Nights for Friday 3 December 2010
7:06 Friday Night Theme
7:40 NZ Society
8 pm News and Weather
The first songs that echoed across this land came from birds. In The Secret Life of Bird Calls, Robin Nathan looks at the relationship between bird calls and music.
8:40 Undersea Caves
Steve Bogaerts, diving adventurer
The joys and challenges of cave diving in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.
The answer and the winner's chosen song.
9 pm News and Weather
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10 pm News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11 pm News and Weather
11:06 Classic Concerts
Richard and Linda Thompson in Concert 1975
Former husband and wife Richard and Linda Thompson in the prime of their musical partnership, recorded during a UK tour promoting their Sufi influenced album "Pour Down Like Silver" and backed by Dave Pegg on bass, Dave Mattacks on drums and accordionist John Kirkpatrick. The recording highlights the intensity of the vocals, both solo and in harmony, of Richard and Linda as well as Thompson fiery guitar work. Hear why this grouping has been called the best folk rock line-up of all time. (Universal)