The Warratahs Stories

The Warratahs


When The Warratahs formed in 1986, it was not as a band of young hopefuls getting their first taste of the music biz. No, they comprised already seasoned veterans of some of New Zealand’s best and most successful rock bands. Group principals and songwriters Barry Saunders (vocals/guitar) and Wayne Mason (keyboards/vocals) had honed their considerable skills in bands in New Zealand, the UK, and Australia, and both had tasted real highs and lows along the tough rock and roll road facing New Zealand musicians of this era.

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Once Were Warratahs


First published in Real Groove, June 1994

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