All females today and all pretty old - the songs that is - although by now the singers are also pretty old. So old that some are well and truly dead. Click me.
Gracie Fields - Now is the hour - The traditional Maori song of farewell.
Dodie Stevens - Pink Shoelaces - With this song she became the youngest female to sell a million records.
Dinah Lee - Reet Petitie - N Z's own doing a Jackie Wilson.
Jo Stafford - Whispering Hope - With her husband Paul Weston they also made comedy under the names of Jonathan and Darlene Edwards.