Saturday Morning guest details for 31 December 2011


8:12 Platon: photographing the powerful

Platon is staff photographer for The New Yorker magazine, and has contributed to a large range of international publications including TIME, Vanity Fair, Esquire, Rolling Stone and the New York Times Magazine. His book, Power (PQ Blackwell/Hachette, ISBN: 978-0-73362-772-9), is a collection of portraits of over 100 presidents, prime ministers, dictators and revolutionaries from across the globe.
Interview from the programme of 11 June 2011

9:05 Caldwell Esselstyn: plant-based diet

Dr Caldwell Esselstyn is a surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, one of the top four hospitals in the United States, and is the author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease (Avery, ISBN: 978-1-583-33300-6). He treated former US President Bill Clinton, who has now embarked on a plant-based diet after undergoing a heart procedure earlier this year. Dr Esselstyn visited New Zealand in November 2010 to speak at the biennial Coronary Health Improvement Programme summit in Rotorua.
Interview from the programme of 27 Nov 2010

10:05 Playing Favourites with Joyce Fleming

Joyce Fleming is the national vice-president of Free Beaches New Zealand (Inc.). She told her life story in her book, Defying Convention: the Truth About Tony and Me (Rockhaven, ISBN: 978-0-473-17142-1).
Interview from the programme of 17 Sept 2011

Music played on the programme

Bongmaster: Ground My Ego
From the 2000 compilation album: LOOP CD1
Played at around 8:50

Jackie Leven: Swine Flu Fever Blues
From the 2011 album: Wayside Shrines and the Code of the Travelling Man
(Cooking Vinyl)
Played at around 9:50

Adele: I Can’t Make You Love Me
From the 2011 album: Live at the Royal Albert Hall
Played at around 9:55

Jens Lekman: I Saw Her at the Anti War Demonstration
From the 2005 album: You’re So Silent, Jens
(Secretly Canadian)
Played at around 10:55

Playing Favourites with Joyce Fleming

Katie Wood: Water of Tyne
Unaccompanied recording on YouTube
Played at around 10:20

Josh White: The Riddle Song
The 1941 single from the 2009 compilation album: Careless Love
(Jukebox Entertainment)
Played at around 10:30

Isobel Baillie: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (from Messiah)
The 1941 recording from the 1995 compilation album: The Unforgettable Isobel Baillie
(Dutton Laboratories)
Played at around 10:40

Chorus, and Wiener Philharmonic, conducted by Herbert von Karajan: Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus)
From the 1974 album: Madama Butterfly
Played at around 10:50

Charles Trenet: La Mer
The 1947 recording from the compilation album: Alan Jones at 5.30AM Vol 2
Played at around 10:55