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As I have done for a few years now, here's a few historic charts as we lead to the 2023 NZ Music Month chart based on points at the end of May.
Starting off with a chart from 50 years ago. This chart is from the NZ Listener charts and only includes kiwi acts:

September 28, 1973
This WeekLast Week# WeeksTitle/ArtistPeak
114Tell Laura I Love Her - Creation1(2)
227Show Your Love - Shona Laing2
336Join Together - Steve Allen1(2)
465Wind And Rain - Craig Scott4
553Only Time Could Let Us Know - Link3
649Love Bug - Anna Leah2
7NEW1Soldiers - John Macrae7

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SINGLES: June 19, 1983
This WeekLast Week# WeeksTitle/ArtistPeak
119Outlook For Thursday - DD Smash1(6)
2NEW1Netherworld Dancing Toys (EP)2
334Maxine - Sharon O'Neill3
468Strange Faces At The Oasis (EP) - The Legionnares2
5410Only One You Need - The Neighbours3
625No Turning Back - The Narcs2
7NEW1Tin Syndrome (EP) - Tin Syndrome7
8NEW1Be My Friend - Sneaky Feelings8
9321Pulsing - The Body Electric1(4)
1067All I Can Do - Dance Exponents4

ALBUMS: November 20, 1983
This WeekLast Week# WeeksTitle/ArtistPeak
112Whistle While You Work - The Narcs 'n Coconut Rough1(2)
2RE9DD Smash Live: Deep In The Heart Of Taxes - DD Smash1(1)
327Every Whisper Shouts - Hammond Gamble1(1)
4315Escapade - Tim Finn1(11)
5NEW1The Catch - Dave McArtney and the Pink Flamingoes5
642Presentation And Reality - The Body Electric4
SINGLES: August 1 1993
This WeekLast Week# WeeksTitle/ArtistPeak
118You Gotta Know - Supergroove1(5)
235Persuasion - Tim Finn2
327I Only Said - Shihad1(2)
455Till We Kissed - Herbs4
544Mr Moon - Headless Chickens4
6NEW1Love's Not Fair - Holy Toledos6
7RE2Maybe The Rain - Dave Dobbyn6
8NEW1Into You - JPS Experience8

ALBUMS: August 22, 1993
This WeekLast Week# WeeksTitle/ArtistPeak
115Before And After - Tim Finn1(5)
234Lament For The Numb - Dave Dobbyn2
325Churn - Shihad2
442Tahi - Moana and the Moahunters4
5547The Muttonbirds - The Muttonbirds1(16)
663Last Last Night - Bluespeak6
7RE22Language - Annie Crummer1(6)

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SINGLES August 10, 2003
This WeekLast Week# WeeksTitle/ArtistPeak
112Stand Up - Scribe1(2)
2210Phlex - Blindspott1(5)
344Verona - Elemeno P2
456Better - Brooke Fraser4
5313Love Will Save Me - Carly Binding2
6826If You're Not The One - Daniel Beddingfield1(12)
7620Listening To The Weather - Bic Runga3
8NEW1Everything - Pacifier8
9NEW1Never Gonna Leave Your Side - Daniel Beddingfield9

ALBUMS December 14, 2003
This WeekLast Week# WeeksTitle/ArtistPeak
1120Pure - Hayley Westenra1(16)
227The Crusader - Scribe1(1)
335What To Do With Daylight - Brooke Fraser1(1)
443Live In Concert - Bic Runga4
5NEW1Playground Battle - The Feelers5
6522Love And Disrespect - Elemeno P1(1)
7672Beautiful Collision - Bic Runga1(24)
8RE16Passenger - Carly Binding2
9826Revival - Katchafire2
101151Polysaturated - Nesian Mystik1(11)

NOTE: Some would say Daniel Beddingfield was a UK artist. He was, in fact, born in New Zealand so I include him here on these charts.
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I want to find and play a music tracklist of songs sung bye New Zealand idol Matthew saunoa
Here's this years NZ Music Month chart based on points:

PlacePointsNo. WksTitle/ArtistPeak
110024Take It Away - L.A.B.1(17)
29578Mr Reggae - L.A.B.1(14)
38840Before You Leave - Six601(12)
4826Welcome To The Native - Huiarangi Rangihau and Tanekaha Rangi3
58169Cool It Down - Coterie2
67524Always Beside You - Coterie feat. Six605
76975Under The Sun - L.A.B.2
86426One Night - Sons Of Zion7
9526He Said - Jordan Gavet9
105145KELZ GARAGE - SWIDT feat. Lomez Brown5
114528685 (remix) - Victor J Sefo feat. Lisi and Mwayz1(1)
124510Boots 'N All - Kaylee Bell10
133734Never Been Tonight - Six603
14277Always With You - Katchafire13
152523Deja Vu - Coterie12
16181close with desires - teo glacier3
17183Atmosphere - DRAX Project11
18166On My Way - Sons Of Zion feat. The Green15
191421Killing It Off - Coterie16
20121crush - Holloway9
21123Fx*ck You Too - Shane Walker15
2362Still The One - DJ Noiz and Mikey Mayz16
2431Skankin - Corrella18
25221That's Where I'll Be - Rob Ruha17
2625Thinkin' About - ShockOne and Lee Mvtthews20
2712Till You're Ready - Navvy18
2811When Summer Rolls Around - Kaylee Bell20

PlacePointsNo. WksTitle/ArtistPeak
19630First XV - Sons Of Zion1(3)
28824Coterie - Coterie1(1)
38240All In - Stan Walker1(1)
47633Castle St. - Six601(5)
56775L.A.B. V - L.A.B. 1(6)
6634Grace - Moses Mackay1(1)
7584Ceremony - Tiny Ruins2
85233TREES - Avantdale Bowling Club1(1)
95010V - Unknown Mortal Orchestra1(1)
10459Sunsetter - Leisure10
113425He Tau Makuru: Te Matakōkiri - Te Matatini7
12316Prison Issue - Vigilante Tha' Prophit7
13293Down At The End Of The Garden - Cloudboy3
142625Expert In A Dying Field - The Beths1(3)
152635My Boy - Marlon Williams1(1)
16222Live At The Roundhouse, London - Fat Freddy's Drop6
17201Space Waltz: Remastered - Space Waltz1(1)
18181Rarities 2010 - 2020: Japanese Tour Singles - Lord Echo3
19181Rejecting Obliteration - Blindfolded And Led To The Woods3
20141Playthings (EP) - Playthings1(1)
21141The Common Thread - No Broadcast7
22141Victory - Space Waltz7
23131Ape To Angel - Pitch Black8
24134421 - Tomorrow People15
25122Pre-Code Hollywood - Jonathan Bree9
26111Spirits - The Circling Sun10
27108Slow Burn - Mel Parsons2
28101Bird Dog - The Verlaines11
2964Ideal Home Noise - Vera Ellen7
3061River Said - Maxine Funke15

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Hi Candy. Finding Matthews songs could be difficult. Don’t give up though. Like all NZ Idol winners, he wasn’t around long. Try second hand stores if you can find one. Good luck

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