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The Clocks went Forward!!!!!!!!!!!!

Back again Sunday 7am (or if you forgot to put your clocks forward 6am). Therefore having been up since about 4am (just in case) I arrived as in the low cost airline model two hours early!!!!!!!!!. We still started a 7am. As both overruns on Railway Works and Terminal Five were in the News I decided that it would be easier to take you around the world in 9 records. Ultimately these were
            Streets of London                        Ralph McTell
            New York State of Mind               Billy Joel
            California Dreamin’                     River City People
            Turning Japanese                       The Vipers
            Night Boat to Cairo                      Madness
            Africa                                           Toto
            I can’t speak French                    Girls Aloud
            London Calling                            The Clash
            London Bridge                             Fergie
Some controversy ensued with the Judges awarding a 20 second penalty (after the programme) for forgetting China and China Girl by David Bowie…………..I will play it next week………… honest!!!!
Other features were
7.30          Your Essential Guide to Classics
This week it featured Morning from Peer Gynt by Grieg.
Facts were
Grieg was born in Bergen, Norway on 15 June 1843.  
In the spring 1903, Grieg made nine 78-rpm gramophone
recordings of his piano music in Paris
8.30          What’s that year????
The Clues were
Space Invader machines were first exhibited at a UK trade show.
Born in this year Pete Doherty, Daniel Bedingfield and Tom Chaplin of Keane
May 4 - Conservatives win the British general election; Margaret Thatcher becomes the new prime minister
August 10 - Michael Jackson releases his first breakthrough album Off The Wall. It sold 7 million copies in the United States alone, making it a 7x platinum album
            The Tunes were
                                    Money                         The Flying Lizards
                                    Cars                             Gary Numan
                                    The Buggles                        Video Killed the Radio Star
            And the Year was                                         1979.
Just after nine we did cryptic crossword clues where we mixed 3 bits of songs to get to Duffy!!!!!
In between all of this we looked at the local and national papers together with events in our area. I’ll be back next Sunday and if you want to contact the programme please visit for details.
James Moloney.

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