Dusty SPITTLE (1986)
1939 – Born on March 3rd
Became known as “The Singing
Dusty was an uncompromising
crusader for his own country’s heritage.
After leaving school he purchased
a guitar and started on his musical career.
1968 – Recorded his first LP.
He was heavily involved in establishing the “Gore
Gold Guitar Awards”.
he helped to organise the “New Zealand Country Showcase”
with Rick and Thel and Buddy Williams.
1985 – Dusty won the “New Zealand
Professional Country Music Award” for “Best New Composition”
with “Hokonui Whiskey”
Other well known songs from
Dusty include “McKenzies Dog” and “Cardigan
1986 – Inducted into the Hands of