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Richard Madeley Sits In

Duration:
2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 28 September 2011

A fully interactive show for all the family, featuring music, special guests and listeners on the phone.

Music Played

34 items
  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Girls In Their Summer Clothes

    Magic, Columbia

  • Image for Earth, Wind & Fire

    Earth, Wind & Fire Star

    18 Soul Classics (Various Artists), Pickwick, 6

  • Image for Dionne Bromfield

    Dionne Bromfield Ouch That Hurt

    Good For The Soul, Island, 1

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Sad Songs (Say So Much)

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for Junior Walker

    Junior Walker and The All-Stars Road Runner

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Steve Miller Band

    Steve Miller Band The Joker

    Steve Miller Band Greatest Hits 1974-, Mercury

  • Image for Brenda Lee

    Brenda Lee Speak To Me Pretty

    Brenda Lee - The EP Collection, See For Miles

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael Too Funky

    George Michael - Ladies & Gentlemen, Epic, 8

  • Image for Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga You & I (Mark Taylor Remix)

    (CD Single), Streamline Records, 2

  • Image for Paolo Nutini

    Paolo Nutini Pencil Full Of Lead

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin I Say A Little Prayer

    Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic

  • Image for Ryan Adams

    Ryan Adams Lucky Now

    Ashes & Fire, Columbia, 1

  • Image for The Kane Gang

    The Kane Gang Closest Thing To Heaven

    Bad And Lowdown World Of The Kane Gan, Kitchenware

  • Image for Incognito

    Incognito Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing

    (CD Single), Talkin' Loud

  • Image for Lady Antebellum

    Lady Antebellum Just A Kiss

    (CD Single), Capitol, 1

  • Image for The O'Jays

    The O'Jays Back Stabbers

    The Ultimate Sound Of Philadelphia, Columbia

  • Image for Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood

    Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood Remind Me

    This Is Country Music, Sony Music, 1

  • Image for Dennis Edwards

    Dennis Edwards and Siedah Garrett Don't Look Any Further

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for The Fortunes

    The Fortunes Here It Comes Again

    Heartbeat - Forever Yours, Sony

  • Image for Katrina and the Waves

    Katrina and the Waves Walking On Sunshine

    The Best Summer Ever (Various Artist, Virgin

  • Image for Darren Hayes

    Darren Hayes Black Out The Sun

    (CD Single), Powdered Sugar Productions, 1

  • Image for Heart

    Heart All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You

    Absolute Gold (Various Artists), Capitol

  • Image for The Cock n Bull Kid

    The Cock n Bull Kid Hold On To Your Misery

    Adulthood, Island, 1

  • Image for Scouting for Girls

    Scouting for Girls Heartbeat

    (CD Single), Epic

  • Image for Sly & The Family Stone

    Sly & The Family Stone Family Affair

    Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds A.K.A... What A Life!

    (CD Single), Sour Mash Records, 1

  • Image for Paul Carrack

    Paul Carrack Time To Move On

    Time To Move On, Carrack UK, 1

  • Image for Scarlette Fever

    Scarlette Fever Elated

    (CD Single), Starfish Records, 1

  • Image for Barry White

    Barry White Let The Music Play

    Barry White - The Collection, Mercury

  • Image for James Morrison

    James Morrison I Won't Let You Go

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Bill Withers

    Bill Withers Lovely Day

    It's Cool (Various Artists), Parlophone

  • Image for Lisa Stansfield

    Lisa Stansfield All Around The World

    The Ivor Novello Winners, EMI

  • Image for Len Barry

    Len Barry 1-2-3

    It's A Sixties Party (Various Artist, Sony Music TV

  • Image for The Kooks

    The Kooks Shine On

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • Pause For Thought

    From Rev Ruth Scott, an Anglican vicar in Richmond:

    "Richard, take a look at this, it looks to me like gobbledy-gook – it’s a snippet of symbols in a mathematical equation that runs on for pages and pages. It comes from a three-volume work by Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell, both mathematicians and philosophers. Have you any idea what the equation proves? It’s 1+1=2! Madness, you might say, how can anyone question that 1+1=2? Russell and Whitehead might have gone to the extreme, but there are all kinds of good reasons for checking out our assumptions, even the ones that seem obvious. Last week we heard how scientists had found in experiments that particles called neutrinos seemed to travel faster than light. If this is really true it turns our understanding of the world upside down. Scientists will now go through the data with a fine tooth comb, repeating the experiments, perhaps trying new ones, and taking very little for granted so they don’t miss any potential error. On the other hand, if we had to check out every assumption we make about ourselves, other people and every day life we’d spend so much time analysing that we’d never get anything done. Assumptions are necessary short-cuts in our mental processes. The downside is that because we pick up many of them unconsciously when we’re children and can’t determine their validity, some can blind us to who we and others really are, and what life has to offer. The gospels tell stories of Jesus restoring sight to those who are blind. The purpose is to teach us that, at its best, faith is about opening our eyes to wider reality. When we let go of old assumptions that limit our lives, it’s like scales dropping from our eyes. We talk of ‘light dawning’. Richard, whether that’s light that moves faster than neutrinos or not, the scientists have yet to confirm or deny!"

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