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John Rowles Television (Full Length Episode) – 1976 Music

John Rowles

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1976 Music

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This 1976 concert sees Kiwi entertainment great John Rowles bring his cabaret show to His Majesty's Theatre in Auckland. Back from a hotel residency in Hawaii, Rowles belts out the ballads in his booming baritone. Tanned, in pastel blue flares, wide lapels, and plenty of bling, Rowles (here nearly 30) croons about wahine from Mandy to Sweet Caroline, to his iconic "island sweetheart" Cheryl Moana Marie. Memorable moments include tributes to Norman Kirk and singer Inia Te Wiata, a haka with Dave from Palmerston North, and a rousing finish with 'Mr Bojangles'.

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Brian Lennane

Producer

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John Rowles

Performer

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Jim Cathcart

Sound

I’m about the only Māori I think with green eyes you’ll ever find.
– John Rowles