Jenny Morris Profile

Murray Cammick
21 Apr 2014

After a lengthy apprenticeship in Wide Mouthed Frogs, The Crocodiles, QED and on backing vocals for INXS, Jenny Morris had massive success as a solo artist in Australia with big selling albums Body And Soul (1987), Shiver (1989) and Honeychild (1991). Shiver sold more than 250,000 copies in Australia.

Born in Tokoroa in 1956, Jenny Morris grew up in Hamilton, where she first performed professionally at the age of 15 before joining How’s Your Father in Auckland, finalists in the Battle of The Bands in 1976.

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Jenny Morris - Self Deceiver (1990)
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Jenny Morris - Break In The Weather (1991)
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Jenny Morris at The Gaelic Club, Sydney, November 2007
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Jenny Morris, 2008
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Jenny Morris - Body And Soul (1987)
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The Crocodiles - Any Day Of The Week
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The Japanese sleeve for the 1983 QED Everywhere I Go single
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How's Your Father tour poster
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The Canons, Sydney, 1981. Left to right: Rikki Morris, Mike Knapp, Jenny Morris, Phil Hall.
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Jenny Morris on the SBS show RocKwiz, 24 January 2012
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The Crocodiles - Hello Girl
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Are You Ready (1987)
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The Crocodiles (Mark II) - Ian Gilroy, Tony Backhouse, Jenny Morris, Tina Matthews, Peter Dasent
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Jenny Morris in 1991
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Don McGlashan and Jenny Morris at the 2009 Australian APRA awards
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Jenny Morris with fellow former Crocodiles member Tony Backhouse (and the Heaven Bent Gospel Choir) at the 1999 APRA Silver Scrolls
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Jenny Morris with The Choirboys' Mark Gable at the Australian 2012 APRA Awards
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The Crocodiles (Mark I) - Peter Dasent, Tony Backhouse, Bruno Lawrence, Jenny Morris, Tina Matthews, Fane Flaws
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The Crocodiles - Tears
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Jenny Morris in Kamo, Whangarei, with How's Your Father, 1977. In the background is guitarist Co Tipping.
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A 1980s Jenny Morris publicity shot
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Poster for the 1986 single You're Gonna Get Hurt, written and produced by INXS' Andrew Farris
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QED - Ian Belton, Jenny Morris and Rex Goh
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Jenny Morris in Timor Leste, October 2011
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Trivia:

Jenny's first band, How's Your Father, also included writer Stephen Stratford and Peter "Lez" White, later of Th'Dudes.

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