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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 13 May 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Ghost Riders in the Sky, as performed by Johnny Cash and chosen by Bruce Jarvis.

1:15 NZ Music - Live

Audio of NZ Music Live can be found on our music web page.

2:10 Feature stories

More than 100 people will gather at Whangarei Heads tomorrow to remember a wartime tragedy that took place seventy years ago. On 14 May 1941, six men died when the HMS Puriri hit a mine and sank. It was the only sinking by enemy action inside New Zealand waters. Twenty-five others were rescued by the HMS Gale, which was also mine-sweeping the area.Tomorrow a monument will be unveiled commemorating the death of the six men

The Sneetches is one of Dr Seuss's most under-rated stories. It is the tale of the yellow, vaguely bird-like creatures - some have stars on their bellies, some don't - and the entrepreneur Sylvester McMonkey-McBean. Well, The Sneetches are making an appearance in New Zealand in the form of an art exhibition to mark 50 years since they were created. A 50th anniversary print will be unveiled at the Lonely Dog Gallery in Auckland

2:30 Reading

The final episode of The Orphan Gunner by Sara Knox, read by Deana Elvins.

2:45 Feature album

So by Peter Gabriel (1986). So was produced by Daniel Lanois and featured the song Sledgehammer, with that memorable music video...

3:08 One Stop Shop

Fresh Fast Food, Weekend Wine, Weekend Weather, Movie Review and This Way of Life.

Allyson Gofton's 7 Stews to Save You Stress

Noelle McCarthy reviews Source Code.

3:33 NZ Society

The Breakers were the first Kiwi team to win an Australian sports competition, right? Wrong. Someone else got there 42 years before them. Justin Gregory puts the record straight.

4:06 The Panel

Deborah Hill-Cone and Michelle A'Court.