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Sir Bob Geldof joins Zoe Ball for Breakfast!

Legendary musical icon Sir Bob Geldof joins Zoe for Breakfast, to catch up about the latest happenings with The Boomtown Rats!

The legendary musical icon Sir Bob Geldof joins us for breakfast to fill us in on the latest happenings with The Boomtown Rats!

They're back back back with a greatest hits album (which includes two brand new tracks!) and a tour which will take them all over the UK in the Autumn for the first time in 27 years!

Boomtown Bob shares his music choices and gets the nation pogo-ing to The Ramones, before dancing along to Wham!

Zoe also chats to two stars of this weekend's music extravaganza, Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park, James Blunt and Jamie Cullum. And today's Pause for Thoughter is Simon Cohen.

2 hours, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Kaiser Chiefs

    Ruby

    • (CD Single).
    • B-Unique.
  • Olly Murs

    Right Place Right Time

    • (CD Single).
    • Epic.
    • 1.
  • A Flock of Seagulls

    Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)

    • Electric Dreams (Various Artists).
    • Virgin.
    • 6.
  • Billy Ocean

    Love Really Hurts Without You

    • The Greatest Hits Of 1976 (Various).
    • Premier.
  • Pilot

    Magic

    • 25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll Vol.2 (1974).
    • Connoisseur Collection.
  • Glenn Frey

    The Heat Is On

    • Above The Clouds: The Very Best Of.
    • Universal.
  • The Pierces

    Glorious

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
    • 1.
  • The Pioneers

    Let Your Yeah Be Yeah

    • Young Gifted & Black (Various).
    • Trojan.
  • KT Tunstall

    Other Side of the World

    • (CD Single).
    • Relentless Records.
  • Jackson Browne

    Doctor My Eyes

    • The Next Voice You Hear - Jackson Bro.
    • Elektra.
  • The Shadows

    Foot Tapper

    • The Shadows - First 20 Years At The T.
    • EMI.
  • Earth, Wind & Fire

    My Promise

    • (CD Single).
    • Legacy.
    • 1.
  • Karen Ramirez

    Looking For Love

    • (CD Single).
    • Manifesto.
  • Dexys Midnight Runners

    Geno

    • Greatest Hits Of The 80's (Various).
    • Disky.
    • 5.
  • James Blunt

    Dangerous

    • (CD Single).
    • Rocket.
    • 1.
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Bad Moon Rising

    • Green River.
    • Fantasy.
    • 1.
  • Madonna

    Beautiful Stranger

    • Madonna - Greatest Hits Volume 2.
    • Maverick.
    • 13.
  • Manic Street Preachers

    Show Me The Wonder

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • The Boomtown Rats

    Rat Trap

    • Greatest Hits Of 1978 (Various Artis.
    • Premier.
  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions

    Oliver's Army

    • Fantastic 70's (Various Artists).
    • Sony Tv/Columbia.
  • Four Tops

    Reach Out I'll Be There

    • No Greater Love (Various Artists).
    • Global Records & Tapes.
  • Ramones

    Blitzkrieg Bop

    • Sire.
  • Wham!

    Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

    • Fantastic 80's Disc 1 (Various Artis.
    • Columbia.
  • Passenger

    Holes

    • (CD Single).
    • Nettwerk Music Group.
    • 1.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Gimme Shelter

    • The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks.
    • Abkco.
  • Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

    Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)

    • 20 Number 1's Of The 70's (Various).
    • MFP.
  • Jamie Cullum

    You're Not The Only One

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
  • The Beatles

    Can't Buy Me Love

    • The Beatles - 1.
    • Apple.
    • 005.
  • Average White Band

    Let's Go Round Again

    • The Best Of.
    • Rhino.
  • Matt Cardle & Melanie C

    Loving You

    • (CD Single).
    • Absolute.
    • 1.
  • Boney M.

    Daddy Cool

    • Million Sellers Vol.14 - The Seventie.
    • Disky.
  • Lady Gaga

    Alejandro

    • (CD Single).
    • Streamline Records.
    • 1.
  • Avicii

    Wake Me Up

    • Now That's What I Call Music! 86 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
    • 1.
  • Van McCoy

    The Shuffle

    • The Greatest Hits Of 1977 (Various).
    • Premier.
  • Barry White

    You're the First, the Last, My Everything

    • Barry White - The Collection.
    • Mercury.
  • Capital Cities

    Safe And Sound

    • (CD Single).
    • Capitol.
  • Chaka Khan

    Ain't Nobody

    • (CD Single).
    • Reprise.
  • Van Morrison

    Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?

    • The Very Best Of Van Morrison.
    • Polydor.
    • 2.
  • Harpo

    Movie Star

    • Super 70's (Various Artists).
    • Virgin.

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