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3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 13 June 2011

Today's show was dedicated to Jenson Button and the show was entitled: "You'll only know by giving it a go!"

Matthew Weston aged six from Colchester is going on a school trip today to build sandcastles and he will return tomorrow to mark it out of ten!

Today's Mystery Guest was David Morton, who is the offical owner of the Italian Job Minis!

Music Played

28 items
  • Image for Joe Jackson

    Joe Jackson Is She Really Going Out With Him?

    Stepping Out - Very Best Of Joe Jacks, A&M

  • Image for Dionne Bromfield

    Dionne Bromfield Foolin'

    (CD Single), Lioness Records, 1

  • Big Screen Belter

    • Image for Take That

      Take That Rule The World

      (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Starbuck

    Starbuck Moonlight Feels Right

    Million Sellers Vol.14 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Aztec Camera

    Aztec Camera Walk Out To Winter

    The Best Of Aztec Camera, Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Help!

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 1

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall

    (CD Single), EMI, 5

  • Image for Alanis Morissette

    Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket

    (CD Single), Maverick

  • Image for Albert Hammond

    Albert Hammond Free Electric Band

    The Very Best Of Albert Hammond, CBS, 10

  • Image for The Pierces

    The Pierces You'll Be Mine

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Golden Oldie

    • Image for Elvis Presley

      Elvis Presley Wooden Heart

      Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for James Blunt

    James Blunt I'll Be Your Man

    Some Kind Of Trouble, Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Liberty X

    Liberty X Just A Little

    Now 52 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Sharleen Spiteri

    Sharleen Spiteri Stop I Don't Love You Anymore

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Glen Campbell

    Glen Campbell Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)

    Meet Glen Campbell, EMI, 1

  • Image for The Faces

    The Faces Stay With Me

    Glam Crazee - Various Artists, Virgin

  • Image for Jonathan Jeremiah

    Jonathan Jeremiah Heart Of Stone

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for The Wailers

    The Wailers and Bob Marley & The Wailers Redemption Song

    Legend, Universal, 41

  • Image for Gorillaz

    Gorillaz 19-2000

    Now 49 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Chicago

    Chicago 25 Or 6 To 4

    (Single), CBS

  • Image for The Feeling

    The Feeling Set My World On Fire

    (CD Single), Universal Island, 1

  • Gobsmackers #1

  • Gobsmackers #2

    • Image for Chris Isaak

      Chris Isaak Blue Hotel

      Chris Isaak - Wicked Game, Reprise

  • Image for Tony Christie

    Tony Christie Avenues & Alleyways

    Tony Christie - Definitive Collection, Universal

  • Image for Pretenders

    Pretenders Talk Of The Town

    The Pretenders - The Singles, WEA

  • Image for Jon Allen

    Jon Allen Joanna

    (CD Single), Monologue Records, 1

  • Image for Sugababes

    Sugababes Girls

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Willie Nelson

    Willie Nelson and Lee Ann Womack Mendocino County Line

    (CD Single), Lost Highway, 17

  • Today's Show Starred:

    Mel Moore from Walsall who chose our Big Screen Belter

    Harry Sargent from Maidstone who captained the Society of Kent Golfers on his first overseas tour

    Lisa Richardson from Gloucestershire who spotted her first herd of wild boar

    Pauline Williams from Northumberland who did the Ovingham Middle School sponsored walk

    David Morton who told us how he remortgaged his house to buy the original Italian Job Minis

    Peter McNally from West Bromwich who chose two Gobsmackers

    Father Christopher Jamison who gave us some words of wisdom

  • Pause For Thought

    From Father Christopher Jamison - Benedictine Monk:

    "Summer is a great time for festivals of all kinds. There’s the Glastonbury Festival where everybody gets covered in mud while listening to amazing music. Or the Edinburgh Festival that combines world class art with comic madness on the Fringe. The list of summer festivals is endless and you may have your favourite. My absolute favourite only occurs once every three years. It’s a festival that’s just for young people and it’s by far the largest youth festival in the world. It’s called World Youth Day and this year it’s is in Madrid in mid August this year. Over 3000 young people from the UK are going together with some 2 million others from all round the world. WYD was last held in Sydney where office workers just left their desks in the middle of the day and joined in the fun on the streets. The whole event is organised by the Catholic Church for all young people not just Catholics and its free.

    For many people, summer festivals are turning points in life. They might meet the person they’re going to marry or they could discover some music that stays with them for the rest of their life. When we leave our comfort zone and set off to join a crowd of people sharing the same desire for music or faith or friendship, then we cross the frontiers of our life and discover new territories. That’s what the tradition of pilgrimage is all about. On pilgrimage, people live in unfamiliar ways with complete strangers and miraculously life takes on new meaning. Their faith in God is renewed and they find that faith goes together with living life to the full. So if our summer travels have a bit of pilgrimage about them then, in the midst of uncomfortable journeys and festival crowds, our lives are transformed for the better."


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