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The late Dave McArtney talks about his career in music on the eve of Hello Sailor's 25th anniversary in 1999. It had been a tempestuous, on again/off again relationship but the magic between Dave McArtney, Harry Lyon and Graham Brazier endured. In conversation with Lynn Freeman for the Radio New Zealand's programme Musical Chairs, Dave McArtney starts his story when the music-making trio was just a duet... (First broadcast August 1999). (28′52″)
In 2004 Dave McArtney (Hello Sailor, The Pink Flamingos) took time off the farm to perform songs from his first solo album in 19 years 'Hook' - as well as a couple of old favourites - in Radio New Zealand's Helen Young Studio. Intelligent observation, ironic insight, good humour, depth and texture are assured. Dave McArtney (vocals, guitar) is joined by Karen Hunter (percussion, backing vocals and second guitar), Paul Woolright (bass) and Alan Brown (piano). Live At Helen's was produced and engineered by Andre Upston for National Radio.The songs are: Do That Thing, Too Late to Comb Your Hair, Savage Little World, Infatuation (first performed by The Pink Flamingos), Beautiful Smile, Dolly (first performed by Hello Sailor). (25′40″)
Dave McArtney talks to host William Dart at the time of the release of McArtney's solo album Hook. This episode of New Horizons was first broadcast on 4 April 2004 on Radio New Zealand Concert. (57′52″)
One of the founding members of the New Zealand band, Hello Sailor, Dave McArtney, has died early this morning at his Auckland home. (3′11″)
Jim Mora talks to former Hello Sailor manager, David Gapes about the death of founding member David McArtney. (3′59″)
Nick Bollinger speaks with Harry Lyon and Dave McArtney of Hello Sailor about Surrey Crescent Moon their first album of new songs in 18 years. From The Sampler October 2012. (14′09″)
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