THE RETURN OF ROB E.G. …‘THE WIZARD FROM OZ’

 

Robie Porter aka Rob E.G. 'The Wizard From OZ' returns to country roots

Robie Porter aka Rob E.G. ‘The Wizard From OZ’ returns to country roots

Australia’s all-time leading hit record producer, and international star-maker, Robie Porter has led a most varied and charmed life… From Fort Street High School to Law at Sydney University, from Australia’s #1 selling hit record artist (“Rob E.G.”) to U.S. movie actor & TV host, former Swimming Champion to Olympic Games Attaché, breeder & owner of champion racehorses, Logie Award winner, ‘This Is Your Life’ honouree and much more… Robie Porter has done it all.

Porter recently returned to live in Australia after spending over 40 years in the US Music & Entertainment Industries. During that time he reached the #1 position in virtually every facet of the worldwide Music Entertainment Industry. The Australian musical artists discovered, produced & launched internationally by Robie Porter have collectively sold over 50 million records worldwide. Under his guidance and direction, those Wizard Records’ artists have won U.S. Grammy and ARIA Awards, U.S. Song Of The Year, and Record Of The Year Awards.  Eight of these multi-platinum selling, iconic artists have reached #1 on multiple occasions in the US and/or Australia – they include Daddy Cool, Marcia Hines, Tommy Emmanuel, Air Supply, Rick Springfield, Hush, Colleen Hewett, & Rob E.G.

Also named by The Hollywood Reporter, along with Quincy Jones, as being “among the Top 5 record producers in America”, Porter’s #1 hits as a producer, songwriter and publisher in Australia and the U.S. include the timeless Gold & Platinum hits: “All Out of Love”, “Lost In Love”, “Every Woman In The World”, “Jessie’s Girl”,  “Eagle Rock”, “Come Back Again”, “Shining”, “I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself”, “You”,  “What I Did For Love”, “Bony Maronie”, “Glad All Over”, ‘“Dreaming My Dreams With You”, “55 Days At Peking”, “Si Senor”, “Jezebel”, “Dare To Be Different”,  and many more.

For the first time in 42 years, he returns to his Country roots at Tamworth as Rob E.G., with his production of the new Ben Ransom single “Somebody’s Baby” being released on the Wizard Country label.  Rob E.G will also step back in time for a “Surprise Guest” performance at the Lifeline Charity Concert at Tamworth Town Hall – stepping on the stage again for the first time in over 40 years.

 

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