Brentwood, 12.59pm: 21°C, broken clouds

Friday Night Extra 20.7.18 with studio guests Breaking 3

Breaking 3 came to the studio tonight and played four tracks live. Greg Goulding, Sophie Griffiths and Will Packham met at St. Martins’s school and have only been playing together for around a month. They are all aged sixteen years.  Already they have had a number of gigs. They share a love of classic Motown and Soul, along with some contemporary artists. This was reflected in their music choices tonight.

We remembered the Live Aid concert on July 13th 1985, estimated to have been watched by 1.9 billion people. Christy e-mailed in to say he still has 17 hours of recordings on VHS from the show! Adrian Cronauer passed away during the week. His was the true story behind the film Good Morning Vietnam and the famous radio greeting.  Carlos Santana was celebrating his birthday today and we featured his music. Legendary guitarist Duane Eddy has announced three concert in the UK. He had hits spanning 28 years.  We asked listeners to guess his age, which is 80. Clearly you are never too old to rock and roll!

Tonight’s playlist

Marvin Gaye – I heard it through the grapevine

Stevie Wonder – I wish

Breaking 3 – House of the rising sun, Paradise, Help, Running. This was a live set in the studio.

Martha Reeves & the Vandellas – Nowhere to run – from the soundtrack of the film ‘Good morning Vietnam’.

Four Tops – Reach out, I’ll be there

U2 – Love is stronger

Jennifer Rush – The power of love – requested by Patrick – this track sold 1,450,000 singles in the UK and was the biggest selling single of the 1980s.

Cliff Richard – Wired for sound – requested by Phyl

Quincy Jones – Soul Bossanova

Santana – Smooth, She’s not there

Live Aid 85 – Queen – Is this the world we created? – Radio Ga Ga, Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t go breaking my heart – live with an introduction of the band.

Lisa Harman – All the way to Utopia

Duane Eddy – Because we are young, Rebel rouser.

Beach Boys – I get around – from the soundtrack of Good morning Vietnam.

Carrie Underwood – Wasted

ECHO – Thinking of you – check out on Facebook their regular gigs in Romford.

Goodbye Look – Eye to eye. Check out on Facebook news about the band.

You can find Breaking 3 busking regularly in Chelmsford this summer.

Next week my studio guest will be Canon Edward Carter from Chelmsford Cathedral. 



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