Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Wednesday 14 August 2013

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - 'Ode to Billie Joe' by Bobby Gentry nominated by
Trish Greer of Nightcaps.

1:20 Link 3

COMMON PEOPLE - PULP
SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW - JOE COCKER
AMARILLO - TONY CHRISTIE
LOVE ME AGAIN - JOHN NEWMAN
TAINTED LOVE - SOFT CELL
ADDICTED TO LOVE - ROBERT PALMER
CARAVAN OF LOVE - HOUSEMARTINS
DON'T YOU WANT ME - HUMAN LEAGUE

The Answer: They're all from Yorkshire. Pulp formed in Sheffield, there was a Tony Christie album called "Made In Sheffield" and Joe Cocker once released an album called "Sheffield Steel".

2:10 The Kaimata Tragedy - Bryce Barnett
100 years ago today, August 14th 1913, a prominent Taranaki farmer, his daughter and their carriage driver were brutally murdered in a crime known in the district as the Kaimata Tragedy.  The headlines at the time screamed: Cold blooded crime on pretty homestead.  Edward "ted" Julian had been a farmer in the area for several years.
He was looking to downsize his farming property and arranged to swap properties with Kaimata dairy farmer and New Zealand Farmers Union treasurer Frederick Virgin. But when the day of the exchange arrived... Virgin attacked Julian, his driver, and his three children as they slept. Dorothy Julian, and her brother Verner were 16 and 17 and they survived the attack. New Plymouth businessman, Bryce Barnett is the grandson of Dorothy Julian.

2:20 Screenwriter's World Pitch Slam - Justin Eade
It's called the Screenwriter's World Pitch Slam.... hundreds of writers will get 5 minutes with dozens of Hollywood movie producers, agents and movie executives in a kind of speed dating version of pitching screenplay ideas.
And next month, Nelson Screenwriter Justin Eade will be there working the room at the attend the InkTip Pitch Summit V and the annual Screenwriters' World Conference. Justin's been writing screen plays for 20 years.  He's already been to Hollywood to pick up an award for one of his screenplays. And with just 5 minutes to impress, he's working on refining his pitch.

2:30 Reading - Twelve days after his father's murder, Pears Scott finally  gets to see the family home and, with  his uncle , he begins the process of clearing away the personal effects. That's in today's reading from 'Deep Beyond the Reef' our book reading at half-past-two.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
MUSIC DETAILS      
Tk 8. 'Excerpt From Alexandra' played by Regina Carter.  CD Verve 065 554 - Paganini: After the Dream.
©  The Verve Music Group, UMG Recordings Inc 2003
ALSO:  Tk 6 "Terrorgosa"  by Sola Rosa.  CD: FMR  336612 "Haunted Out-Takes", Festival/Mushroom
Records (NZ) 2003  Dur:  00' 25"

2:45 Feature Album - 'See You There' - Glen Campbell (2013)

3:10 Virtual World -

3:33 Auckland story

4:06 David Farrar and Dita de Boni are on The Panel. More on the Government's plans to protect our children, and on the initiatives to make the welfared work... but where are the jobs? What do kiwis think about GCSB spying? Research NZ poll results for you. Is fracking a sin? And doctors in trouble. We've had the same discussion about teachers. Why do their names stay secret?