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Three M's............Mayor, Mums and much Celebration

Sunday 22 March 2009


During this week it had been Patricks Day on Tuesday and to round it off , yesterday Saturday, Ireland had won the Grand Slam against the Welsh.......I tried to not gloat!


I started with the slightly odd pairing of Lionel Richie and Akon with a song called Just Go.....Hmmm. It was also Mothers Day....we said HMD to all Mums.


There was also The Mayor to come later


The rest of the playlist looked a little like this


The Script - Talk You Down

Jools Holland - I Went By

One Republic - Stop And Stare

The Dooleys - Honey I'm Lost

Cher - Gypsies, Tramps And Thieves



Just After 7.30 in Soul Or Rock and Roll......Soul Won...

Todays Pair were


The Chi-Lites - Oh Girl

The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Parts 1 & 2)



Phoenix - 1901

Ian Van Dahl - Castles In The Sky

Johnny Ray - Such A Night

Randy and the Rainbows - Denise

Stereophonics - Moviestar


Between 8 and 9 I featured the local papers whose headlines this week were


Brentwood Gazette - Five Gipsy Sites Given Go - Ahead

Yellow Advertiser - Inquiry Call

Brentwood Weekly News - No Inquiry Into Cinema Scheme

Billericay and Wickford Gazette - Brick Attack On School Bus

Essex Enquirer - I'm No Quitter


The Saturdays - Just Can't Get Enough

Polly Scattergood - Please Don't Touch

Emma Deigman - It Was You

Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love

Honey Ryder - Choices


Five Minute Fit Club today featured skipping and jumping!!.....songs were


Malcolm McClaren - Double Dutch

Kriss Kross - Jump




Richard Hawley - Tonight The Streets Are Ours

Jack Penate - Have I Been A Fool

Hard Fi - Can't Get Along (Without You)


a very brief on this day followed the news at 9......this was actually 1962 no 63 as I said by the way

Elvis Presley - Wooden Heart


Then I spoke with the Mayor Councillor Dudley Payne. He brought a number of his favourite tracks to play this morning. The five tunes were


The Rolling Stones - The Last Time

The Byrds - Hey Mr Tambourine Man

Louis Armstrong - What a Wonderful world

Abba - I believe in Angels (I have a dream)

Judy Garland - Over The Rainbow


We spoke amongst other things about memories of the Rolling Stones, Recent Mayoral events and the Mayors Charities. You can find out more about the Mayor here The Mayors chosen charities are Ingrave Community Centre and Claire-Louise Ferris Memorial Trust Fund. To contribute you can call 01277 312740 or e-mail


Rachael Sage - Moonlight And Fireflies (radio edit)

Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream

Jon Allen - In Your Light

Charley Bird - Beside You


By now Mr Babicz had arrived back refreshed from Madeira.....aparently...but hey that's Andrews Story.


I'm back next Sunday 7-10


See You Then



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