Worth Their Weight in Gold

Worth their Weight in Gold: Tamworth radio icon Phil Corbett reflects on contribution to country music

Cody Tsaousis
By Cody Tsaousis
Updated April 25 2022 - 12:47am, first published April 24 2022 - 7:30pm
FAMILAR SOUND: Local radio legend Phil Corbett alongside his 1961 Austin Lancer, which even features a promotional sticker from the first ever Tamworth Country Music Festival. Photo: Gareth Gardner

WHEN Phil Corbett rolled into Tamworth 54 years ago in his 1961 Austin Lancer, he could hardly have imagined that he'd be back in 2022 celebrating the half-centenary of a festival he had a hand in creating.

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Cody Tsaousis

Cody Tsaousis

Journalist

I'm a news reporter who enjoys covering politics and energy, but I will write about anything for my community. I moved to the New England in 2021 after spending several years in the Upper Hunter.

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