Yolande Gibson

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Yolande Gibson  —  Featuring in a ANZAC DAY Television spectacular in 2015

Yolande Gibson was a pop vocalist who originated from Napier, Hawkes Bay.  She later moved to Wellington before settling into a career in Christchurch.  Yolande had a string of singles from 1968 to 1972, and she appeared many times on television and was especially popular on the NZBC Studio One series.  Recording for HMV, she had two singles in 1968, Hush // Baby What I Mean and Rain In My Heart // Wonderful World.   In 1969 came World Of Music // Autumn and I Don't Wanna Play House // It's Another World.  Switching to Zodiac Records in 1970 she released Ev'ry Little Bit Hurts // Pledging On Fear, and then in 1972 on Philips came Where Did You Go // Song To Save The World.  1972 was the beginning of the Studio One series on television and Yolande was invited to sing songs written by various individuals.  A various artists album was released to celebrate the series, with Yolande providing two songs - Now You're Gone and Chanson De La Ronde.  Her recordings went quiet for a while after that until she released an album called Yolande Gibson Sings Vera Lynn in 1976.  She then had two singles on the Key label in 1977 called Save Me // High Time and Beyond The Fields We Know // All I Want To Do In My Life.  Her last single was released as Yo and was called Falling In Love // Only A Fool.


Yolande Gibson - Early TV appearances

Yolande Gibson - Early TV appearances


Yolande Gibson a Portrait

Yolande Gibson - in Elvis's Limousine

Yolande Gibson - Early Portrait