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Doc Neeson OAM photo by Buzz Bidstrup and Doc Neeson The Voice of the Angels Facebook

Doc Neeson Receives Order Of Australia Medal

by Paul Cashmere on May 5, 2013

in News

Angels lead singer Doc Neeson was presented with his Order of Australia (OAM) medal at Government House in Sydney on Friday.

Doc Neeson OAM photo by Buzz Bidstrup and Doc Neeson The Voice of the Angels Facebook

Doc Neeson OAM

Neeson’s honor was announced on Australia Day in January. Doc received his OAM for his services to music and the community. He is behind ‘The Tour of Duty – Concert For The Troops’ shows and held his first event in East Timor in 1999.

Soon after he was injured in a car accident and suffered a spinal injury. The accident forced his departure from The Angels.

At Christmas the 66-year rock star was diagnosed with a brain tumour after is currently undergoing treatment.

Recently his mates including David Hasselhoff got together for the Rock For Doc benefit. Hasselhoff has recorded his version of The Angels classic ‘Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again.’ All proceeds are going to the Doc Neeson Support Fund.

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