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1987 Country Music Awards Winners

15th CMAA
Country Music Awards Ceremony

1987 Golden Guitar Awards

Sunday, 25 Jan 1987 – Tamworth High School, 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
John Williamson
Mallee Boy

APRA Song of the Year
Stan Coster
He's A Good Bloke When He's Sober
Recorded by Slim Dusty

Top Selling
Patsy Riggir
Patsy Rigger Country

Heritage Award
Slim Dusty
Mount Buckaroo

Instrumental of the Year
The Flying Emus
Emu Strut
(Flying Emu Productions, through Festival)

Roll of Renown
Chad Morgan

Country Music Capital Award
Jazzer Smith

Male Vocalist of the Year
John Williamson
True Blue

Female Vocalist of the Year
Deniese Morrison
Now I'm Easy
(Country City Entertainment)

New Talent of the Year
Jane Maddick
Rainbow Chaser

Vocal Group or Duo of the Year
Three Chord Wonders
Losin' My Blues Tonight



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