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2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 08 February 2012

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

Music Played

27 items
  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex 20th Century Boy

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for Maverick Sabre

    Maverick Sabre No One

    Lonely Are The Brave, Mercury, 1

  • Image for Jefferson Airplane

    Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit

    Million Sellers Vol.9 - The Sixties, Disky

  • Image for Level 42

    Level 42 Something About You

    Level 42 - Level Best, Polydor

  • Image for Cast

    Cast Guiding Star

    Now 37 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Pogues

    The Pogues and The Dubliners The Irish Rover

    The Very Best Of The Pogues, Warner Strategic Marketi

  • Image for Juan Zelada

    Juan Zelada What Do I Know

    High Ceilings & Collarbones, Decca, 1

  • Image for Billy Ocean

    Billy Ocean When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

    Billy Ocean - Love Is For Ever (L.I.F, Jive

  • Image for The Kooks

    The Kooks She Moves In Her Own Way

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash Ring Of Fire

    Johnny Cash - Man In Black, Columbia

  • Image for Beth Hart & Slash

    Beth Hart & Slash Sister

    (CD Single), Mascot Records, 1

  • Image for George Harrison

    George Harrison Got My Mind Set On You

    George Harrison - Cloud Nine, Dark Horse, 1

  • Image for Terence Trent D'Arby

    Terence Trent D'Arby If You Let Me Stay

    Fantastic 80's Disc 1 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for The Doors

    The Doors People Are Strange

    The Doors - The Best Of The Doors, Elektra

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Dancing In The Dark

    Bruce Springsteen - Greatest Hits, Columbia

  • Image for Jodie Marie

    Jodie Marie I Got You

    Mountain Echo, Decca, 1

  • Image for Bellowhead

    Bellowhead New York Girls

  • Image for Eagle‐Eye Cherry

    Eagle‐Eye Cherry Save Tonight

    1999 Grammy Nominees (Various Artists, Elektra

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder He's Misstra Know It All

    Stevie Wonder - Song Review, Motown

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle Amazing

    Letters, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Madness

    Madness Driving In My Car

    Madness - Divine Madness, Virgin

  • Image for Yello

    Yello The Race

    Now 13, Part 2 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Gareth Malone

    Gareth Malone and Military Wives Wherever You Are

    (CD Single), Decca

  • Image for The Style Council

    The Style Council Shout To The Top

    Billy Elliot O.S.T. - Various Artists, Polydor

  • Image for Tears for Fears

    Tears for Fears Shout

    Songs From The Big Chair: Deluxe Edition, Mercury

  • Image for The Dubliners

    The Dubliners Molly Malone

    The Very Best of The Dubliners, Universal Classica and Jazz, 4

  • Image for Darren Hayes

    Darren Hayes Bloodstained Heart

    (CD Single), Powdered Sugar Productions, 1

  • Pause For Thought

    With Nick Baines, Bishop of Bradford.

    Loving your neighbour...
    Well, I'm down in London this week for the General Synod of the Church of England. Which, obviously, is a joy and a pleasure - all peace and harmony. But, I've also managed to hit on a problem - basically I'm finding the words of Jesus a bit of a challenge.
    It's all very well commanding us to "love your neighbour as yourself", but what am I supposed to do when my neighbour - a mate of mine who is also a bishop - is a Spurs fan... and a couple of days ago Liverpool met them Anfield? Surely there must be limits somewhere?!
    Well, while sitting there in the Synod, wondering why Jesus had to make it so hard for us, I remembered reading a German theologian who shone a different light on those words. Was Jesus giving backing to narcissists who love themselves - after all, if I don't love myself, how can I love anyone else effectively? Er... yes. The German, who goes by the wonderful name of Dr Fulbert Steffensky, says that this misunderstands Jesus. What he actually says is: "Love your neighbour - he (or she) is as you are... is one of you."
    In other words, it is your common humanity that compels you to love your neighbour. Recognise in your neighbour the same humanity that you recognise in yourself.
    Now, of course this is tough stuff. While people are being bombed and shot at in Syria, while communities are being persecuted in Nigeria, and while all of us know people who cause us endless grief, this can seem, at best, a little naive. After all, this is the same Jesus who asked us to love even our enemies on the grounds that anyone can love their friends, but the world needs something more radical than that.
    Anyway, I still have to work out what it means to take seriously the raw humanity of my neighbour. - whoever it might be. And I have to learn to love - not because I love myself, but because my neighbour is just like me. The next challenge comes on Saturday when Liverpool play Manchester United. Oh dear...


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