Singer, songwriter, keyboard player and producer, Brian Cadd is one of the most prominent musicians on the planet and remains a key figure in the history of Australian music. He was inducted into both the Aria Hall of Fame and Australian Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 2009 whilst 2010 marks his 44th year in the music industry. His famous song 'A Little Ray of Sunshine' will appear as a new theme song for the television series Packed to the Rafters. Brian has worked with some of the music Royals - Joe Cocker, Ringo Starr, Little River Band, Glen Campbell and many more, and has performed as a member of The Groop, Axiom, Flying Burrito Brothers as well as solo.
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Brian George Cadd (born 29 November 1946, Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian singer-songwriter, keyboardist and producer who has performed as a member of The Groop, Axiom, Flying Burrito Brothers and solo. Although he was briefly called Brian Caine in late 1966, when first joining The Groop, he is generally known as Brian Cadd. Cadd produced fellow Australian acts, Robin Jolley, Ronnie Burns, Broderick Smith, Tina Arena and Glenn Shorrock; and established his own record label called Bootleg Records.He also composed or performed music for films, Alvin Purple, Alvin Purple Rides Again, Fatal Vision, The Return of the Living Dead, Vampires on Bikini Beach and The Heartbreak Kid and for television Class of 74, The Midnight Special and Don Kirshner's Rock Concert. His songwriting for other acts includes The Masters Apprentices, Bootleg Family Band, Ronnie Burns, The Pointer Sisters and Little River Band. Cadd's iconic status was acknowledged when he was inducted into the 2007 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame.