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Monday 15 October 2012, 10:16

Simon Mayo Simon Mayo Presenter

Morning to all bloggers, new and vet. Hope weekend was tip-top. Interesting to read of bloggers in the audience for the 5L show (hello Paul, Amelia, Zoe and Deebee-is that everyone?) and glad everyone seems to have had a good time. We did indeed have to disappear pdq, though as it turns out I could have hung around, walked to Radio Sheffield and done some shopping on the way. We had the highest quality cupboard to broadcast from (technically an NCA studio) and some lovely helpful staff to help us onto the air. Splendid chats for 2 hours and you might remember the young lad who was going to watch his brother play for Edinburgh against Saracens. I said we would look out for his result and cheer him on his way. Well unfortunately it turned out to be a 0-45 loss for our ARF friend and his brother so that didn't quite work out quite the way he wanted.
So a new week and a new show today with Suzanne Vega singing live. 7 million records sold and 7 grammys too, her voice is as warm as it ever was. She is re-recording her back catalogue which is not uncommon amongst artists who don't own their original recordings, but what is different is her release of the songs thematically. 'Close up Volume 4, Songs of Family' is her latest CD and a delight. It is also 25 years since 'Solitude Standing and her song 'Luka' became a most unlikely hit. You'll hear her after 6.
And songs today (as Felix Baumgartner got his day last week) for DOGWALKERS. There is a documentary on BBC2 tonight 'Wonderland:Walking with Dogs' and it is, by all accounts, rather wonderful. So dogwalkers get their day, your help please.
Have a friendly and optimistic Monday, see you after 5.

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    Comment number 1.

    Good Morning again –


    Songs for DogWalkers?


    JUST WALKING THE DOG – Rufus Thomas


    WALKING MY CAT NAMED DOG – Norma Tenega


    WHO LET THE DOGS OUT? - Baha Men


    HEY BULLDOG – Beatles


    HOUND DOG – Elvis

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    Comment number 2.

    Morning All,

    The weather can't quite make decide what to do in this 'ere part of the world. Sling it down or shower? Neither, if I had a choice.

    Dog walking eh?

    How's about a bit of

    Who let the dogs out - Baha Men

    Pretty relevant as it is my boys rugby team anthem.

    Have a good day.

    A.

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    Comment number 3.

    Good morning again - surely I won't be first?

    LOVE ME LOVE MY DOG - ?

    ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO - ?

    I will find out....

    JW

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    Comment number 4.

    Good Morning All;

    I did say to Deebee and Amelia that BBC Radio Sheffield was only around the corner from the Crucible, but being unfamiliar with our part of the world, I don't suppose Simon knew that. Ah well, it was still a great afternoon and spent in good company. Thanks for the blog mensh, Simon. :-)

    Oldie suggestions...

    MEET ME ON THE CORNER - LINDISFARNE

    I LOVE MY DOG - CAT STEVENS

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    Comment number 5.

    Morning Simon, team, NYM and tip-top bloggers,

    WALKING THE DOG – Rufus Thomas or Rolling Stones

    WALKING AFTER MIDNIGHT – Patsy Cline

    WALK ON BY – Dionne Warwick

    RAMBLE ON – Led Zep

    MEET ME ON THE CORNER – Lindisfarne

    HAND IN GLOVE – The Smiths
    sorry, can’t find a song called “Hand in plastic bag” ;)

 

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