Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 14 May 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written: Malcolm Foster of Hamilton has nominated 'Bul Ma Min' by Orchestra Baobab
1:20 Music Trivia Game:
ARTIST: The Band
TITLE: The Weight
COMP: Jamie Robertson
ALBUM: The Best of The Band - Track 3
LABEL: Capitol 746 070
ARTIST: The Who
TITLE: Baba O'Riley
COMP: Pete Townshend
ALBUM: The Who: Ultimate Collection - CD 1 / Track 20
LABEL: Universal 112877
COMP: Judith Abbott, Duncan Bruce, Paul Alexis Greco, Anne Holden
ALBUM: The Best Unofficial Footie Anthems, ever - Track 7
LABEL: Virgin 849 515
ARTIST: The Righteous Brothers
TITLE: Unchained Melody
COMP: Alex North, Hy Zaret
ALBUM: The Righteous Brothers Greatest Hits - Track 7
LABEL: Verve 823 119
ARTIST: Rod Stewart
TITLE: Maggie May
COMP: Rod Stewart, Martin Quittendon
ALBUM: Rod Stewart; Greatest Hits - Track 2
LABEL: Warner 256744
ARTIST: Goo goo Dolls
COMP: John Rzeznik
ALBUM: Greatest Hits Volume One; The Singles - Track 14
LABEL: Warner 249974
ARTIST: Buffalo Springfield
TITLE: For What It's Worth
COMP: Stephen Stills
ALBUM: Buffalo Springfield - Track 1
LABEL: ATCO 790389
The answer:The title of the song is not mentioned anywhere
2:10 Piano Lady - Shaqaila Uelese: Shaqaila was out in Napier with her family a week or so ago, when she stumbled across a piano on the street, and just began playing!
Now the video of her playing Bohemian Rhapsody has been shared by the Queen guitarist, Brian May, and has over 660,000 views on youtube.
2:20 The New Zealand Connection - Brigitte Wuest: Hans Rudolph Giger, the Swiss artist, visionary of bio-mechanics, and designer of Ridley Scott's Alien died last night, aged 74, after reportedly suffering injuries from a fall. He put created hundreds of art works, sculptures, and designs but is perhaps best known for his Xenomorph alien from Scott's sci-fi horror film, which won him an Oscar in 1980.
And there's is a New Zealand connection.
Brigitte Wuest was head sculptor on Lord of the Rings trilogy and worked with H R Giger in his Swiss workshop in the 1990s.
2:30 NZ Reading: Bill Manhire with more of his essay "Under the Influence' at half past two.
Doris Day: Que Sera Sera (Livingstone/Evans) In the Lounge / Rajon RMGR 0032 / 60"
Fess Parker: Davy Crockett (Blackburn/Burns) Television's Greatest Hits / TVT 1600 / 60"
Connie Francis: Lipstick on your Collar (Lewis/Greenfield) The very best of Connie Francis / Polydor 827 569 / 60"
2:45 Feature Album - Trouble in Paradise - Randy Newman (1983)
3:10 Online - Hamish MacEwan - the links:
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3:30 Judge Ajit Swaran Singh - Lynda Chanwai-Earle: The secret letters of Jackie Kennedy, and what they reveal. Our budget tomorrow, and Australia's had a corker. On social media they're trying to describe it in three words. People in the news, including Clay Aitken, does that name ring a bell? It looks like he'll get into politics in quite strange circumstances. H.R. Giger has gone, and gee did he start a look with the movie Alien. Should we take a stand against square plates?
3:45 Panel Pre-Show - Noelle McCarthy: The secret letters of Jackie Kennedy, and what they reveal. Our budget tomorrow, and Australia's had a corker. On social media they're trying to describe it in three words. People in the news, including Clay Aitken, does that name ring a bell? It looks like he'll get into politics in quite strange circumstances. H.R. Giger has gone, and gee did he start a look with the movie Alien. Should we take a stand against square plates?