Artists Name/Band: Eddie Storm OAM
Music Genre: Pop
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Eddie Storm OAM has been in the entertainment business for over sixty years
he has worked around the world and across Australia, now in Mandurah Western Australia
He has a huge variety of performances and now caters to Seniors Events.. Eddie was awarded the OAM for his contribution to the Arts.Australia day 2016.
Eddie Storm OAM,
What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
I sing a lot of ballads it’s all about feeling, I sing from my heart.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
Yes there is a story.
I commenced singing in Plymouth, England during the war, at the age of 7 years. We were bombed out and buried. Then found and evacuated to Cornwall.
I sang with an Orchestra around England for 15 years, and worked alongside Matt Munro, Acker Bilk, and many great names. I emigrated to Australia 1967 and won Australia’s New Faces out of Melbourne 1971. Singing The Impossible Dream I have worked across Australia for decades. I was performing in Vietnam 1969, 1970 two tours.
It changed my life.
I was awarded The Order Of Australia OAM medal approved by the Queen of England 2016.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
I am still performing events in Western Australia Perth City Town Hall 24th August.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
I am a dinosaur so to speak, whilst God has given me a voice, and it is still there, the shows still there I will carry on.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
He aint Heavy, He’s my brother! Vietnam 1969 70 I performed to the troops, my heroes.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
To keep going, my health is important.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
I do not song write
I have a 1 song written for me. Which I would like released.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
It keeps me in the news.
I do not depend on Facebook. You can link up to Eddie Storm
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
Ghost Riders in the Sky
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
I worked in the Dockyard in Plymouth. Sang with the band at night The Ted Coleman Band.
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Just keep trying, never give up.
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
For me, look at any age you are never too old.
I am one of a few left at 89 years. My audiences cannot believe my age.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
If given the chance, everything!
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
I consider myself lucky to be working the offers still coming in. A big joy are the Seniors who crowd out my venues