Coffee & Tea – 9th December

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Coffee & Tea on Gateway 97.8

Happy Saturday!

Tyler Pittaway back with you this week on Gateway after a weekend in Germany. Let me tell you now; if you’ve not been to Hamburg before – get over there straight away and see it for yourself. It’s super Christmassy. Anyway – here’s what happened on the show this week.

The Basildon Community Gospel Choir

I had the pleasure of being joined in the studio (very impromptu) by the excellent Basildon Community Gospel Choir.

The vocal on these guys are absolutely amazing – and you can see more from them on Facebook.

In The News:

On this day in music:

  • 1989, Billy Joel started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’
  • 1995, Michael Jackson scored his 6th solo UK No.1 single when ‘Earth Song’ started a 6-week run at the top of the charts
  • 2000, U2 made their first-ever appearance on the long-running NBC program, Saturday Night Live

In your celeb birthdays, we have:

  • Donny Osmond, 59
  • John Malkovich, 63
  • Judi Dench, 82

For your trip back in time:

A festive classic this week. We played Band Aid (1984) – Do They Know It’s Christmas. Check out the video:

That’s your lot from me for this week. I’m back in your ears next Saturday on Gateway 97.8. 🙂

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