21 Feb 2024

Music: Songs that turn 40 in 2024

From Nine To Noon, 11:15 am on 21 February 2024

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One of Prince's best-known songs turns 40 this year. Photo: supplied

Music correspondent Kirsten Zemke joins Kathryn to share some songs that are having a big birthday this year - including some massive power ballads and songs that became an instant classic.

Kirsten Zemke is an ethnomusicologist at the University of Auckland's School of Social Sciences.