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The Black Sorrows

Band, *1983 AU, Melbourne

The Black Sorrows are an Australian blues rock band formed in Melbourne, Victoria in 1983 by mainstay Joe Camilleri. Current members (2017): Joe Camilleri – vocals, saxophone, guitar (1983–98, 2004–present) John McAll – keyboards, backing vocals (2013–present) Claude Carranza – guitar (1994, 2004–present) Angus Burchall – drums (2013–present) Mark Gray (3) – bass guitar (2013–present) Former members include: Jen Anderson – violin (1989–93) Michael Barker (2) – percussion (1991–93) James Black (3) – keyboards, organ, piano (1991–93, 1998, 2004–09) Vika Bull – backing vocals, lead vocals (1988–93) Linda Bull – backing vocals, lead vocals (1988–93) Rob Burke – saxophone (1991– 98) Jeff Burstin – guitar, mandolin (1983–93, 2004) Wayne Burt – guitar, backing vocals (1983–85, 1988–91, 1998) George Butrumlis – piano accordion (1983–86, 1987 sessions) Johnny Charles (3) – bass guitar (1986–88) Atlanta Coogan – vocals (2010) Joe Creighton – bass guitar, backing vocals (1985 sessions, 1998, 2004–12) Wayne Duncan (2) – bass guitar (1983–84) Steve Ferrone – drums (1994) Tony Floyd – drums (1998, 2004–06) Mick Girasole – bass guitar (1987 sessions, 1988–89) Steve Hadley – bass guitar (1991–94, 2004) Nick Haywood – bass guitar (1998) Peter Luscombe – drums, percussion (1985–93) Troy McMillan (2) – backing vocals (2006–07) Steve McTaggart – violin (1983–85) Annette Roche – backing vocals (2006–07) Richard Sega (2) – bass guitar (1989–91) Nick Smith (9) – backing vocals (1985–88), lyricist (1985–present) Kerryn Tolhurst – guitar, mandolin, tiple, keyboards (1994) Paul Williamson – clarinet, saxophone (1983–84) Andy York – guitar (1994) Gary Young (2) – drums (1983–84)

Steve Hadley
b, cb AU
PortraitLinda Bull
voc, bvoc AU
PortraitPeter Luscombe
dr, perc AU
PortraitVika Bull
voc, bvoc *1966 AU
PortraitJoe Creighton
voc, b *1949 AU
PortraitJen Anderson
vn AU
PortraitJoe Camilleri
voc, sax *1948 AU
PortraitJames Black
key AU
PortraitMichael Barker
dr *1966 NZ
Paul Williamson
sax, cl, ts *1959 AU
PortraitRob Burke
sax, ts, ss AU
PortraitTony Floyd
dr, voc AU
PortraitMark Gray
b AU
Jeff Burstin
g, man
PortraitGary Young
dr *1947 US
PortraitWayne Duncan
b, eb, voc AU
PortraitGeorge Butrumlis
acc AU
Nick Smith
voc, bvoc AU
PortraitClaude Carranza
g, voc
PortraitSteve McTaggart
vn AU
Wayne Burt
Richard Sega
PortraitJohn McAll
key, org, voc *1960 AU
Mick Girasole
Johnny Charles
Popular Tracks   
Chained To The Wheel on Hold On To Me by The Black Sorrows
Harley And Rose - 2007 Remastered on The Essential by The Black Sorrows
Never Let Me Go - 2007 Remastered on The Essential by The Black Sorrows
Hold On To Me on Hold On To Me by The Black Sorrows
The Chosen Ones on Hold On To Me by The Black Sorrows
Harley & Rose - Acoustic on The Best Of Acoustic by Various Artists
Stir It Up - 2007 Remastered on The Essential by The Black Sorrows
The Crack-Up on Hold On To Me by The Black Sorrows
Livin' Like Kings on Saint Georges Road by The Black Sorrows
Saint Georges Road on Saint Georges Road by The Black Sorrows

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Citizen JohnThe Black Sorrows2018Album
Faithful SatelliteThe Black Sorrows2016Album
Endless Sleep (Chapter 46)The Black Sorrows2015Album
Endless Sleep (Chapter 47)The Black Sorrows2015Album
Endless Sleep XLThe Black Sorrows2015Compil.
Certified BlueThe Black Sorrows2014Album
Crooked Little ThoughtsThe Black Sorrows2012Album
4 Days In Sing SingThe Black Sorrows2009Album
Roarin' TownThe Black Sorrows2007Album
The Essential Black SorrowsThe Black Sorrows2007Compil.
One Mo" TimeThe Black Sorrows2004Album
The GreatThe Black Sorrows2004Album
Beat ClubThe Black Sorrows1998Album
The Very Best Of The Black SorrowsThe Black Sorrows1997Compil.
New CrazeThe Black Sorrows1997Single
Radio WavesThe Black Sorrows1996Album
Hold On To Me + Harley And RoseThe Black Sorrows1995Album
Last One Standing For YouThe Black Sorrows, Jon Stevens1994Single
MystifiedThe Black Sorrows1994Single
Snake Skin ShoesThe Black Sorrows1994Single
Lucky CharmThe Black Sorrows1994Album
Some Of... The Chosen OnesThe Black Sorrows1993Compil.
Stir It UpThe Black Sorrows1993Album
The Chosen OnesThe Black Sorrows1993Compil.
Better TimesThe Black Sorrows1992Single
Come On, Come OnThe Black Sorrows1992Single
Better TimesThe Black Sorrows1992Album
Ain't Love The Strangest ThingThe Black Sorrows1992Single
Live At The PalaceThe Black Sorrows1991Album
Never Let Me GoThe Black Sorrows1991Single
Special Retail And Radio SamplerThe Black Sorrows1991Album
Harley + RoseThe Black Sorrows1990Single
Angel StreetThe Black Sorrows1990Single
Harley & RoseThe Black Sorrows1990Album
In Concert-484The Black Sorrows1990Album
Fire Down BelowThe Black Sorrows1989Single
Fire Down BelowThe Black Sorrows1989Album
Hold On To MeThe Black Sorrows1989Album
The Crack-UpThe Black Sorrows1989Single
Hold On To MeThe Black Sorrows1988Album
The Chosen OnesThe Black Sorrows1988Single
Hold On To MeThe Black Sorrows1988Single
Chained To The WheelThe Black Sorrows1988Single
Hold On To Me Interview Disc With Joe CamilleriThe Black Sorrows1988Album
Dear ChildrenThe Black Sorrows1987Album
The Last FrontierThe Black Sorrows1987Single
Maybe TomorrowThe Black Sorrows1987Single
Daughters Of GloryThe Black Sorrows1987Single
Country GirlsThe Black Sorrows1986Single
Sons Of The SeaThe Black Sorrows1985Single
Rockin' ZydecoThe Black Sorrows1985Album
A Place In The WorldThe Black Sorrows1985Album
Sonola/Rockin' ZydecoThe Black Sorrows1984Compil.
Shape I'm InThe Black Sorrows1984Single
SonolaThe Black Sorrows1984Album
What A Difference A Day MakesThe Black Sorrows1984Single
Better Times + Amazing StoriesThe Black Sorrows + The RevelatorsCompil.
Chained To The Wheel / Fire Down BelowThe Black SorrowsSingle
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