Sounds Historical for Sunday 8 April 2012
8:09 Today in New Zealand History. April 8 1854
A famous Christchurch settler arrives from India. 4'19"
8:21 A yodelling song by the Brown sisters
8:25 As I Remember - the Horowhenua Collection Ep 5
Runaways and Gooseberries by Prue Hogg, read by Alison Lloyd Davies. 4'29"
8:33 An extract from a relay of Joe Brown's Dunedin Town Hall dance of the 1940
8:39 John A Lee and tales of the swaggers. Part One.
Farewell to Geraldine (Fleming/Garland)
Phil Garland CD Kiwi SLC 239 19'52"
9:06 As I Remember
The Wall Flower by Betty Potts, read by Rebecca Blundell.
Animal Crackers in My Soup
Shirley Temple CD In House 887 7'16"
9:17 Homework and winners
1: Dried milk was first exported from New Zealand in 1918 - under what brand name. Glaxo.
2: What product was first produced in New Zealand at a factory in Penrose, Auckland in June 1933. Rubber
9:21 It In The Bag
The earliest surviving recording of the long-running Selwyn Toogood radio show. Recorded at Dannevirke in 1955 15'25"
9:39 It's Just Because (The Soldier's Farewell) (Karaitiana)
Pixie Williams and narration by Doug Harris
Ruru Karaitiana- quavertones
Russell Sheppard- leader and vibes
Sol Stokes - electric plectrum
Jack Pickard - plectrum guitar
Bill Ditchfield - bass
CD Blue Smoke BSR002 2'43"
Written in 1951 as a farewell song for the troops of K Force
9:43 The early days of the Taiaroa Head albatross colony on Otago Peninsula.
Jack Perkins of Spectrum is taken on a 1970s tour by guide Alan Wright who passed away this week.