Australian singles charts:
Hush entered the Kent Music Report charts on 3 November 1980 and peaked at #35.
The song is on Almost Frantic which entered the Kent Music Report album chart on 26 January 1981 and peaked at #28.
David Briggs, Eddie Rayner, Mark Moffatt, Ricky Fataar
Record label of Australian release:
Hush was written by American composer and musician Joe South for singer Billy Joe Royal who released a single in 1967. The song was covered the same year by Somebody’s Image, fronted by Russell Morris. It reached #12. It was also covered by Deep Purple in 1968.
Upon returning to Australia after three years in America, Russell formed the Russell Morris Band, later playing and recording as Russell Morris & the Rubes. He also fronted The Lonely Boys throughout the 1980s.
With The Rubes, Russell recorded a new version of Hush in 1980.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_Morris
Go to: HUSH by Somebody’s Image (Russell Morris lead vocals)
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