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Record ID 39798
Title Songs of '68
Source New Zealand listener, 19 July 1968
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 6 p 154-5
Abstract Details of the "Studio One" original song contest and some career details of the composers whose songs have been chosen for performance in a television series.
Subjects Studio one (Television programme); Studio One Original Song Contest; Television; Contests; Popular music; Composers; Songs; Freedman, Sam; Jack, David; Duncan, Murray; Rhodes, Barrie; Conway, Glynn; Richardson, Murray; Cooper, Johnny; Norton, John; James-New, James; Manaena, Whillamena; Masters, Jeannine; Levin, Benny, d.1993; Hair, Kelvin; Sisarich, Desna; Betts, C. G.; Jordan, David; Watson, Kevin; Gibson, Bill


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Record ID 42814
Title "Studio one" winners
Source New Zealand listener, 25 July 1969
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 7 p 160
Abstract Announcement of winners of the "Studio one" awards in both the New Faces section and Original Song section.
Notes Includes portraits
Subjects Studio one (Television programme); New Faces Contest; Studio One Original Song Contest; Contests; Entertainers; Stewart, Gary; Hair, Kelvin; Joyous Quartet (Musical group); Hurst, Brian; Composers; Popular music


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Record ID 44904
Title "New faces" contest on tonight
Source New Zealand herald, 24 June 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 8 p 77
Abstract Details of the "New faces" contest of the "Studio one" programme which will also include an original song contest.
Previous successful contenders of the programme will be invited back as guests to talk about their careers.
Subjects New Faces Contest; Studio One Original Song Contest; Studio one (Television programme); Contests; Popular music; Williams, Toni; Dallas, Maria; Dugan, Brendan


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Record ID 45578
Title New "Studio one" host next year
Source Auckland star, 10 November 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 8 p 217
Abstract Details of next year's television talent and song writing contest, the "Studio one" show.
Notes See also New Zealand herald, 21 December 1970 - in New Zealand music scrapbook, v 8 p 246
Subjects Studio one (Television programme); Studio One Original Song Contest; New Faces Contest; Contests; Entertainers; Composers; Popular music; Williams, Toni; Dallas, Maria; Low, Eddie; Hogsnort Rupert Band; Scott, Craig; Dugan, Brendan; Chase, Nash; Rumour (Musical group); Avocados (Musical group); Hurst, Brian; Gibson, Yolande; Jacobs, Diane Marie, (aka Dinah Lee), 1943-; Kini Quartet; Shevelles (Musical group)


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Record ID 46973
Source New Zealand listener, 13 September 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 104
Abstract Details of prizes in the New Faces and Original Song competitions.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects New Faces Contest; Studio One Original Song Contest; Contests; Entertainers; Composers; Popular music; Tornquist, Marc; Gunn, Bennie; Mora, Anthony


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Record ID 46979
Title Original Song Contest
Source Source unknown,
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 106
Abstract Portraits of three more composers featured in the Studio One show.
Subjects Studio one (Television programme); Studio One Original Song Contest; Contests; Popular music; Songs; Campus, Andrew; O'Connell, Colin; Leah, Anna


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Record ID 47020
Title Original Song Contest
Source New Zealand herald, 30 September 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 9 page 112
Abstract Details of three more composers and their entries for the Studio One Original Song Contest.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Studio One Original Song Contest; Popular music; Composers; Contests; Potts, Janette; Caldwell, Doug; Sutherland, Murray


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Record ID 47051
Title Prizes for boy's pop song
Source New Zealand herald, 29 November 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 125
Abstract Wellington schoolboy and pop singer, 14-year-old David Curtis, won two major prizes for best compostion and best performance, at the world popular song festival in Tokyo. His entry, the song "Take your leave" had previously won him a shared first place in the Studio One songwriting contest.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Curtis, David; Popular music; Composers; Singers; Child musicians; Contests; Studio One Original Song Contest


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Record ID 47628
Source New Zealand listener, 27 March 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 209
Abstract Details of this year's Studio One songwriting contest which is now in the Eurovision and San Remo song festivals category.
Subjects Studio One Original Song Contest; Contests; Popular music -- Writing and publishing; Curtis, David; Smith, Shade; Laurence, Vaughan; Bremner, Lyndsay; Hill, Jimmy; Killip, Lawrence John


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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 48158
Source New Zealand herald, 27 July 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 367
Abstract Results of the Studio One songwriting contest with Dave Jordan's "Don't let me lose you" sung by Ray Woolf taking first place.
Includes career details.
Notes Includes portrait (Ray Woolf)
Subjects Studio One Original Song Contest; Contests; Popular music; Composers; Singers; Jordan, David; Woolf, Ray, 1944-; Sisarich, Desna; Smith, Shade


