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Timaru Music Guitar History

 
 

The Plainsmen - Timaru's recording pioneers
Lex Sinclair (Bass/Vocals), Norman Stringer (Guitar/Vocals), Claude Stringer (12-string Guitar/Vocals)

The Plainsmen were the first New Zealand group ever, to record an LP of their own exclusive compositions

 
 

The Plainsmen  —  HMV MCLP6247
1st LP "... and then we wrote"


Recording the 2nd LP at EMI, Wellington (with Maurice Sammons)
Norman Stringer, Claude Stringer, Russell Stevenson, Moz Sammons


The Plainsmen  —  HMV CSDM6286
2nd LP "... and then we wrote"

 
 

The Plainsmen 1966
EP on Kiwi Records


The Plainsmen 1966
EP on Kiwi Records


The Plainsmen 1967
45rpm single on HMV Records


The Plainsmen 1967
45rpm single on HMV Records

 
 

Other recordings were made on the HMV label, and these were Bullocky Jones // Travelling Man HMV HR319 in 1968, and New Zealand Sunset // The Shiner HMV HR375 in 1969