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Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones joins us for Breakfast

2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 11 February 2013

Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones joins us to choose some tunes and sip some tea!

He's popping in on the way to meet the rest of his bandmates at Abbey Road studios for Radio 2's 'Please Please Me', where they'll be performing I Saw Her Standing There. We can't wait to hear that!

The Welsh wonders have rocked our socks since 1998 when they received a Brit Award for Best New Group. Since then Kelly and the crew have gifted us with eight albums featuring a stack of hit singles that continue to grace indie disco dancefloors up and down the country.

Now the boys are ready to perform a very special version of The Beatles' classic, and we can't wait to hear all about it...

Music Played

26 items
  • Image for Whitesnake

    Whitesnake Here I Go Again (Remix)

    Driving Rock (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Train

    Train Mermaid

    California 37, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Bob Seger

    Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band Old Time Rock And Roll

    Greatest Hits, CAPITOL, 9

  • Image for Spiller

    Spiller and Sophie Ellis-Bextor Groovejet (If This Ain't Love) (feat. Sophie Ellis-Bextor)

    (CD Single), Positiva

  • Image for The Kooks

    The Kooks Naive

    (CD Single), Virgin

  • Image for Emilia Mitiku

    Emilia Mitiku You're Not Right For Me

    I Belong To You, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Duran Duran

    Duran Duran Wild Boys

    Duran Duran - Decade, EMI

  • Image for Eliza Doolittle

    Eliza Doolittle Pack Up

    (CD Single), EMI, 1

  • Image for Simon Dupree & The Big Sound

    Simon Dupree & The Big Sound Kites

    The Greatest Hits Of 1967 (Various), EMI

  • Image for Lawson

    Lawson Learn To Love Again

    (CD Single), Global Talent Records

  • Image for Paul McCartney

    Paul McCartney My Valentine

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Mumford & Sons

    Mumford & Sons I Will Wait

    Gentleman Of The Road / Universal Island

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Set Fire To The Rain

    21, XL, 5

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Love Me Do

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Have A Nice Day

    Now 49 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for HAIM

    HAIM Don't Save Me

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics I Saw Her Standing There

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Do You Want To Know A Secret

  • Image for Eagles

    Eagles Hotel California

    The Best Of Eagles, Asylum

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Indian Summer

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Misery

  • Image for Joe Cocker

    Joe Cocker Fire It Up

    Fire It Up, Sony Music

  • Image for Canned Heat

    Canned Heat Let's Work Together

    The Greatest Hits Of 1970 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Bad Manners

    Bad Manners Can Can

    The 80's Collection: 1981 (Various), Time Life

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Maybe Tomorrow

  • Image for Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Pause for Thought

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

    I so enjoyed the coverage of the BAFTA's on the weekend, including the speeches and the tears. I especially enjoyed the awards for newcomers.

    Our mission at the church as you know is to encourage young people to find confidence through performing. After every show each cast member is presented with their BAFTA mask trophy with a word of encouragement. No one is left out, for everyone has their part to play.

    The real BAFTA'S mission statement says they are presented to reward excellence, inspire practitioners and benefit the public. They are hoping to drive up standards, seek and encourage new and emerging talent and recognise all who participate in entertainment, celebrating the very best creative work.

    I am passionate about encouraging talent, and applaud all who seek to do the same. I'm sure Kelly Jones remembers those who encouraged him when they first formed the Stereophonics, and Jake Bugg will never forget the encouragement he received last week here on the show.

    There is a role model of course in the Bible. One of Jesus's disciples was called Joseph but was nick named Barnabas which means 'son of encouragement' He always thought the best of others, always saw the positive,the potential and the gifts and abilities of other people.

    It is so simple to give a word of encouragement, or send a card of congratulations. A little action that goes a long way. It doesn't always need a medal, or a trophy, but just a memory of someone who believed in you.

    I will never forget when at the age of seven was asked by my Dad what I wanted to be when I grew up. I said 'An actor' He said 'Son, follow your dream'. There's encouragement for you.


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