Peter Wright sits in a select group of Toowoomba musicians - Peter is probably Toowoomba's
most commercially successful solo recording artist in the pop/rock field, and is
fondly remembered by fans throughout Australia as a hard-working, hard-playing sixties
and seventies star. He recorded for several major record labels, and performed at
iconic venues from Cairns to Adelaide - and he’s earned gold record status for one
of his sixties tracks with another achieving a psychedelic cult classic profile.
In the later years, Peter returned to song-writing and producing, and performing
one-man tribute shows which paid homage to the artists who inspired him.
He's also busy overseeing the re-mastering and re-issuing of his substantial back
Chapter III (aka The Defenders) are Toowoomba's favourite band. Fans will tell you
that these guys ruled the entertainment scene in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs
through the sixties and early seventies. Their records rock, and are highly prized
The band's history is intertwined with Peter Wright's career. Peter's younger brother,
Kerry, formed the band and Peter produced records for Chapter III in the sixties.
Members of Chapter III slotted into Peter's band -The Peter Wright Revival in the
Kerry still occasionally performs at special events in Toowoomba and district.