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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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.
Photo credit: Phil Warren archive
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Sandy Edmonds on C'mon
Photo credit: Phil Warren Collection
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Sandy Edmonds
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
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Sandy Edmonds, from a NZBC TV production
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Late 1966
Photo credit: Grant Gillanders Collection
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Sandy at The Beatles (2nd from left)
Photo credit: Grant Gillanders Collection
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Sandy Edmonds with The Keil isles, venue unknown
Photo credit: Phil Warren Collection
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Come See Me (1965)
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Sandy Edmonds, from a NZBC TV production
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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 - Daylight Saving Time
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Sandy Edmonds in Stebbings Recording Studio, Herne Bay, Auckland
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Sandy Edmonds in her bedroom
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Sandy signs her $38,000 RCA contract in Sydney. Little came of it despite the noise.
Photo credit: Grant Gillanders Collection
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Sandy Edmonds
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
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Sandy in 1966
Photo credit: Grant Gillanders Collection
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1968
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Sandy Edmonds with Eldred and Margaret Stebbing
Photo credit: Phil Warren collection
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Sandy Edmonds
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Sandy Edmonds and Climax - Fresh Garbage (Spirit cover, 1971)
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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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Sandy Edmonds publicity shot from 1967
Photo credit: Simon Grigg Collection
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Sandy modelling
Photo credit: Grant Gillanders Collection
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Sandy Edmonds
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Sandy Edmonds, from a NZBC TV production
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1996 C'mon tour - Sandy with an unknown dancer
Photo credit: Grant Gillanders Collection
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A month in the life of Sandy - from the 1967 C'mon tour programme
Photo credit: Murray Cammick Collection
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Sandy waves goodbye - an ironic image
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Sandy gets a birthday surprise from Keith Bracey
Photo credit: Phil Warren Collection
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There'll Never Be Another You
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Soul Time
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Trivia:

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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Sandy covers Jackie DeShannon's When You Walk In The Room (1968)