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Mike Chunn's Split Enz images


Mike Chunn was a member of Split Ends (Split Enz after February 1974) from October 1972 until April 1977. These images are from his personal archive.

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Pre Ends: Tim Finn and Mike Chunn (on piano) in their Sacred Heart College school band, the winners of the school's 1970 Walter Kirby Music Competition. Also in the picture are Geoffrey Chunn on bass, Paddy O'Brien on guitar and Paul Fitzgerald on drums.

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Pre Ends: Geoff Chunn, Mike Chunn and Paul Fitzgerald, taken at the Chunn house by Mrs. Chunn

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Split Ends recording For You at Stebbings Studios, Auckland, in February 1973 - Tim Finn, Mike Chunn and Phil Judd. The band was only a few months old at the time but had been spotted playing live by producer/promoter Barry Coburn who put them in the studio and talked Phonogram into releasing a single on their Vertigo label. 

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Mike Howard, Miles Golding and Mike Chunn at Auckland's Stebbing Studios, February 1973

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Pre Ends: Mike Chunn's first band was MOSES. A guest female violinist played a gig or two. Taken in a suburban hall in 1971.

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Pre Ends: Tim Finn recording at Stebbings, Auckland, 1969 - Photo by Greg Peacocke

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Phil Judd in the van, 1973

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Geoff Chunn, Mike Chunn, Phil Judd, Wally Wilkinson and Tim Finn, 1973/74

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Split Ends late 1974: Mike Chunn, Wally Wilkinson, Noel Crombie, Paul Crowther, Tim Finn, Phil Judd and Eddie Rayner

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Wally Wilkinson, Mike Chunn and Tim Finn March 1975

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Split Enz at The Christmas Pandemonium Concert, His Majesty's Theatre, Auckland, December 1974

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Noel Crombie in Sydney, March 1975

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Noel Crombie, Wally Wilkinson, Paul Crowther and Phil Judd 1975/76

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Phil Judd and Wally Wilkinson

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Phil Judd and Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera at London's Basing St. Studios, April/May 1976

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Mike Chunn and Eddie Rayner, 1976

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Tim Finn and Noel Crombie pre-show, 1976/77

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Eddie Rayner, Tim Finn and Noel Crombie, Europe 1976/77

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Split Enz by the Bluff Sign Post, Stirling Point, Southland in 1977: Mike Chunn, Phil Judd, Noel Crombie, Tim Finn, Rob Gillies, Malcolm Green and Eddie Rayner

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A Split Enz dressup - Dallas, Tx, 1977

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Mike Chunn and Tim Finn, Sweetwaters 1983

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"So long for now ... " – Tim Finn at His Majesty's Theatre, Auckland, 1975

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