*Sometimes wrongly credited in Australia to British light music composer Geoffrey Henman (b. c.1894), who wrote a movement called Lavender Girl (ASCAP Title Code: 420013201) for his High Street suite.
Charted in Brisbane in March 1968.
Single on RCA by Brisbane singer and TV personality Jon Blanchfield who was a star of national TV pop show Uptight. He had seven charting singles in his home city from 1967 till 1971, including Upstairs Downstairs, a song the Bee Gees gave away, recorded with the participation of the Gibb brothers.
In mid-1976 he founded the Rainbird label, which released albums by Lobby Loyde, Saltbush, Normie Rowe and others, but folded soon after it started. As John Blanchfield he has had a long career in artist management. His agency Beatroot Services has Normie Rowe as a client.
See also She’s My Baby.
Single on Epic, one of three singles by Patty Michaels, an entertainer with a long and varied career that began when she was five years old. Read her full story, Lavender Girl by John Greco and Phil Milstein, at Spectropop.
The songwriter Kathy Legan seems to have come and gone without trace. Six of her compositions are listed at BMI.