Sounds Historical for Sunday 15 September 2013
8:11 Today in New Zealand History: William Sefton Moorhouse died - 15 September 1881
8:20 Song: The Guns of Navarone
Artist: Joe Reisman Orchestra
Label: Pye (1961)
8:23 Memories of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic
Including DC Lowe, assistant medical officer on the troop ship Tahiti.
8:37 Song: The Muster
Artist: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Composer: Oswald Cheesman
Label: Kiwi SLC 74
8:43 Otago Farmers reminisce about life on the land circa 1900
9:10 As I Remember - The Reluctant Dancers
Written by Hugh Barr of Hamilton and read by Damon Taylor.
9:20 Song: The Jaycee Song
Artist: The Karori Korus with Marjorie Orchiston (piano) Lester Castle and Bob Reid
Label: Private recording Island Bay Radio Service (A C Dunnage)
9:25 Election campaigns - the way they were
An example of a lively public election meeting in Onehunga from the 1951 general election, called by the National government to test public reaction to its handling of the waterfront dispute. Labour MP Arthur Osborne addresses a lively audience.
9:38 Song: A Long Time Ago
Artist: Phil Garland
Album Hunger in the Air
Label: Kiwi SLC 273 1'38"
9:41: Book of the Week: The Long Road to Changi, by Peter Ewer
Published by ABC Books