Did you know that just about everyone has a story to tell about Carol Lloyd and Railroad Gin? Whether it be a story about a special encounter or a tale about how she or the band have made a difference to someone's life, almost everybody has a tale to tell.
DID YOU KNOW? That during her time with Railroad Gin, Carol Lloyd's long red hair became such a trademark that the band had it insured with Lloyd's Of London for $10,000? • • • • • DID YOU KNOW? That in 1999 Carol Lloyd revealed that even years after the cosmetic surgery her nose still hurts when the weather changes? • • • • • DID YOU KNOW? That Carol Lloyd performed solo at the opening ceremony of the World Master's Games in 1994 at QEII Stadium on the same bill as Anthony Warlow and The Little River Band? She sang the Games theme "The Challenge Never Ends" • • • • •
DID YOU KNOW? That Carol Lloyd is thought to have participated in a film called "A Taste Of Time And Mind" in 1975/76? Nineteen year old architecture student Andrew Barbour received a $2,000 Arts Council Grant to produce the film which was to run for 20 mins and feature a musical score by Steve Tyson (age 22). Carol was cast in the film as a suburban girl given to fantasies. • • • • • DID YOU KNOW? That Carol Lloyd was chosen in 1999 as one of the city's iconic women to be one of the photographic subjects for an exhibition by young female photographic artists entitled "Holding Up The Sky"? Seventeen year old Morgan Quilliam was afforded the opportunity to photograph Carol as her subject matter. • • • • • DID YOU KNOW? That Railroad Gin's song "A Matter Of Time" is still the most requested song in the 50 year history of Radio 4KQ in Brisbane? • • • • •
Above: Carol with drummer Danny Simpson from The Carol Lloyd Band
"People often ask me why I get up on a stage, Sashay round as if I got no shame, Not carin' if my words don't fall too kindly on the ears, Lovin' every minute just the same" ….from the song "Cards And Letters"
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Above and right: Carol Lloyd lovin' every minute just the same (Copyright: Debra Mayes)