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Frosty Start!

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 09 August 2011

Today's show was entitled: "Frosty Start, Warm Finish, What Happens In Between Is Up To You!" and was dedicated to anyone whose sleep is becoming almost as interesting as their life!

Tom Coen from Cambridge is going on the guided bus way with his grandparents today, and he will return tomorrow to mark it out of ten!

Matt Prior who has been described as the "world's finest wicket keeper and batsman" was today's Mystery Guest.

Music Played

28 items
  • Image for Pretenders

    Pretenders Don't Get Me Wrong

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds The Death Of You And Me

    (CD Single), Sour Mash Records, 7

  • Big Screen Belter

    • Image for Otis Redding

      Otis Redding Try A Little Tenderness

      Atlantic Soul (Various Artists), Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for OMC

    OMC How Bizarre

    Now 34 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Monkees

    The Monkees Pleasant Valley Sunday

    The Definitive Monkees, Warner Strategic Market, 1

  • Image for U2

    U2 and B.B. King When Love Comes To Town

    Q The Blues (Various Artists), Hit Label

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight Cuddly Toy

    (CD Single), Hurricane Records, 1

  • Image for Scott McKenzie

    Scott McKenzie San Francisco

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

  • Image for Tavares

    Tavares Don't Take Away The Music

    Rhythm Divine 2 (Various Artists), Dino, 8

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald Mr Rock & Roll

    (CD Single), Vertigo

  • Golden Oldie

    • Image for The Contours

      The Contours Just A Little Misunderstanding

      The Best Northern Soul All-Nighter (V, Virgin

  • Image for The Pierces

    The Pierces It Will Not Be Forgotten

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex 20th Century Boy

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for Lemar

    Lemar If There's Any Justice

    (CD Single), Sony Music UK

  • Image for Tom Petty

    Tom Petty I Won't Back Down

    Tom Petty - Anthology, MCA

  • Image for Mari Wilson

    Mari Wilson Just What I Always Wanted

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll: 1982 (Va), Connoisseur

  • Image for Will Young

    Will Young Jealousy

    Echoes, RCA, 1

  • Image for Scott Walker

    Scott Walker Jackie

    The Collection: 1967-1970, Universal

  • Image for Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue Better The Devil You Know

    Kylie Minogue - Rhythm Of Love, Pwl Records

  • Image for Peter Frampton

    Peter Frampton Show Me The Way

    And The Road Goes On Forever Vol 1, Debutante

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton Together You And I

    Better Day, Sony, 1

  • Gobsmackers

    • Image for Big Joe Turner

      Big Joe Turner Shake, Rattle And Roll

      Best Of The 50's (Various Artists), Disky

    • Image for The Isley Brothers

      The Isley Brothers Shout

      Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Radio Nowhere

    Magic, Columbia

  • Image for Gerry Rafferty

    Gerry Rafferty Get It Right Next Time

    The Very Best Of Gerry Rafferty, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Christopher Cross

    Christopher Cross Ride Like The Wind

    Christopher Cross, Warner Bros

  • Image for Darius Rucker

    Darius Rucker This

    Charleston, SC, 1966, Wrasse Records, 1

  • Image for The Real Thing

    The Real Thing You To Me Are Everything

    In The Summertime-Sound Of 70's, Part, Old Gold

  • Frosty Start, Warm Finish, What Happens In Between Is Up To You!

    Today's show was dedicated to anyone whose sleep is becoming almost as interesting as their life.

  • Today's show starred:

    Jane MacDonald from Doncaster who chose the Big Screen Belter

    Robert Ellis from Lymington who is going to do his first ever abseil in Portsmouth

    Susie Crocket from Dorset turns 60 today!

    Alan Greaves from Doncaster has just spotted some chillies growing in his greenhouse!

    Penny Smith told us what happened on this day in history

    Oliver Johnson from Bournemouth went on a magical mystery tour yeterday

    Tom Coen from Cambridge is going to ride on the Guided Bus Way with his grandparents today

    Tam Taylor from Rhuddlan in West Wales chose the Golden Oldie

    Gerry Woods from Hampshire who chose the Gobsmackers

    Canon Ann Easter, Chief Executive Of A Charity gave us reason to Pause For Thought

  • Pause For Thought

    From Canon Ann Easter, Chief Executive of a Charity and Chaplain to the Queen:

    "I was brought up in east London, in pretty modest circumstances; sometimes money was a bit tight and we’d have sugar sandwiches for tea, and my parents made most of our clothes so shop-bought clothes grown out of by my older cousins were enthusiastically received.

    So when I hear about the national debts of Greece, Italy and Spain, and America’s credit-rating being downgraded, talk of amounts which seem a bit long to dial let alone count, it all seems a very long way from my experience.

    My experience, like that of most people in this country, is of prices going up and up, while income stays the same and we can become obsessed with the worry of it all. The often mis-quoted Biblical injunction that ‘the love of money is the root of all evil’ applies whether we have it or not.

    But we can’t do without it. We live in a society based on financial exchange and we need to find a faithful way to live in it.

    I like John Wesley’s suggestion that we should ‘Make all we can; save all we can and give all we can’.

    There’s no shame in making a few quid – using our talents, strength and wit at work or in the community or maybe selling some stuff on the net – and while I’ve never been much of a piggy-bank saver (I soon learned the trick with the knife blade in the slot), saving, as in not wasting resources, things like re-using bags and recycling left-overs, is economical and green too.

    And giving it away’s a good thing; it was fantastic to hear that, even in this economic climate, a huge amount of money has been raised to send to starving people in Africa.

    In the end, I think God’s best pleased when we use money and love people, rather than love money and use people."

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