Afternoons

Wednesday 23 July 2014, with Simon Mercep

Audio from Wednesday 23 July 2014

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • Best song ever written - You'll Never Walk Alone ( 12′ 45″ )

    13:07 Rebecca Nelson from Auckland has chosen 'You'll Never Walk Alone' from the 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, 'Carousel'.

  • Music trivia game ( 17′ 12″ )

    13:21 Three songs all share at least one thing in common. Can you guess what the common link is?

  • Dark Horse - the movie ( 27′ 31″ )

    14:07 The Dark Horse has captured the headlines at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival. The world premiere of the New Zealand drama was held at a sold-out Civic Theatre in Auckland last week. 'The Dark Horse' is based on a real person - Genesis Potini, a man who used chess to teach and inspire children in his home town of Gisborne.

  • Online world with Hamish MacEwan ( 23′ 18″ )

    15:07 Apple granted comprehensive 'iTime' smartwatch patent with in-strap circuitry, arm gesture support. Xiaomi unveils Mi 4 smartphone and Mi Band wristband. Kindle Unlimited: Library e-Strategy Revisited. Policy ushers in new era of choice in .nz domain names. Sony's Walkman Makes Comeback.

  • Listen Please ( 9′ 13″ )

    15:30 Life in any of this country's hospital Intensive Care units must be tense and busy enough, without having to deal with patients who don't speak English. One emergency care doctor has come up with a solution.

  • The Panel pre-show for 23 July 2014 ( 16′ 29″ )

    15:43 Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


1:10   Best Song Ever Written:Rebecca Nelson of Auckland nominated 'You'll Never Walk Alone' from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical,  Carousel.

1:20  Music Trivia Game 

ARTIST:    The Beach Boys
TITLE:      Wouldn't It Be Nice?  
COMP:    Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Tony Asher
ALBUM:    Pet Sounds
LABEL:    Capitol  748 421

ARTIST:    Genesis
TITLE        Invisible Touch   
COMP:    Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins
ALBUM:    Turn It On Again:  The Hits   
LABEL:    Virgin 848 416

ARTIST    Dionne Warwick
TITLE:      Heartbreaker
COMP:    Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
ALBUM:   Dionne Warwick; The Love Songs
LABEL:    Arsita 260 441

ARTIST:    Johnny Cash
TITLE:       I Walk the Line
COMP:     Johnny Cash
ALBUM:    The Best of Johnny Cash
LABEL:     CBS 462 655
                    
ARTIST:    Michael Jackson
TITLE:       Man In The Mirror
COMP:     Siedah Garre    tt. Glen Ballard     
ALBUM:    The Essential Michael Jackson  
LABEL:     Epic 222000

ARTIST:    The Beatles
TITLE:       Penny Lane
COMP:     John Lennon, Paul McCartney
ALBUM:    Magical Mystery Tour  
LABEL:     Parlophone 748062

ARTIST:    Stevie Wonder
TITLE:       I Just Called To Say I Love You  
COMP:     Stevie Wonder
ALBUM:    Stevie Wonder; The definitive Collection
LABEL:     Motown 440066

ARTIST:    The Who
TITLE:       My Generation
COMP:      Pete Townshend
ALBUM:    My Generation; The Very Best of The Who
LABEL:     Polydoor 522 150

INTERVIEW TRACKS:
 ARTIST:    The Searchers
TITLE:        Sweets For Me Sweet
COMP:       Pomus/Shuman
ALBUM:     The Searchers Collection
LABEL:      Castle 873208
            
ARTIST:    The Searchers
TITLE:       Needles and Pins
COMP:      Nitzschie/Bono
ALBUM:    The Searchers Collectio
LABEL:     Castle 873208

ANSWER:  All songs change key

2:10  The Dark Horse - James Napier Robertson, and Cliff Curtis from the new New Zealand movie, The Dark Horse, which is already soldout at the New Zealand International Film Festival - and already being tipped for big things

2:30  NZ Reading: Mick Rose reads 'Miss Jones'  - the third part of 'Telegraph Tales' by J Edward Brown  
Young love raises its head. . .again . . In today's story about Jimmy Preston-cadet telegraphist for the Postal and Telegraph Service. The question is - will  fate smile on him this time?
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MUSIC DETAILS      
'Celebrity Tune'  from  Hot Big Band Jazz. Carlin  CAS 024

You can hear this Reading again here.

2:45 Feature album is 'Urban Hymns'  by English alt rock band, The Verve, from 1997 - one of the biggest selling albums in UK music history. Has now sold over 10 million copies.
The link: http://www.nme.com/photos/30-glorious-britpop-albums-that-deserve-a-reissue-pronto/344950/1/1

3:10 Online with Hamish MacEwan
Apple granted comprehensive 'iTime' smartwatch patent with in-strap circuitry, arm gesture support
Xiaomi unveils Mi 4 smartphone and Mi Band wristband
The Amazon Story
Kindle Unlimited: Library e-Strategy Revisited
Sony's Walkman Makes Comeback

3:30 Listen Please New App' - David Steemson: It could be a hit with thousands of doctors in dozens of countries. It's a new App. for Ipads which helps clinicians break down language barriers with their patients. NZ Society

3:45  Panel Pre-Show - Julie Moffett with what the world's talking about today:  China seals off a whole city because of bubonic plague, Britain's given up trying to prosecute its online pirates, the Queen's horse tests positive for drugs. Should a sports team called the Redmen have to change their name? Not the Redskins, of whom you may have read, but the Redmen. We keep hearing about how much sleep we need - a bit less than we think says the new research. Smoking in your selfie, the new online crime. And a bonsai tree is launched into space. It makes a haunting photo as it orbits the Earth.