Story: Folk, country and blues music

Midge Marsden, 'Travellin' on', 1993

Midge Marsden has been a mainstay of the New Zealand blues scene since the 1960s. He originally recorded the Murray Grindlay song 'Travellin' on' in 1988 in an advertisement for the petrol company Europa. The original clip included Grindlay and American blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan. This quieter 1993 version features some scenes from the advertisement.

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Chris Bourke, 'Folk, country and blues music - The blues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 July 2024)

Story by Chris Bourke, published 22 Oct 2014