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'So she brought the tin of peas'

Sammy in Kells remembers a friend of his mother was visiting and she had nothing in the house to take with her only a tin of peas.

Sammy in Kells rings he remembers a friend of his mother was visiting and she had nothing in the house to take with her only a tin of peas. Helen in Crumlin still steeps peas on a Saturday night. What's the best left over dinner? Sean thinks stew, Janet likes potatoes fried with bacon. Gerry in Belfast said in his house they always looked forward to the 'second hand stew'. Patricia in Holywood uses a spoon to eat her stew but Sean thinks it should only be eaten with a spoon. Joe in Loughinisland remembers his father making stew on a Sunday and they were still eating it on the Friday. Mickey Todd has booked a table for him and his wife for Valentine's night but he's not sure if she really likes playing snooker. Music from ABBA, Bobby Bare, Patsy Cline, Dinah Washington and Brooke Benton, Lovin' Spoonful and more.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • ABBA

    Does Your Mother Know

  • Bobby Bare

    Memphis Tennessee

  • The Rolling Stones

    Route 66

  • The Lovin’ Spoonful

    Nashville Cats

  • Englebert Humberdick

    A Place In The Sun

  • Patsy Cline

    South Of The Border

  • Christie Hennessy

    Remember Me

  • Bette Midler

    This Ole House

  • Brook Benton & Dinah Washington

    Baby You Got What It Takes

  • Dr. Hook

    I Don't Want To Be Alone Tonight

  • Albert Hammond

    It Never Rains In Southern California

  • Bellamy Bros

    I Need More Of You

  • Glen Campbell

    I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

  • Buck Owens

    Nobody's Fool

  • Luke Kelly

    Night Visiting Song

  • Moe Bandy

    Your Memory Is Showing All Over Me

Broadcast

The Coyle Collection

The Coyle Collection

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