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The Seekers
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Guitarist and songwriter Bruce Woodley was born in Melbourne on 27th July, 1942.

Lead singer, Judith Durham, was born in Melbourne on 3rd July, 1943 and sang jazz before joining the group in 1964. She left in 1968 to pursue a solo career but rejoined when the group recently reformed.

Atholl Guy, Keith Potger and Bruce Woodley all went to Melbourne High School.

The Carnival Is Over sold 93,000 copies in one day in Britain and Georgy Girl was the first Aussie number 1 in USA.

The group was made Australian of the Year in 1967. In 1967 they attracted a crowd of 200,000 people to a concert at Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.


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