Lee Kernaghan

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Lee Kernaghan
Man in black hat sitting on ground
Country musician Lee Kernaghan
Background information
Birth nameLee Raymond Kernaghan
Born(1964-04-15) 15 April 1964 (age 50)
Corryong, Victoria
OriginAustralia
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Songwriter, composer, musician, guitarist
Years active1969–present
LabelsUniversal, ABC
Associated actsThe Blue Devils
Fiona Kernaghan
Ray Kernaghan
Tania Kernaghan
Websitehttp://www.leekernaghan.com.au/
 
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Lee Kernaghan
Man in black hat sitting on ground
Country musician Lee Kernaghan
Background information
Birth nameLee Raymond Kernaghan
Born(1964-04-15) 15 April 1964 (age 50)
Corryong, Victoria
OriginAustralia
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Songwriter, composer, musician, guitarist
Years active1969–present
LabelsUniversal, ABC
Associated actsThe Blue Devils
Fiona Kernaghan
Ray Kernaghan
Tania Kernaghan
Websitehttp://www.leekernaghan.com.au/

Lee Kernaghan OAM (born 15 April 1964 in Corryong, Victoria) is an Australian country music singer and songwriter. He was the 2008 Australian of the Year.[1][2]

Honours[edit]

Kernaghan received the Order of Australia Medal in 2004.[3]

In 2008, he was Australian of the Year.[4] He has two sons.

Inducted into the Roll of Renown during the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

YearAlbumARIA Albums
Chart Position
ARIA Country Albums
Chart Position
1985Family Tradition[6]
1986The Lee Kernaghan Collection[7]
1992The Outback Club861
1993Three Chain Road351
1994Three Chain Road - Double CD
1995195991
19961959 : Limited Edition Double CD
1997Hat Town71
1999The Christmas Album312
2000Rules of the Road162
2002Electric Rodeo51
2003Electric Rodeo : Deluxe Double CD Limited Edition
2003Electric Rodeo : Multimedia Limited Edition (Double CD)
2004The Big Ones : Greatest Hits Vol. 1161
2006The New Bush61
2007Spirit of the Bush51
2007Spirit Of The Bush : Special Edition[8]
2009Planet Country131
2011Ultimate Hits81
2012Beautiful Noise92
2014Driving Home for Christmas462
2015Spirit of the Anzacs
2015Spirit of the Anzacs : Deluxe Edition

Singles / EP's (Retail Releases)[edit]

YearNameTrack/s
1983Cheaters
Advance Australia Again
1986Back To Strangers
We're Gonna Be Lovers
1993Boys From The BushBoys From The Bush
Searchin' For Another You
1993She's My UteShe's My Ute
Leave Him In The Longyard
1994Save The Land[9]Save The Land (with Trisha Yearwood)
Burning Heart
1995Country CrowdCountry Crowd
The Rope That Pulls The Wind
1997This Is The OutbackThis Is The Outback
Twango (Instrumental)
Brown Water (Instrumental)
1998Tough JobTough Job - Colin Buchanan & Lee Kernaghan
The House On Fishy Lake Road - Colin Buchanan
2004Missin' SlimMissin' Slim (with Colin Buchanan)
Where Country Is
Still Here To Give It My Best - Colin Buchanan
Losin' My Blues Tonight (with Anne Kirkpatrick)
2007Love Shack (The Summer Remixes)[10]Love Shack (Urban Mix Radio Edit)
Love Shack (Groove Mix Radio Edit)
Love Shack (Groove Mix Extended Play)
Love Shack (Euro Mix)
Love Shack (Album Mix)
2007Spirit Of The Bush (EP)Spirit Of The Bush (with Adam Brand & Steve Forde)

Leave Him In The Longyard (with Slim Dusty)
Life Will Bring You Home - Adam Brand
Aussie Philosophy - Steve Forde
Down To Earth (documentary)
Spirit Of The Bush (videoclip)

2009Planet Country[11]Planet Country
2010iTunes Live EP[12][13]Planet Country
Cunnamulla Fella
This Cowboys Hat
Dirt
Australian Boy
2012Beautiful Noise[14]Beautiful Noise
2013Lights On The Hill[15]Lights On The Hill (feat. The Wolf Brothers)
2013Spirit Of The Bush[16][17]Spirit Of The Bush (with Adam Brand & Steve Forde)
2015Spirit Of The Anzacs[18][19]Spirit Of The Anzacs (featuring Guy Sebastian, Sheppard, Jon Stevens, Jessica Mauboy, Shannon Noll & Megan Washington)


Singles (Airplay)[edit]

