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Record ID 17184
Title Dancing in the dark
Author Laurent, Mark; Ricketts, Tony
Source New Zealand musician, October 1993 volume 4, number 5, page 6
Location Basement Serial 784.54 N5 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Auckland - a meeting place for blind musicians
Subjects Blind musicians; Laurent, Mark; Laurent, Lyall, 1925-1999; Wesseling, Lisette; Smith, Ken; Kincaid, Ken; Radars (Musical group); Simon, Lynette; Manchester, John; Trevarthen, Lottie; Rock music; Jazz; Pianists


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Record ID 22597
Title Range of the Radars
Author Reid, Graham
Source New Zealand herald, 2 Dec 2000 Sec D p 7
Location ARC Microfilm - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract The Radars who take the stage at the Blind Musicians Festival in Parnell have been making music together for four decades
Subjects Radars (Musical group)


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Record ID 36335
Title Blind pop group success
Source New Zealand herald, 5 November 1966
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 4 p 250-1
Abstract Five blind musicians have formed a group called the "Radars" and they are now the resident band at an Otahuhu dance hall.
Includes biographical details.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Radars (Musical group); Blind musicians; Hala, Fia; Lemon, Ray; Taylor, Andrew; Toura, Neville; Baker, Harvey; Blind Institute Brass Band; Bands (Music)


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Record ID 37243
Title Blind dance band
Source New Zealand herald, 29 July 1967
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 5 p 127
Abstract Profile of the "Radars" with career details of members.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Radars (Musical group); Blind musicians; Hala, Fia; Lemon, Ray; Taylor, Andrew; Toura, Neville; Baker, Harvey; Bands (Music)


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Record ID 60966
Title Smash band makes it five in row
Source Auckland star, 8 November 1983
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 15 p 158
Abstract Results of the New Zealand music awards with Auckland band DD Smash taking awards for single of the year, top album, and overall top group.
Notes See also New Zealand herald, 8 November 1983 - Auckland band a real smash hit - in New Zealand music scrapbook, v 15 p 158.
Subjects New Zealand Music Awards; Awards and honours; Music; Bands (Music); Singers; Composers; Popular music; Musical recordings; Motion picture music; Polynesian music; Jazz; DD Smash (Musical group); Dobbyn, Dave; Prentice, Suzanne; Cammick, Murray; Rodger Fox Big Band; Malloy, Louise; Radars (Musical group); Marrett, Dave; Coconut Rough (Musical group); McLennan, Andrew; Waters, Sonja; O'Neill, Sharon; Riggir, Patsy Evelyn Ann, 1945-


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Record ID 79475
Title Group works blind
Source Sunday news, 19 March 1972
Location ARC Serial 072 S94 ASK AT DESK,
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Radars (Musical group); Bands (Music); Blind musicians


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Record ID 79476
Source Auckland star, 18 February 1983
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Two members remain from the original "Radars" group but the band is still playing.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Radars (Musical group); Bands (Music); Blind musicians
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