9 Jan 2016

Musical Dynasties - Don and Tony Wilson

From The Weekend, 9:40 am on 9 January 2016

Don Wilson was a member of Ebony, The Heartbreakers and wrote The Ballad of Happy Feet about a penguin that turned up on the Kapiti Coast a few years ago. He's due to release a new album in 2016 and his back catalogue is being digitally remastered and re-released.

Tony Wilson was a founding member of metal band Civilian Down and spent time honing his craft in London, where he recorded his album Time In Space.

Tony and Don Wilson warming up in the studio with Lynn Freeman

Tony and Don Wilson warming up in the studio with Lynn Freeman Photo: RNZ/Zoe George

Music Details

Artist: Don Wilson
Song: Ribbon of Silver (Live on RNZ)
Composer: Don Wilson

Artist: The Heartbreakers
Song: Computer Man
Composer: Morris, Wilson
Album: Computer Man
Label: Vertigo 6036 915

Artist: Tony Wilson
Song: Cage (Live on RNZ)
Composer: Tony Wilson