Heaven is My Woman’s Love hit no 1 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 4 August 1973.
Joye was an original member of Brian Henderson’s Bandstand television program, and appeared regularly on the show for fourteen years. He toured Australia with fellow Bandstand acts including Judy Stone, the De Kroo Brothers, Sandy Scott and Little Pattie. Joye’s popularity leveled off after the changes to the music scene associated with the rise of the Beatles, and it was not until 1973 that he had another hit record with “Heaven Is My Woman’s Love” reaching No. 1 on the Go-Set charts in 1973.
Col Joye was a pioneering Aussie pop star of the rock’n’roll era who in 1957 joined his brother Kevin’s jazz band that was to become Col Joye and the Joy Boys. He had ten Top 10 hits in the Sydney charts alone from May 1959 to May 1962, including four #1s, and was a star on television pop show Bandstand.
Star of the rock’n’roll era in a later country mode with “Heaven Is My Woman’s Love”.
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