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Zoe Ball sits in

2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 27 August 2013

Zoe Ball sits in for Chris, presenting a fully interactive show for all the family, featuring music, special guests and listeners on the phone.

Music Played

28 items
  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex Children Of The Revolution

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 006

  • Image for Matt Cardle

    Matt Cardle and Melanie C Loving You

    (CD Single), Absolute, 1

  • Image for Madness

    Madness Baggy Trousers

    More Greatest Hits Of 80's (Various), Disky

  • Image for Gloria Gaynor

    Gloria Gaynor Never Can Say Goodbye

    The Greatest Hits Of 1974 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Rolling In The Deep

    (CD Single), XL, 1

  • Image for Aztec Camera

    Aztec Camera Somewhere In My Heart

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

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Right Place, Right Time

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for The Style Council

    The Style Council Shout To The Top

    Billy Elliot O.S.T. - Various Artists, Polydor

  • Image for Gibson Brothers

    Gibson Brothers Cuba

    Latin Fever (Various Artists), Universal Music

  • Image for The Platters

    The Platters Only You (And You Alone)

    The Platters Golden Hits, Phonogram, 1

  • Image for Stereophonics

    Stereophonics We Share The Same Sun

    (CD Single), Stylus Records, 1

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Heart Of Glass

    Billboard Top Hits: 1979 (Various), Rhino, 13

  • Image for Junior

    Junior Mama Used To Say

    And They Danced The Night Away, Debutante

  • Image for Wings

    Wings Live & Let Die

    Paul McCartney - All The Best!, Parlophone

  • Image for Dean Martin

    Dean Martin Mambo Italiano

    Best Of The Capitol Years - Dean Mart, Capitol

  • Image for Manic Street Preachers

    Manic Street Preachers Show Me The Wonder

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Ike Turner

    Ike Turner and Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits

    The Greatest Hits Of 1973 (Various), EMI

  • Image for Katrina and the Waves

    Katrina and the Waves Walking On Sunshine

    The Best Summer Ever (Various Artist, Virgin

  • Image for Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Bob Marley & The Wailers and Bob Marley Iron Lion Zion

    (CD Single), Tuff Gong

  • Image for The Emotions

    The Emotions Best Of My Love

    Mellow Madness (Various Artists), Epic

  • Image for Shane Filan

    Shane Filan Everything To Me

    (CD Single), Capitol, 1

  • Image for Voice of the Beehive

    Voice of the Beehive Don't Call Me Baby

    Now 12 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Waitin' On A Sunny Day

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for Billy Idol

    Billy Idol White Wedding

    Rip It Up (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Emma Stevens

    Emma Stevens A Place Called You

    (CD Single), Rising Tide Music, 1

  • Image for Traveling Wilburys

    Traveling Wilburys End Of The Line

    Traveling Wilburys Vol.1, Wilbury

  • Image for John Oates

    John Oates and Daryl Hall I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)

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

  • Image for Imelda May

    Imelda May Johnny Got A Boom Boom

    (CD Single), Universal Classics & Jazz, 1

  • Pause for Thought

    From Diane Louise Jordan, presenter of The Sunday Hour.

    I was listening to a radio programme the other day where someone was expressing how much they like being rushed and busy because it makes them feel as if they really matter.

    On the same programme a mother described how from the minute the alarm goes off to the moment her head hits the pillow, she's constantly on the go: and that her 10 year old son gets up 1/2 an hour earlier than his sisters in order to eat his breakfast in peace before the daily rush of getting ready for school and mum rushing out to work.

    This caught my attention - particularly the actions of her son - as when I was 10 I never felt rushed (even on school days) and my long, languishing summer holidays felt like they'd happily never end....

    But as a reported 3/4 of parents claim to have no time to themselves, maybe it's effecting children too...

    So has Time dramatically changed, or are we living more demanding, jam-packed, but perhaps more exciting days?

    Well according to a growing campaign for slower living it would seem that however exciting our days are, rushing and busyness isn't necessarily good for us. It's argued that our increasing obsession with speed means we race through life instead of actually living it, but that we'd be better off if we created moments of slowness to connect with our "inner-tortoise."

    Well I don't know about you, but whenever I'm over-ventilating with things to do, and I actually remember to take a break, I never fail to achieve more, using less time! So maybe there is something in that old adage about less haste creating more speed.

    It may well feel counter-intuitive, but perhaps if we slowed down we might combat the virus of hurry and instead live happier, healthier and certainly more productive lives - which I think is exactly what we're trying to achieve with all our rushing busyness!....


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