Single on W&G by Melbourne radio announcer, singer and TV presenter (1938-2021). Co-charted with Frankie Laine’s version.
Ernie Sigley started as a panel operator at Melbourne radio station 3DB in the early 50s. He was an announcer on 3DB, 3AK and 3AW and moved on to television in 1957 as compere of HSV7’s Teenage Mailbag. For a while he worked on Radio Luxembourg, using the name Ernie Williams.
Back in Australia, in the mid-70s, he and Denise Drysdale hosted the high-rating Ernie Sigley Show, a national evening variety show. He fronted several Australian television shows, nationally and from various cities, but later returned to radio on the afternoon session at 3AW in Melbourne.
See also: Ernie Sigley – Saturday
Girl (1959) and Ernie Sigley & Denise Drysdale – Hey Paula (1974).
References: 1. Ernie Sigley article at Wikipedia: recommended. 2. Ernie Sigley at Internet Movie Database.
Single on Columbia with The Easy Riders, who were the composers of Love Is A Golden Ring.
Other songs written by Gilkyson, Dehr and Miller include:
See also The Cry Of The Wild Goose, a Terry Gilkyson composition recorded by Frankie Laine and by Australia’s Strangers. Terry Gilkyson later wrote music for Walt Disney films, notably The Jungle Book.