Kerrie Biddell

Kerrie Agnes Biddell
Born February 8, 1947 in Surrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died September 5, 2014 in Sydney.

Kerrie Biddell was Australia's most accomplished musician vocalists.
As far as I know there are no Kerrie web sites. This web page will be a tribute to
her talent and forms a central hub of information about her. 
If you knew Kerrie or worked with her and would like to contribute to this page, I will be very pleased to hear from you.
This page is not exhaustive, so if you have any further information you would like me to add please use this link.

Read about Kerrie:
Kerrie Biddell (Wikipedia)
Kerrie Biddell: The first lady of Australian jazz by Anthony O'Grady

Kerrie Biddell animated image

Discography (Additions are welcomed)

 

Like a number of Australian artists' most of Kerrie's recordings originally released on vinyl are not yet available in CD format. (The only original CD releases were the albums 'There Will Never Be Another You' and 'The Singer.')

1972 Exciting Daly Wilson featuring Kerrie Biddell LP cover
1973 Paradise John Sangster LP cover
1973 Kerrie Biddell LP cover
1975 Only the Beginning LP cover
1977 Tony Ansell Orchestra Just Arranging LP cover
1979 Kerrie Biddell - Compared to What  LP cover
1981 Best of Friends Soundtrack LP cover
1986 Death of a Soldier LP cover
The Singer CD cover
1969 Money Can't Buy Me Love Single Label by The Affair
1969 Sing a Simple Song Label by The Affair
Sons and Daughters 45rpm label Kerrie and Mick
MLC Song 45rpm label by Kerrie Biddell
1979 Alfred Street Orch & Chorale - Flying Dutchman (EP) Festival BKVs.jpg

Albums (as main or featured artist)

1972 The Exciting Daly-Wilson Big Band featuring Kerrie Biddell (Kerrie sings - 'City Sounds,' 'In Necessity' and 'On My Own'
1973 Paradise - John Sangster (features Kerrie on "Surf's Up at Surfers Paradise" and "Gilltrap's Auto Museum")
1973 Kerrie Biddell (self-titled album)
1975 Only the Beginning (solo album)
1977 Just Arranging - The Tony Ansell Orchestra
1979 Compared to What Featuring Kerrie Biddell
1981 Best of Friends - Original Soundtrack Album
1985 Jazz at the Opera House (live TV soundtrack) - Don Burrows
1986 Death of a Soldier Original Soundtrack (Kerrie sings 'Boys from the USA', 'Dinah' 'Sentimental Dreams' and 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy'
1992 There Will Never Be Another You Kerrie Biddell, Julian Lee Trio and Les Crosby
1996 The Singer (CD) (solo album)

Singles

1969 Money Can't Buy Me / Sing a Simple Song The Affair (Kerrie's first recording)

1971 Go Anywhere / Look (Every Day) (with Terry Kaff) ['Nickel Queen' motion picture soundtrack]
1972 Hail All Hail / My Boy's Different Kerrie Biddell and Neil Williams
1972 Hail All Hail / Kerrie Biddell and Neil Williams
1973 If I Be Your Lady / Back to California

1974 Together / May It Be Well With You
1975 Sinner Man (Don't Let Him Catch You) / Parenthesis

1975 Scobie Malone
1975 The MLC Song: Tomorrow (EMI Custom)

1979 Alfred Street Orch & Chorale : The Flying Dutchman (EP) Festival) 

1981 Sons and Daughters (3/4 Version) / Sons and Daughters (4/4 Version) (TV Theme) KB, Mick Leyton as Kerri

         and Mick.

1981 Here We Go Again   Kerrie and Mick Leyton (Infinity) K-8597

1972 Sister Janet Mead The Lord's Prayer LP cover
1973 Billy Thorpe Million Dollar Bill 1973.jp
1974 Sister Janet Mead - With You I Am Festival L35148 BKVs.jpg
1975 Marty Rhone LP cover
1977 Nev Nicholls You've Got to Have a Beer Mate LP cover
1977 Bernard King - A Man of Style LP cover
1978 Save The People Esther King LP cover
1978 Renee Geyer - Blues License LP cover
1979 Johnny Nicol - Traces LP cover
1980 Geoffrey M Laing - In Thru the Back Door Kanagra KLP008 BKVs.jpg
1980 Malcolm McCallum Victim in Paradise LP cover
1980 Nev Nicholls - Blazing Diesels 7 Records MLM 213 BKVs.jpg
1980 Mark Isaacs - Originals LP cover
1980 Peter J Martin - The Anteater Avenue 3.jpg

Albums (As Contributor/Backing Vocals)

1972 Motor Club of Sydney 16-10-72 Terry Eldon Big Band
1973 The Lord's Prayer - Sister Janet Mead
1973 Million Dollar Bill - Billy Thorpe
1973 Nickel Queen Soundtrack - Sven Libaek

1974 Sister Janet Mead - With You I Am

1975 Marty Rhone
1977 Nev Nicholls -  You've Gotta Have a Beer Mate
1977 A Man of Style - Bernard King
1978 Save the People - Esther King
1978 Blues Licence - Renee Geyer
1979 Traces - Johnny Nicol

1980 Geoffrey M Laing - In Thru the Back Door

1980 Victim in Paradise - Malcolm McCallum
1980 Nev Nicholls - Blazing Diesels

1980 Mark Isaacs - Originals
1980 Peter J Martin - The Anteater

1981 Tunesmith The Songs of Jimmy Webb (contains 'Parenthesis' from Only the Beginning album)
1981 John Bartholomew - Harbour Avenue

1981 Trisha Watts with Tony Ansell orchestra - A Touch of Mystery
1981 Simon Gallaher - Opening Night

1989 Uncovered - John Farnham
1991 Simon Gallaher - All in Good Time

1999 Still a Gypsy - Toni Lamond
2003 Reflections - Graham Jessie band (features Kerrie on "Silly Galloot")
2007 Careless Hands - June Carey

Leonie Smith - Sweet Jazz

 

As Producer

2001 DJ Bird's Red Hot and Blue - Things Are Swingin'

2003 Matt Baker - Talkin' Soul Food

1981 Jimmy Webb - Tunesmith double (Parenthesis
2001 DJ Bird's Red Hot and Blue - Things Are Swingin'  KB producer.jpg
1981 John Bartholomew - Harbour Avenue 3 BKVs.jpg
1981 Trisha Watts - A Touch of Mystery LP cover
2003 Matt Baker - Talkin' Soul Food MBCD002  KB producer.jpg
Leonie Smith - Sweet Jazz LSSJCD001 BKVs.jpg
1981 Simon Gallaher - Opening Night Festival L37580 BKVs.jpg
1989 John Farnham - Uncovered LP cover
1991 Simon Gallaher - All in Good Time Festival D37839 BKVs.jpg
1999 Toni Lamond - CD cover

YouTube   Fortunately you can enjoy some of Kerrie's performances on YouTube. Here are a few of my favourites.