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Richard Madeley Sits In

3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 29 September 2011

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

Music Played

33 items
  • Image for Huey Lewis and the News

    Huey Lewis and the News Do You Believe In Love

    It's Only Rock 'n' Roll... (Various), EMI

  • Image for Nina Simone

    Nina Simone My Baby Just Cares For Me

    Heartbeat - The 60's Gold Collection, Global Television

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Paradise

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks Tired Of Waiting For You

    The Kinks - The Definitive Collection, Polygram Tv, 6

  • Image for Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

    Johnny Kidd & The Pirates Shakin' All Over

    That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Make You Feel My Love

    19, XL, 1

  • Image for The Stylistics

    The Stylistics I'm Stone In Love With You

    The Very Best Of The Stylistics, H & L

  • Image for Level 42

    Level 42 Something About You

    Level 42 - Level Best, Polydor

  • Image for Shania Twain

    Shania Twain Man! I Feel Like A Woman

    (CD Single), Mercury

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle Run For Your Life

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello The Other Side Of Summer

    The Very Best Of Elvis Costello, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Katherine Jenkins

    Katherine Jenkins Break It To My Heart

    Daydream, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Duran Duran

    Duran Duran Girls On Film

    Duran Duran - Decade, EMI, 1

  • Image for Cee Lo Green

    Cee Lo Green Cry Baby

    The Lady Killer, WEA, 1

  • Image for Cat Stevens

    Cat Stevens Remember The Days Of The Old Schoolyard

    The Very Best Of Cat Stevens, Island

  • Image for Joss Stone

    Joss Stone Don't Start Lying To Me Now

    (CD Single), Stoned Records, 1

  • Image for Nat King Cole

    Nat King Cole Route 66

    The Nat King Cole Story (Disc 1), Capitol

  • Image for Noah and the Whale

    Noah and the Whale Tonight's The Kind Of Night

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Mungo Jerry

    Mungo Jerry In The Summertime

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

  • Image for James Blunt

    James Blunt Dangerous

    (CD Single), Rocket, 1

  • Image for Culture Club

    Culture Club Time (Clock Of The Heart)

    Culture Club - Greatest Moments, Virgin

  • Image for Peter Grant

    Peter Grant Too Close

    (CD Single), Peter Grant Music, 1

  • Image for Three Dog Night

    Three Dog Night Mama Told Me Not To Come

    25 Years Of No.1 Hits - Vol.1 (Vario, Connoisseur Collection

  • Image for Aloe Blacc

    Aloe Blacc I Need A Dollar

    Good Things, Stones Throw Records, 1

  • Image for Amos Lee

    Amos Lee Flower

    (CD Single), Blue Note, 1

  • Image for Beverley Knight

    Beverley Knight One More Try

    (CD Single), Hurricane Records, 1

  • Image for Sam Cooke

    Sam Cooke Wonderful World

    Sam Cooke - The Man & His Music, RCA

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys Surfin' Safari

    Surfin' Safari, Capitol

  • Image for Mads Langer

    Mads Langer Riding Elevators

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for The Isley Brothers

    The Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Julian Lennon

    Julian Lennon Lookin' 4 Luv

    (CD Single), Conehead, 1

  • Image for Scissor Sisters

    Scissor Sisters I Don't Feel Like Dancin'

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Sister Sledge

    Sister Sledge We Are Family

    Disco Fever (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Pause For Thought

    From Sarah Joseph, Editor of a Muslim lifestyle magazine:

    "Sunday would have been my Grandmother’s 102nd birthday. She passed away a few weeks after she turned 100, having lived the most extraordinary life. Though Nana is gone physically there is not a day that goes by that she is not in my life.

    She was the quintessential English woman. I can still remember being on the frozen Swiss Alps with her, when she pulled from her handbag her Royal Albert tea cup with accompanying saucer. The tea set went with us on of our 2000 mile European road trip.

    But it’s more than memories that remind me of her.

    I live with her “Nanarisms” – her words of wisdom that issued from her lips - and which I draw from on a daily basis.

    “Everything in moderation” – she would tell us when enjoying a slice of cake, or when we were working too hard.

    “Idle hands do the devil’s work” – when we weren’t working hard enough.

    “There but for the grace of God go I” was a favorite, and would always be repeated when she would take me to school, as we would pass this old lady. The woman was homeless, but looked like the archetypal old crone, just like the wicked queen in Snow White. Dressed all in black she scared me half to death, but my grandmother would say “There but for the grace of God go I” or “walk a mile in her shoes”. I didn’t want to walk even an inch in her shoes, which were covered in newspaper. Although, aged five, I didn’t completely understand Nana, I knew that she meant that I had to have gratitude for everything I had, and not to judge others.

    Yet the Nanarism which stays with me most is “What’s for you will not go pass you”. It was always expressed when difficulty was faced. It did not make me fatalistic, but I learnt that in the great scheme of things there is always a greater plan.

    I’m just grateful that my plan included being brought up by this wonderful woman."


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