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Thursday 6 September 2012, 09:44

Simon Mayo Simon Mayo Presenter

Morning bloggers, here we go with another day, another Thursday of sunshine on the estate and not a fox to be seen anywhere. It might not be the season (if there is such a thing), my anti-fox policies may have worked or they might just have moved on to another neighbourhood. Maybe they just tired of a boring diet consisting of our thrown-out pasta/mouldy fruit'n'veg/take away left-overs etc. Whatever. They are using someone else's garden as a bathroom/kitchen/killing ground and that's with me.
School run time. Can I blog first or will the rat-run call? Will I remember the tricks and short-cuts? Will I be able to keep control of the radio under sustained pressure for something 'younger'? I remember insisting my dad listen to Tony Blackburn before dropping me off at school in Solihull- not sure he was a fan really. And I had to sit in the car early on a Wednesday (?) to hear the new chart positions which I think had been announced Tuesday lunchtime by Paul Burnett. Remember when you cared about the singles chart and knew every song? Now I'm looking forward to Pick of the Pops already just so I can tell child 2 or 3 (whoever is in ear shot) any of this stuff. Again.
Nigel cooks sone fishy stuff with chilli and bits and pieces tonight and oldies please for BUILDERS and BUILDINGS. We are to be encouraged to build improvements such as conservatories, rear extensions and garage conversions. There will be fewer restrictions and rules, that kind of thing. More sheds! Bigger sheds! I'm seeing it as an anti-fox strategy-if I build over all the grass they won't want to come back anyway.
Have a fresh and invigorating Thursday. See you after 5

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    Comment number 1.

    My turn for a pristine blog, then ?

    I'd have to go for

    LILY THE PINK - SCAFFOLD

    Another Brick in the wall would go well, but I think that's featured already this week.

    Back later if I have any more (good) ideas).

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    Comment number 2.

    Morning everyone


    Wrecking Ball – Bruce Springsteen

    Man in a Shed – Nick Drake

    If I Had a Hammer - Peter, Paul and Mary

    Grandpa Was a Carpenter - John Prine

    Build – The Housemartins

    Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones

    We Built this City - Starship

    Made of Stone – Stone Roses

    Our House – Madness

    The House That Jack Built - Aretha Franklin

    High Rise - Hawkwind

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    Comment number 3.

    Good Morning Simon

    How I remember the old days of chart listening too and really enjoy POTPs on a Saturday.

    Oldies suggestions today:

    UP ON THE ROOF - THE DRIFTERS

    LITTLE BOXES - PETE SEEGER

    UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF - THE SUPREMES

    BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP - THE FOUNDATIONS

    I'M STONE IN LOVE WITH YOU - THE STYLISTICS

    Have a great day everyone. Busy day ahead and out in the field this afternoon.

    Catch you later

    Shona x

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    Comment number 4.

    Good Morning again -

    Suggestions -

    THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT – Tracie (Style Council)

    WE BUILT THIS CITY – Starship

    CONCRETE AND CLAY – Unit 4 + 2

    BRICK BY BRICK – Artic Monkeys

    GONNA BUILD A MOUNTAIN – Sammy Davis

    UP ON THE ROOF – Drifters

    LOVE SHACK – B 52s

    LITTLE BOXES - Pete Seeger

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    Comment number 5.

    OUR HOUSE – Crosby Stills & Nash

    OUR HOUSE - Madness

    SLEDGEHAMMER - Peter Gabriel

    HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN - Animals

    BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP – Foundations – A DOUBLE!

    BREAKING DOWN THE WALLS OF HEARTACHE – Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon

 

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