Banana picker has got the blues

Queensland’s favourite banana picker turned full-time guitar picker, 8 Ball Aitken, has mde it as a finalist in the International Song Writing Competition.

The winner will be announced in April.

His song Yellow Moon is a finalist the blues category, and Cowboy Movie is a semi-finalist in the country category. The International Song Writing Competition has approximately 15,000 entrants from around the world. A panel of industry professionals and hit songwriters from the USA judges the competition.

8 Ball Aitken has just returned to Australia from playing in Nashville and Memphis, USA, throughout the month of February

You can catch 8 Ball Aitken with his band at the Beach Hotel in Byron next Thursday, March 11, from 9.30pm.


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