Greatest Hits is the first greatest hits album by Australian recording artist Colleen Hewett. The album was released in May 1974 by Festival Records. In 1971, Hewett was signed to Festival Records and released a number of successful singles and a self titled debut album in 1972, which peaked at number 28 on the Australian charts.
Greatest Hits is the first greatest hits album by Australian recording artist Colleen Hewett. Hewett also starring role in the stage production of Godspell, which opened at the Playbox Theatre in Melbourne in November 1971 and won the TV Week's Queen of Pop in 1972 and 1973.
Australian 1967-1997, 2006). Colleen Hewett was born in Bendigo, Victoria on April 16, 1950. At the age of twelve, her uncle took her to a local dance where she sang a number with the the group who were playing that night, The Esquires. She impressed both the audience and the group, so the band offered her a position with them as a vocalist. For the next three years Colleen worked regularly with the band. The next stage of her career came in 1967 in Melbourne when she joined a vocal trio called the Creations with whom she toured Australia.
Colleen Hewett (1972). Greatest Hits (1974)Greatest Hits1974. Singles from Colleen Hewett. Superstar", "More Today Than Yesterday" Released: June 1971 (1971-06). Day By Day", "By My Side" Released: November 1971 (1971-11). In 1967 Hewett joined a vocal trio called the Creations with whom she toured Australia. In 1970 she embarked on a solo career under the management of Danny Finley who was later to become her husband. Her big break came later in the year when she won the Bandstand 1970 Best Female Newcomer of the Year award. Hewett scored a starring role in the stage production of Godspell, which opened at the Playbox Theatre in Melbourne in November 1971
Colleen could not stop dancing as she listened to MAMA'S BOYS laying it down for her new album. Incidentally Colleen is not known as a dancer as you will see !!!! 119. 19.
May 1974, Greatest Hits - Colleen Hewett (Festival Records). June 1974, M'Lady (Atlantic Records) (Australia Original Australian Cast. July 1974, Pippin-Original Australian Cast (EMI) (Australia November 1974, Hits (Summit Records) May 1983, Colleen (Avenue Records) (Australia June 1986, Power Of Love (J&B Records) July 1997, Tenterfield Dreams The Musical Journey of Peter Allen (MRA Records) (Australia Melbourne Sydney Brisbane Adelaide Perth December 2001, Bulamama (Colossal Records).
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|A1||Day By Day (Incorporating 'Prepare Ye The Way Of The Lord'
Written By – Scwartz
Written By – B. Bramlett, Leon Russell
Written By – Cowan - Patterson
|A4||Can't Sit Down
Written By – Wilson
|A5||By My Side
Written By – Hamburger - Gordon - Schwartz
|A6||I'll Be Seeing You||2:40|
|B1||A Wish To Wish
Written By – Bob Ellis
|B2||Carry That Weight
Written By – Lennon-McCartney
|B3||Sit Yourself Down
Written By – Stephen Stills
|B4||More Today Than Yesterday
Written By – P. Upton
|B6||Day By Day (From The Original Cast Recording Of Godspell)
Written By – Schwartz
Notes1974 Lewis Young Productions.
Manufactured and Distributed Under Licence By Festival Records Pty. Limited.
A Lewis Young Production.