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One 2 Three Friday 22.12.23 Driving home for Christmas

P H O E N I X   P L A Y E R
Driving home for Christmas
One 2 Three
Patrick Sherring

We heard from Ian & Sue from Brentwood School’s Christian Worker Trust about their work with over 1,000 children in local Primary schools preparing them for Christmas. Cambridgeshire artist Soloman Smith sent an exclusive recording and message. We also heard about from Bishop Guli, the Bishop of Chelmsford why she loves the track Drivin home for Christmas.

Playlist

John Legend – Bring me love – from the album – A legendary Christmas – Grammy nominated 2018 album selling half a million copies in USA.

Ed Sheeran & Luke Coombes – Life goes on – one of the tracks chosen by Fr. Mark North last week because his wife loves the music of Ed Sheeran and they saw him live at the O2.

Soloman Smith – O Holy night – version of the carol recorded exclusively for the show by the singer based in Cambridgeshire.

The Vamps – Seat at the table – 2022 Christmas release.

Brenda Lee – Rocking around the Christmas tree – recorded by Brenda in 1958 and no 1 in the USA in 2023. The longest gap between recording  and no 1.

Carrie Underwood – Mary did you know? – from the 2020 album – My gift – Billboard Christian album of the year, USA no 5. UK Country albums no 1. Chosen by Ian and Sue from the Brentwood School’s Christian worker Trust.

Ella Fitzgerald – White Christmas – from the 1960 album – Ella wishes you a swinging Christmas.

Birthdays competition

ABBA – Waterloo – 1974 Eurovision winner. No 1 in UK and nine more countries. Benny Andersson recently celebrated his 77th birthday.

Billy Bragg – You woke up the neighbours – track from his 1991 album – Don’t try this at home. Billy was 66 years old on Wednesday.

Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson – Symphony – 2017 No 1 in UK and three more countries. Top 10 in another nineteen countries. Zara is 26 years old.

Thanks to Chris and Bob in Harlow, Chris in Guildford and Patrick in Ingatestone for taking part. Our winners today with one point Chris, Bob and Chris.

Annie Lennox – The First Noel – from the 2010 album – A Christmas cornucopia. UK no 16, Canada no 19.

Chris Rea – Driving home for Christmas – first released in 1988, reaching just no 53. The track has been in every UK Christmas chart since 2007, with highest position of no 10. Bishop Guli’s brief message included a reference to this track and the importance of home. Played for Liz in Chelmsford who loves this track.

Chris Squire & Alan White – Run with the fox – Bob in Harlow requested this 1982 track by two member of YES.

Chart this week in 1988

No 1 Cliff Richard – Mistletoe and wine – No 1 for four weeks, selling 500,000. No 1 in Ireland, no 7 in Norway.

No 9 U2 – Angel of Harlem – Highest position in the UK, USA no 14, No 1 Canada and New Zealand From the album – Rattle and Hum – World-wide sales of 14 million.

No 16 Bananarama – Nathan Jones – Finland no 3, UK no 15.

Michelle Ward – Silent night – exclusive recording made my our very own 10 am – 1 pm weekdays presenter. Check out her music on

https://www.youtube.com/@michellewardmusic

Jamie Cullum – Christmas never gets old – from the 2020 album – The piano man at Christmas – UK no 11.

Brentwood School Big Band – Have yourself a merry little Christmas. 

Join me live on Boxing Day between 1 -4 pm for a great seasonal music mix, including some exclusive recordings. Tim Lee from St. Giles Mountnessing will be joining me in the studio.

We will also hear from Ian Adams, author and Chaplain at Ridley Hall Cambridge. Ian and Sue from the Brentwood Schools Christian Worker Trust will also give us a special message for Boxing Day..

 

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One 2 Three Friday 22.12.23 Driving home for Christmas

P H O E N I X   P L A Y E R
Driving home for Christmas
One 2 Three
Patrick Sherring

We heard from Ian & Sue from Brentwood School’s Christian Worker Trust about their work with over 1,000 children in local Primary schools preparing them for Christmas. Cambridgeshire artist Soloman Smith sent an exclusive recording and message. We also heard about from Bishop Guli, the Bishop of Chelmsford why she loves the track Drivin home for Christmas.

Playlist

John Legend – Bring me love – from the album – A legendary Christmas – Grammy nominated 2018 album selling half a million copies in USA.

Ed Sheeran & Luke Coombes – Life goes on – one of the tracks chosen by Fr. Mark North last week because his wife loves the music of Ed Sheeran and they saw him live at the O2.

Soloman Smith – O Holy night – version of the carol recorded exclusively for the show by the singer based in Cambridgeshire.

The Vamps – Seat at the table – 2022 Christmas release.

Brenda Lee – Rocking around the Christmas tree – recorded by Brenda in 1958 and no 1 in the USA in 2023. The longest gap between recording  and no 1.

