12 Oct 2012

Essential NZ Albums: Introducing... Dinah Lee

From Essential New Zealand Albums, 11:55 pm on 12 October 2012

Introducing Dinah Lee album cover

In 1964 20-year old Christchurch singer Dinah Lee stormed the national hit parade with her local variation on the Jamaican ska sound.

Nick Bollinger discusses her debut, Introducing... Dinah Lee.

 

Adapted from the book 100 Essential Albums, by Nick Bollinger, published by Awa Press.

Music Details

Artist: Dinah Lee
Songs: I’m Walkin’,  Do The Bluebeat, Say Mama, Don’t You Know Yockamo, Who Stole The Sugar, Hallelujah I Love Him So,  I’m In Love Again, Happy Blue Beat, Nitty Gritty, Rock Around The Clock
Album: Introducing Dinah Lee
Label: Viking