A listing of all known and available Peter Wright recordings. JUKE BOX GIRL (Jamieson/Kipner Wright) / AND YOU SHOULD KNOW (Kipner) Peter Wright (with The Dominoes and The Schneider Sisters) Parlophone A-8124, September, 1964 I COULDN’T KEEP YOUR HEART (Halford/Bacon) / ONCE I HAD LOVE (Wright) Peter Wright and The Epics HMV EA-4684, July, 1965 MY PRAYER (Kennedy/Boulanger) / A BIG HUNK ‘O LOVE (Schroeder/Wyche) Peter Wright HMV EA-4717, October, 1965 THE ROSE HAS A THORN (Wright) / THE GREATEST LOVE (Wright) Peter Wright with The Clan (Mark I) HMV EA-4772, July, 1966 LAST YEARS TEARS (Wright) / I DIDN’T KNOW (Wright) Peter Wright with The Clan (Mark I) HMV EA-4817, November, 1966 HOUSE OF BAMBOO (Wright) / CLOWN TEARS (Wright) Peter Wright (with The Questions) Festival FK-1973, October, 1967 TAKE ME FOR A LIL’ WHILE (Martin) / WHEN I FALL IN LOVE (Young) Peter Wright (with Chapter III) Festival FK-2565, October, 1968 THE BUS DON’T STOP THERE ANYMORE (Wright) / SOME UGLY GREY MORNIN’ (Wright) Peter Wright M7 MS009, March, 1973 PETER WRIGHT WRITES AND SINGSPeter Wright M7 M7LP026, October, 1973 LISTENIN’ TO THE WIND (Wright) ST. MATTHEW’S MISSION (Wright) THE BUS DON’T STOP THERE ANYMORE (Wright) CALLING PAIN MY FRIEND (Jamieson/Wright) ELVIRA BRADY (Halford/Ciani) THE MOANIN’ TREE (Wright) IN THE EYES OF THE LORD (Wright) FADED MUSIC (Wright) FITZROY ROAD (Wright) LEILA (Wright) SOME UGLY GREY MORNIN’ (Wright) FINDING MY WAY (Wright)
Under The Moanin’ Tree, 1973.
LET IT SHINE DOWN ON ME (Wright) / WAY DOWN CANNERY ROW (Wright) Peter Wright CAM CAM100003, November, 1974 BIG GLASS SLIPPERS (Wright) / OOBY DOO DI (Wright) Peter Wright TOR TS-003, October, 1978 HOW FAR IS CHRISTMAS (Jamieson/Wright) / A CHILD IS BORN - BOY CHILD (Trad.) Peter Wright Sundown SUN0138, December, 1985 AUSTRALIAN BORN, AMERICAN DREAM: THE BEST OF PETER WRIGHT Oily Rag FK-1973, July, 2007 AUSTRALIAN BORN, AMERICAN DREAM (Wright) PLEASE GIVE IT A CHANCE JUKE BOX GIRL AND YOU SHOULD KNOW I COULDN’T KEEP YOUR HEART ONCE I HAD LOVE MY PRAYER A BIG HUNK ‘O LOVE THE ROSE HAS A THORN THE GREATEST LOVE LAST YEARS TEARS HOUSE OF BAMBOO CLOWN TEARS TAKE ME FOR A LIL’ WHILE THE BUS DON’T STOP THERE ANYMORE SOME UGLY GREY MORNIN’ ELVIRA BRADY FINDING MY WAY IN THE EYES OF THE LORD LET IT SHINE DOWN ON ME WAY DOWN CANNERY ROW BIG GLASS SLIPPERS OOBY DOO DI WORKIN’ ON THE BUILDING/FROM TRUE FOUNDATIONS (med.) (Wright) FALSE PROPHET DOLLARS (Wright) (with studio conversation) HOW FAR IS CHRISTMAS
At the Mixing Desk
Festival Records, Sydney. 1967
OTHER PROJECTS AND RELEASES PLEASE GIVE IT A CHANCE (Jamieson/Wright) Col Joye with The Joy Boys and Choir. Festival FK-246, August, 1962 HOW FAR IS SOMEWHERE (Wright) Noeleen Batley. Festival, 1967 (available onthe reissue 2CD set Australia’s Little Miss Sweetheart, FESTIVAL SPIN D46113) KANGAPINAROO (Wright) The April Pie Caper (aka Peter Wright). Napier/Sklavos Promotions for the Queensland Bowling Alley Combine HOUSE OF BAMBOO (Wright) Peter Wright. Peculiar Hole In The SkyAce, 2004 THE ROSE HAS A THORN (Wright) Peter Wright.Memories Are Made Of ThisEMI, 2005 In mid-2000 Peter was invited to submit lyrics for the Song Of The Century project, which was being conducted by the Queensland Government’s Premier’s Department to be featured in the 2001 Centenary Of Federation celebrations. This project carried a prize-money of $2000.00 for the chosen entry. Peter’s lyric A Feeling Called Queensland was unanimously chosen from several hundred submissions.
