I Remember When I Was Young: MATT TAYLOR

Australian singles charts:
I Remember When I Was Young entered the Kent music charts on 29 October 1973 and peaked at #26.

The song was on Straight as a Die which entered the Kent album charts on 22 October 1973 and peaked at #16.

Matt Taylor

Matt Taylor

Record label of Australian release:

Clip below: Matt Taylor peforming with Chain at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne in 1982 during the Mushroom Evolution Concert

From September 1970 to October 1971, Taylor was the front-man for the blues band Chain.
He then quit the music industry but returned in 1973 as a solo artist, releasing three albums over the next three years and scoring a major hit with the single I Remember When I Was Young. He was one of the first artists to record for Mushroom Records, and was managed by Michael Gudinski.
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I Remember When I Was Young was recorded outdoors at Kingston Park Farm, Frankston (Melbourne) on 17 September 1973 using a TCS Mobile Studio from GTV-9’s Television City Sounds.


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