cassar-Daley

25

Sara Storer

17

Graeme Connors

14

Kasey Chambers

13

Garth Porter
13
Adam Brand

12

Colin Buchanan
10

James Blundell

9

Beccy Cole

9

Hawking Bros

8

Adam Harvey

8

The McClymonts
8

Bullamakanka

7

The Flying Emus

6

Alan Caswell

6

Paul Kelly
6

Anne Kirkpatrick

6

Joy McKean

6

Melinda Schneider
6
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson

6

Gina Jeffreys

5

Norma O'Hara Murphy

5

Patsy Riggir

5

Duncan Toombs

5

Arthur Blanch

4

Johnny Chester

4

Rex Dallas

4

Tania Kernaghan

4

Rod McCormack

4

Suzanne Prentice

4

Felicity Urquhart

4

1901

3

Mick Albeck

3

Jewel Blanch

3

Catherine Britt
3

Lindsay Butler

3

Stan Coster

3

Davidson Brothers

3

Dead Ringer Band

3

Peter Denahy

3

Steve Forde

3

Reg Lindsay

3

Denise Morrison

3

Mark O'Shea * see also O'Shea

3

Reg Poole

3

Jean Stafford

3

Ross Wood

3

Luke Austen

2

Bella

2

Jeff Brown

2

Darren Coggan
2
Dianna Corcoran

2

Smoky Dawson & Trevor Knight

2

Ted Egan

2

Tommy Emmanuel

2

Michael Fix

2

Hamilton Country Bluegrass Band

2

Alan Hawking

2

"Pixie" Jenkins

2

Jetty Road

2

Lawrie Minson

2

Luke O'Shea & Drew McAlister

2

Saltbush

2

Brendon Walmsley

2

The Wheel

2

Webb Bros

2

Kirsty Lee Akers

1

Josh Arnold

1

Sherrie Austin

1

Australian Family of Country Music

1

Victoria Baillie

1

Tex Banes

1

Jimmy Barnes

1

Chelsea Basham

1

Clint Beattie

1

Kevin Bennett

1

Wally Bishop

1

Norm Bodkin

1

Rob Brown

1

Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes

1

Lachlan Bryan, Mat Duniam, Shaun Ryan & Rod McCormack

1

Buckskin

1

Evelyn Bury

1

Camille & Stuie

1

Michael Carr

1

Kev Carmody

1

Carter & Carter

1

Brian Caswell

1

Bill Cate

1

Bill Chambers

1

Greg Champion

1

Helen Clemens
1

Rod Coe

1

Darren Coggan & Ken McBeath
1

Jan Cooper & Michael Roycroft

1

Tracy Coster

1

Crosby Sisters

1

Ashleigh Dallas

1

Colin Dallas

1

Leanne Douglas

1

Max Ellis

1

Nick Erby

1

Matt Fell

1

Feral Swing Cats

1

The Flood

1

Barry Forrester

1

Mike Fox

1

Grand Junction

1

Great Divide

1

Happening Thang

1

Col Hardy

1

The Hired Hands

1

Jedd Hughes

1

Wave Jackson

1

Keith Jamieson

1

Col Joye

1

Arch Kerr

1

Kevin Knapp

1

Vic Lanyon

1

Jane Maddick

1

Tina Martyn

1

Drew McAlister

1

McAlister Kemp

1

Jimmy Little

1

Merv Maltman

1

Samantha McClymont

1

Rod McCormack, Troy Cassar-Daley, Jeff McCormack

1

Don McGuire

1

Heather McKean

1

John Minson

1

Chad Morgan

1

Amos Morris

1

Ross Murphy

1

Nev Nicholls & The Country Playboys

1

Shane Nicholson

1

Shane Nicholson & Nash Chambers
1

Slim Newton

1

O'Shea

1

Luke O'Shea & Peter Gabrielides

1

Tom Oliver

1

Rocky Page

1

Brent Parlane

1

Steve Passfield

1

Cel Phillips

1

Dave Pincombe

1

Richard Porteous

1

Keith Potger

1

Dean Perrett

1

Bob Purtell

1

Ian Quinn

1

Rosemary Rae

1

Redgum

1

James Reyne

1

Bill Robertson

1

Graham Rodger

1

Ray Rose

1

Kylie Sackley

1

Ben Saunders

1

John Schumann

1

Eric Scott

1

Tanya Self

1

Ian Simpson & John Kane

1

Travis Sinclair

1

Jazzer Smith

1

The Sparnetts

1

Tamara Stewart

1

Greg Storer & Sara Storer

1

Taylor Swift

1

Barry Thornton

1

Three Chord Wonders

1

Roger Tibbs

1

Colleen & Paul Trenwith

1

Trev & Dennis

1

Doug Trevor

1

Carrie Underwood

1

Jenine Vaughn

1

Wallace/Hauritz

1

Trev Warner

1

Chris Watson

1

Eric Watson

1

Buddy Williams

1

John Williamson, Warren H Williams & Amos Morris
1

Ron Wills

1

Glen Wilson

1

Talia Wittmann
1

Wolverines

1

Natalie Wood

1

Paul Wookey

1

Brian Young

1

Clive Young

1


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