Australia's Big O
Rick Diamond has performed to a wide range of audiences throughout Australia since the sixties. The reaction from the audiences often sees him returning to the same towns over and over.
Rick first achieved significant public recognition when, as the lead vocalist with the Henchmen, the group won the Hoadley's Battle of the Sounds competition in 1965. By winning the competition The Henchmen were awarded a recording contract with Go! Records.
With the vibrant character of Rick Diamond's voice out front the Henchmen released the Bobby Day classic "Rockin' Robin". It was an outstanding chart success throughout Australia. It is still currently available on compilation compact discs.
Rick Diamond has toured with many artists including the internationally acclaimed Dave Clark Five and Melbourne's own Seekers.
Over the last decade Rick Diamond has focussed his dramatic vocal talents towards the music of the legendary Roy Orbison. Those people who have experienced Rick's recent performances quickly realise that there is an amazing similarity between the voice of Roy Orbison and the soaring vocals of Rick Diamond.
Rick's "Wild Hearts" release, which has a number of songs in the Orbison style, has proved to be very popular amongst audiences wherever Rick Diamond performs.
Rick Diamond has performed at a wide variety of venues with the Allstars, Australia's most authentic fifties group. These performances have been from the Melbourne Concert Hall to rock-n-roll dances presented by the Johnny O'Keefe Club and the Elvis Presley Official Fan Club of Australia. The performances by Rick Diamond and the Allstars receive excellent reviews.
For further information please contact:
Ian B. Allen
PO Box 101
Phone: ( 03 ) 9782 5582
Mobile: 0418 567526
Fax: ( 03 ) 9776 8478
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