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Listen to music from Jeff St. John like Rock N Roll Man. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Jeff St. John. Jeff St. John (Jeffrey Leo Newton, 22 April 1946 – 6 March 2018), was an Australian musician and singer who gained fame for top ten hits with Teach Me How to Fly (1970), Big Time Operator (1967) and A Fool in Love (1977). Jeff St John was born in Newtown, Sydney and attended Cleveland Street Boys High School in Surry Hills, New South Wales.
Soul-styled rock singer Jeff St John (born Jeffrey Newton in Sydney, 1946) fronted a number of first class bands during the 60s and 70s, including The Id and Copperwine. His performances were memorable not only for his strong, soulful vocals but for the wheelstands and spins he would execute with his wheelchair (Jeff being paralysed from birth by spina bifida) 1965-1971 Lead Vocalist Member of the bands The Id, Yama, and Copperwine with The Id and Copperwine achieving national success, both live and with Top Ten hit singles. In May 1974, Infinity issued an album of the concert, Jeff St John Live (included here), while Jeff was playing a handful of low-key gigs in London. He returned to Australia in August that year, to plan his next move. Jerk on spin ek 1328, A Fool In Love on Asylum records Rock n Roll Man on Asylum Records 100064.
Jeff St. John - Big Time Operator - Performing at The Northcott School in Sydney in the early 80's Jeff St John - Fool in Love. Description : Originally recorded as a one off single, this was the flip side to "Pamela's Son. Jeff St John - Teach Me How To Fly. Description : Jeff St John - Teach Me How To Fly. The . (with Jeff St John) "Big Time Operator"
Jeff St John (born Jeffrey Leo Newton; 22 April 1946 – 6 March 2018), was an Australian musician best known for several Australian hits, such as "Teach Me How to Fly" (1970), "Big Time Operator" (1967) and "A Fool in Love" (1977). St John was born Jeffrey Leo Newton on 22 April 1946, in Newtown, Sydney and attended Cleveland Street Boys High School in Surry Hills, New South Wales. He was born with spina bifida and spent much of his life in a wheelchair.
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Recorded for the album Jeff St John Live, it included a song that seemed to sum up his view of life – Richard Clapton's I Wanna Be A Survivor. After his British stint, critic David N. Pepperell wrote: "It is obvious that St John's voice has improved, like a fine wine, with age. Its power seems limitless, its phrasing is precise and meaningful and its sweetness is like honey dripping from a hive. Unfortunately, such praise did not reach the ears of radio programmers, who all but ignored his 1975 self-penned singles Mr James and Reach Out And Touch Me. For a decade, St John. In 1980 he was the subject of an episode of Peter Luck's TV documentary series The Australians, titled Jeff St John – Rock'n'Roll Man. During the Bi-Centenary celebrations of 1988 he participated in a video shoot at Uluru for Celebration Of A Nation. In 1985 he portrayed himself in two episodes of A Country Practice.
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- Recorded At – Trafalgar Studios
- Producer – John Sayers
NotesRecorded at Trafalgar Studios Sydney Australia
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