Sandy Edmonds Profile

aka Rosalie Edmondson
Grant Gillanders
19 Apr 2013

In the mid 1960s Sandy Edmonds was, for a brief moment, one of New Zealand's biggest pop stars.

And then without explanation or warning she was gone, leaving behind one of the decade's celebrated pop-garage anthems, 'Daylight Saving Time', and a thousand questions as to her whereabouts.

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Sandy Edmonds and Climax - Fresh Garbage (Spirit cover, 1971)
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1996 C'mon tour - Sandy with an unknown dancer
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A month in the life of Sandy - from the 1967 C'mon tour programme
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Sandy modelling
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Sandy in 1966
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Sandy signs her $38,000 RCA contract in Sydney. Little came of it despite the noise.
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Sandy Edmonds in her bedroom
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Sandy Edmonds
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Sandy gets a birthday surprise from Keith Bracey
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Come See Me (1965)
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Sandy at The Beatles (2nd from left)
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Sandy Edmonds
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Sandy waves goodbye - an ironic image
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Sandy Edmonds
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Sandy Edmonds, from a NZBC TV production
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Sandy Edmonds on C'mon
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Sandy Edmonds publicity shot from 1967
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Sandy Edmonds and unknown executives of Edmonds outside the Edmonds building, Ferry Road, Linwood, Christchurch
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Sandy Edmonds, from a NZBC TV production
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Sandy Edmonds, from a NZBC TV production
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Late 1966
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Soul Time
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Sandy Edmonds with The Keil isles, venue unknown
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Sandy Edmonds in Stebbings Recording Studio, Herne Bay, Auckland
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Sandy Edmonds listens to a record in a radio station somewhere. The label seems to be HMV so it was not hers. 
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Daylight Saving Time
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1968
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The original session notes for Sandy's 1968 recording of the backing of her hit When You Walk In The Room. The session was produced by Jimmie Sloggett and the musicians included Billy Kristian, Bruce King, Murray Tanner, Gray Bartlett and Mike Walker.
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Sandy Edmonds with Eldred and Margaret Stebbing
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Sandy Edmonds - Daylight Saving Time
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Sandy Edmonds made a short-lived comeback in 1980 in Melbourne as The Sandy Edmonds Band

Sandy's James Productions releases were produced by Jimmie Sloggett and feature Billy Kristian, Bruce King, Murray Tanner, Gray Bartlett and Mike Walker as the band.

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I'll Come Running
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Sandy covers Jackie DeShannon's When You Walk In The Room (1968)