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06/05/2013

Duration:
2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 06 May 2013

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

Music Played

26 items
  • Image for The Smiths

    The Smiths This Charming Man

    The Smiths - The Very Best Of, WEA, 2

  • Image for Alison Moyet

    Alison Moyet When I Was Your Girl

    (CD Single), Cooking Vinyl, 1

  • Image for Joe Cocker

    Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes Up Where We Belong

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for Caro Emerald

    Caro Emerald Stuck

    (CD Single), Dramatico, 1

  • Image for Paul McCartney

    Paul McCartney No More Lonely Nights

    Paul McCartney - All The Best!, Parlophone

  • Image for Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Graffiti On The Train

    (CD Single), Stylus Records, 1

  • Image for Will Young

    Will Young Jealousy

    Echoes, RCA, 1

  • Image for The Emotions

    The Emotions Best Of My Love

    Mellow Madness (Various Artists), Epic

  • Image for Texas

    Texas The Conversation

    (CD Single), PIAS UK, 1

  • Image for Stornoway

    Stornoway The Bigger Picture

  • Image for Jackson 5

    Jackson 5 Blame It On The Boogie

    Disco Fever (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Queen

    Queen Don't Stop Me Now

    Jazz, Island, 12

  • Image for The Eagles

    The Eagles Take It Easy

    The Best Of Eagles, Asylum

  • Image for Kate Bush

    Kate Bush Wuthering Heights

    Music Of The Millennium (Various), Universal

  • Image for The Pet Shop Boys & BBC Concert Orchestra

    The Pet Shop Boys & BBC Concert Orchestra It's A Sin (Live)

  • Image for KC and The Sunshine Band

    KC and The Sunshine Band Get Down Tonight

    Billboard Top Hits 1975, Rhino

  • Image for Phillip Phillips

    Phillip Phillips Home

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Eric Clapton

    Eric Clapton Behind The Mask

    The Cream Of Eric Clapton, Polydor

  • Image for Gloria Estefan

    Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine Dr Beat

    Gloria Estefan - Greatest Hits, Epic

  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart It's Over

    (CD Single), Capitol Records, 1

  • Image for The Police

    The Police Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

    Ones On 1 (Radio 1 21st Birthday Albu, BBC

  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine

    Songs Of The Century (Disc 2), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Don Henley

    Don Henley The Boys Of Summer

    (CD Single), MCA

  • Image for Tears for Fears

    Tears for Fears Sowing The Seeds Of Love

    The Best Of Drive Time (Various Artists), Polygram TV, 7

  • Image for Black Star Riders

    Black Star Riders Bound For Glory

    (CD Single), Nuclear Blast, 1

  • Pause for Thought

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

    Count your blessings rather than your money, as after all it is a Bank holiday. I have just had a feast of blessings over the weekend
    My son whose wedding I took in Australia is now back for a blessing, an opportunity for those who couldn’t travel to share in the excitement.

    Then on Sunday we celebrate a baptism of a little boy who has meant so much to us – he’s been very poorly and so to see him bonnie and bathed was such a joy. It was easy for me to count my blessings - in fact I ran out of fingers!

    I know we don’t need research to tell us the obvious, but I did enjoy hearing the findings recently which proves that gratefulness can increase good health and increase the feeling of optimism about the future. It is an attitude of gratitude that is so important.
    However there are times when life gets so difficult and challenging you can’t see any blessings – that’s when you need someone to offer a helping hand or a shoulder to cry on.

    Jesus first recorded sermon, the Sermon on the Mount spoke about blessing those who are suffering those who are bereaved those who are being persecuted. A list of blessings for those who are struggling.

    It’s an attitude of gratitude that helps us to rejoice when things are going well and look for love and support when darkness falls.

    Someone said, What goes around comes around, work like you don’t need the money, Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching, sing like nobody’s listening. Live like its heaven on earth. That’s an attitude of gratitude and a life full of blessings.

    So I’m counting my blessings and wherever possible seeking to be a blessing to someone else.

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