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Record ID 20370
Title Man of sorrows
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Man of Sorrows - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme for performance of Man of Sorrows, presented by Victoria & Albert Productions. Includes black and white photographs of performers and brief biographical notes. Key performers include Rob Guest, Gary Daverne and John Lees.
Event date: 1971
Notes Three newspaper reviews included with the programme. Black and white photos included, but articles are unsourced.
Subjects Musicals; Man of sorrows (Musical); Forbes-Hamilton, William; Cryer, Max; Guest, Robert John, (aka Rob), 1950-2008; Daverne, Gary, 1939-; Johnstone, Dick; Hellawell, Elisabeth; Bridger, Grant; Lawrence, Vaughan; Parkinson, Jenny; Wilbraham, Phil; Havill, Lauren; Pryme, Lew, 1944-1990; Wilde, John; Sumner, John; Lees, John; Ewart, Keith; Holt, Michael; Wilson, Kevin J.; Victoria and Albert Productions; His Majesty's Theatre, Auckland


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Record ID 46826
Title On the billl with Cilla
Author Berry, John
Source New Zealand herald, 11 September 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 68
Abstract Cilla Black's supporting artists when she tours next month will be Craig Scott, Vaughan Lawrence and "The Rumour", with most of the 20-piece backing back from the Happen Inn orchestra.
Subjects Black, Cilla; Scott, Craig; Lawrence, Vaughan; Rumour (Musical group); Singers; Popular music; Bands (Music)


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Record ID 46829
Title New resident singer for 'Happen Inn'
Source Auckland star, 10 September 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 69
Abstract Bunny Walters is taking over as the resident singer on the song and dance show "Happen Inn", replacing Vaughan Lawrence and sharing the spot with Suzanne Donaldson.
Includes career details.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Lawrence, Vaughan; Lynch, Suzanne Joy, (nee Donaldson); Singers; Popular music; Happen-Inn (Television programme)


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Record ID 47981
Source New Zealand herald, Date unknown
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 9 page 333
Abstract Thirty songs have been chosen from 2000 entries for the Studio One songwriting contest this year. In addition to the cash prize is the chance to represent New Zealand at the Tokyo International Song Festival.
Subjects Studio One Original Song Contest; Popular music -- Writing and publishing; Contests; RIchardson, Don; Familton, Relda Averil, 1943-1995; Eagleton, Tony; Littlewood, Chic, d.2015; Keil, Eliza; Scott, Craig; Low, Eddie; Gibson, Yolande; Lawrence, Vaughan; Headband (Musical group); Lutha (Musical group); Chapta (Musical group); Rumour (Musical group)


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Record ID 48710
Title From grand opera to religious rock show
Galling
Source Auckland star, 26 October 1972; 2 November 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 52 v 10 p 51
Abstract Details of the cast for the forthcoming production of the religious rock opera "Man of sorrows".
Profile of entrepreneur William Forbes-Hamilton who is presenting the show, his biggest venture to date.
Notes Includes portraits
Subjects Man of sorrows (Musical); Poppano, Enzo; Rock music; Opera; Hellawell, Elisabeth; Cryer, Max; Guest, Robert John, (aka Rob), 1950-2008; Bridger, Grant; Lawrence, Vaughan; Daverne, Gary, 1939-; Johnstone, Dick; Forbes-Hamilton, William; Promoters


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Record ID 49320
Title Talent = Tom Sharplin
Source Central leader, 7 March 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 125
Abstract Profile of Tom Sharplin who turned professional a year ago.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Sharplin, Tom; Entertainers; Musical recordings; Arms and Legs (Musical group); Milverton-Carta, Hubert, 1898-1976; Lynch, Suzanne Joy, (nee Donaldson); Suzanne (Singer); Lawrence, Vaughan; Skelton, Arthur, 1921-1988


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Record ID 50099
Source New Zealand herald, 27 October 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 246
Abstract Vaughan Lawrence has been invited to return next year to appear at the Marrickville Club, Sydney.
Subjects Lawrence, Vaughan; Entertainers


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Record ID 50100
Source New Zealand herald, 27 October 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 246
Abstract Booking agent Lew Pryme has got approval from Actors' Equity to increase commission on artists' fees from 10 to 15 per cent.
Subjects Lawrence, Vaughan; Promoters; Entertainers


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Record ID 55179
Source New Zealand herald, 26 May 1976
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 12 p 199
Abstract Profile of Vaughan Lawrence.
Subjects Lawrence, Vaughan


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Record ID 55384
Source New Zealand herald, 4 August 1976
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 12 p 232
Abstract Vaughan Lawrence is back in Auckland after two months in Australia and Hong Kong. He has plans for work on the South Pacific circuit and in South-east Asia next year.
Subjects Lawrence, Vaughan; Entertainers


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Record ID 56640
Title Galloping performer
Source New Zealand herald, 13 July 1977
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 13 p 69
Abstract Sydney-based Vaughan Lawrence's cabaret and television schedule takes him all over Australia.
Subjects Lawrence, Vaughan; Entertainers


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Record ID 59815
Source New Zealand herald, 27 June 1981
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 14 p 278
Abstract Sydney-based Mike Harvey is in demand as a composer for many of Australia's top singers. Article mentions other New Zealand musicians and entertainers in Sydney.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Harvey, Mike; Composers; Popular music; Entertainers; Perjanik, Mike; Lee, Julian; Tanner, Murray; Williams, Mark; McCallum, Malcolm; Hanlon, John; Lawrence, Vaughan; Lawrence, Lyn; Paul, Rim D.
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