The Oldest New Talent - Chris Callaghan

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Chris Callaghan

The Oldest New Talent

from the Songs Of A Modern Day Troubadour album.

CHRIS CALLAGHAN is a singer, songwriter and entertainer, with an extensive and successful history in the Australian country music scene. He has performed to a wide range of audiences, both nationally and internationally, delivering musical versatility with an easy listening voice and a down to earth sense of humour

“THE OLDEST NEW TALENT is a song I wrote in response to the realisation that should I be fortunate enough to win the Golden Guitar in the Best New Talent category at Tamworth, I would be the Oldest New Talent. Then the rules for entry changed so that only two attempts were allowed, and I became ineligible as I had already entered that category many times. It dawned on me that maybe this song could fit in the comedy category. My dream is to receive a nomination for 2019 in the comedy section, and if successful in winning that elusive Golden Guitar, to perform the song live on the night of the awards presentation ceremony..”I’d like to thank my mum…”