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Time: 12.36
Artist: Ali Campbell
Title: Baker Street
Composer: Rafferty
Album: Great British Songs
Label: Riot Entertainment

Time: 12.41
Artist: The Clash
Title: Train in Vain
Composer: Strummer/Jones
Album: London Calling
Label: Columbia

Artist: Norman Gunston
Title: How Zat
Composer: Porter
Album: Unknown
Label: Unknown

Time: 12.48
Artist: Justin Bieber (ft. Nicki Minaj)
Title: Beauty and a Beat
Composer: Kotecha/Maraj/Martin/Zaslavski
Album: Believe
Label: Island

Time: 12.53
Artist: Joe Brown
Title: I'll See You in My Dreams
Composer: Kahn/Jones
Album: 56 & Taller Than You Think
Label: Demon

Time: 12.57
Artist: Sam Brown
Title: Can I Get a Witness
Composer: Holland/Dozier/Holland
Album: Stop
Label: Mercury


Title: London
Artist: Steeleye Span
Composer: Prior/Pegrum/Knight/Kemp/Hart/Trad
Album: Rocket Cottage
Label: Beat Goes On

Time: 1.12
Title: Getting Out of London
Artist: Interferon
Composer: Interferon
Album: Living in Oblivion
Label: EMI

Time: 1.17
Artist: Bill Bailey
Title: Classical Cockney
Composer: Bailey
Album: The Ultimate Collection...Ever!
Label: Sound

Time: 1.21
Artist: The Steve Miller Band
Title: Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around
Composer: Miller
Album: Your Saving Grace
Label: Capitol

Time: 1.25
Artist: The Andrew London Trio
Title: Middle Class White Boy Blues
Composer: Unknown
Album: Middle Class White Boy Blues
Label: Unknown

Time: 1.31
Artist: The Dave Clark Five
Title: Glad All Over
Composer: Clark/Smith
Album: The History of the Dave Clark Five
Label: Hollywood

Time: 1.34
Artist: Ed Harcourt
Title: The Cusp and the Wane
Composer: Harcourt
Album: Back Into the Woods
Label: CCCLX

Time: 1.38
Artist: Lily Allen
Title: F**k You
Composer: Kurstin/Allen
Album: It's Not Me, It's You
Label: EMI UK

Time: 1.43
Artist: The Hillbilly Moon Explosion
Title: My Love For Evermore
Composer: Baroni/Thomas
Album: Buy, Beg, or Steal
Label: Gold Top

Time: 1.49
Artist: Bill McKenzie
Title: Kites
Composer: Hackaday/Pockriss
Album: Unknown
Label: Unknown

Time: 1.54
Artist: Jay Davies with Jackson Brown
Title: Waterloo Sunset
Composer: Davies
Album: See My Friends
Label: Universal

Time: 1.58
Artist: The Krew Kats
Title: Trambone
Composer: Atkins
Album: Hank Bruce Bert Joe Big Jim & More
Label: Ais/Rock History


Time: 2.06
Artist: Beautiful South
Title: You're the One That I Want
Composer: Farrar
Album: Goldddiggas, Headnodders, and Pholk Songs
Label: Sony

Time: 2.11
Artist: Shirley Bassey & Yello
Title: The Rhythm Divine
Composer: Blank/McKenzie/Meier
Album: Essential Yello
Label: Mercury

Time: 2.16
Artist: The Yardbirds
Title: Happenings Ten Years Time Ago
Composer: Beck/Page/Relf
Album: Over Under Sideways Down
Label: Raven

Time: 2.20
Artist: Ian Dury
Title: Peter the Painter
Composer: Dury/McEvoy
Album: 4000 Weeks Holiday
Label: Universal/Polydor

Time: 2.26
Artist: Shawn Colvin
Title: Viva Las Vegas
Composer: Pomus/Shuman
Album: Til The Night is Gone
Label: Rhino

Time: 2.31
Artist: The Metal King
Title: Suspicious Minds
Composer: James
Album: Unknown
Label: Unknown

Time: 2.36
Artist: Lonnie Donegan
Title: Lively!
Composer: Donegan/Buchanan
Album: Talking Guitar Blues
Label: Sequel

Time: 2.41
Artist: The Hacienda Brothers
Title: If Daddy Don't Sing Danny Boy
Comopser: N/S
Album: What's Wrong with Right?
Label: Proper American

