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2nd CMAA Country Music Awards Ceremony

1974 Golden Guitar Awards

Sunday, 27 Jan 1974 – Tamworth Town Hall, NSW

There was no sponsor this year. It was originally called the Australasian Country Music Awards until 1993. “Golden Guitar” trophies were given to the winners. The Awards was a highlight of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

 Golden Guitar Award

Album of the Year
Slim Dusty
Live At Tamworth
(EMI)

APRA Song of the Year
Wallace/Hauritz
Goondiwindi Grey
Recorded by Tex Morton
(Essex)

EP of the Year
Hamilton County Bluegrass Band
Live At Tamworth
(EMI)

Top Selling Album of the Year
Col Joye
Heaven Is My Woman’s Love
(ATA)

Male Vocalist of the Year
Reg Lindsay
Julie You’re A Woman

Female Vocalist of the Year
Suzanne Prentice
Dust On Mother’s Bible
(Master)

New Talent of the Year
Reg Poole
Country Music Hall Of Fame
(W&G)

Group or Duo of the Year
Hawking Brothers
Catfish John
(Fable)

Instrumental Track of the Year
The Hawking Bros
Yakity Axe
(Fable)

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