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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 04 November 2010

A deliciously entertaining blend of early evening music and conversation, including Matt Williams on Sport, Pauline McCole's Money news, and regular travel updates courtesy of Sally Boazman. Plus there's a new Confession to air, a fresh Homework Sucks question, and a Country Showstopper to select. Then after 6, Nigel Barden tantalises the team with his latest mouth watering offering.

Music Played

14 items
  • Image for Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing

    (Single), Vertigo, 5

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Save My Love

    The Promise, Columbia, 1

  • Image for The Teardrop Explodes

    The Teardrop Explodes Treason (It's Just A Story)

    Acoustic 80s (Various Artists), Universal

  • Image for Take That

    Take That The Flood

    (CD Single), Polydor, 16

  • Image for A. R. Rahman

    A. R. Rahman and The Pussycat Dolls Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for U2

    U2 The Unforgettable Fire

    Now 1985 - The Millennium Series, Now, 2

  • Image for B. A. Robertson

    B. A. Robertson Bang Bang

    The 70's: Back In The Groove - 1979, Time Life

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Atomic

    Atomic: The Very Best Of Blondie, EMI

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Song For Guy

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for Katy Perry

    Katy Perry California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)

    Featured Artist: Snoop Dogg.

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi What Do You Got?

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for José Feliciano

    José Feliciano Light My Fire

    Million Sellers Vol.11 - The Sixties, Disky

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex Metal Guru

    The Greatest Hits Of 1972 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Billie Jo Spears

    Billie Jo Spears 57 Chevrolet

    Billie Jo Spears - Sings Country Grea, MFP

  • Teen Speak

    Teen Speak

    Dawn French's new novel features dialogue that echoes the way teenagers speak. We decided to find out more about how children develop a coded dialect of their own. The legendary David Crystal is a professor of linguistics. He revealed all about the language of the littl'uns.


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