Rob E.G. / Robie Porter is Australia‘s All-Time #1 Hit maker, Logie Award Winner, This Is Your Life Honouree, Hall Of Famer, International star-maker, and formerly Australia’s #1 Hit Record Artist (as “Rob E.G.”)… he has done it all. On 12th June 2017, Robie Porter was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list with the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia for his service to the music industry spanning almost 60 years.
Rob E.G. was Australia’s #1 Hit record artist from 1962-1964. He appeared regularly on the national pop/rock TV shows of that era: Six O’Clock Rock, Bandstand, The Johnny O’Keefe Show, Sing Sing Sing, and hosted his own TV Show, SurfSound, as well as Opportunity Knocks.
Australian musical artists discovered, signed, produced and launched internationally by Robie Porter and his Wizard Records company include Daddy Cool, Marcia Hines, Air Supply, Rick Springfield, Tommy Emmanuel, Hush, Colleen Hewett… and Rob E.G. – all of whom had #1 Hits produced by Porter. These multi-platinum selling, iconic artists were signed by Porter to major international recording contracts, and have reached #1 on the charts on multiple occasions in Australia and/or the U.S. and around the world, collectively selling over 90 Million records worldwide.
Robie Porter’s over 60 Number 1, Top 10, Top 20 & Top 40 Hit singles and albums as producer, recording artist, songwriter, and music publisher in Australia, the U.S. and throughout the world include the timeless #1 Gold & Platinum Hits: Eagle Rock – Daddy Cool, I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself – Marcia Hines, All Out of Love – Air Supply, Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield, Bony Maronie – Hush, Dreaming My Dreams With You – Colleen Hewett, Dare To Be Different – Tommy Emmanuel.
His own #1 and Top 10 Hit singles as an artist include: 55 Days At Peking, Si Senor, Jezebel, When You’re Not Near, Whiplash, Gemini, 5-4-3-2-1 Zero, plus 5 Gold & Platinum albums.
“The Greatest Hits” is available now on iTunes and will be released on CD on the 30th June 2017.
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Digital album available now from iTunes
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