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What was it about last weekend and the internet ? It took me twice as long to prepare my show for Monday after my computer decided it was time to do a big update on itself and posted up the ominous warning “this may take a litle longer than usual”, but luckily I was able to re-set it so it did it while I was asleep – I once waited around THREE HOURS for it to fully restart and wasn’t going to get my fingers burned again.
Once it was all ready to use again on Sunday morning, inevitably all the settings I had painstakingly adjusted to suit my personal needs returned to their default position, which meant having to remember how I had re-adjusted them last year in between trying to work on my preparation. It was like taking a bus journey that lasts 45 minutes to drive from A-B as it stops three times in every village either side of the main road, when you could drive the route in 15 in the car !!
And of course, several of the websites and programmes I use also decided last weekend would be a great time to proudly launch their “exciting new look” meaning that sizes, colours, fonts and wording I had got used to all changed and places that I used to click in the middle were now at the side and ones that used to be at the bottom were at the top, etc , etc – it’s quite painful thinking about it all again ! Well, I am an “Old Git” what did you expect ?
Obviously, I got through the ordeal, the show got finished and broadcast as usual last Monday (repeated today at 5pm – if it’s Saturday !) and I am just about to calmly manouevure my way through all the various tasks again as I gradually get used to that six letter word beginning with “C” that strikes fear into my heart on a regular basis ………….. “Change” !!
Need some soothing soul and uplifting grooves to ease your worries ? This latest playlist should do the trick – hunt it out on “Listen Again” now …
The Tunes – 23rd November 2020
Roy Ayers – Can’t You See Me
Maxine Nightingale – Right Back Where We Started From
Chris Jasper – I Love You (Boogie Back Mix)
Loose Ends – Emergency (Dial 999)
Light Of The World – The Boys In Blue
Junior Murvin – Police And Thieves
Tavares – Turn Out The Nightlight
Binky Womack – You’re My One & Only
Chi-Lites – Runnin’ Around
Heatwave – Slip Your Disc To This
Taja Sevelle – Love Is Contagious (Ben Liebrand Remix)
Candela – Love You Madly
Weather Report – Birdland
Ray Parker Jr & Raydio – Honey I’m Rich
Isley Brothers – It’s A Disco Night
Michael Jackson-Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough
Three Degrees – My Simple Heart
Francisca Thomas ft Incognito – Fall Into My Love
Clauds – It’s All About Love
Dionne Warwick – Walk On By
O’Jays – Time To Get Down
Glen Goldsmith – I Won’t Cry
Los Charlys Orchestra – Fly Away (Seamus Haji Remix)
Feel free to get in touch with your soulful request or just for a mention on the show – post on “The Old Gits Soul Show” page on Facebook or message me personally …
E-mail: [email protected] or send a text message to (01268)833978.
The Old Gits Soul Show is on Gateway 97.8 in Basildon & East Thurrock and also around the world via www.gateway978.com from 7pm–9pm every Monday, also repeated on Saturday evening from 5pm–7pm, plus you can hear it again anytime you like via the “Listen Again” button on the Gateway website … search “Cool Soul” !