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We Are the Champions!

Duration:
2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 07 October 2013

Two brand new British motorsport champions, Sam Lowe and Tia Woffinden, and our very own champion of Strictly Come Dancing, Vanessa Feltz!

Music Played

29 items
  • Image for Supergrass

    Supergrass Alright

    The Best Pub Jukebox In The World (V), Virgin

  • Image for Rubylux

    Rubylux I Don't Want Paradise

    (CD Single), Luxury-B Records, 1

  • Image for The Byrds

    The Byrds Ballad Of Easy Rider

    Alternative 60's (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Dodgy

    Dodgy Good Enough

    Now 34 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Paul Simon

    Paul Simon Me & Julio Down By The Schoolyard

    The Paul Simon Anthology (Disc 1), Warner Bros, 3

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald Mr Rock & Roll

    (CD Single), Vertigo

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Love Me Do

    Past Masters, Apple, 1

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles While My Guitar Gently Weeps

    The White Album, Parlophone, 7

  • Image for Midge Ure

    Midge Ure If I Was

    Electric Dreams (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Lawson

    Lawson Juliet

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Petula Clark

    Petula Clark Sailor

    60's Number Ones Vol 1, Old Gold

  • Image for Cher

    Cher I Hope You Find It

    Closer To The Truth, Warner Bros, 001

  • Image for Eagle‐Eye Cherry

    Eagle‐Eye Cherry Save Tonight

    1999 Grammy Nominees (Various Artists, Elektra

  • Image for Kenny

    Kenny The Bump

    Super 70's (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Liquid Gold

    Liquid Gold Dance Yourself Dizzy

    (CD Single), Champion, 40

  • Image for The Jackson 5

    The Jackson 5 Blame It On The Boogie

    Disco Fever (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Dario G

    Dario G Sunchyme

    Huge Hits 1997 (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Eliza Doolittle

    Eliza Doolittle Let It Rain

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Chris Spedding

    Chris Spedding Motor Biking

    Greatest Hits Of The 70's (Various), Disky

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston Run To You

    Whitney Houston - Love, Whitney, Arista

  • Image for Stealers Wheel

    Stealers Wheel Stuck In The Middle With You

    (Single), A&M

  • Image for Pink Floyd

    Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall

    Pink Floyd, Harvest

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 This Love

    (CD Single), J

  • Image for Beyoncé

    Beyoncé Crazy In Love (feat. JAY Z)

    Featured Artist: JAY Z.

    (CD Single), Columbia

  • Image for The Jam

    The Jam Strange Town

    The 70's: Back In The Groove - 1979, Time Life

  • Image for The Skids

    The Skids Into The Valley

    Greatest Hits Of Big Country & Skids, Universal

  • Image for Paul McCartney

    Paul McCartney New

    New, Virgin/EMI

  • Image for Dave Edmunds

    Dave Edmunds Girls Talk

    The Best Of Dave Edmunds, Swansong, 2

  • Image for Cee Lo Green

    Cee Lo Green Forget You

    (CD Single), Warner Music UK, 1

  • Pause for Thought

    Brian Darcy

    From Father Brian D’Arcy, a Catholic Passionist priest:

     

    When I trained for the priesthood fifty years ago, I was warned that the world around me would change, but my values should remain the same.

    For years I lived by that principle until I realised I would become mentally and emotionally ill unless I abandoned such dark-age philosophy. Everything changes and that includes me.

    No matter how I try to avoid it, I have to admit that “change” and “choice” are part of life; both are to be welcomed, not feared. 

    However, so much changes so rapidly now, that I can’t possibly keep abreast of them all. I’m one of the dwindling few who still remembers when phones had wires attached and when “notebooks” needed pens. I’m also the first to admit that almost all of the changes I once resisted, have made life easier and better.

    Yet even today when I’m faced with a new project which forces me to leave my comfort zone, my gut feeling is to give up. I have to remind myself that both change and choice keep me young at heart. Without them I’d become a dead fish in a stagnant pond.

    The French philosopher Sartre agrees, “we are our choices”. I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday, as it were.

    At this stage of my life, it’s vital that I welcome change and that I actually make choices. I can’t have everything so I have to learn not to be paralysed by so many options.

    It’s easier to make good choices, though, when you know what your principles are. So embrace change; make choices; know your core principles.

    One final thought. When you make a decision, choose what is right and honest. To do nothing is not an option because the decision not to choose is itself a choice – and usually the worst one.

    In life there are no safe choices, only other choices. And for me a wrong choice is braver than no choice at all.

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