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The Original line up of The Seekers have reunited one last time for their 50th Anniversary Farewell Golden Jubilee Tour.
Following a successful sell out run in their native Australia, the pop quartet comprising Judith Durham (vocals, piano, tambourine), Athol Guy (double bass, vocals), Keith Potger (guitar, banjo, vocals) and Bruce Woodley (guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals) announce a 10-date UK tour this autumn.
2012 was the same year that saw The Beatles, The Beach Boys and The Rolling Stones celebrate their 50th anniversaries, with Australia’s very own legendary and iconic band, The Seekers joining the elite in reaching this impressive milestone.
Best known for their string of hits in the 1960s, ‘I’ll Never Find Another You’, ‘A World Of Our Own’, ‘Morningtown Ride’, ‘Someday, One Day’, ‘Georgy Girl’, The Seekers are the only surviving chart-topping band from the era with all their original founding members.
Let us also not forget that they were also the first group ever to reach No.1 on the UK charts with their first three singles; not even Michael Jackson or Madonna achieved that.
Having sold over 60 millions records globally, their success wasn’t only enjoyed in Australia and the UK but also in the USA; they were the first Australian group to reach No.1 – not even Little River Band or AC/DC can claim that.
Fifty years on, The Seekers are still touching the hearts and souls of fans – some who’ve been with them from the very start – and some who’ve hopped on board along the way.
Seekers 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee Farewell Tour Dates Rescheduled
The group’s September tour – to celebrate their Golden Jubilee – has been postponed due to the ongoing rehabilitation of lead singer Judith Durham, following the cerebral haemorrhage she suffered during The Seekers’ Australian tour in May this year.
Judith was discharged from hospital in August after three months of treatment, but continues to undergo rehabilitation as an outpatient.
Doctors have given Judith the ‘green light’ to return to the concert stage once her rehabilitation is complete. All existing tickets sold are valid for the rescheduled dates.