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a self-taught musician who studied selling ‘Future Road’, which gave the 6 string guitar, banjo, mandolin and keyboards. With an eye to a musical future while still at school, he performed in vocal groups which evolved into The Seekers in 1962. Keith’s ability to arrange harmonies for the group members was evident from these early days.
Taking up the 12 string guitar, he composed the distinctive riffs that are a trademark of The Seekers’ chart-topping recordings, “I’ll Never Find Another You” and “A World Of Our Own”, as well as many other singles and album tracks, augmenting the wonderful lead voice of Judith Durham and the boys’ ear-catching harmonies and instrumental talents.
The Seekers were honoured as Australians Of The Year in 1967, the only group to have been given this acknowledgement.
The Seekers disbanded in 1968 and Keith’s musical activities then turned to songwriting and record production in major recording studios in the UK. He returned to Australia in 1978 to write and produce television jingles and music tracks as well as performing solo concerts throughout the 1980s.
In 1992 he reunited with Judith Durham, Athol Guy and Bruce Woodley