6 Jun 2009

Playing Favourites with Jim Wilson

From Saturday Morning, 10:05 am on 6 June 2009

Jim Wilson was born in Dunedin, and has been involved in many aspects of the music business since leaving high school in 1968. He started Christchurch-based postering and printed matter distribution firm Phantom Billstickers in 1982; it now has 50 staff nationwide. Phantom Billstickers has produced A1 posters featuring New Zealand poems that are being posted up in 12 cities around the country, and in Tennessee, Sydney and Paris.

Jim Wilson is Playing Favourites with Kim Hill.

Music details

Floyd Cramer: Last Date
The 1960 single
Played at around 10:05

Steve Earle: Guitar Town
From his 1986 debut album: Guitar Town
Played at around 10:15

Townes Van Zandt: Racing in the Streets
From the 1994 album: Roadsongs
(Sugar Hill)
Played at around 10:30

Gene Pitney: Looking Thru the Eyes of Love
The 1965 single
Played at around 10:50

The Swingers: Counting the Beat
The 1981 single
Played at around 10:58