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2 hours, 25 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 01 April 2010

Today's show was dedicated to anyone who thought they had it but now realises they haven't!

Zig and Zag announced on today's Mega-Phone-Call that they would like to wish their friend Chris Evans a very happy birthday!

Graham Bell was today's Mystery Guest who announced that next week's Sporting Challenge is skiing.

Music Played

25 items
  • Image for Wings

    Wings and Paul McCartney Jet

    Paul McCartney - All The Best!, Parlophone, 2

  • Image for Los Lobos

    Los Lobos La Bamba

    Hits Of '87 & '88 Vol.12 (Various), Polydor

  • Image for Lemar

    Lemar If There's Any Justice

    (CD Single), Sony Music UK

  • Image for Kenny Rogers

    Kenny Rogers and The First Edition Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town

    The Fabulous Kenny Rogers, Pickwick

  • Image for Lissie

    Lissie In Sleep

    Catching A Tiger, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Spiller

    Spiller and Sophie Ellis-Bextor Groovejet (If This Ain't Love) (feat. Sophie Ellis-Bextor)

    (CD Single), Positiva

  • Moira's Golden Oldie

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Can't Buy Me Love

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 7

  • Image for Neil Diamond

    Neil Diamond Beautiful Noise

    Neil Diamond - Beautiful Noise, Columbia

  • Image for Joshua Radin

    Joshua Radin I'd Rather Be With You

    (CD Single), 14th Floor Records, 1

  • Image for Jerry Lee Lewis

    Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls Of Fire

    The Essential One & Only Jerry Lee Le, Trax Records

  • Image for Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sammy Davis Jr. The Candy Man

    Hits Of 1971 & 1972 (Various Artists), Polydor

  • Image for Razorlight

    Razorlight Before I Fall To Pieces

    Razorlight, Vertigo

  • Image for Vic Damone and Jack Marshall Orchestra

    Vic Damone and Jack Marshall Orchestra Let's Face The Music And Dance

    Great Gentlemen of Song Spotlight on Vic Damone

  • Image for The Staple Singers

    The Staple Singers If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)

    Heart Full Of Soul 2 (Various Artist, Global Television

  • Image for Leo Sayer

    Leo Sayer You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

    Leo Sayer -The Definitive Hits Collec, Polygram Tv, 6

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Up All Night

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Gobsmackers #1

  • Gobsmackers #2

    • Image for Madness

      Madness Tomorrow's Just Another Day

      Madness - Divine Madness, Virgin

  • Image for Meat Loaf

    Meat Loaf Los Angeloser

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Timbuk 3

    Timbuk 3 The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades

    (Single), Irs

  • Image for Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Twisting By The Pool

    Sultans Of Swing - Best Of Dire Straits, Vertigo

  • Image for Otis Redding

    Otis Redding (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Thrills

    The Thrills One Horse Town

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for Paul Weller

    Paul Weller No Tears To Cry

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Sporting Challenge - Rowing

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  • Pause for Thought

    From Cardinal Cormac Murphy O Connor

    Well, Chris, as well as being April Fool’s Day, today is the feast day called Maundy Thursday. The word 'Maundy' comes from the ‘Mandatum’ or command by the Lord Jesus at the Last Supper, ‘to love one another as I have loved you.’

    Today our Monarch, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will offer Maundy money to local pensioners in Derby Cathedral. An ancient custom which stretches back to the thirteenth century and a reminder of the Monarch’s duty to serve the people of the nation and to be especially mindful of the poor. It is nice to think, in this the 56th anniversary of her reign, how wonderfully Queen Elizabeth, has served the people of this country and beyond.

    Tonight I will be celebrating the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – a commemoration of the night before Jesus died when He gathered his disciples around him at table. Before they ate, he washed their feet and gave them the commandment to love one another as He loved them. On that evening, he instituted the Holy Eucharist, known as the Mass, which has been celebrated from that evening onwards, all over the Christian world, - a source of strength and communion with God.

    So in pausing for thought this morning I want to suggest this to you. I don’t suppose you will be washing anybody’s feet, or indeed giving out Maundy money like the Queen. But you might remember the Man who said, Greater love than this no one has than that a man lay down his life for his friends. We can imitate him in some way, by some service to those less fortunate than ourselves. Many of you do it each day, but today is a special day because of the Man who gave us a new commandment: to love one another as I have loved you.

  • "Gravity says all things will eventually go south, so make the most of 'em!"

    Today's show was dedicated to anyone who thought they had it but now realises they haven't.

  • Today's show starred:

    Ryan and Carol Easten from Hertfordshire who are celebrating their 44th wedding annivesary

    Wendy Hart from Luton who is retiring from Bushmead Junior School

    Heather Bloomfield from Poole who is 40 today

    Jamie Wilson-Law who did Egg Rolling at school

    Riannon Davies from Bristol who is singing The Candyman at her Easter Festival

    Minnie Evans who chose today's Golden Oldie

    Zig and Zag from Zog who made today's Mega-Phone-Call

    Skier Graham Bell was the Mystery Guest

    Nick Heywood from Lancaster who chose the Gobsmackers

    Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor who gave us reason to Pause For Thought

    Steve Elder from Stanford who said "Huullllloooo"

    Bob Mitchell from West Yorks who said "Hello, hello, hello"

    Mark Street from Spalding who said "Hello"


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