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03/12/2012

Duration:
2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 03 December 2012

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

Music Played

28 items
  • Image for Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin Rock 'n' Roll

    Led Zeppelin - Early Days, Atlantic

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars Locked Out Of Heaven

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco

  • Image for KT Tunstall

    KT Tunstall Black Horse & The Cherry Tree

    (CD Single), Relentless Records

  • Image for Supertramp

    Supertramp Breakfast In America

    The Very Best Of Supertramp, Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles We Can Work It Out

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 2

  • Image for Jeff Lynne

    Jeff Lynne Mercy Mercy

    Long Wave, Frontiers Records, 4

  • Image for Duran Duran

    Duran Duran The Reflex

    Now 1984 (Various Artists), Now, 6

  • Image for Oasis

    Oasis The Importance Of Being Idle

    (CD Single), Big Brother Records

  • Image for Norman Greenbaum

    Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky

    Million Sellers Vol.18 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Yes

    Yes Owner Of A Lonely Heart

    Top Gear 2 - Various Artists, Columbia

  • Image for Imelda May

    Imelda May Big Bad Handsome Man

    (CD Single), Universal Music Classics & Jazz, 1

  • Image for Wham!

    Wham! Freedom

    Wham - The Best Of Wham!, Epic

  • Image for Jools Holland

    Jools Holland and Rumer Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive

    The Golden Age Of Song, Rhino

  • Image for Jools Holland

    Jools Holland and Rumer Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive

    The Golden Age Of Song, Rhino

  • Image for Squeeze

    Squeeze Cool For Cats

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Stray Cats

    Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut

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

  • Image for Tom Jones

    Tom Jones What's New Pussycat

    Magic Moments: The Definitive Burt Bacharach Collection, Rhino

  • Image for Paul Simon

    Paul Simon Mother & Child Reunion

    The Paul Simon Anthology (Disc 1), Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for The Moody Blues

    The Moody Blues Driftwood

    Moody Blues - Voices In The Sky, Threshold

  • Image for Travis

    Travis Driftwood

    (CD Single), Independiente

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)

    The Beatles: 1962-1967, Apple, 2

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Just Be

    Fall To Grace, Sony

  • Image for JD McPherson

    JD McPherson North Side Gal

    Signs & Signifiers, Rounder, 1

  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops Loco In Acapulco

    The Ultimate Party (Various Artists), Hit Label

  • Image for Tom Browne

    Tom Browne Funkin' For Jamaica

    100 Dance Hits Of The Eighties, Connoisseur

  • Image for The Drifters

    The Drifters Kissin' In The Back Row Of The Movies

    Jukebox 70's Hits -I Got The Music In Me, Old Gold

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Red

    Red, Mercury

  • Pause for Thought

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

    The nights are really drawing in, for some it’s been a very difficult couple of weeks with the floods and storms. Yet we have seen scenes of bravery, courage and heroism by friends and neighbours, even passing strangers who have rescued others from the floods. Care and compassion that’s the Christmas spirit, and preparation can now begin for real.

    Today we’re opening are third door of the advent calendar. There are twenty four windows to open including Christmas Eve. I have sent a calendar to my Godson and bought one for myself and I’ve brought one for Noah and Eli to share. Each window reveals a picture and a bible verse. The first window was a candle and a verse from Isaiah ‘the people who walk in darkness have seen a great light’. This is the first week of advent, the real preparation for Christmas.

    There are of course so many people suffering in the darkness of their lives, and the advent calendar in its very first window suggests there is hope advent hope – a light at the end of the tunnel. Of course the light shines when we shine.

    The next window speaks of peace. With all that is going on across the world, it’s a gift we need to foster and encourage.

    The third window is an angel offering a message of good news. The message is that love will overcome any darkness in the world. I believe the best definition of love is found in the scriptures ‘God is love and those who live in love live in God and God lives in them’. So for me the way to bring light into the world is a partnership between ourselves and God.

    So every day in Advent there is a window of surprise.

    I’m not averse to the advent calendar’s with chocolate in them either, but as we eat them let’s remember to love our neighbour as ourselves and share the gifts we have been given. Love. Joy and Peace and chocolate!!

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