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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 19 June 2013

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Norm Barker of Tirau nominated 'Forever Young' by Bob Dylan.

1:15 Link 3

The Songs:

You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling - Righteous Brothers
Never My Love - The Association
Dock Of The Bay - Redding
Yesterday - Beatles
All I Have To Do Is Dream - Everly Brothers
That'll Be The Day - Buddy Holly
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - Beatles
Sing Your Life - Morrrissey
Girls and Boys - Blur

The Answer - They are the most-played songs in radio history,

2:10 Disraeli's Secret Daughter - Catherine Styles - A New Zealand woman claims her grandmother is the secret daughter of former British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli. The claims are in a new book called Disraeli's Daughter. Author Catherine Styles says her grandmother, Catherine Donovan, was very secretive about her chilhood, but told her she had been "farmed out" as a ward and spent some time as a child in London's high society.

2:20 The Glenn Miller Orchestra - Alan Cass - 75 years after the Glenn Miller Orchestra first starting playing that distinctive music, the big band sound is as popular as ever.  The Glenn Miller Orchestra is in New Zealand on a month long tour.
Glenn Miller died at the height of his career in 1944 when his plane disappeared over the english Channel. Alan Cass is a cousin to the adopted children of Glenn Miller and his wife Helen. He is also the founder and curator of the Glenn Miller Archive at the University of Colorado. 

2:30 Reading - Another story in our series Sanctuary, to mark World Refugee Day. Two young Afghani men of the Hazarah Nation escape from the oppression of Taliban-dominated Afghanistan and eventually find sanctuary in New Zealand.

2:45 Feature Album - Nilsson Schmilsson - Harry Nilsson (1971)

3:10 Virtual World - Jules Older

Jules Links:

Digital Dublin

IPad as hailer, distractor

MOOC Backlash

Name Game answer: A webtrovert.

3:30 Matariki  - David Steemson - "Matariki" is the time of the Maori New Year. To mark it, an Auckland artist has organised a workshop for school children on traditional weaving,pottery and painting.

4:06 On The Panel today are Raybon Kan and Jordan Williams: Why don't we slap a stamp duty or something similar on the Australians and Chinese buying up our homes, more on the Mark Lundy arguments in front of the Privy Council. The Girl Guides drop God from their oath but keep the Queen, and the Europeans won't have Christ on the currency either. Brazilians rebel against the cost of hosting the World Cup and don't they have a very good point? The announcement today on what we're doing to curb harm from pokies. The really rotten weather slamming into the South, and the class action against the bank fees.