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Holmes - Johnny 'The Māori Cowboy' Cooper Television (Excerpts) – 1990 News/Current Affairs

Holmes - Johnny 'The Māori Cowboy' Cooper

Television (Excerpts) – 1990 News/Current Affairs

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Today his 78s are as rare as a drop in interest rates.
– A classic Dylan Taite-ism
The 50s: A dazzling decade that turned up vinyl classics every week and Elvis, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis … and Johnny Cooper. Let me tell you about Johnny ...
– Dylan Taite introducing the Māori Cowboy
I used to do some shows in Whanganui and wrote it for a pie cart that used to be just outside one of my shows. I bribed them you see: if I wrote a song about pie carts, would I have free feeds there? He said 'ok that's a deal'
– Johnny Cooper on the origins of his famous song