The Australian STEEL GUITAR HALL OF FAME began in 2007 and has been presented at the Brisbane Steel Guitar Club's Annual Festivals. Below is a list and photos of the Awardees since 2007

 


 

2007

KENNY KITCHING

Keith-&-Kenny-Kitching-Hall kenny-plaque

KENNY KITCHING WAS INDUCTED INTO THE AUSTRALIAN STEEL GUITAR HALL OF FAME IN 2007

2007

GEORGE XANTHOS

Hall--of-Fame-George George Xanthos has been known for many years for has input to the Pedal Steel Guitar but sadly we had to present his Award Post Humously.

2008

WARREN NEILSON

2008Warren-Neilson-Hall-of- 2008Warren-Neilson-Award

WARREN NEILSON'S INDUCTION INTO THE AUSTRALIAN STEEL GUITAR HALL OF FAME WAS IN 2008

2008

NORM BODKIN

NORM BODKIN'S WIDOW AND FAMILY WERE PRESENTED WITH NORM'S INDUCTION PLAQUE FOR THE AUSTRALIAN STEEL GUITAR HALL OF FAME POST HUMOUSLY IN 2008


2009

BENNY JOYNER
2009bennyjoiner 

BENNY JOYNER WAS ALSO INDUCTED INTO THE AUSTRALIAN STEEL GUITAR HALL OF FAME POST HUMOUSLY IN 2009


2009

JACK RICHARDS
2009jackrichards
JACK RICHARDS WAS INDUCTED INTO THE AUSTRALIAN STEEL GUITAR HALL OF FAME IN 2009.

2010

NOEL ANSTEAD

2010_noel_hof 2010_noels_hofpresentation

NOEL ANSTEAD WAS INDUCTED INTO THE AUSTRALIAN HALL OF FAME IN 2010

2010

MICHEL ROSE

2010_michel_hof 2010_michel_hof_speak

MICHEL ROSE WAS ALSO INDUCTED INTO THE AUSTRALIAN STEEL GUITAR HALL OF FAME IN 2010


2011

PADDY LONG

2011_paddy_hof 2011_paddy_plaque

PADDY LONG FROM CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND WAS INDUCTED INTO THE AUSTRALIAN HALL OF FAME IN 2011

2011

SID DOWNS

2011_siddownpresentation 2011_sidbrown_plaque

SID DOWNS WAS INDUCTED INTO THE HALL OF FAME POST HUMOUSLY AND WINSTON BLACK, IAN KERR, BARRY PHILLIPS, AND NOEL ANSTEAD ALL RECEIVED SID'S PLAQUE AS THEY HAD ALL HAD LESSONS FROM SID WHEN HE LIVED IN BRISBANE. HIS PLAQUE HAS BEEN SENT TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AS THIS IS WHERE HIS FAMILY LIVE NOW.


2012

PEE WEE CLARK

2012_peewee_clark_hof 2012_hof_peewee_clark

Pee Wee Clark was unable to be at the Festival to receive his award, so it was delivered to his home in person and photographs taken. As you can see he was over-whelmed to be able to recieve the Award


2012

GRAHAM GRIFFITH

2012_hof_grahamg_photo  2013_graham_griffith

Graham Griffith was at the Festival to receive his Award

2012

WAYNE APPLEBY

2012_wayneapplby_hof 

Wayne Appleby was unable to receive his Hall of Fame Award as he was making plans to visit the USA.


2013

RAY HASSLER (THE HAT)

2013_rayhassler_hof 2013_noelshirley_evelyn

RAY HASSLER was unable to be at the 18th Festival this year so his sister Evelyn (middle) was there to collect it for him


2013

MIKE TYNE

2013_hof_miketyne 2013_miketyneplaque

MIKE TYNE was also inducted into The Hall of Fame and was shocked to say the least, but it was well deserved.


2014

ROBERT (Bob) ALLOWAY

2014_hof_bob_jeff_plaque 2014_hof_bob_plaque

ROBERT ALLOWAY was inducted into the Australian Steel Guitar Hall of Fame on 21.07.2014. Bob is from Brisbane.

2014

ROB. E. G (Robie Porter)

2014_rob_e_ 2014_rob_e_presentation 2014_hof_robwithplaque

It was also a pleasure to add Rob.E.G to the recipients of the Hall of Fame award. Rob has been in the USA for many years but is now home in Sydney.


2015

GARRY BROWN from Sydney

075 078

2015

JOHN MINSON

079 082

John's award was accepted by his son due to ill health


2015

JOHN BERTRAM

072

Ian Kerr was asked to accept the plaque on behalf of John Bertram as unfortunately John was unable to be at the Festival

2016

 

 

FullSizeRender._._1

IAN KERR

Ian Kerr has been a member of the Brisbane Steel Guitar Club for many, many years now and definitely deserves his place in The Hall of Fame.

 

 

2016

image0-002

Ray Cullen has been on the Country Music Scene for many years

and has certainly been on Pedal Steel Guitar scene long enough to have deserved this Award.

Lucky Oceans

 Lucky Plaque2-001

Lucky Oceans was originally from the United States of America but has lived in Perth Western Australia for many years.

Lucky is well known as a Pedal Steel Guitar Player in Perth.  He was unable to be there to collect his plaque.