Maggie Britton, from the beginning of her career as a regular performer on Brian Henderson’s Bandstand (Channel 9, Sydney Australia), toured extensively throughout Australia and New Zealand.Her first record Come On Down written by Jackie De Shannon reached number one on the New Zealand chart and remained in the top ten for twelve weeks. Several more chart successes followed including ‘Morning Dew’ and ‘Stop’.
Maggie then signed to the major U.S. film and Recording Company United Artists to record in the USA. Her first single, released on United Artists, Reuben James written by Alex Harvey was also her first hit in the United Kingdom and other European countries and has become a country music classic covered by many other well known artists.
Maggie has shared the stage and appeared on television with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry including: The Bee Gee’s, Robin Gibb, Peter Sellers, Kenny Rogers, Glen Campbell, Mama’s and Papa’s, The Temptations and the Three Degrees (Prince Charles’ favourite group) and the evergreen Max Bygraves, to mention a few. A Royal Command Performance at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London before members of the Royal family being among the highlights of Maggie’s many international performances, particularly in the United Kingdom.
Maggie's most recent album, Ditto features 12 standardsfrom the 'Great American Songbook' and a latin jazz single Maggie wrote last year and recorded with Wil Sargisson one of Australia's best young jazz pianists, Col Atkinson, a wonderful jazz bassist, all the drums and percussion were played by Al Cesario, the guitar and engineering was in the capable hands of John Pieri and the magic flute is played by Willy Qua founder member of Galapagus Duck. This marvellous line-up appear with Maggie at live concerts.
Maggie plans to be back in the studio to record a new album in 2015.
Preview Ditto here.
Here's a beautiful song, Last Night, that Maggie recorded some time ago, written by Barry Mason.