heard on the wire

Day 5 — a song that reminds me of someone

This is a song that I will forever associate with my mum.

When we use to get home from school in Hereford, Mum would almost invariably be in the kitchen making tea, with Radio 2 on the wireless. And as far as I recall, David Jacobs or Diddy David Hamilton or Jimmy Young or whoever only ever played two records.

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