Australian singles charts:
Gypsy Queen entered the Kent charts on 10 July 1972 and peaked at #11. The song was #76 on the Top 100 of 1972.
Record label of Australian release:
With the classic line-up of Greg Quill, Kerryn Tolhurst, John A Bird, John Du Bois, Tony Bolton and Chris Blanchflower, Country Radio recorded their second and most successful single, Gypsy Queen, with producer John French, in Melbourne in April 1972. It was co-written by Quill and Tolhurst, and featured a string arrangement by session musician Peter Jones (who later worked on Quill’s solo album The Outlaw’s Reply).
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Quill
Prior to forming Country Radio, Greg Quill was already well-known on the Sydney folk scene as a solo performer, and he also ran The Shack, the fondly-remembered folk venue at Narrabeen, on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in the late 1960s.
Read more: www.milesago.com/artists/quill_radio.htm – well worth a read to see what followed for Greg and the band
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 70s
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