The Real Thing" is the debut single by Australian singer Russell Morris, released in 1969. Written by Johnny Young and produced by Ian "Molly" Meldrum, it was a huge hit in Australia and has become an Australian rock classic. It also achieved success in the United States, reaching the top of the charts in Chicago and New York City. Johnny Young wrote the song for his and Meldrum's friend, singer Ronnie Burns.
The Real Thing is the third greatest hits compilation by Australian singer songwriter Russell Morris. The album was released as a 2-CD album by Rouseabout Records in 2002. Disc 1, tracks 9-19 are his entire 1971 Bloodstone. The rest of the tracks cover his entire career. It was released to coincide. 2002 greatest hits album by Russell Morris. Greatest hits album by. Russell Morris.
Main article: Russell Morris (album). In 1973, Morris moved to London to record an album, only to discover there was no record contract waiting for him. He relocated to New York City and worked on an album there. Also in 2000, Morris' "The Real Thing" and "Wings of an Eagle" featured prominently in the Australian-made movie The Dish and Midnight Oil released their version of "The Real Thing" as a one-off single, the first time this highly regarded band had chosen to record a cover. In 2002 Russell took a place of honour among his peers as part of the hugely successful Long Way To The Top concert tour. Rouseabout Records released the definitive 2CD Russell Morris anthology, called The Real Thing, covering his entire career.
The Real Thing" (Russell Morris song), also covered by Kylie Minogue. The Real Thing" (Tony Di Bart song). The Real Thing" (Vanessa Williams song). The Real Thing", by the Brothers Johnson from their 1981 album Winners. The Real Thing", by Delbert McClinton. The Real Thing", by Bo Bice.
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