Nash Chase Profile

Glen Moffatt
4 Jun 2019

Before shy 20-year-old Nash Chase was voted New Faces winner on television’s Studio One in August 1970 he had been working in the factory pressing his debut single: a version of Anthony & The Imperials’ ‘What Greater Love’.

Released earlier in the year on the independent Ode label, the 45 was part of a prize package for Chase winning first place in the Whanganui Talent Quest in 1969.

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A Portrait of Nash Chase (Axis, 1974)
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Henry (left) and Nash Chase in The Substitutes, Taihape, mid-1960s. 
Photo credit: Lynn Duncan collection
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Nash Chase - What Greater Love (Ode, 1970)
Nash Chase interview part two
Cover of Nash Chase's 1970 debut album on Ode, produced by Terence O'Neill-Joyce.
Wellington pop singer Nash Chase and competition winner Pam McLachlan, with the soundtrack of 'Woodstock', 17 October 1970. Pam entered a competition to promote the film, and won dinner with Nash, the three-LP soundtrack, and tickets to the premiere. 
Photo credit: Evening Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington. Reference: EP/1970/4471/17-F
Nash Chase interview part three
Side two label from Nash Chase's Handle With Care (HMV, 1972)
Nash Chase, from the 1971 Loxene Golden Disc awards programme.
Side two label from Nash Chase's self-titled debut album, produced by Terence O'Neill-Joyce (Ode, 1970).
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Back cover of Nash Chase's 1970 debut album on Ode, produced by Terence O'Neill-Joyce.
Nash Chase - Pokare Kare Ana (Westend Records)
Nash Chase - Today I Killed A Man I Didn't Know (produced by Alan Galbraith, HMV, 1971)
Side one label from Nash Chase's album Handle With Care (HMV, 1972)
Nash Chase - Fantasy (Columbia, 1972)
Nash Chase interview part one
Nash Chase - Handle With Care (EMI, 1972)
Nash Chase - Dashing Dougie...  (Westend Records)
Side one label from Nash Chase's self-titled debut album, produced by Terence O'Neill-Joyce (Ode, 1970).
Nash Chase - Handle With Care (EMI, 1972)
Nash Chase - Handle With Care (EMI, 1972)
Nash Chase fan club photo, distributed by Ode c. 1970
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HMV


EMI


Ode