YearSingleChart PositionsAlbum
Country Tracks Chart[20]
1992Boys From The Bush1The Outback Club
1992High Country1The Outback Club
1993She Waits By The Sliprails1The Outback Club
1993She's My Ute1Three Chain Road
1994Three Chain Road1Three Chain Road
1994Leave Him In The Longyard (with Slim Dusty)2Three Chain Road
1994Southern Son1Three Chain Road
1994Save The Land (with Trisha Yearwood)1Single
1995Country Crowd11959
1995195911959
1996Skinny Dippin'11959
1996Scrub Bashin'81959
1996A Bushman Can't Survive (with Tania Kernaghan)11959 : Limited Edition Double CD
1996Working For The Man (with Troy Cassar-Daley)81959 : Limited Edition Double CD
1997This Is The Outback1Single
1998Hat Town1Hat Town
1998Goondiwindi Moon1Hat Town
1998Tough Job - Colin Buchanan & Lee Kernaghan3Single
1998Getting Gone1Hat Town
1999When The Snow Falls On The Alice1Hat Town
199?Bare Essentials ?Hat Town
2000Darwin Jailhouse Window (with Tex Morton)3Rules Of The Road
2000Cunnamulla Fella1Rules Of The Road
2000That's The Kind Of Life I Live3Rules Of The Road
2001Thank God I'm A Country Boy - Josh Arnold and Lee Kernaghan1Galvanize
2002Something In The Water1Electric Rodeo
2002The Way It Is1Electric Rodeo
2003I'm From The Country (with Travis Sinclair)1Electric Rodeo : Deluxe Double CD Limited Edition
2003An Ordinary Bloke6Electric Rodeo
2003Baptise The Ute6Electric Rodeo
2004Love Hurts (with Catherine Britt)3Electric Rodeo : Deluxe Double CD Limited Edition
2004Missin Slim (with Colin Buchanan)1Single
2005Down Under ?Big Ones : Greatest Hits
2006The New Bush1The New Bush
2006Listen To The Radio1The New Bush
2006Love Shack1The New Bush
2007Spirit Of The Bush (with Adam Brand & Steve Forde)1Spirit Of The Bush
2007Sassafras Gap1Spirit Of The Bush
2009Planet Country1Planet Country
2010Australian Boy2Planet Country
2010Love In The Time Of Drought1Planet Country
2011Dirt1Planet Country
2011Channel Country Ground - Dean Perrett & Lee Kernaghan16Cattle Town
2011Scars (with Dierks Bentley)1Planet Country
2011Fire (With Robyn McKelvie)3Planet Country : 2CD Deluxe Edition
2012Song Of Australia - Colin Buchanan, Lee Kernaghan and Sara Storer12The Songwriter Sessions
2012Beautiful Noise5Beautiful Noise
2013Ute Me12Beautiful Noise
2013Flying With The King1Beautiful Noise
2013It's Only Country1Beautiful Noise
2013Lights On The Hill (with The Wolfe Brothers)Beautiful Noise : Deluxe Tour Edition
2014Dirt Music2Beautiful Noise
2014Driving Home For Christmas4Driving Home For Christmas
2014Turn This To Gold - Keely Johnson (with Lee Kernaghan)17iTunes
2015Spirit Of The Anzacs (feat. Guy Sebastian, Sheppard, Jon Stevens, Jessica Mauboy, Shannon Noll & Megan Washington)[21][22]20Spirit Of The Anzacs

Musicals[edit]

The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular

Music videos[edit]

YearVideoDirector
1992"High Country"
"Boys From the Bush"
2011"Scars" (with Dierks Bentley)Robb Cox
2012"Beautiful Noise"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kernaghan. Lee". Music Australia. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 16 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Lewis, Wendy (2010). Australians of the Year. Pier 9 Press. ISBN 978-1-74196-809-5. 
  3. ^ "KERNAGHAN, Lee Raymond OAM". It's an Honour. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 16 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Lee Kernaghan named Australian of the Year". The Australian. 25 January 2008. Retrieved 16 October 2009. [dead link]
  5. ^ http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2015/01/18/4163995.htm
  6. ^ Joint release by Ray & Lee Kernaghan
  7. ^ Released on cassette only
  8. ^ CD/DVD
  9. ^ Proceeds of record royalties from sales were donated to Operation Farmhand
  10. ^ Digital download only
  11. ^ Digital download only
  12. ^ Recorded live at the Castle Hill Apple Store
  13. ^ Digital download only
  14. ^ Digital download only
  15. ^ Digital download only
  16. ^ Re-released to support the NSW Bushfire Appeal
  17. ^ Digital download only
  18. ^ All proceeds go to Legacy & Soldier On Charities
  19. ^ Digital download only
  20. ^ http://www.countrytrackschart.com.au/
  21. ^ McCabe, Kathy (23 January 2015). "Lee Kernaghan enlists Sheppard, Jessica Mauboy and Guy Sebastian for Spirit of the Anzacs single". News.com.au (News Corp Australia). Retrieved 23 January 2015. 
  22. ^ "iTunes – Music – Spirit of the Anzacs (feat. Guy Sebastian, Sheppard, Jon Stevens, Jessica Mauboy, Shannon Noll & Megan Washington) – Single". iTunes Store (Australia). Apple. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 

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