2 Dec 2017

The Mixtape: Ian Magan

From RNZ Music, 4:00 pm on 2 December 2017

This week’s guest on the RNZ Music Mix Tape is Ian Magan, a pioneer of both commercial radio and concert promotion in New Zealand.

Ian Magan and Sir Billy Connolly

Ian Magan and Sir Billy Connolly Photo: supplied.

Ian Magan in the 1960s

Ian Magan in the 1960s Photo: Simon Grigg

In the 1960's he was one of the original team of ‘Good Guys’, who took on the system and started pirate radio broadcasts from The Tiri in the Hauraki Gulf, (now Radio Hauraki).

Ian went on to form the Concert Promotions Company in 1975 that later became Pacific Entertainment in 1995.

Ian put on some of the most successful tours ever promoted in New Zealand with a long and diverse list of artists including, Split Enz, BB King, Pavarotti, Elton John and Dire Straits.

Music Details

The Mixtape: Ian Magan

Artist: Keith Richardson/Avengers
Song: This  Show Is Groovy
Composer: Keith Richardson/Avengers
Album: Top Of The Dial
Label: EMI

Artist: Arthur Smith
Song: Guitar Boogie
Composer: Arthur Smith
Album: Guitar Boogie
Label: Membran Music Ltd

Artist: Elvis Presley
Song:  All Shook Up
Composer: Otis Blackwell
Album: Elvis’ Golden Records
Label: RCA , Sony Music

Artist: Keith Richardson/Avengers
Song: This  Show Is Groovy
Composer: Keith Richardson/Avengers
Album: Top Of The Dial
Label: EMI

Artist: Arthur Smith
Song: Guitar Boogie
Composer: Arthur Smith
Album: Guitar Boogie
Label: Membran Music Ltd

Artist: Elvis Presley
Song:  All Shook Up
Composer: Otis Blackwell
Album: Elvis’ Golden Records
Label: RCA , Sony Music

Artist: Split Enz
Song: Bold as Brass
Composer: Tim Finn, Robert Gillies
Album: Dizrythmia
Label: Mushroom, Chrysalis Records

Artist: Dire Straits
Song: Money for Nothing
Composer: Mark Knopfler, Sting
Album: Brothers in Arms
Label: Vertigo, waner Music

Artist: Luciano Pavarotti
Song: Mattinata
Composer: music: Leoncavallo, Lyrics Luciano Pavarotti
Album: The Essential Pavarotti
Label: Decca Music Group

Artist: The Travelling Wilburys
Song: End of the Line
Composer: Dylan, Harrison, Lynne, Orbison, Petty
Album: The Travelling Wilburys Volume 1
Label: Wilbury Records, Warner Music

 

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