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Sharon O'Neill - seen here presenting at the 1984 NZ Music Awards

Sharon O'Neill was born on November 23rd, 1952 in Nelson, New Zealand, and was a self-taught musician who started composing at an early age.  Sharon's first recordings were on the ODE Label in 1971 as Suitewater.  She moved to Christchurch in 1972 and joined up with local group Chapta.  Embarking on a solo touring career, she also recorded several albums, the most successful of which was Foreign Affairs in 1983 - and this include her major work Maxine.  After her CBS contract expired, she moved to the Polydor Label.  Sharon now lives in Sydney, Australia.  In 2014 SONY released WORDS The Very Best Of Sharon O'Neill.

 
 

Sharon O'Neill 1978


Sharon O'Neill Touring Group 1980
Sharon, Brent Thomas, Steve Garden, Dave Dobbyn and Clint Brown


SharonO'Neill with Chapta
Peter Gillette, Chris Fox, Sharon, Dick Whatson and Kevin Bayley


Sharon O'Neill 1979

 
 

Foreign Affairs - CBS 1983


Maxine - CBS BA223082


This Heart, This Song - CBS 1979

 
 

Sharon in Sydney 2017


Sharon O'Neill and Kids circa 1978


Sharon in Sydney 2017

 
 

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