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Shane Michael Howard


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Origin: Dennington, Victoria, Australia
Genres: Folk rock, Folk-pop, Roots music, Indie music
Occupations: Singer, Songwriter, Composer
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar
Labels: WEA, BMG, RCA, Goanna Arts

Shane Michael Howard (born 26 January 1955) is an Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist, he was the mainstay of folk rock group Goanna which had hits with "Solid Rock" and "Let the Franklin Flow". After their disbandment in January 1987 he pursued a solo career.

Howard was one of seven children of an Irish-Catholic raised in a cramped factory cottage. The Howard family was a large music-loving family, central to it all was his mother, Teresa Howard, who played the piano and sang