Carrie Underwood – Mary did you know? – from the 2020 album – My gift – Billboard Christian album of the year, USA no 5. UK Country albums no 1. Chosen by Ian and Sue from the Brentwood School’s Christian worker Trust.

Ella Fitzgerald – White Christmas – from the 1960 album – Ella wishes you a swinging Christmas.

Birthdays competition

ABBA – Waterloo – 1974 Eurovision winner. No 1 in UK and nine more countries. Benny Andersson recently celebrated his 77th birthday.

Billy Bragg – You woke up the neighbours – track from his 1991 album – Don’t try this at home. Billy was 66 years old on Wednesday.

Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson – Symphony – 2017 No 1 in UK and three more countries. Top 10 in another nineteen countries. Zara is 26 years old.

Thanks to Chris and Bob in Harlow, Chris in Guildford and Patrick in Ingatestone for taking part. Our winners today with one point Chris, Bob and Chris.

Annie Lennox – The First Noel – from the 2010 album – A Christmas cornucopia. UK no 16, Canada no 19.

Chris Rea – Driving home for Christmas – first released in 1988, reaching just no 53. The track has been in every UK Christmas chart since 2007, with highest position of no 10. Bishop Guli’s brief message included a reference to this track and the importance of home. Played for Liz in Chelmsford who loves this track.

Chris Squire & Alan White – Run with the fox – Bob in Harlow requested this 1982 track by two member of YES.

Chart this week in 1988

No 1 Cliff Richard – Mistletoe and wine – No 1 for four weeks, selling 500,000. No 1 in Ireland, no 7 in Norway.

No 9 U2 – Angel of Harlem – Highest position in the UK, USA no 14, No 1 Canada and New Zealand From the album – Rattle and Hum – World-wide sales of 14 million.

No 16 Bananarama – Nathan Jones – Finland no 3, UK no 15.

Michelle Ward – Silent night – exclusive recording made my our very own 10 am – 1 pm weekdays presenter. Check out her music on

https://www.youtube.com/@michellewardmusic

Jamie Cullum – Christmas never gets old – from the 2020 album – The piano man at Christmas – UK no 11.

Brentwood School Big Band – Have yourself a merry little Christmas. 

Join me live on Boxing Day between 1 -4 pm for a great seasonal music mix, including some exclusive recordings. Tim Lee from St. Giles Mountnessing will be joining me in the studio.

We will also hear from Ian Adams, author and Chaplain at Ridley Hall Cambridge. Ian and Sue from the Brentwood Schools Christian Worker Trust will also give us a special message for Boxing Day..

 

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One 2 Three Friday 22.12.23 Driving home for Christmas

P H O E N I X   P L A Y E R
Driving home for Christmas
One 2 Three
Patrick Sherring

We heard from Ian & Sue from Brentwood School’s Christian Worker Trust about their work with over 1,000 children in local Primary schools preparing them for Christmas. Cambridgeshire artist Soloman Smith sent an exclusive recording and message. We also heard about from Bishop Guli, the Bishop of Chelmsford why she loves the track Drivin home for Christmas.

Playlist

John Legend – Bring me love – from the album – A legendary Christmas – Grammy nominated 2018 album selling half a million copies in USA.

Ed Sheeran & Luke Coombes – Life goes on – one of the tracks chosen by Fr. Mark North last week because his wife loves the music of Ed Sheeran and they saw him live at the O2.

Soloman Smith – O Holy night – version of the carol recorded exclusively for the show by the singer based in Cambridgeshire.

The Vamps – Seat at the table – 2022 Christmas release.

Brenda Lee – Rocking around the Christmas tree – recorded by Brenda in 1958 and no 1 in the USA in 2023. The longest gap between recording  and no 1.

Carrie Underwood – Mary did you know? – from the 2020 album – My gift – Billboard Christian album of the year, USA no 5. UK Country albums no 1. Chosen by Ian and Sue from the Brentwood School’s Christian worker Trust.

Ella Fitzgerald – White Christmas – from the 1960 album – Ella wishes you a swinging Christmas.

Birthdays competition

ABBA – Waterloo – 1974 Eurovision winner. No 1 in UK and nine more countries. Benny Andersson recently celebrated his 77th birthday.

Billy Bragg – You woke up the neighbours – track from his 1991 album – Don’t try this at home. Billy was 66 years old on Wednesday.

Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson – Symphony – 2017 No 1 in UK and three more countries. Top 10 in another nineteen countries. Zara is 26 years old.

Thanks to Chris and Bob in Harlow, Chris in Guildford and Patrick in Ingatestone for taking part. Our winners today with one point Chris, Bob and Chris.

Annie Lennox – The First Noel – from the 2010 album – A Christmas cornucopia. UK no 16, Canada no 19.

Chris Rea – Driving home for Christmas – first released in 1988, reaching just no 53. The track has been in every UK Christmas chart since 2007, with highest position of no 10. Bishop Guli’s brief message included a reference to this track and the importance of home. Played for Liz in Chelmsford who loves this track.

