Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 10 September 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - 'Natural Resources' by American folksinger Utah Phillips and American singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco - chosen by Anna Hughes of Dunedin.
1:20 Music Trivia Game
ARTIST: Taylor Swift
TITLE: Shake It Off
COMP: Taylor Swift, Max Martin, Shellback
ALBUM: 1989 Deluxe (Burnt CD Tk 1)
ARTIST: The Lemon Pipers
TITLE: Green Tambourine
COMP: Paul Leka, Shelly Pinz
ALBUM: Best of The Lemon Pipers - Track 1
LABEL: Camden 155859
ARTIST: The Beatles
TITLE: Maxwell's Silver Hammer
COMP: John Lennon, Paul McCartney
ALBUM: Abbey Road - Track 3
LABEL: Parlophone 7 46446
THE ANSWER: All songs contain examples of Onomatopoeia
ARTIST: Gwen Stefani
TITLE: What You Waiting For?
COMP: Gwen Stefani, Linda Perry
ALBUM: Love Angel Music Baby - Track 1
LABEL: Interscope 210377
ARTIST: The Fifth Estate
TITLE: Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead
COMP: Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg.
ALBUM: The Most of The Sixties Vol 2 - Track 3
LABEL: EMI 814 101
ARTIST: The Trammps
TITLE: Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart
COMP: James F. Hanley
ALBUM: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Volume 2 (1974) - Track 11
LABEL: Connoisseur 912950
ARTIST: B 52's
TITLE: Love Shack
COMP: Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland, Cindy Wilson
ALBUM: Instant Party Blow Out - Track 7
LABEL: Rhino 276732
ARTIST: Nicki Minaj
TITLE: Super Base
COMP: Onika Maraj, Daniel Johnson, Ester Dean, Roahn Hylton
ALBUM: 2012 Grammy Nominees - Track 5
LABEL: Universal 279087
ARTIST: Barenaked Ladies
TITLE: The Big Bang Theory [Theme]
COMP: Ed Robertson
ALBUM: The Hits From Yesterday and The Day Before (Burnt CD - Track 1)
2:10 Rhys Lawrey - Motorcycle Adventure: A British adventurer has arrived in Christchurch with his much-loved Triumph Tiger motorcycle, to embark on the New Zealand leg of his world record-attempt. Twenty-three-year-old Rhys Lawrey is trying to become the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe by motorcycle, and raise money for the Prince's Trust. He left London in May with the goal of visiting 73 countries and travelling 80,000km by June next year. Rhys will spend six to seven weeks travelling through New Zealand.
2:20 Chrissy Irvine's Story: How far have women come when it comes to taking on careers previously the sole domain of men? One University of Canterbury student believes there is still a long way to go.22-year-old Chrissy Irvine, is an honours photography student from Ilam School of Fine Arts. And her project, called Her Story, is aimed at exposing gender inequality in the workforce.
2:30 NZ Reading: Owen Scott reads 'Sensible Sinning' by Bernard Brown.
BMG Zomba/UBM CD: UBM 14 'Big Top Circus', Tk 8: Dai Allegri Musicanti, Comp by Greg Pommer.
COSMOS CD 375.226 'Styles and Periods: Klassik I', Tk 4: Fuga. Comp by Reinhart Gabriel
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Sensible Sinning by Bernard Brown Pub : Cape Catley Ltd (Nov.2008) SBN: 978-1-877340-20-8
2:45 Feature Album - Songs of Innocence - U2 (2014)
3:10 Online with Hamish MacEwan
Apple Unveils New iPhones and Watch (First New Product in 4 Years) but Wall Street so far underwhelmed.
3:30 Honey Bees - Lisa Thompson: Ever heard of a pollen hotel? Find out later this afternoon how Aucklanders are being encouraged to create their own to help 160,000 hungry honey bees currently foraging for food in the CBD.
3:45 Panel Pre-Show: Zara Potts today with what the world's talking about.... aside from the high terrorist threat level announced by Australia and the second poll showing Scotland wants to break away from the UK, we wil talk about the major problem of grief in older age, the surprising finding from New York after they put the cycle lanes in, the glory of steak (you will never feel guilty eating it again), a counter-intuitive research finding into children's TV-watching and can you train your brain to see a brussels sprout so that you desire it with the deep longing you normally reserve for a cupcake.