5 Dec 2017

Music Feature: New Zealand soul, funk and disco 1973-83

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:21 pm on 5 December 2017

Update: a Heed The Call live show has been announced, featuring Mark Williams, Collision, Tina Cross, The Inbetweens, The Totals, Alan Perrott (DJ).

  • When: Friday 23rd March
  • Where: Hollywood Cinema, Avondale, Auckland
     
Heed the call: Whakarongo, Nga Tamariki. The double LPs came out at the start of December. There are just 1000 copies for sale.

Photo: Supplied

Alan Perrott and John Baker compiled a 12 inch Double LP with a collection of the best soul, funk and disco from New Zealand in between 1973 and 1983.

It's called Heed the Call: Whakarongo, Nga Tamariki.

More about Heed the Call from RNZ:

  • Heed The Call! Soul, Funk & Disco from Aotearoa, 1973-83
  • Grant Smithies picks four favourites from new NZ funk and soul compilation Heed The Call
  • Mark Williams: 'All these kids would roll up and dance'
  • The double LP came out at the start of December. There are just 1000 copies for sale, but it is also available on CD.

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