$300 goes to winner of song contest
Steve Allen has won the Commonwealth Games song section of the "Studio one" competition with his song "Join together" with a massive 30,000 vote margin. Anderson and Wise were winners of the second songwriting section with "Boy from Dundee".Star article (see Notes) mentions that Shona Laing, runner up in the songwriting contest, has decided to leave school and make show business her career. Details also of the judges final voting.
See also Auckland star, 30 July 1973 - Shona to quit-for show biz - in New Zealand music scrapbook, v 10 p 180 (Includes portrait)
Source: New Zealand herald, 30 July 1973
From: Auckland Libraries
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