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Bobby Cookson

Australian singer Bobby Cookson started out playing guitar in a Melbourne group called The Premiers.

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In the early 60s he decided on a career as a soloist, signing to Astor Records and releasing six singles – Flutter Flutter (November 1961), True and Faithful (June 1962), Timber (October 1962), I Could Have Loved You So Well (November 1962), One Last Kiss (January 1963) and Rona (March 1963).

Signing a contract with Leedon (through Festival Records), he appeared on Six O’Clock Rock, the Johnny O’Keefe show Sing, Sing, Sing and Variety Seven before releasing Freedom To Love in 1964.

Cookson issued a single on the Go!! label called Funny Man in August 1965 before disappearing from view.