Corben Simpson

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Corben Simpson is a New Zealand vocalist, songwriter, and musician.[1] He is best known as a member of Blerta, and for co-writing and singing the song Dance All Around The World, which reached No. 13. in the New Zealand music charts in June 1972[2] and was voted as the 18th-best New Zealand song of all time.[3]

In 1970, Simpson performed in a royal command performance for Prince Charles and Princess Anne.[4]

In 2014, Simpson's album Get Up with the Sun was finally released on CD.[5]

According to his Facebook page, Simpson is playing live and working on a new album with his current band The Corben Simpson Project.[6]

References

  1. ^ Newman, Keith (13 May 2018). "Corben Simpson – AudioCulture". www.audioculture.co.nz. Retrieved 2017-08-17. 
  2. ^ Hung, Steffen. "charts.org.nz – Forum – 1972 Chart (General)". www.charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2017-08-17. 
  3. ^ "Best New Zealand Songs Ever?". nzhistory.gov.nz. 
  4. ^ Steel, Gary (14 May 2014). "Corben's Whine – witchdoctor.co.nz". witchdoctor.co.nz. Retrieved 2017-08-17. 
  5. ^ Reid, Graham (10 November 2014). "RECOMMENDED REISSUE: Corben Simpson; Get Up With the Sun". Elsewhere by Graham Reid. Retrieved 2017-08-17. 
  6. ^ "Corben Simpson". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-08-17. 
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