Dean Kellaway


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Dene Kellaway originated from Levin and moved to Wellington in 1965 and performed at several local dance halls. He started singing at places like “The Hideaway” and “Danceland” in 1966 and 1967. He also got involved in publishing “Pop Scene” and took over the editorship of “Teen Beat”. Later he created “Groove” Newspaper.

He was approached to make a single for a new label. This he did in 1968 and the result was “I’m Going Nowhere”/”If I Didn’t Have A Dime” released on Apollo Records. In 1969 he became co-founder of “Tree” Records with Colin Morris. He made many demos over the years, one of which was called “Hot To Rock” and can be heard on volume two of “Kiwi Made Music” CD, a Tree anthology.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to Bruce Sergent for letting us use this material from his great discographical site New Zealand Music of the 60’s, 70’s and a bit of 80’s.

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