22 May 2011

Blue Smoke: Canaries and Crooners

From Blue Smoke, 1:00 pm on 22 May 2011

The early stars of New Zealand recording: singers such as Marion Waite, Pixie Williams, Mavis Rivers, Esme Stephens, Pat McMinn, and vocal groups such as the Knaves and the Stardusters. 

Blue Smoke: The Birth of New Zealand Pop is written, presented and produced by Chris Bourke, whose book about the history of early New Zealand popular music, Blue Smoke, is published by Auckland University Press.