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Neil Gits Pound-fused !

3rd December 2022
Posted by Neil Matthew

Shopping is not something I do really as a leisure activity like some people, I tend to make up a list of things I need over time then go out and have a blitz round Basildon or Lakeside a couple of times a year ! But I have been out in the shops a few times recently and noticed that Poundland have changed the way they do things somewhat. I used to like the fact that EVERYTHING in there was £1, so if you had a spare fiver in your pocket you could have a wander around and pick five items – a bottle of Coke, a bag of chocolate raisins, a packet of ballpoint pens, a box of Cadburys fingers and one of their “fake” Toblerones (Twin Peaks !) and not have a nasty surprise at the till …

I did spot a few years ago that they started selling larger items at £2, but near the checkouts, with everything on the regular shelves still being £1 and then of course they started doing clothes, which definitely weren’t going to be a mere quid ! But now it seems it’s all got mixed up – items that used to be a pound are now £2 or £1.50 and some things are even 75p. A sign of the times I guess, but a shame as I always thought their business model was a pretty neat idea …

I am no hot-shot businessman so what do I know anyway, I am just a humble radio presenter trying to find two hours of soul, jazz-funk and disco tunes to share with you each week and I like to keep the plan very simple – just tune in and enjoy some great music !! Here’s the latest playlist ….

The Tunes – Monday 28th November 2022

Teena Marie – It Must Be Magic

Freeez – IOU

Lalah Hathaway – Stay Home Tonight

Kathy Rosins & Bob Baldwin – Let’s Rewind (Nigel lowis Mix)

Emotions – Flowers

Earth Wind & Fire – That’s The Way Of The World

Four Tops – Tonight I’m Gonna Love You All Over

Hil St Soul – Fingerprints

Cerrone feat Jocelyn Brown – Hooked On You

Natalie Cole – This Will Be

Players Association – Turn The Music Up

Howard Johnson – This Is Heaven

Chris Kingdon – Time & Space

Tami Lynn – I’m Gonna Run Away From You

Anita Ward – Ring My Bell

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Tears Of A Clown

Linda Carr & The Love Squad – High Wire

Donnie – Cloud Nine

Dennis Taylor – Angel

Stevie Wonder – For Your Love

David Lasley – Saved By Love

Beggar & Co – Mule (Chant No:2)

Shawn Christopher – Don’t Lose The Magic

Feel free to get in touch with your soulful request or just for a mention on the show – put a post on “The Old Gits Soul Show” page on Facebook, text (01268)833978 or message me via e-mail : [email protected]

The Old Gits Soul Show is on Gateway 97.8FM in Basildon & East Thurrock and also around the world via www.gateway978.com , as well as on your smart speaker or your phone, from 7pm–9pm every Monday, 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” !