4 Dec 2022

Blue Smoke: Funk

From Blue Smoke, 8:00 pm on 4 December 2022
Dalvanius in his Sydney prime

Dalvanius in his Sydney prime Photo: poiemovie.co.nz

In 2017 a ground-breaking compilation of New Zealand funk was released - Heed the Call. It inspired others to dig deep and see what funk they could find. This episode of Blue Smoke gets on the good foot to explore New Zealand funk.

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Music Details: 

Artist: The 1860 Band
Track: That’s The Kind of Love I’ve Got For You
Composer: Parks-Fletcher
Album: The 1860 Band
Label: Ode

Artist: Allison Durbin
Track: It’s Your Thing
Composer: Isley Brothers
Album: Allison Durbin’s Amerikan Music
Label: HMV

Artist: The Underdogs
Track: Wasting My Time
Composer: Harvey Mann
Album: Wasting My Time
Label: Pye

Artist: New Zealand Trading Company
Track: Rua Moko
Composer: Thomas Kini    
Album: New Zealand Trading Company
Label: Memphis

Artist: Prince Tui Teka
Track: Heed the Call
Composer: Kin Vassy
Album: Heed the Call! (Whakarongo, Nga Tamariki)
Label: Vostok

Artist: Yandall Sisters
Track: Broken Hearted Melody
Composer: H David & S Edwards
45rpm single
Label: EMI NZ

Artist: Mark Williams
Track: Love is Forever
Composer: Tim Martin & Walt Meskell
Album: Taking It All in Stride
Label: EMI NZ

Artist: Redeye
Track: Who Said That
Composer: Denys Mason
Album: Redeye
Label: EMI NZ

Artist: Collision
Track: You Can Dance
Composer: Ali Morgan
Album: Heed the Call! (Whakarongo, Nga Tamariki)

Label: Vostok
Artist: Ardijah
Track: Watchin U
Composer: Ryan Monga
45rpm single
Label: WEA

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