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with Noah Wyle and Tony Bennett

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 June 2012

This week Verona Morgan in Cardiff chose Lynn Anderson's 'Rose Garden' for 'I Can't Believe It's Not Better' and barrister Miranda Jollie from London is the latest recipient of a set of highly sought after, wipe free 'Tune With A Tale' coasters after talking us through the story contained within Squeeze's 1979 hit 'Up The Junction'... as normal it had an unhappy ending!

In 'Grill Graham', assisted by Maria McErlane after she'd cleaned the toilet, Graham pondered whether Emma in Dublin should try to rekindle a relationship she herself ended because her friends didn't approve and is now regretting her decision. Then there was ANON, who lives somewhere in the UK, and is sick and tired of the constant whining of someone she walks to her child's school with. Should she be direct and tell her to stop moaning, or try to avoid her another way?

Graham's first guest of the day was actor Noah Wyle who used to be in 'ER' and is back on our screens in July in the second series of sci-fi drama 'Falling Skies'. Noah also talked about seeing Bruce Springsteen in concert last night in Manchester, meeting Steve Jobs after portraying him in a film, and explaining how playing a doctor on TV doesn't mean you can do it in real-life.

Legendary singer Tony Bennett dropped by the studio for a chat in the final hour of the show. At the same time as drawing a portrait of Graham, he talked about being discovered by Bob Hope, getting advice from Frank Sinatra and how his latest album 'Duets 2' is also his most successful.

Music Played

23 items
  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Modern Love

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for Lemar

    Lemar Invincible

    (CD Single), Sony, 1

  • Image for Diana Ross & The Supremes

    Diana Ross & The Supremes In And Out Of Love

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • 'I Can't Believe It's Not Better' as chosen by Verona Morgan

    • Image for Lynn Anderson

      Lynn Anderson Rose Garden

      PAUSE FOR THOUGHT

      Million Sellers Vol.15 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for The Musgraves

    The Musgraves The Way You Make Me Want You

    promo single, 1st Cut Recordings, 1

  • Image for Maxi Priest

    Maxi Priest Close To You

    The Best Reggae Album In The World..., Virgin

  • Image for The Temper Trap

    The Temper Trap Trembling Hands

    The Temper Trap, Infectious Music Ltd, 3

  • Image for Sugababes

    Sugababes In The Middle

    (CD Single), Universal

  • Image for Rachel Stevens

    Rachel Stevens Sweet Dreams My L.A. Ex

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Train

    Train 50 Ways To Say Goodbye

    Cailfornia 37, Columbia (Sony), 5

  • Image for Dan Hartman

    Dan Hartman This Is It

    The 70's: 1979 (Various Artists), Time Life

  • Image for Alistair Griffin

    Alistair Griffin Just Drive

  • Image for Noah and the Whale

    Noah and the Whale Tonight's The Kind Of Night

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • 'kind of' chosen by guest Noah Wyle

  • Gossip Move In The Right Direction

    A Joyful Noise, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Daryl Hall

    Daryl Hall and John Oates Family Man

    Looking Back - The Best Of Hall & Oat, BMG

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Vogue

    (Single), Sire

  • Image for Florence + the Machine

    Florence + the Machine Breaking Down

    MTV Unplugged, Island

  • Image for Squeeze

    Squeeze Up The Junction

    Big Squeeze: The Very Best Of Squeeze, Universal/A&M

  • Image for Saint Etienne

    Saint Etienne DJ

    Universal

  • Image for Tony Bennett

    Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga The Lady Is A Tramp

    Duets II, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Tony Bennett

    Tony Bennett I Wanna Be Around

    Tony Bennett - 16 Most Requested Song, Columbia

  • Image for Tony Bennett

    Tony Bennett I Left My Heart In San Francisco

    Melodies Of Love (Various Artists), Global Television

  • NOAH WYLE

    NOAH WYLE

    The star of 'ER' and 'Falling Skies' drops by for a chat...

  • WHEN TONY MET TONY

    WHEN TONY MET TONY

    Radio 2's very own Tony Blackburn was on hand to greet the legendary Mr Bennett...

  • TONY BENNETT AND MARIA McERLANE

    TONY BENNETT AND MARIA McERLANE

  • NOT ONLY A GREAT SINGER

    NOT ONLY A GREAT SINGER

    Tony Bennett starts to draw a portrait of Graham while being interviewed...

  • TAKING SHAPE...

    TAKING SHAPE...

  • GRAHAM WITH HIS PORTRAIT

    GRAHAM WITH HIS PORTRAIT

  • BRILLIANT!

    BRILLIANT!

  • PLEASURE TO MEET YOU...

    PLEASURE TO MEET YOU...

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