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Record ID 49167
Title Studio one entries
Source New Zealand listener, 8 January 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 96
Abstract Details of the Studio One songwriting contest for 1973.
Subjects Studio One Original Song Contest; Contests; Popular music -- Writing and publishing


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Record ID 49258
Source New Zealand listener, 9 January 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 108
Abstract Part of this year's "Studio One" song contest will be given over to a search for the official song to publicise and commemorate the Commonwealth Games in Christchurch.
Subjects Studio One Original Song Contest; Contests; Composers; Popular music; Commonwealth Games


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Record ID 49297
Title Songs for Games short list
'Studio One' watchers to pick Games song
Source New Zealand herald, 2 April 1973; 30 May 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 117 v 10 p 146
Abstract Details of the six composers and their songs which will contest the final of the Commonwealth Games popular song contest.
Subjects Studio One Original Song Contest; Composers; Popular music; Contests; Commonwealth Games; Allen, Steve; Curtis, David; Curtis, Elizabeth; Barrie, Neville; Dye, Kerry; Paepke, Robert; Meeten, Rita; Rangi, Sky; Bruce, Bryan A.


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Record ID 49744
Title Singing, dancing - but no talking
Author Hall, Roger
Source New Zealand listener, 16 July 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 172
Abstract The writer suggests that the now experienced group of 20 or 30 singers and entertainers who have come up through the regular timeslots on Tv shows such as "Happen Inn" now need to move forward and follow in the footsteps of overseas stars such as Val Doonican and Des O'Connor with their song and chat presentation style.
Subjects Entertainers; Singers; Television; Studio one (Television programme); Happen-Inn (Television programme); Studio One Original Song Contest; Television producers and directors; Bourn, Chris


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Record ID 49765
Title $300 goes to winner of song contest
Source New Zealand herald, 30 July 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 179
Abstract Steve Allen has won the Commonwealth Games song section of the "Studio one" competition with his song "Join together" with a massive 30,000 vote margin. Anderson and Wise were winners of the second songwriting section with "Boy from Dundee".
Star article (see Notes) mentions that Shona Laing, runner up in the songwriting contest, has decided to leave school and make show business her career. Details also of the judges final voting.
Notes Includes portrait
See also Auckland star, 30 July 1973 - Shona to quit-for show biz - in New Zealand music scrapbook, v 10 p 180 (Includes portrait)
Subjects Allen, Steve; Popular music; Composers; Contests; Studio One Original Song Contest; Commonwealth Games; New Zealand Maori Theatre Trust; Anderson and Wise (Vocal duo); Laing, Shona; Harvey, Mike; Hanlon, John; Gilpin, Steve, d.1992; Leah, Anna; Luther, Dave; WIshart, Alec; Society Jazzmen


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Record ID 50680
Title Studio one and new New Faces
Source Listener, 13 April 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 25
Abstract Details of plans for the next series of the "Studio One New Faces" contest.
Subjects Studio one (Television programme); New Faces Contest; Studio One Original Song Contest; Contests; Entertainers; Popular music; Composers; Television producers and directors; Bourn, Chris


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Record ID 52000
Source Auckland star, 2 November 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 168-69
Abstract John Hanlon looks set to take the Toni Williams Trophy and first prize in this year's Studio One song contest with his "Lovely lady".
Subjects Hanlon, John; Studio One Original Song Contest; Studio one (Television programme); Composers; Popular music; Contests; Hooper, Tony; Kennedy, Dave; Luther, Dave; Woolf, Ray, 1944-; Columbus, Ray, 1942-


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Record ID 52002
Title Studio one winner can relax
Judges high in praise of top song
Source New Zealand herald, 4 November 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 169-70
Abstract Janette Potts wins the Studio One song contest.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Potts, Janette; Whittle, Annie; Hanlon, John; Hooper, Tony; Kennedy, Dave; Kirk, Reece; Morrison, Beverley Jean, (aka Beaver), d.2010; Eagleton, Tony; Woolf, Ray, 1944-; Luther, Dave; Columbus, Ray, 1942-; Tucker, Glyn; Walters, Bunny; Composers; Popular music; Contests; Studio One Original Song Contest; Warren, Philip Reece, 1938-2002; Morrison, Howard Leslie, 1935-2009; Karavias, Nick


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Record ID 52268
Title With a song in her head
Source Thursday, 26 December 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 212
Abstract Profile of songwriter Janette Potts.
Subjects Potts, Janette; Popular music; Composers; Studio One Original Song Contest; Sing a New Song (Competition)


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Record ID 80382
Source South Auckland courier, 16 July 1969 p 34
Location ARC Serial 072 S72 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Gary Stewart is the winner of NZBC Studio 1 contest.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Stewart, Gary; Musicians; Contests; Songs; Studio One Original Song Contest
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