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Record ID 35333
Title Folksingers present their founder with a banjo
Source Mount Roskill and Onehunga News, 17 November 1965
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51; ARC Serial 072 R83 ASK AT DESK, v 4 p 100
Abstract Profile of the "Little Folksingers", a Mount Roskill musical group which was founded in 1961 by John Tremewan.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Tremewan, John; Little Folksingers (Musical group); Henderson, Brian; Musical recordings; Folk musicians; Folk music groups; Children's choirs


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Record ID 36080
Author Crawford, Penny
Source Auckland star, 13 August 1966
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 4 p 204
Abstract The Little Folksingers, a group of 32 school girls aged between 10 and 13 years, have landed a five-year contract with recording company giant HMV.
Subjects Little Folksingers (Musical group); Musical recordings; Tremewan, John; Children's choirs; Folk musicians


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Record ID 36550
Title N. Shore Festival spreading wings
Source Auckland star, 8 December 1966
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 4 p 267
Abstract Details of the 1967 North Shore Festival. The principal musical event will be a concert by the Symphonia of Auckland and the Auckland Dorian Singers.
Event date: 19 February 1967 (start of season),25 February 1967 (end of season)
Notes Includes portrait (Peter Godfrey)
Subjects North Shore Festival of Arts and Crafts; Festivals; Devonport Silver Band; Takapuna City Silver Band; North Shore Festival String Quartet; Auckland Wind Quintet; Tatana, David; Tatana, Hannah; Symphonia of Auckland; Auckland Dorian Singers; Royal New Zealand Navy Band; Little Folksingers (Musical group); North Shore Youth Choir; New Zealand Opera Quartet; Godfrey, Peter David Hensman, 1922-; Manins, Stuart; Maori culture; Maori music


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Record ID 36559
Title Little folk make TV debut on "Revue 66"
Source Roskill and Onehunga news, 30 November 1966
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51; ARC Serial 072 R83 ASK AT DESK, v 4 p 270
Abstract The Little Folksingers will feature on AKTV2's "Revue 66" show.
The group have a new EP "Come go with us" due to be released soon.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Little Folksingers (Musical group)


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Record ID 39270
Title Little Folk sing in reserve
Source New Zealand herald, 4 March 1968
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 6 p 35
Abstract The Little Folk group of 16 secondary schoolgirls gave an open-air concert as part of the North Shore Festival.
Event date: 2 March 1968
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Little Folksingers (Musical group); North Shore Festival of Arts and Crafts


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Record ID 39701
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 6 p 128
Abstract The Hamilton County Bluegrass Band will appear at the Devonport Folk Music Club's second anniversary.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Devonport Folk Music Club; Music societies; Hamilton County Bluegrass Band; Little Folksingers (Musical group); Rhodes, Alan; Trenwith, Paul; Calder, Dave; Cohen, Len; McMillan, Sandy; Bain, Colleen


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Record ID 41626
Title Not "Little Folk" any more
Source North Shore times advertiser, 11 February 1969
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 7 p 26
Abstract Profile of the "Little Folk" with names of current members.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Little Folksingers (Musical group); Tremewan, John; Musical recordings; Folk musicians; Folk music groups; Children's choirs; Kiwi Records (recording firm)


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Record ID 42019
Title Recording offers from States for "Little Folk"
Source Roskill and Onehunga news, 10 March 1969
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51; ARC Serial 072 R83 ASK AT DESK, v 7 p 56
Abstract Two American record firms have confirmed their interest in LP records of the Little Folk.
The singers recently performed at the Brooklands Bowl.
Subjects Little Folksingers (Musical group); Tremewan, John; Musical recordings; Folk musicians; Folk music groups; Children's choirs; Brooklands Bowl, New Plymouth (Venue)


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Record ID 43244
Title From school choir to American recordings
Source Roskill and Onehunga news, 18 August 1969
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51; ARC Serial 072 R83 ASK AT DESK, v 7 p 179
Abstract The latest record "Little red donkey" from the Little Folk, has been entered for the Golden Disc contest.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Little Folksingers (Musical group); Folk music groups; Children's choirs; Golden Disc Award; Musical recordings


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Record ID 77044
Source Weekly news, 15 December 1965
Location ARC Serial ASK AT DESK,
Subjects Little Folksingers (Musical group); Folk music groups
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