Douglas "Doug" Wesley Ashdown (born 29 July 1942) is an Australian folk, country singer-songwriter who had a minor hit with "Winter in America", also known as "Leave Love Enough Alone", which reached No. 13 on the Dutch Singles Chart in 1978. In 1988 the song was covered by Dutch singer René Froger, and in 1994 by Australian group The Robertson Brothers. Ashdown reached No. 53 on the Australian Go-Set Singles Chart with "The Saddest Song of All" released in August 1970. In 1977, his album, Trees won the TV Week (an Australian television entertainment magazine) King of Pop Award for 'Best Album Cover'.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1942
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1970
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||122951||7/15/1970||Who is that shall come one day||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122952||7/15/1970||I've come to save your world||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122953||7/15/1970||The day they freed the noise||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122954||7/15/1970||California beachhead||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122955||7/15/1970||And the lion roared||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122957||7/15/1970||Who is that shall come one day||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122958||7/15/1970||The race||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122959||7/15/1970||Susan of the straw||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122960||7/15/1970||I remembered Alice||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122961||7/15/1970||Mother love||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122963||7/15/1970||Have you had a good day at the bank||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
|Decca||122964||7/15/1970||The saddest song of all||Doug Ashdown||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ashdown, Doug," accessed January 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/302149.
Ashdown, Doug. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/302149.
"Ashdown, Doug." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 January 2023.
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