THE VIKINGS (1962-63) Terry ‘Boots’ Butler (guitar) Ray Moore (guitar) Pat Wicks (bass) Frankie Rose (then) Russell Wilson (drums)
THE EPICS (1965) Mike Allen (drums) Billy Green (guitar) Duncan McGuire (bass) Rory Thomas (piano)
THE CLAN (Mark I) (1966) Kerry Wright (guitar) Warren Carr (piano) Terry ‘Boots’ Butler (guitar) Myke Conway (drums) Pat Wicks (bass)
THE QUESTIONS (1967) Bill Flemming (drums) Billy Green (guitar) Duncan McGuire (bass) Rory Thomas (organ)
CHAPTER III (1968) Ron Smith (guitar) Ray Moore (bass) Kerry Wright (guitar) Col Zeller (drums)
PETER WRIGHT REVIVAL (1970-72) Kerry Wright (guitar) Ray Moore (then) Roger Hill (bass) Bob Donovan (keyboards) Sel Walton (then) Myke Conway (then) Glenn Ollier (drums)
THE CLAN (Mark II) (1977 - 79) Danny Withington (bass) Graham Muller (then) Chris Hartley (then) Kerry Wright (keyboards/guitar) Glenn Ollier (drums)
Peter Wright Revival bass-player Roger Hill supplied this demonstration record of singer Gary Jameson performing at the Playroom in 1972, supported by the musical ensemble of The Peter Wright Revival. Gary was an opening act at the Playroom, and on the nights the tape was set to roll to record the Peter Wright Revival Live at the Playroom album, Peter graciously agreed that since it was set up to record, selected parts of Jameson’s floorshow could also be recorded as a theatrical agency demo. for Gary. The record contains four songs with the first three tracks -Love Me With All Your Heart / Lucky Ol’ Sun and The Impossible Dream being recorded before a live audience, and with The Peter Wright Revival providing the instrumental backing. However, the final track -The Wonder Of You, was recorded after the audience had left, with the band also providing harmony vocals. The Playroom although hard wired for recording, had no in house recording system of studio quality - but when the occasion called for it, the necessary equipment would be installed in. Some significant occasions where this happened in addition to the Peter Wright Revival Live at The Playroom recording and also under the fine touch and direction of Playroom sound and lighting director Bob Garland were: - Johnny O’Keefe Live on the Gold Coast (Calendar) released in June 1968 - Rim D. Paul That’s Live (Phillips) recorded in January 1969 - The vocal track to Johnny O’Keefe’s single Confessions of a Lonely Man (released January 1970) - Bob Garland also produced recordings of The Delltones Live at the Playroom which have never been released.
A mid-seventies release, Moments Of Joy featured Australian and overseas acts who were appearing on the M7 label including Judy Stone, Family, Roy Acuff and Don Gibson. The album had a distinctly gospel flavour, and included Peter’s track In The Eyes Of The Lord. Now incredibly rare, and a collector’s item.