Chad Morgan

Australian Musician
Born Feb 11, 1933

Chadwick William "Chad" Morgan is an Australian singer and guitarist known for his vaudeville style of comic country and western songs, his prominent teeth and goofy stage persona. In reference to his first recording he is known as The Sheik of Scrubby Creek.… Read More

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1933 Birth Born on February 11, 1933.


1952 19 Years Old Morgan was discovered through Australia's Amateur Hour, a radio talent contest, where he sang his original song "The Sheik of Scrubby Creek" and was a finalist. He began recording with Regal Zonophone Records (a subsidiary of EMI) in 1952, while completing his national service obligation in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). … Read More


1985 52 Years Old Morgan married again on 14 September 1985 to Joanie, whom he had met the year before. … Read More
1987 54 Years Old He was inducted into the Australasian Country Music Roll of Renown in January 1987, and was awarded an OAM in 2004. … Read More


2008 75 Years Old In 2008, false rumours of his death began to surface after an announcement on radio station 4GY. … Read More
2010 77 Years Old Morgan was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award at the 2010 CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia, the first person to be honoured with this award … Read More
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