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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 9 November 2016

1:10 First song: Robert Forster of The Go Betweens performs live

Robert Forster

Robert Forster Photo: supplied

Robert Forster is currently visiting New Zealand to launch his new book, Grant and I, and perform two concerts.

His book launch is tonight at Slow Boat Records in Wellington. He will play at Wellington’s San Fran on Thursday, November 10 and Auckland’s Tuning Fork, Friday, November 11.

RNZ's Music 101 will be doing a longer session with Robert Forster this Saturday after 1pm.

1:15 Election Day in the US

Voters cast their ballots in US election.

Voters cast their ballots in US election. Photo: AFP

We cross to Washington correspondent, Simon Marks and go back to New Zealand lawyer, Christopher Penk who is in the US where he has been attending campaign rallies. 

1:35 Sound Archives: NZ's encounters with US Presidents of the past.

With the results from the U.S. presidential election due to start coming in shortly we thought today in our weekly visit to the sound archives we would have a listen to New Zealand's encounters with U.S. presidents past.

Sarah Johnston from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision joins us.

1:40 Favourite album

2:10 Music Critic: Russell Baillie

Russel Baillie looks ahead at the various heritage and tribute acts heading our way over summer.

2:20 Bookmarks: Claudia Jardine

Claudia Jardine

Claudia Jardine Photo: Supplied

Claudia Jardine studies Classics, English Literature, Latin, and Creative Writing at Victoria University.  Her work has recently appeared in the online journal "Starling" which concentrates on new writing by young New Zealanders.  Claudia is also appearing in Litcrawl a celebration of new works by over 100 writers held in Wellington this weekend.  She is a young woman of many surprises as we find out today during our chat on Bookmarks

3:10 Checkpoint  US Election Special

Music played in this show

With Jim Mora
1:00pm - 3:00pm

1:10pm - JIM'S SONG
ARTIST:    Robert Forster
TITLE:        Let Me Imagine You
COMP:    Robert Forster
ALBUM:    Songs To PLay
LIVE:        RNZ Wellington    

ARTIST:    Dr John
TITLE:            Iko Iko
COMP:    James Crawford
ALBUM:    Dr. John's Gumbo
LABEL:    Atco

ARTIST:    Dr John
TITLE:            Let the Good Times Roll
COMP:    Earl King
ALBUM:    Dr. John's Gumbo
LABEL:    Atco

ARTIST:    Dr John
TITLE:            Tipitina
COMP:    Henry Byrd
ALBUM:    Dr. John's Gumbo
LABEL:    Atco

2:10pm - MUSIC CRITIC: Russell Bailie
ARTIST:    (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone
TITLE:        I'm A Believer
COMP:    Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
ALBUM:    More of The Monkees
LABEL:    Col Gems

ARTIST:    Jethro Tull
TITLE:        Living In The Past
COMP:    Ian Anderson
ALBUM:    Living In The Past
LABEL:    Reprise

2:30pm - BOOKMARKS:
ARTIST:    Claudia Jardine
TITLE:        Erase Me
COMP:    Claudia Jardine
ALBUM:    Unreleased
LIVE:        RNZ Wellington

ARTIST:    Anais Mitchell
TITLE:        Why We Build The Wall  (Feat: Greg Brown)
COMP:    Anais Mitchell
ALBUM:    Hadestown
LABEL:    Righteous Babe
ARTIST:    Simon & Garfunkel
TITLE:        The Only Living Boy in New York
COMP:    Paul Simon
ALBUM:    Bridge Over Troubled Water
LABEL:    Columbia