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Sunday 8th June 2008


As I had not yet properly promoted my big event…..the U2 Top Twenty Show on 19th July 2008 I decided that today I’d feature U2 if only to bully YOU into voting for your TOP 20 (Vote Now at So across the three hours you heard


            City Of Blinding Lights

            Beautiful Day

            The Sweetest Thing


And my specialist subject for Mastermind is…………… Boyzone………..Joking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Essential Classics came up on the rails at 7.30 and featured Chopin. Essential Facts……..


The "Waltz in D flat major" popularly known as the "Minute Waltz" is a waltz for solo piano by Frederic Chopin

The piece is used as the theme tune to the BBC radio show Just A Minute.

It was used to comic effect in the 1955 Warner Brothers Cartoon “Hyde and Hare ", in which Bugs Bunny  refers to it as the "my-NOOT Waltz by Choppin".


Fryderyk Chopin  was born on March 1 1810 . He was a Polish[2][3] composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic period. He is widely regarded as the greatest Polish composer


Between 8am and (………almost 9am ) I reviewed the local papers and STILL did the Golden Year. This week Tunes Were


                        Stranglers                                                       No More Heroes

                        Manfred Manns Earth Band                            Blinded by the light

                        Hot Chocolate                                                        So You Win Again


Random Clues were


Australian rock group INXS is formed


Marie Myriam wins the Eurovision for France with her song L'oiseau et l'enfant ("The Bird and the Child").


The first Apple II computers go on sale.


Star Wars  opens in cinemas and subsequently becomes the then-highest grossing film of all time.


At 9am  I did Musical Changing Rooms which this week featured


            U Can’t Touch This




Superfreak being the original of the two……………more next week!!!!!!


I also did the Sundays as always at 9.30….. (Pa[ers that is!!!!!!)


Anyway ……… If you haven’t voted for all the top 20 shows then go to then follow the link to the top 20 shows.I will see you at the Woodland School Fete on Saturday…….If you’d like a request DON’T BE Shy come and talk to us or e-mail me  for Sunday at and join in our debate as to the best time for a boiled egg 4 minutes ,3 minutes or less and all with and no drugs in sight………..Join me Sunday 7 to 10……….On Phoenix 98 fm.










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