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Ryan Tubridy sits in

2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 03 July 2012

Ryan Tubridy sits in for Chris Evans with a fully interactive show for all the family, featuring music, special guests and listeners on the phone.

Music Played

33 items
  • Image for Tavares

    Tavares Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel

    20 Songs Of Love From The 70's (Vario, MFP

  • Image for Joshua Radin

    Joshua Radin I'd Rather Be With You

    (CD Single), 14th Floor Records, 1

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 Payphone

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for Eric Clapton

    Eric Clapton Lay Down Sally

    The Cream Of Eric Clapton, Polydor

  • Image for Culture Club

    Culture Club Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

    Culture Club - Kissing To Be Clever, Virgin

  • Image for Anastacia

    Anastacia One Day In Your Life

    (CD Single), Epic

  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops Reach Out I'll Be There

    No Greater Love (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for The Bluebells

    The Bluebells Young At Heart

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

  • Image for Stooshe

    Stooshe Black Heart

    (CD Single), Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue Can't Get You Out Of My Head

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Edwyn Collins

    Edwyn Collins A Girl Like You

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Come On

    Rolling Stones - Singles Collection, Abkco

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Born To Run

    Born To Run, CBS

  • Image for Jack Savoretti

    Jack Savoretti Take Me Home

    Between The Minds, Fullfill Records

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Picking Up The Pieces

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Carpenters

    Carpenters Rainy Days & Mondays

    The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More, A&M

  • Image for Morten Harket

    Morten Harket I'm The One

    (CD Single), Wrasse Records, 004

  • Image for The Monkees

    The Monkees I'm A Believer

    Rediscover The 60's-With A Little Hel, Old Gold, 7

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald Slow It Down

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for A. S. Dileepkumar

    A. S. Dileepkumar and The Pussycat Dolls Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Christina Aguilera

    Christina Aguilera Candyman

    Back To Basics, RCA

  • Image for The Ventures

    The Ventures Hawaii Five-O

    Instrumental Greats Of The 60's (Va), EMI

  • Gossip Move In The Right Direction

    A Joyful Noise, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Paul Young

    Paul Young Love Of The Common People

    Paul Young - From Time To Time, Columbia

  • Image for Rihanna

    Rihanna Unfaithful

    (CD Single), Def Jam

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Papa Don't Preach

    Madonna - The Immaculate Collection, Sire, 4

  • Image for Sonny

    Sonny and Cher I Got You Babe

    Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev, Telstar

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Mary Chapin Carpenter

    Mary Chapin Carpenter and James Taylor Soul Companion

    Ashes & Roses, Zoe Records, 001

  • Image for Neil Young

    Neil Young Harvest Moon

    (CD Single), Reprise

  • Image for Duffy

    Duffy Warwick Avenue

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for Scouting for Girls

    Scouting for Girls She's So Lovely

    (CD Single), Sony BMG

  • Image for Lesley Gore

    Lesley Gore It's My Party

    Rediscover The 50's - Here Comes Summ, Old Gold

  • Pause For Thought

    With Rev Rob Gillion, Rector of Holy Trinity Church and St Saviours.

    This is a breath-taking sight before us Chris; I’m as excited as a little child.
    The cost of these marvellous machines frightens me. I’m afraid to look at them never mind drive them.

    Where I come from it’s the custom to offer a prayer of blessing for cars and those who drive them. Let me hasten to add that the blessing is not a substitute for insurance and here’s why.

    Generally speaking, my blessings are effective, but one can never be sure. I have a really embarrassing story to tell you. When the late Henry Cooper was a champion heavyweight boxer, I came to his home in England to interview him for my magazine. Henry was kindness personified and asked me to bless his brand new, state of the art Mercedes. I did so with a mixture of envy and awe; I prayed for his safety whilst driving and for protection as he travelled. I invoked guardian angels with abandon. Henry and his wife thought I did a great job and drove me to the Tube.

    Next day, to my horror, I learned that Henry crashed his car that evening. I immediately wrote an apologetic letter explaining that I must have used the wrong blessing. But Henry wrote me a gracious reply, saying that had it not been for the prayers he could have been killed. His car was destroyed.

    I have to admit that Henry’s faith was stronger than mine.

    As we begin our journey we pray -:

    May you be filled with gratitude as you journey this day. May you be safe from all harm; may you be protected from accidents and illness; may you never hurt or injure others. May you have laughter to lift you, courage to support you, love to unite you, may you have fun and happiness, and may the wind be always at your back.


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