Martin Curtis is a New Zealand Folk singer, most popular in the mid eighties. He lists Eric Bogle as a major influence. Gin and Raspberry is his most popular album and the title song will linger long in the listeners memory. A beautiful and haunting tale of the Gin and Raspberry mine in Cardrona, which saw hundreds die in the rush for gold. Curtis plays the guitar, mandolin and lagerphone as well as lead vocals. The album was released in 1983 on Cityfolk records (NZ).