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  1. Part one of four from this full length episode of the Homegrown series.

  2. Part two of four from this full length episode of the Homegrown series.

  3. Part three of four from this full length episode of the Homegrown series.

  4. Part four of four from this full length episode of the Homegrown series.

Synopsis

This episode of C4's music series Homegrown Profiles looks at the 30-year career of singer/songwriter Dave Dobbyn - whose songs are mainstays of the Aotearoa sound-track. Dobbyn talks about his days with th' Dudes and DD Smash, and his long solo career. In a wide-ranging and thoughtful interview, Dobbyn discusses the highs and lows of his life in music, including the madness of the Aotea Square riot in 1984, and the great satisfaction of writing the Footrot Flats movie sound-track.

Background

Series Perspective by Jane Yee 22.12.2009

The Homegrown Profiles series on C4 was my first stint at directing. There was no budget, and the crew consisted pretty much of myself and Mike ...

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 Jane Yee
 Leanda Borett
 Haimona Ngata

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Comments (1)

 Harry Williams

Harry Williams

Awesome. No other word for it. I always had a great appreciation for Dave's earlier ventures with th' Dudes and DDSmash but to have the rest of the journey blocked in and to get his perspective on the highs and lows was a gift to us all. The outlook for thursday is indeed bright. Thankyou Jane.

Cheers


Harry

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