Cliff Adam’s Hawaiian Ensemble (1953)

The Perth Mirror of 4 July 1953 featured Cliff Adam’s Hawaiian Ensemble. Cliff was 10 years an entertainer — as a dancer, guitarist, band-leader — until a serious illness put an end to his dancing. While recovering from a major operation, he refined his guitar skills to a very high level.  He also did radio broadcasts, and entertained troops with Hal Lashwood and Roy Rene (Mo) and many others during the 2nd world war. His Hawaiian band played 3 years with the Australian Broadcasting Commission with great success.  The band consisted of one steel guitar. a ukulele, a double bass and an electric slide.

Cliff Adam’s Hawaiian Ensemble

From left to right we have: Cliff Adam, Wally Hadley, Dave Gillard, and Morry Maurice.

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