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Friday Night Extra 14.2.20 Smooth



We had a smooth music mix to end the week. This included the new release from Sophie Griffith – No-one else but you. Released today, the track is on the station A list. We played guess the age tonight related to today’s birthdays. Brendon and Nicola, Amie in the studio, Patrick in Ingatestone and Chris in Harlow. Once again Patrick was our winner, with Brendan a close second. The vintage chart this week was from 1975.
Tonight’s smooth playlist.
Jamie Lawson – Ahead of myself
Julie London – When I fall in love – Phyl requested this song for Derek.
M. People – Search for the hero inside yourself – requested by Patrick. Lead singer Heather Small was a guest on the station last year. She was charming.

Jamie Cullum – Pointless nostalgia – for Alison in Lincoln. She is a great fame of Jamie.
Birthdays
Rod Thomas 48 today. We heard his 1999 classic track with Santana – Smooth

Wonderstuff & Vic Reeves – Dizzy – bassist Rob Jones RIP would have been 56 today.
Animals – Don’t let me be misunderstood – bassist Vic Briggs 75 today
Heart – Alone – original guitarist in the band from 1963-1980 70 today
Lighthouse Family – Question of faith
Lady Antebellum – On a night like this
Beach Boys – Love is here – loved by Bob who loves anything by the band.
Diana Krall – Where and when – for Sue and Leonard in Kentucky who saw Diana live in Nashville.
Mango Groove – Two hearts – a sound of South Africa for Rene listening in Austria.
Superstar – from the original concept album – for Patrick. Having won the birthday game tonight, his imaginary prize was a trip to a show in London.
Chart this week in 1975
No 1 Pilot – January

No 2 Carpenters – Please Mr. Postman – everyone thought the original version was by the Beatles. It was a USA No1 in 1961 for the Marvelettes.
No 19 Stevie Wonder – Boogie on reggae woman – a classic R&B track. Definitely not boogie or reggae!
Sophie Griffiths – No-on but you
Stephanie Gratzinger – Blackout – from her 2014 album that reach no 20 in the Billboard 200.
Alan Parsons Project – Old and wise.
Extreme – More that words – dedicated by Claire in Oxford to Russell.

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