Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 6 August 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Thelonious Monk's 'Round Midnight', nominated by Murray Gray of West Auckland.
1:20 Music Trivia Game
ARTIST: The 4 Seasons
TITLE: December 63 (Oh What A Night)
COMP: Bob Gaudio, Judy Parker
ALBUM: Oh What A Night - Track 3
LABEL: Warner 832226
TITLE: Hard Luck Woman
COMP: Paul Stanley
ALBUM: Kiss Gold - Track 3
LABEL: Mercury B 0003077
ARTIST: The Monkees
TITLE: Alternate Title (Randy Scouse Git)
COMP: Micky Dolenz
ALBUM: The Monkees Anthology - CD 1 / Track 24
LABEL: Rhino 275269
ARTIST: The Foo Fighters
TITLE: Big Me
COMP: Dave Grohl
ALBUM: Foo Fighters - Track 3
LABEL: RCA 655496
ARTIST: Phil Collins
TITLE: You Can't Hurry Love
COMP: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland
ALBUM: Phil Collins: Hits - Track 4
LABEL: WEA 423795
ARTIST: The Eagles
TITLE: The Best of My Love
COMP: Don Henley, Glenn Frey, J.D. Souther
ALBUM: The Complete Greatest Hits - Track CD 1 / Track 8
LABEL: Warner 830223
ARTIST: The Band
TITLE: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
COMP: Robbie Robertson
ALBUM: The Best of The Band - Track 11
LABEL: Capitol 746070
TITLE: Radio Ga Ga
COMP: Roger Taylor
EDIT: Early fade option @ 4' 15"
ALBUM: Queen: Absolute Greatest - Track 3
LABEL: EMI 686642
ANSWER: All songs are sung by the drummer in the band.
2:10 Why Your Chair Is Killing You - James Levine: He says it's more dangerous than smoking, more treacherous than parachuting, and kills more people than HIV. Dr James Levine is talking about sitting, and he's serious when he says our chairs are killing us. Dr Levine is an endocrinologist and Professor of Medicine from Arizona. He's also the director of the Mayo Clinic- Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative.
He has a new book called Get Up!: Why Your Chair is Killing You and What You Can Do About It.
2:20 Tattoo Auction - Chanelle Haffenden: A Papakura woman is offering someone the chance to have a tattoo of their choice ..on her arm ..as a way of raising money for charity. Chanelle Haffenden is auctioning a 8cm by 3cm space on her forearm on Trade Me. The winner of the auction gets to decide what will be tattooed on Chanelle's arm.
It's all about raising awareness over suicide.
2:30 NZ Reading: Part 1 of 'The Life and Times of a Brown Paper Bag' by Kevin Milne.
The remarkable amusing and sometimes very moving autobiography from Kevin Milne - New Zealand's best known and award-winning battler for the little guy.
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CD - MAT 230 Solo Instruments -US Blues and Folk. Tk 30 On My Lonesome by Anders Lewen, Lars-Erik Lidström, Tore Berglund. MATCH Music Ltd.
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BOOK: The Life and Times of a Brown Paper Bag by Kevin Milne Pub: Random House, NZ (2010) ISBN-978-186979-3821
2:45 Feature Album - The Captain and Me - The Doobie Brothers (1973)
3:10 Online with Hamish MacEwan - the links:
Russian Gang Amasses Over a Billion Internet Passwords
Wikipedia link hidden by 'right to be forgotten'
Xiaomi Overtakes Samsung in China Smartphone Market
3:30 'Unlimited Love' - Justin Gregory: A social scientist is changing attitudes to disability through a project called Unlimited Love
3:45 Panel Pre-Show - Julie Moffett: Have the Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram been seen? How computer gaming can be great for the elderly. How to tell if you're a narcissist. Are gardening programmes vehicles for racism? From our amazing new technology file how they can now reconstruct sound in a room, like conversation, by training a camera on something like a packet of crisps. The sound of Justin Bieber saves a man from a bear. Marianne Faithful tells who killed Jim Morrison from the Doors. A five-year-old loses a mayoral race. no surprise really except he was the incumbent mayor. And Jane Austen with zombies in the stories.