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...Pixie Williams...

Pixie Williams

The first pop song wholly produced in New Zealand was Blue Smoke, a Ruru Karaitiana composition, performed by one Pikiteora Maude Emily Gertrude Edith Williams (married name Costello) (12/7/1928 - 2/8/2013), better known as Pixie Williams.


1949 Blue Smoke/Senorita - TANZA #1
12/7/2011 For the Record - The Pixie Williams Collection

More Video Links

NZ on Screen - The cutting of the first release of Blue Smoke

Audio Links

General Links

Blue Smoke Records - Pixie Williams
Audio Culture - Pixie williams.
Radio New Zealand - Pixie williams
Elsewhere - Graham Reid
Stuff/Dominion Post - Hit song finds new voice after 62-years
TVNZ - Pixie Williams dies.