Australian musicians born in 1956

Here are 20 famous musicians from Australia were born in 1956:

Steve Abbott

Steve Abbott (March 24, 1956 Broken Hill-) also known as Stephen Abbott, Steven Abbott or The Sandman is an Australian comedian, actor, author and screenwriter. He has one child, Max Abbott.

Discography: Live in the Corridor of Uncertainty.

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Megan Williams

Megan Williams (September 11, 1956 London-April 17, 2000 Sydney) was an Australian singer.

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Ernie Dingo

Ernie Dingo (July 31, 1956 Western Australia-) a.k.a. Ernest Ashly Dingo or Ernie Dingo AM is an Australian presenter, actor, comedian, teacher and screenwriter. He has three children, Zoe Dingo, Alyssa Dingo and Wilara Dingo.

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Greedy Smith

Greedy Smith (January 16, 1956 Sydney-) also known as Andrew McArthur Smith, Andy Smith or Andrew Smith is an Australian , .

Genres he performed include Rock music and New Wave.

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Jimmy Barnes

Jimmy Barnes (April 28, 1956 Glasgow-) also known as JIMMY BARNS, Jim Barnes, James Dixon Swan, Barnes, Jimmy or Barnsey is an Australian singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter and musician. He has five children, Mahalia Barnes, David Campbell, EJ Barnes, Jackie Barnes and Elly-May Barnes.

His most recognized albums: For the Working Class Man, Psyclone, Hits: Anthology, Double Happiness, Change of Heart, Raw, Soul Deeper... Songs From the Deep South, Out in the Blue, Bodyswerve and Freight Train Heart. His related genres: Hard rock, Rock music, Blues, Soul music, Blues rock and Rhythm and blues.

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Mandawuy Yunupingu

Mandawuy Yunupingu (September 17, 1956 Arnhem Land-June 2, 2013) also known as Yunupingu, Mandawuy was an Australian musician.

Genres he performed: Rock music and Aboriginal rock.

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Alf Klimek

Alf Klimek (February 3, 1956 Melbourne-) also known as Klimek, Alf or Alfons "Alf" Joseph Klimek is an Australian musician.

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Archie Roach

Archie Roach (January 8, 1956 Mooroopna-) a.k.a. Roach, Archie is an Australian singer, musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist.

His albums: Jamu Dreaming, Charcoal Lane, Looking for Butterboy, The Tracker (Colonna Sonora), Journey, From Paradise and Into the Bloodstream. Genres he performed include Alternative rock and World music.

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Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson (January 3, 1956 Peekskill-) also known as Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson, Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson or Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson AO is an Australian actor, screenwriter, film producer, film director, television producer, television director and voice actor. He has eight children, Edward Gibson, Christian Gibson, William Gibson, Milo Gibson, Thomas Gibson, Hannah Gibson, Louis Gibson and Lucia Gibson.

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Martin Plaza

Martin Plaza (January 1, 1956 Sydney-) a.k.a. Martin Edward Murphy or Martin Murphy is an Australian , .

His albums: Concrete and Clay. Genres he performed include Rock music and New Wave.

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Mark Seymour

Mark Seymour (July 26, 1956 Benalla-) also known as Seymour, Mark or Mark Jeremy Seymour is an Australian singer, author, musician, songwriter and actor. His children are Eva Seymour and Hannah Seymour.

His discography includes: Daytime and the Dark, Last Ditch Cabaret, Live at the Continental, The Ghost of Vainglory, King Without a Clue, Embedded, Titanic, Westgate, Undertow and One Eyed Man. Genres he performed include Rock music and Blues rock.

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Jim Moginie

Jim Moginie (May 18, 1956 Sydney-) otherwise known as Moginie, Jim or James "Jim" Moginie is an Australian keyboard player, musician, record producer and songwriter.

His discography includes: Alas Folkloric. Genres: Rock music and Alternative rock.

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Graeme Koehne

Graeme Koehne (August 3, 1956 Adelaide-) otherwise known as Graham Koehne is an Australian , .

Genres he performed include Ballet.

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Dene Olding

Dene Olding (October 11, 1956-) is an Australian , .

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Ron Rude

Ron Rude (October 24, 1956 Melbourne-) also known as Rude, Ron is an Australian musician.

Genres: Post-punk.

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Ian Moss

Ian Moss (March 20, 1956 Alice Springs-) a.k.a. Moss, Ian or Ian Richard Moss is an Australian singer, musician, songwriter, guitarist and singer-songwriter. His child is Julian Moss.

His discography includes: Worlds Away, Matchbook, Petrolhead, Soul on West 53rd, Let's All Get Together, Six Strings and Ian Moss Live. Genres he performed include Rock music and Blues.

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Jacek Koman

Jacek Koman (August 15, 1956 Bielsko-Biała-) is an Australian actor and singer. His children are Quincy Koman and Clementine Coco Koman.

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Simon Binks

Simon Binks (November 27, 1956 Mount Eliza-) also known as Binks, Simon or Simon John Binks is an Australian , .

Genres he performed: Rock music.

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Candy Devine

Candy Devine (September 4, 1956 Innisfail-) also known as Faye McLeod is an Australian singer, actor, broadcaster and voice actor. She has one child, Alastair McLeod.

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Mark Evans

Mark Evans (March 2, 1956 Melbourne-) also known as Mark Evans II or Evans, Mark II is an Australian bassist and musician.

His related genres: Hard rock, Rock music and Blues.

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