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Deadly Vibe Star Watch – Lou Bennett

This story originally appeared in Deadly Vibe Magazine Issue #5 June, 1997

We have just opened The Vault – all the back stories from old editions – dating back to the 1990s. To know where we are going, it's important to understand where we have been. And that story you can follow in the Deadly Vibe Vault!

  • • Name: Lou Bennett
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  • • Where are you from? Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wrung
  • • Band: Tiddas
  • • Position in band: Singer, songwriter, guitarist, percussionist and tour-bus driver from hell!
  • • How old are you? 28! 29 in December
  • • How did you get into music? My family twisted my arm!!
  • • What’s your favourite food? This week – Chicken Burritos with lots of crispy lettuce, cucumber and tomatoes!! I love food.
  • • What’s been the high point of your career so far? Performing with people I used to listen to as a younger person.
  • • What do you do in your spare time? Walk my dog, watch TV, play guitar, play/work in my garden.
  • • Do you play any sports? Yes, Golf and sometimes footy!
  • • What’s your favourite song? Aboriginal Woman – Bart Willoughby by mixed Relations.
  • • Besides your music what music do you listen to? At the moment Jamiroquai, Meshell Ndegocello, Kev Carmody, Weddings-Parties-Anything, Sharin Anderson.
  • • What are you most looking forward to in 1997? The break I’m currently on!
  • • Do you have a partner? Yes! Her name is Anna.
  • • If we opened up the drawer of your bedside table what would you find? Candles (little one’s). Hankies, belt buckles and my old karate membership!!
  • •  What makes you laugh? Just about anything!! I can see the funny side to everything!
  • • What’s your favourite movie? Fringe Dwellers. A “Koori-Classic!!”
  • • Who do you admire the most and why? I admire mother nature, mother earth.
  • • What do you like about yourself? I’m loveable!
  • • Where do you get your hair cut? Just around the corner at my friend Jo’s – she has a pair of clippers!
  • • When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Policeperson, Flight Assistant, Signwriter, Graphic Designer, oh yes and a singer-songwriter!!
  • • Do you have a nickname? What is it? Amy Saunders calls me “Benno”, my Mum and Dad call m Cin.
  • • How would your best friend describe you? A warm, wonderful, caring, intelligent, exciting, funny person!!
  • • Have you ever been in love? Yes, I currently am!
  • • Which element do you identify with most? Fire, water, earth or air? Earth – everything comes from her!

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