Got to #2 on the 2017 NZ Music Charts!
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Maria exploded onto the music scene in 1966!
Marina Devcich aka Maria Dallas.
She released 'Tumblin' Down with Viking Records. She released 3 singles, 5 E.p's and 2 albums by the end of 1966. She then released ' Western Takeoff' in 1967 to celebrate her arrival in Nashville. She returned home and did a tour of the country. Her career took off in Australia as a result of her Nashville success. She spent most of her time in Australia from 1968 and returned occasionally to New Zealand to do TV shows and interviews. In 1970 she came back to New Zealand to record 'Pinocchio' and it got to #1.
She was named Queensland's Country Singer of the Year for six years running and toured NZ over the years. She also owned 'Club Dallas' in Brisbane in the 1980's.
In total she released more than 10 Albums and at least 25 singles and chart hits on in New Zealand and Australia.