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1982 Country Music Awards Winners

10th CMAA
Country Music Awards Ceremony

1982 Golden Guitar Awards

Sunday, 31 Jan 1982 – Big Top # 3 Oval, NSW

Sponsored by Commonwealth Bank of Australia this year. It was originally called the Australasian Country Music Awards until 1993. "Golden Guitar" trophies were given to the winners. The Awards was a highlight of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.


 Golden Guitar Award

Album of the Year
Jewel & Arthur Blanch
The Lady And The Cowboy

APRA Song of the Year
Rex & Colin Dallas
His Spurs Are Rusty Now

Top Selling
Webb Bros
Who Put The Roo In The Stew

Heritage Award
Slim Dusty
Where Country Is

Instrumental of the Year
Barry Thornton
Brian's Tune

Roll of Renown
Gordon Parsons

Country Music Capital Award
Don McGuire

Male Vocalist of the Year
Johnny Chester
Rough Around The Edges

Female Vocalist of the Year
Jewel Blanch
I Can Love You

New Talent of the Year
Paul Wookey
Roll Along

Vocal Group or Duo of the Year
Lifting Me Up, Letting Me Down



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