Scotland born JOHN PAUL YOUNG emigrated to Australia in 1966, he became
a founder member of the group ELM TREE - releasing one single in 1970.
In 1972 he started his solo career with help by UK producer SIMON NAPIER-BELL
and the songwriting of ex-EASY BEATS Vanda & Young for the Albert Label.
Already the early 45s , like PASADENA or YESTDAYs HERO charted Down Under.
STANDING IN THE RAIN was the 1st single , which are noted in German and Netherland
charts - followed by the world wide hit LOVE IS IN THE AIR in 1978.
Elm Tree ; Vanda-Young ; Easy Beats ; Kevin Borich - La De Das ; Chain ;
Billy Thorpe & Aztecs ; Max Merritt ; Missing Links ; Carson ; Daddy Cool ;
Dingoes ; Dragon ; Ayers Rock ;Johnny Rocco Band ; Spectrum (Oz) ;
Vince Melouney (ex-Bee Gees ; Ashton Gardner & Dyke ; Fanny Adams ++) ;
Wild Cherries ; Stevie Wright ;
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John Paul Young - lead vocals;
The ALL STARS (only some of the members between 1975 & 1979)
Warren Morgan - piano, voc.; Johnny Dick, Roy Arnott - drums; Ronnie Peel - bass;
Kevin Borich, Ray Goodwin, Ian Winter, Harry Vanda, George Young - guitars;
Love is in the Air (Vanda-Young) 3:27
Wont let this Feeling go by (J.P.Young-Morgan-Porter-Hall) 3:11
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