Chris Squire & Alan White – Run with the fox – Bob in Harlow requested this 1982 track by two member of YES.

Chart this week in 1988

No 1 Cliff Richard – Mistletoe and wine – No 1 for four weeks, selling 500,000. No 1 in Ireland, no 7 in Norway.

No 9 U2 – Angel of Harlem – Highest position in the UK, USA no 14, No 1 Canada and New Zealand From the album – Rattle and Hum – World-wide sales of 14 million.

No 16 Bananarama – Nathan Jones – Finland no 3, UK no 15.

Michelle Ward – Silent night – exclusive recording made my our very own 10 am – 1 pm weekdays presenter. Check out her music on

https://www.youtube.com/@michellewardmusic

Jamie Cullum – Christmas never gets old – from the 2020 album – The piano man at Christmas – UK no 11.

Brentwood School Big Band – Have yourself a merry little Christmas. 

Join me live on Boxing Day between 1 -4 pm for a great seasonal music mix, including some exclusive recordings. Tim Lee from St. Giles Mountnessing will be joining me in the studio.

We will also hear from Ian Adams, author and Chaplain at Ridley Hall Cambridge. Ian and Sue from the Brentwood Schools Christian Worker Trust will also give us a special message for Boxing Day..

 

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One 2 Three Friday 22.12.23 Driving home for Christmas

P H O E N I X   P L A Y E R
Driving home for Christmas
One 2 Three
Patrick Sherring

We heard from Ian & Sue from Brentwood School’s Christian Worker Trust about their work with over 1,000 children in local Primary schools preparing them for Christmas. Cambridgeshire artist Soloman Smith sent an exclusive recording and message. We also heard about from Bishop Guli, the Bishop of Chelmsford why she loves the track Drivin home for Christmas.

Playlist

John Legend – Bring me love – from the album – A legendary Christmas – Grammy nominated 2018 album selling half a million copies in USA.

Ed Sheeran & Luke Coombes – Life goes on – one of the tracks chosen by Fr. Mark North last week because his wife loves the music of Ed Sheeran and they saw him live at the O2.

Soloman Smith – O Holy night – version of the carol recorded exclusively for the show by the singer based in Cambridgeshire.

The Vamps – Seat at the table – 2022 Christmas release.

Brenda Lee – Rocking around the Christmas tree – recorded by Brenda in 1958 and no 1 in the USA in 2023. The longest gap between recording  and no 1.

Carrie Underwood – Mary did you know? – from the 2020 album – My gift – Billboard Christian album of the year, USA no 5. UK Country albums no 1. Chosen by Ian and Sue from the Brentwood School’s Christian worker Trust.

Ella Fitzgerald – White Christmas – from the 1960 album – Ella wishes you a swinging Christmas.

Birthdays competition

ABBA – Waterloo – 1974 Eurovision winner. No 1 in UK and nine more countries. Benny Andersson recently celebrated his 77th birthday.

Billy Bragg – You woke up the neighbours – track from his 1991 album – Don’t try this at home. Billy was 66 years old on Wednesday.

Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson – Symphony – 2017 No 1 in UK and three more countries. Top 10 in another nineteen countries. Zara is 26 years old.

Thanks to Chris and Bob in Harlow, Chris in Guildford and Patrick in Ingatestone for taking part. Our winners today with one point Chris, Bob and Chris.

Annie Lennox – The First Noel – from the 2010 album – A Christmas cornucopia. UK no 16, Canada no 19.

Chris Rea – Driving home for Christmas – first released in 1988, reaching just no 53. The track has been in every UK Christmas chart since 2007, with highest position of no 10. Bishop Guli’s brief message included a reference to this track and the importance of home. Played for Liz in Chelmsford who loves this track.

Chris Squire & Alan White – Run with the fox – Bob in Harlow requested this 1982 track by two member of YES.

Chart this week in 1988

No 1 Cliff Richard – Mistletoe and wine – No 1 for four weeks, selling 500,000. No 1 in Ireland, no 7 in Norway.

No 9 U2 – Angel of Harlem – Highest position in the UK, USA no 14, No 1 Canada and New Zealand From the album – Rattle and Hum – World-wide sales of 14 million.

No 16 Bananarama – Nathan Jones – Finland no 3, UK no 15.

Michelle Ward – Silent night – exclusive recording made my our very own 10 am – 1 pm weekdays presenter. Check out her music on

https://www.youtube.com/@michellewardmusic

Jamie Cullum – Christmas never gets old – from the 2020 album – The piano man at Christmas – UK no 11.

Brentwood School Big Band – Have yourself a merry little Christmas. 

Join me live on Boxing Day between 1 -4 pm for a great seasonal music mix, including some exclusive recordings. Tim Lee from St. Giles Mountnessing will be joining me in the studio.

We will also hear from Ian Adams, author and Chaplain at Ridley Hall Cambridge. Ian and Sue from the Brentwood Schools Christian Worker Trust will also give us a special message for Boxing Day..

 

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