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Col Joye

b. Colin Jacobsen, 13 Apr 1937, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Joye started his profession in 1957 performing along with his brothers at suburban dances that they structured themselves, becoming favored by teenagers who have been anxious to be engaged using the ‘fresh’ rock and roll ‘n’ move emanating from the united states and UK. After documenting effectively as Col Joye AS WELL AS THE Joy Males, his success being a single artist was assured once he previously gained identification on national tv. His visual appearance and easy-going way captured the hearts of several teenage girls, despite the fact that his vocal skill was not extraordinary. From his initial record discharge in 1958 to 1965 Joye released over 50 singles including ‘Oh Yeah, Uh Huh’ (1959), ‘Poor Guy’ (1960), ‘Goin’ Steady’ (1961), Special Dreams Of You’ (1962), ‘Whispering Pines’ (1964) and ‘Can Your Monkey Perform The Pet dog’ (1965). Throughout this time around, Joye vied with Johnny O’Keefe for the name of the very most well-known teen idol from the rock and roll ‘n’ roll period in Australia. His materials basically contains covers of worldwide hits, but afterwards he composed his very own materials, or was given music by his support band the Pleasure Guys, who also acquired a successful documenting career within their very own right. Following the preliminary rock and roll ‘n’ roll increase died, Joye continuing his achievement with ballads and later on resurfaced like a nation and MOR designer, recording consistently through the 70s. Joye also became involved with administration (having Andy Gibb on his books at onetime), music posting, a talent company and along with his brothers Kevin and Keith went the ATA label. Joye still performs and information today and it is well-known within the 50s’ and 60s’ revival circuit.

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