Gutter Black: Dave McArtney remembered
Dave McArtney, a founding member of pioneering New Zealand rock band Hello Sailor, has died at home in Auckland. He was 62. McArtney rose to prominence after founding Hello Sailor in 1975 with onetime schoolmate Lyon and frontman Graham Brazier, singles included the classic Gutter Black. The song, with its punchy beat and high vocal was written and sung by McArtney - under the working title Sickness Benefit - and had a second life as the theme to hit television series Outrageous Fortune.