7 Sep 2013

The Secret Life of Ten Guitars

From The Secret Life Of, 1:20 pm on 7 September 2013

10 Guitars has been one of the best-loved songs at New Zealand backyard parties since the 1960s, and at one point every pop, rock and country singer in the nation had their own version. But the song was actually written for the King of Romance, English crooner Engelbert Humperdinck. Julie Hill explores why New Zealanders took to the song known as Patea's national anthem with such a passion.