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22/05/2013

Duration:
2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 22 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 Electric Light Orchestra

    Electric Light Orchestra Don't Bring Me Down

    Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO, Epic, 4

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Bula Bula Quo

    (CD Single), Fourth Chord Records, 1

  • Image for Matt Monro

    Matt Monro From Russia With Love

    The Best Of James Bond 30th Anniversa, EMI

  • Image for Van Halen

    Van Halen Why Can't This Be Love

    Life In The Fast Lane (Various), Telstar

  • Image for Keane

    Keane Somewhere Only We Know

    (CD Single), Transcopic Records

  • Image for Pulp

    Pulp Common People

    (CD Single), Island, 5

  • Image for Texas

    Texas The Conversation

    (CD Single), PIAS UK, 1

  • Image for U2

    U2 Pride (In The Name Of Love)

    U2 - The Best Of 1980-1990, Island, 1

  • Image for Noisettes

    Noisettes Wild Young Hearts

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Turtles

    The Turtles Happy Together

    Heartbeat - The 60's Gold Collection, Global Television

  • Image for Passenger

    Passenger Let Her Go

    (CD Single), Nettwerk, 1

  • Image for Morecambe & Wise

    Morecambe & Wise Bring Me Sunshine

    (Single), Columbia

  • Image for Andy Williams

    Andy Williams It's So Easy

    The Very Best Of Andy Williams, Pickwick

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley and Junkie XL A Little Less Conversation

    (CD Single), BMG/RCA

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Get Off Of My Cloud

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco

  • Image for Daft Punk

    Daft Punk Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams)

    Featured Artist: Pharrell Williams.

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Glenn Frey

    Glenn Frey The Heat Is On

    Beverly Hills Cop (S/Track), MCA

  • Image for Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello and Elvis Costello & The Attractions Pump It Up

    Elvis Costello & Attractions- The Man, Imp Records

  • Image for Nick Lowe

    Nick Lowe Cruel To Be Kind

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia, 9

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics Graffiti On The Train

    (CD Single), Stylus Records, 1

  • Image for Eric Clapton

    Eric Clapton Let It Grow

    Eric Clapton - 461 Ocean Boulevard, Polydor

  • Image for The Move

    The Move Flowers In The Rain

    Sunny Afternoon - Sound Of The 60's,V, Old Gold

  • Image for Generation X

    Generation X Dancing With Myself

    (Single), Chrysalis

  • Image for Men Without Hats

    Men Without Hats Safety Dance

    Hits Of The 60s, 70s & 80s (Various), Kenwest

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Skyfall

    (CD Single), XL

  • Image for Jake Bugg

    Jake Bugg Lightning Bolt

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Pause for Thought

    From Diane Louise Jordan, presenter of The Sunday Hour.

    I'm in the middle of filming a new Gospel talent singing show, and on the weekend the judges turned down a girl who's rampant nerves prevented her obvious talent from shining through.

    When she came off stage and managed to calmed down a little, she agreed to sing again, in private, just for me. As she opened her mouth a gold standard wall of sound fell out - stunning!... But frustratingly it was too late! She'd missed her moment with the judges, so left thoroughly disappointed.

    I was disappointed too! How had the judges allowed such talent to slip away simply because of nerves. Unable to shake her from my mind I broke protocol and pleaded with them to give her a second chance.

    They conceded. But by the time the production team had tracked her down she was already in a cab. Anyway I phoned with the good news, expecting her to excitedly rush back!

    Instead she calmly thanked me for my efforts and said she'd rather try again next year....

    I was speechless. I thought she wanted this opportunity!

    But as a friend pointed out, when I later retold the story, even if something's right, it's all about timing...

    And she may have a point. My husband and I agree we are perfectly designed for each other, and yet both admit if we'd met even a couple of years earlier we wouldn't have been so suited. And sadly a sweet girlfriend of mine who's going through a tough breakup, believes the main reason for their separation was getting together too soon.


    So the stunning young singer's decision to try next year has reminded me that realising our dreams isn't just about driving passion, but about having the wisdom, and perhaps courage, to only pursue something when the time is right.

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