Peter Denahy

Peter Denahy (born 1972) is an Australian entertainer from Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia. He sings and plays guitar, mandolin and fiddle.[2] His most successful song was "Sort of Dunno Nothin'" which was a hit on YouTube[1][3][4][5] and made the ARIA Top 100.[6] It was on his Picture In A Frame album which made the top 30 of the ARIA Country Albums chart.[7] Peter is married to Alison Denahy.

Peter Denahy
Born1972
GenresCountry/Folk/Comedy/Bluegrass[1]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • "Dyamberin" (1993)
  • The Petrol Head Fly (2002)
  • Peter Denahy (2007)
  • Picture In A Frame (2008) - Destra/Compass
  • Pete Denahy: All You Can Eat (2010)
  • Wishbone Road (2012)
  • ME (2014)
  • Singing' Shoes (2015)
  • Hiroshima Jam Session (2015)

SinglesEdit

  • "Frankie"
  • "Peppercorn Tree"
  • "Wind Through the Brigalow"
  • "Sorta Dunno Nothin'" (2008) Aus #100[8]
  • "Sayonara Nakamura"
  • "Bruce McCumstie"
  • "Cotton Eyed Joe"
  • "Looking At My Phone"

AwardsEdit

Country Music Awards of AustraliaEdit

The Country Music Awards of Australia (CMAA) (also known as the Golden Guitar Awards) is an annual awards night held in January during the Tamworth Country Music Festival, celebrating recording excellence in the Australian country music industry. They have been held annually since 1973.[9]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2011 "Every Time He Travels Through Cloncurry"
(Written by Pete Denahy, Recorded by Luke Austen)
Bush Ballad of the Year Won
2013 Yackandandah1852 Instrumental of the Year Won
2014 "Cotton Eyed Joe" Instrumental of the Year Won
2016 "Cluck Old Hen" Instrumental of the Year Won
2016 "Singin' Shoes" Bluegrass Recording of the Year Won
  • Note: wins only

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Illawarra Mercury, 6 November 2008, "Denahy enjoys his own silly season" by Ilsa Cunnungham
  2. ^ Weekly Trader, 5 November 2008, "Multi-talented stars celebrated big time" by Gary Turner
  3. ^ The Sunday Mail, 6 April 2008, "Teenage grunt top of the internet pops – YouTube hit song rings true" by Samantha Healy
  4. ^ The Sunday Mail, 19 April 2009, "Teen song strikes a chord"
  5. ^ Sunday Tasmanian, 6 April 2008, "It's teen spirit with real grunt"
  6. ^ Herald Sun, 10 April 2008, "the hit list ... nine things we love this week"
  7. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 945
  8. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 946
  9. ^ "Past Award Winners". Retrieved 2 November 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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