G. Wayne Thomas

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G. Wayne Thomas is a New Zealand born Australia based musician, producer and songwriter. His single "Open Up Your Heart"/"Morning of the Earth" reached #22 on the Australian Singles chart.

Thomas was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia in 1968 and started writing music for commercials. He signed with Warners, relesead a single in 1971 and started working as a producer. He produced the soundtrack to the surf movie Morning of the Earth, changing what was going to be a Tamam Shud album into a various artists record. It featured Tamam Shud, Terry Hannigan, Brian Cadd, John J. Francis, Peter Howe and three G. Wayne Thomas tracks. The soundtrack was released in 1972 along with a single from the album, "Open Up Your Heart"/"Morning of the Earth".

In 1972 he put together a band called Duck to record an album. The band originally comprised Jon English, Bobbi Marchini, John Robinson, Bobby Gebert, Larry Duryea, Teddy Toi and Steve Webb. They released an album of covers, Laid, which was produced by Thomas.

Thomas started his own label, Warm & Genuine, and released a self-titled album in 1973. He followed that up with a soundtrack for Crystal Voyager. For this he put together a studio band called the Crystal Voyager Band. It consisted of Thomas, Bobby Gebert, Mick Liber, Rod Coe and John Proud. His last release on Warm & Genuine was in 1975 after which he signed with Polydor.

In 1979-80 he worked in a duo with Peter Bailey and together they released an album, Missing Persons and four singles.
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Albums

2907 005, 2907005 G. Wayne Thomas - G. Wayne Thomas album art G. Wayne Thomas G. Wayne Thomas (Album) Warm & Genuine 2907 005, 2907005 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
3204 010 G. Wayne Thomas - Crystal Voyager (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art G. Wayne Thomas, The Crystal Voyager Band G. Wayne Thomas, The Crystal Voyager Band - Crystal Voyager (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Warm & Genuine 3204 010 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
2968 001 G. Wayne Thomas - Open Up Your Heart album art G. Wayne Thomas Open Up Your Heart(LP, Album) Warm & Genuine 2968 001 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
2907 054 G. Wayne Thomas - Missing Persons album art Thomas* & Bailey* Thomas* & Bailey* - Missing Persons(LP, Album) Polydor 2907 054 Australia 1979 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

WBA-4004 G. Wayne Thomas - Take It Easy album art G. Wayne Thomas Take It Easy (Single) Warner Bros. Records WBA-4004 Australia 1971 Sell This Version
WBA-4009 G. Wayne Thomas - Open Up Your Heart album art G. Wayne Thomas Open Up Your Heart (Single) Warner Bros. Records WBA-4009 Australia 1972 Sell This Version
2079 013 G. Wayne Thomas - Everything In You album art G. Wayne Thomas Everything In You (Single) Warm & Genuine 2079 013 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
EPW-208, EPW 208 G. Wayne Thomas - Open Your Heart album art G. Wayne Thomas Open Your Heart(7", EP) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records EPW-208, EPW 208 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
2079 035 G. Wayne Thomas - Changes album art G. Wayne Thomas, The Crystal Voyager Band G. Wayne Thomas, The Crystal Voyager Band - Changes(7", Single) Warm & Genuine 2079 035 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
2079 903 G. Wayne Thomas - Gypsy Shoes album art G. Wayne Thomas, The Crystal Voyager Band G. Wayne Thomas, The Crystal Voyager Band - Gypsy Shoes(7", Single) Warm & Genuine 2079 903 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
2079 033 G. Wayne Thomas - Hollywood album art G. Wayne Thomas, The Crystal Voyager Band G. Wayne Thomas, The Crystal Voyager Band - Hollywood(7", Single) Warm & Genuine 2079 033 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
2079 909 G. Wayne Thomas - Summer Days album art G. Wayne Thomas Summer Days(7", Single) Warm & Genuine 2079 909 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
2079 911 G. Wayne Thomas - Mercy For The Innocent album art G. Wayne Thomas Mercy For The Innocent(7", Single) Warm & Genuine 2079 911 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
2079 074 G. Wayne Thomas - Just To Love You album art G. Wayne Thomas Just To Love You(7", Single) Polydor 2079 074 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
2079 141 G. Wayne Thomas - Missing Persons album art Thomas* & Bailey* Thomas* & Bailey* - Missing Persons(7", Single) Polydor 2079 141 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
2079 130 G. Wayne Thomas - The Last Laugh album art Thomas* & Bailey* Thomas* & Bailey* - The Last Laugh(7", Single) Polydor 2079 130 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
2079 145 G. Wayne Thomas - I Don't Want To Spoil The Party album art Thomas* & Bailey* Thomas* & Bailey* - I Don't Want To Spoil The Party(7", Single) Polydor 2079 145 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
2079 152 G. Wayne Thomas - Tobacco Road album art G. Wayne Thomas & Peter Bailey (3) G. Wayne Thomas & Peter Bailey (3) - Tobacco Road(7", Single) Polydor 2079 152 Australia 1980 Sell This Version