Country Music Singer Clive Bruce

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Clive Bruce, the famous guitar player and country music singer in South Africa, recently made breaking news headlines, by announcing his decision to embark on online viral marketing.

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What we know about Clive Bruce, the Guitarist and Country Music Singer, with Super Star Career Status:

 

Clive Bruce was born in Cape Town. His parents unfortunately separated while he was still young and he and his brother grew up in the care of his mother Patricia, who was an opera singer with PACT. His father later married the well known country singer Virginia Lee.

At school he was tutored in classical piano, sung in the school choir and was a member of the school orchestra. Whilst at school he also formed his own band and played base guitar for various bands such as the Spectres, Staccatos etc. Apart from the guitar he can also play the piano and drums.

During the late sixties Clive decided to form a dance band with some of his school friends, as well as embark on a solo career as singer/musician. His first record was done for Trutone in 1969. Whilst working as a singer/musician at nights he worked as a medical representative and later as an insurance broker.


After a visit to Britain and the Netherlands, his stepmother, Virginia Lee already a country legend at that time, came back with a record with the title "Sally Sunshine" and encouraged him to record it. He like it, and during 1971 recorded it at Dominant Records. The recording was an immediate success on the national Top 20 hit parade based on official country wide sales, as well as on the popular LM Radio hit parade.

Clive became a familiar face and voice at concerts and on radio. In 1979 he recorded his first Afrikaans song with Vicki du Preez. Nominations followed in 1983 in the categories of Best Country & Western singer and best Singer of the year at the Sarie awards. Another highlight during the same year was to perform with the cream of South African Country musicians at the Keep-It-Country concert held at Riverside Holiday Inn at Vanderbijlpark, attended by 10 000 enthusiastic country fans.

Between 1985 and 1990 Clive was the presenter of the highly successful country music programme on television, Sing Country. The Sing Country series was presented by Clive and televised from the Zillertal Restaurant in Pretoria. Clive and his band Shotgun, provided the music and accompaniment. During 1996 his album "One Last Kiss" was awarded gold status for sales of 25 000 units.

During 2002, Clive received a Platinum award at the Aardklop Arts Festival from his record company Select Music, for his three albums One Last Kiss, Just One More and My God Loves Me.

Clive went on working with top South African musicians and was a member of OTH (Over the Hillbillies), who consisted of Lance James, Joanna Field, Billy Forest, Sally Vaughn and Vangie Cocker. They were very popular and performed on various television shows and concerts.

Clive was very active in the series Springbok Hits, mimicking various international stars. Some of his most popular records include: The Last Rose, River of tears, Devil Woman plus numerous other recordings. His Afrikaans records include: Te Laat Liefling, Kom Loof the Here, Nog Net Een Kans plus many more.

Recently Clive was part of the Country Legends & Friends CD on which he recorded Heaven is my Woman’s Eyes. Awards were also given to him by the popular Vaal Driehoek Radio Station IFM 102.2.

 

He recently on 29 January 2009 performed on television in the "Keep it Country" Music Show presented by Juanita Du Plessis on Kyknet TV channel.

 

Clive Bruce with the song "One last kiss" in the Kyknet music video:

 

 

Clive Bruce with the song "Red River Rosie" in the Kyknet music video:

 

 

He remains one of our country’s most popular and busiest local country musicians, performances taking him countrywide.

 

Download the first in the series from Country Singer Clive Bruce with "Our first waltz" Music Video, Afrikaans Version, with free usage and distribution rights.

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