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Tuesday - Chicken Count

3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 15 February 2011

Today's show is dedicated to anyone who has taken up a recommendation and enjoyed it! The show was entitled: "Always remember to forget the things that make you sad, but never forget to remember the things that make you glad!"

Eden Calvert aged eight from St Albans is going to get a puppy called Hector today, and she will return tomorrow to mark it out of ten!

Professor Ron Eccles, Director of the Common Cold Centre was today's Mystery Guest.

Music Played

26 items
  • Image for George Harrison

    George Harrison Got My Mind Set On You

    George Harrison - Cloud Nine, Dark Horse, 1

  • Image for Hurts

    Hurts Sunday

    (CD Single), Sony, 1

  • Big Screen Belter

    • Image for Wayne Newton

      Wayne Newton Danke Schoen

      (CD Single), CAPITOL RECORDS INC, 12

  • Image for The Feeling

    The Feeling Love It When You Call

    (CD Single), Universal

  • Image for Suzanne Vega

    Suzanne Vega Marlene On The Wall

    The Best Of Suzanne Vega, A&M

  • Image for The Killers

    The Killers Read My Mind

    (CD Single), Vertigo

  • Image for Roy Orbison

    Roy Orbison I Drove All Night

    Now That's What I Call Music Vol.22, Now

  • Image for Beady Eye

    Beady Eye The Roller

    (CD Single), Beady Eye Records, 1

  • Image for The Flying Lizards

    The Flying Lizards Money (That's What I Want)

    Hard 2 Get Hits - Various Artists, Disky

  • Image for KT Tunstall

    KT Tunstall Black Horse & The Cherry Tree

    (CD Single), Relentless Records

  • Golden Oldie

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Heart Of Glass

    Billboard Top Hits: 1979 (Various), Rhino, 13

  • Image for S Club

    S Club Reach

    Huge Hits 2000 (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Van Morrison

    Van Morrison Moondance

    The Very Best Of Van Morrison, Polydor

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Not Fade Away

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco

  • Image for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - Hollywood Tonight

    Michael, Sony, 1

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Ain't Good Enough For You

    The Promise, Columbia, 1

  • Image for The Clash

    The Clash Train In Vain

    The Essential Clash, Sony Music Entertainment

  • Image for Clare Maguire

    Clare Maguire The Last Dance

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Gobsmackers #1

    • Image for Four Tops

      Four Tops Simple Game

      The Four Tops - The Singles Collectio, Polygram Tv

  • Gobsmackers #2

    • Image for The Equals

      The Equals Baby Come Back

      Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou, Global Television

  • Image for Paul Weller

    Paul Weller The Changingman

    True Brit (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Don't Stop

    The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac, Warner Strategic Marketi, 2

  • Image for R.E.M.

    R.E.M. UBerlin

    (CD Single), Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Bill Withers

    Bill Withers Lovely Day

    It's Cool (Various Artists), Parlophone

  • Image for Empire of the Sun

    Empire of the Sun We Are The People

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • Pause For Thought

    From Sarah Joseph, Editor of a Muslim lifestyle magazine:

    "Friday 11th February 2011 was always going to be an auspicious day. It was the 21st anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, and then, of course, it became the day we’ll remember when the Egyptian people were triumphant in their revolution.

    During the protests, a friend wrote from Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the uprising, “The barrier of fear has been broken.”

    Once the people had overcome their inner fears of the regime; the fear of the bullets, batons and tanks they faced on the street became surmountable. The protests snowballed and maintained their momentum, until eventually President Mubarak resigned.

    The conquest of fear is a necessary prerequisite for the conquest of tyranny; indeed it is necessary to affect any form of change.

    And that includes the fear of failure, the fear of embarrassment, the fear of change itself that inhibits our ability to move forward. But when we overcome our fears, we gain strength. As we increase in strength, we are better able to confront our fears. It is a virtuous cycle.

    None of us want our fears to control our lives. None of us want to look back and see what life could have been if we had not been too afraid to live it to the fullest. As Roosevelt said, “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”

    And yet it is so easy to be held back by our fears, to live our lives in its shadows. We do fear; there is no point ignoring that reality. Simply, we have to face our fears, confront them and be victorious over them.

    Mandela wrote, “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

    Let us breakdown the barriers of our fears, confront the mental batons and bullets that hold us back from achieving true freedom – the freedom within ourselves."

  • Today's Show: Planning For The Future Brings Peace To The Present

    Today's show is dedicated to anyone who has taken up a recommendation and enjoyed it

  • Today's Show Starred:

    Rachael Sutton from Leicestershire who chose today's Big Screen Belter

    Evan Bale from Liverpool who had to make two trips to work for his lost papers

    Alan Clarke from Devon who celebrated his half century

    Freddie Baylis from East Sussex who met the Mayor of Brighton

    Professor Ron Eccles who told us how to stop a sneeze

    Christine Sugg from Cambridge who chose today's Golden Oldie

    Nicole George from West Suzzex who chose some soulful Gobsmackers

    Sarah Joseph who gave us some wise words


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