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Barbara Lewis embraces the Canadian song book

When singer Barbara Lewis was 19 years old, she boarded a train in Vancouver for a four-day ride to Montreal to pursue her singing training. During those four days on the train, she stared in wonder at the vast and changing landscapes and fell deeply in love with Canada. 590 more words

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1545 Yesterday – Barbara Lewis (1966)

This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1965. Barbara Lewis recorded her version in 1966. 23 more words


1152 Hello Stranger - Barbara Lewis (1963)

Hello Stranger was the début album by Barbara Lewis. It was recorded between 1962 and 1963. It was released on the Atlantic label in 1963. It contained twelve songs including… 95 more words


The Telegram Man: Director James Francis Khehtie discusses his award winning short

Written by James Francis Khetie

One of the last Australian films shot on super 35 mm film, The Telegram Man was four years in the making from securing the film rights to raising the finance to gaining the interest of the film’s three screen icons. 900 more words


Barbara Lewis: The queen of sultry early 60s R&B - Baby I'm Yours!

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1963 was a vintage year for chart topping R&B singles.

Motown’s imperious domination of the chart was evidenced by Mary Wells’ lovely, ‘Two Lovers’ written by the great Smokey Robinson who hit the summit himself accompanied by The Miracles with the hypnotic, ‘You Really Got A Hold On Me’ which the admiring Beatles covered on their second album. 1,014 more words