Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Wednesday 2 July 2014


1:10   Best Song Ever Written: Ed Cherry of Taihape nominated 'Moon River' by Andy Williams
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1:20   Music Trivia Game
 
ARTIST:    John Mellencamp
TITLE:        Jack & Diane
COMP:    John Mellencamp
DUR:        4' 10 [Fade]
ALBUM:    Words & Music  -  CD 2 / Track 13
LABEL:    Island / B0003592
                                                            
ARTIST:    Nine Days
TITLE:        Absolutely (Story of A Girl)
COMP:    John Hampson
DUR:        3' 05" [Cold fade]
ALBUM:    Now That's What I Call Music Vol 5:  -  Track 16
LABEL:    EMI 985206
                                        

ARTIST:    Prince and the Revolution
TITLE:        1999
COMP:    Prince
DUR:        3' 30" [Fade]
ALBUM:    Prince; Ultimate  -  CD 1 / Track 4
LABEL:    Warner 733812

                                        
ANSWER:  The songs are all Self Referential.  They refer to the fact that they are songs (or stories)

ARTIST:    Natasha Bedingfield
TITLE:        These Words (I Love You, I Love You)
COMP:    Natasha Bedingfield, Steve Kipner, Andrew Frampton, Wayne Wilkins
DUR:        3' 35" [Cold]
ALBUM:    Unwritten  -  Track 1
LABEL:    Epic 677 515

ARTIST:    REM
TITLE:        The One I Love
COMP:    Bill Berry, Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Michael Stipe
DUR:        3' 10" [Cold fade]
ALBUM:    Document  -  Track 7
LABEL:    IRS 142059
                                

ARTIST:    Plain White T's
TITLE:        Hey Delilah
COMP:    Tom Higgenson
DUR:        3' 45" [Cold]
ALBUM:    All That We Needed  -  Track 13
LABEL:    Fearless 530072

                                        
ARTIST:    Carly Simon
TITLE:        You're So Vain
COMP:    Carly Simon
DUR:        4' 10" [Fade]
ALBUM:    The Best of Carly Simon  -  Track 6
LABEL:    Elektra  252025
                                        
ARTIST:    Robbie Williams
TITLE:        Strong
COMP:    Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers
DUR:        4' 10" [Fade]
ALBUM:    Robbie Williams: Greatest Hits  -  Track 6
LABEL:    Chrysalis 453425
                                 
2:10  The Opening Monty Python Reunion Show - Dan Wootton
A few hours ago thousands of people crammed into London's 02 stadium to see the first of ten Monty Python reunion shows. Simon talks with journalist and broadcaster Dan Wootton, who now writes for the Sun newspaper in London.

2:20  The Metal Rocker - Sally Gates
Sally Gates was a bright student. She went to good schools, took piano lessons, was good at pony riding, and even became an age group champion in archery.
But since relocating to the United States six years ago, Sally chased her musical dreams, and is now lead lead guitarist for the Miami-based heavy metal band, Orbweaver.  
The Link: http://www.orbweaverband.com/photos.html

2:30  NZ Reading: Our reading of "Embracing the Dragon" by Polly Greeks continues today. It is the story of her trek along the Great Wall of China with Nathan Gray, a journey that included many of its most remote and dangerous sections.
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MUSIC DETAILS      
Miao Xiaoyun:   Memory of  Yun-nan, 1st movement (Liu Xing)  PLUS Miao Xiaoyun: Sound from Afar ( Chen Wenjie) BOTH  from the album "The Art of the Chinese Lute" EUCD 1864 ARC
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INTERACTIVE:      
BOOK:  Embracing the Dragon: A Woman's Journey Along the Great Wall of China by  Polly Greeks Pub: Awa Press (1 Jun 2004) ISBN-978-0958262958

2:45  Feature Album - New Sensations - Lou Reed.  (1984)     
        
3:10  Online with Hamish MacEwan
Are you ready for scented text messages?
Facebook emotion study breached ethical guidelines, researchers say  
This is why you shouldn't take people's Facebook lives seriously
US Secret Service wants software to "detect sarcasm" on social media
Blackphone: a privacy-conscious phone that actually works
Energy firms hacked by 'cyber-espionage group Dragonfly'
Tchau Orkut

3:30 Campbell Island Warning - David Steemson: There's a warning that priceless archaeological remains of human habitation on Campbell island will  be lost, if they're not protected. More from David  Steemson  at half past three.
The link: New Zealand Society

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show: What The World's Talking About: Julie Moffett today, reporting on the so-called Sollecito undermining of Amanda Knox, the silly accusations against Dolly Parton at Glastonbury, where's all the plastic in the oceans gone, the newspaper with the edition that repels mosquitos, the dirtiest things on planes, how to get seats on private jets, and learning a foreign language in your sleep. Researchers say it really can be done, to a certain extent anyway.