Niki Daly

Cape Town based singer songwriter and children’s book author-illustrator who first appeared on the folk scene in the mid-1960s.

He released his first single, “I’ll take a walk in the rain” in 1966, followed by “Sandy” (1967), “I Remember Nan”(1971) and “Super Groupie”(1973).

In 1970 he went to England in the hope of pursing a music career in the UK but in 1973 he became an art director for advertising agencies and a freelance illustrator.

In 1980 he returned to Cape Town and while writing children’s books in 1984 he released the Living in the Suburbs album and the “Is it an ism or it is art?” single. In 1986 he released a further single, “Do young boys believe in love?” followed by the album Whitey In Love in 1989.