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Coffee & Tea – 24th October

24th October 2020
Posted by Tyler

@TylerPittaway & Producer Fraser back on air this week for Coffee & Tea.

On this day in music:

  • 1970 –  Pink Floyd were at No.1 on the UK album chart with the ‘Atom Heart Mother’

  • 1987 – Michael Jackson started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Bad’, a No.3 hit in the UK

  • 1999 – Westlife went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Flying Without Wings’

The celeb birthdays today include:

  • PewDiePie, 31

  • Drake, 34

  • Wayne Rooney, 35

For your trip back in time:

Gateway Gold Tracks - All of your favorite oldies!

Gateway Gold is our feature we do around quarter-past and quarter-to, hours during the day on Gateway 97.8. This week on the show, the system found these in the archive:

Brilliant 1960s tracks played on Gateway 97.8
Rolling Stones – Jumpin Jack Flash

Throwbacks to the 1970s on Our Local RadioRod Stewart – Da Ya Think I’m Sexy

Classic 80s tracks on Gateway 97.8Simple Minds – Don’t You Forget About Me

Classics from the 90s on Gateway 97.8Cher – The Shoop Shoop Song

00s tracks on Our Local RadioLeAnn Rimes – Can’t Fight The Moonlight

10s music on GatewayTinie Tempah ft. Jess Glynne – Not Letting Go


We also spoke to Quart Pot general manager Gemma today, who told us about the brilliant work that they are doing to provide free meals for children in the Wickford are this half term. Check out the clip below for more information.

And that’s about it! Obviously we played a load of great music which you can hear again on the Gateway listen again service, here!