Talking Heads: Cameron Bennett and John Taite

By Sam Wicks

The late, great New Zealand music journalist Dylan Taite put his body on the line to get a scoop, going above and beyond to secure classic interviews with the likes of Bob Marley, Lou Reed and the Sex Pistols.

Cameron Bennett (left) and John Taite.  Photo / Ted Baghurst
Cameron Bennett (left) and John Taite. Photo / Ted Baghurst

Ahead of the 2012 Taite Music Prize which will be awarded in Auckland on Friday, Taite's son John and long-time friend and colleague Cameron Bennett talked about the man's enduring legacy and the lengths he'd go to get the story.

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