Vale Russell Dunlop, Ian Miller and Maurice Frawley

Monday, 18 May 2009

The staff of APRA|AMCOS extend their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of APRA members, Russell Dunlop, Ian Miller and Maurice Frawley. 

Russell Dunlop had producer credits for Machinations ‘Esteem’, Mental As Anything’s ‘Cats and Dogs’ and ‘Creatures of Leisure’, Jon English ‘Words Are Not Enough’ and Doug Ashdown ‘Winter In America’. With Bruce Brown, Russell had his own hit in 1980, as Player, with ‘Space Invaders, and as The Monitors with ‘Singing In The 80s’. Russell's send off will be at the Northern Suburbs Crematorium at Ryde Friday, 22 May 2009 at 1.15pm.

Ian Miller played with John Paul Young and fronted his own group, The Ian Miller Band.

Maurice Frawley, a former member of Paul Kelly and The Dots, died last Friday after a short battle with cancer at Rochester Hospital in rural Victoria. He was 55. A guitarist in Paul Kelly's backing band The Dots, co-writing "Look So Fine, Feel So Low". Frawley later joined the Olympic Sideburns, before forming the Working Class Ringos with Shane Walsh, Charlie Owen and Des Hefner in 1993. In 2003, Frawley embarked on family musical project, Frawleys and Friends, that culminated in the 2003 release Queen of Runnymede. Recently, his musical journey came full circle when he reunited with Dots bandmates Michael Barclay and Alan Brooker in The Yard Hands. Their debut album Good Things was released on Frawley’s own Red Finn Records.