Story: Popular music

Lauri Paddi Band, 1940

Lauri Paddi Band, 1940

The Lauri Paddi Band, led by Laurence Paddy, was a popular live act in the 1930s and 1940s. In 1940 the band performed with singer Coral Cummins in Christchurch and was recorded by radio station 3ZB.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, E. M. Alderdice Collection
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How to cite this page:

Chris Bourke, 'Popular music - Recorded music, radio and dance music, 1900s to 1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Chris Bourke, published 22 Oct 2014