Gene Pierson (Giancarlo Salvestrin) New Recording Star

New Recording Star

Gene Pierson is a name you will be hearing a lot of in the near future.

21-year-old, Gene has been the number one pop idol in New Zealand for the past two years.

With three-top-of-the chart hits behind him in New Zealand, Gene decided to try his luck in Australia. T His first recording “Reach Out”/“Oh, Sweet Love” is already flying on the natio-nal pop charts - three weeks in and number 12.

And in a short space of time he has appeared on Bandstand, The Tommy Leonetti Show, Blind Date and Don. Lane’s Show.

Gene doesn’t limit his activities to singing he produces his own records, is a male model, records commercial jingles

The backing for his current hit is supplied by some of Gene’s New Zealand friends working as the resident group at Sydney’s “Whiskey Au Go Go”, The Simple Image.

Gene will be touring the country next month so keep your eyes and ears open.