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Gale Garnett

Gale Garnett was born in New Zealand and made her way to Canada at the age of 11.  She released a bunch of long plays but only her first landed on the Hot 200 via the success of “We’ll Sing in the Sunshine”.

Gale Garnett & the Gentle Reign (Canada):
Gale Garnett – Vocals
Rob Fisher – Keyboards
Tony Hill – Guitar
Bruce Horiuchi – Organ
Paul Robinson – Percussion
Dick Rosmini – Guitar

The Gentle Reign were from Canada and fronted by star vocalist Gale Garnett – after she had found fame as a solo vocalist which wasn’t common for a solo act.  In the 1980’s Garnett transitioned smoothly into an acting and writing career.
1964

RCA 47-8388 – We’ll Sing in the Sunshine – Charted Number 4

1964 – Lovin’ Place – Charted Number 54

1965 – We’ll Sing In The Sunshine (This is a Gold Standard Reissue)

1965 – I’ll Cry Alone – Charted Number 108

1965 – XX

1966 – O

1966 – XX

1966 – XX

DJX/O

1968 – O

RCA Victor 2833 – “My Kind of Folk Songs”

This LP was re-released with the “We’ll Sing in the Sunshine” cover to capitalize on the success of the single.

 

Stereo Issue – My Kind of Folk Songs

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LP – RCA Victor LPM 2833 – We’ll Sing in the Sunshine/My Kind of Folk Songs – – Charted September 26th, 1964 – #43 – 22 Weeks on Hot 200

Stereo Issue – We’ll Sing in the Sunshine/My Kind Of Folk Songs

RCA Victor LPM 3305 – “”Lovin’ Place” – Released 1965 – Did Not Chart (Mono)

Stereo Issue LSP 3305

RCA Victor 3325 – “The Many Faces of Gale Garnett” – Released 1965 – Did Not Chart

GARNETT GALE 03 COV

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Stereo Issue – The Many Faces of Gale Garnett – Stereo Issue

RCA Victor 3493 – “Variety is the Spice of Life” – Released 1966 – Did Not Chart

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RCA Victor 3586 – “New Adventures” – Released 1966 – Did Not Chart

Stereo Issue – New Adventures

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RCA Victor 3747 – “Sings About Flying & Rainbows &Love & other Groovy Things” – Released 1967

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Gale Garnett & The Gentle Reign

Columbia 2825 – “An Audience With The King of Wands” – Released 1968

Columbia – “Sausalito Heliport” – Released 1969, Did Not Chart

 

 

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