Time: 2.44
Artist: Amy Winehouse
Title: Back to Black/ Walking in the Sand
Composer: Winehouse/Ronson/Morton
Album: Unknown
Label: Unknown

Time: 2.45
Artist: Talk Talk
Title: It's My Life
Composer: Hollis/Friese-Greene
Album: The Collection
Label: EMI

Time: 2.49
Artist: Steve Bent
Title: I'm Going to Spain
Composer: Bent
Album: Before the Fall
Label: Ace

Time: 2.54
Artist: Traffic
Title: Pearly Queen
Composer: Winwood/Capaldi
Album: Gold
Label: Island

Time: 2.58
Artist: Bob Rivers
Title: I'm Just A Sing in a Holiday Inn
Composer: Kalstrom/Rivers/Amero
Album: The Best of Twisted Tunes, Vol. 2
Label: Atlantic


3:04pm The Secret Life of Ten Guitars

Guitars has been one of the best-loved songs at New Zealand backyard parties since the 1960s, and at one point every pop, rock and country singer in the nation had their own version. But the song was actually written for the King of Romance, English crooner Engelbert Humperdinck. Julie Hill explores why New Zealanders took to the song known as Patea's national anthem with such a passion.

Time: 3.31
Artist: Sly & The Family Stone
Title: Stand!
Composer: Stewart
Album: The Essential
Label: Epic

Time: 3.36
Artist: Squeeze
Title: Goodbye Girl
Composer: Difford/Tillbrook
Album: Cool For Cats
Label: A&M

Time: 3.39
Artist: Monty Python
Title: Do What John?
Composer: Monty Python
Album: Monty Python Sings
Label: Virgin

Time: 3.41
Artist: The Who
Title: Run Run Run
Composer: Townshend
Album: A Quick One
Label: MCA

Time: 3.44
Artist: Bill Wyman
Title: (Si Si) Je Suis un Rock Star
Composer: Wyman
Album: Bill Wyman
Label: Castle

Time: 3.48
Artist: Mike Oldfield
Title: Moonlight Shadow
Composer: Oldfield
Album: The Complete
Label:  EMI

Time: 3.53
Artist: The Arcade Fire
Title: Rococo
Composer: The Arcade Fire
Album: The Suburbs
Label: Merge

Time: 3.58
Artist: Los Super Seven/Rodney Crowell
Title: Learning the Game
Composer: Holly
Album: Heard it On the X
Label: Telarc

Time: 4.07
Artist: Cast of A Mighty Wind
Title: A Mighty Wind
Composer: Guest/Levy/McKean
Album: Mighty Wind: The Album
Label: Sony Music Distribution

Time: 4.13
Artist: Julie London
Title: Yummy Yummy Yummy
Composer: Levine/Resnick
Album: Six Feet Under Soundtrack
Label: Universal

Time: 4.17
Artist: Lord Kitchener
Title: London is the Place For Me
Composer: Roberts
Album: London is the Place For me
Label: Honestjons

Time: 4.22
Artist: Tame Impala
Title: Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
Composer: Parker
Album: Lonerism
Label: Modular

Time: 4.25
Artist: Alexei Sayle
Title: 'Ullo John! Gotta New Motor?
Composer: Sayle
Album: The Fish People Tapes
Label: Springtime

Time: 4.30
Artist: Congresswoman Malinda Jackson Parker
Title: Cousin Mosquito
Composer: Malinda Jackson Parker
Album: Songs in the Key of Z: The Curious World of Outsider Music
Label: Gammon Records

Time: 4.35
Artist: The Band
Title: Chest Fever
Composer: Robertson
Album: To Kingdon Come
Label: Capitol

Time: 4.41
Artist: Lee Majors
Title: The Unknown Stuntman
Composer: Larson/Somerville
Album: Tube Tunes Vol. 2
Label: Rhino

Time: 4.45
Artist: Londonbeat
Title: I've Been Thinking About You
Composer: Chandler/Helms
Album: I've Been Thinking About You
Label: MCA

Time: 4.54
Artist: The Flirtations
Title: Nothing But A Heartache
Composer: Waddington/Bickerton
Album: Sounds Like The Flirtations
Label: Decca

Time: 4.56
Artist: Frank Ifield
Title: I'll Remember You (German)
Composer: Unknown
Album: Unknown
Label: Unknwon