DALE WRIGHTSON (R.I.P.)

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First published February 2016

After a two year battle with illness, Dale Wrightson passed away on January 26th 2016.  Dale is remembered for his career in advertising and music, particularly his contribution to New Zealand popular music.

Read John McCready's excellent blog about Dale "REMARKABLE PEOPLE I HAVE WORKED WITH: DALE WRIGHTSON".

TRIBUTES

Im very glad to have known you Dale but wish Id known you better.  Thanks for all you brought to the world!  I learned of even more that you had done at the wake. - Clive Cockburn
R.I.P. Dale.  You certainly were a real trooper and touched many people in the music industry including myself.  I will not forget your drive and the results you achieved during your career. - Tom McDonald  
A good mate, exceptionally talented in so many ways and always smiling.  Sail on sailor. - Alan Galbraith
I remember that brilliant wit, expert analysis, fun loving musical times with Dale.  A true icon of our industry is gone...but never forgotten.  R.I.P. - Gray Bartlett
(email me your tribute to Dale and I'll add it in - andy@nzmusos.co.nz)

 

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