Chris Wilson (Australian musician)

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Christopher John Wilson (1956 – January 2019)[1] was an Australian blues musician and singer-songwriter.

Biography[change | change source]

He played harmonica, saxophone, and guitar. He performed as part of the Sole Twisters, Harem Scarem and Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls, and fronted his band Crown of Thorns.

Wilson's solo albums are Landlocked (June 1992), The Long Weekend (March 1998), Spiderman (2000) King for a Day (July 2002), Flying Fish (2012) and the self titled Chris Wilson (2018).

He was born in Melbourne. Wilson's death was announced on 16 January 2019 from pancreatic cancer at the age of 62.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Carmody, Broede (17 January 2019). "'Magnificent Australian': Chris Wilson dies after cancer diagnosis". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 17 January 2019.

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