Bits of Hits


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Weekday mornings at 11:20 we play a snippet of a song. All you need to do is guess the artist and title to be a winner.


Our latest bit of the hit has been guessed - it was Lutricia McNeal - Ain't that just the way - here's the moment Andy got it right

So ... here is the new bit of the hit...

Here are the guesses so far...



Incorrect Guesses

Atlantic Starr - Always

Bryan Adams - Please forgive me

Sheena Easton - 9 to 5

Whitney Houston - One moment in time

Rudimental & Jess Glynne - These days

Bruno Mars - When I was your man

Happy Mondays - Step On

Oasis - Wonderwall

Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger

Eurythmics - Thorn in my side

Men At Work - Down under

Shania Twain - You're still the one

Queen - You're my best friend

Jimmy Nail - Crocodile shoes

Style Council - Walls come tumbling down

Christina Aguilera - Beautiful

Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap

David Gray - This years love

Phil Collins - Against All Odds

Glenn Medeiros - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You

Rose Royce - Wishing on a star

Kenny Rogers - You & I

Alison Moyet - Love resurrection

Eric Clapton - Blue eyes blue

Toni Braxton - Breathe Again

Eternal - Oh baby I

Alicia Keys - Empire state of mind

Commodores - Easy

John Legend - All of me

Harold Faltermeyer - Top Gun Theme

Lionel Richie - Stuck on you

James Blunt - Bonfire Heart

Cher - Just like Jessie James

Queen & David Bowie - Under pressure

T'Pau - Heart & Soul

Pulp - Common People

Jim Diamond - I should have known better

Tom Odell - Still getting used to being on my own

Beautiful South - Rotterdam

Randy Crawford - Almaz

Right Said Fred - Deeply Dippy

Chris De Burgh - Lady In Red

Foreigner - I want to know what love is

Backstreet Boys - As Long As You Love Me

Phil Collins - Two Hearts

Ten Sharp - You

Backstreet Boys - All I have to give

Feargal Sharkey - A good heart

Boys II Men - I'll make love to you

Stevie Wonder - He's Misstra Know It All

Jason Donovan - Too many broken hearts

Squeeze - Labelled with love

Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply

Mike & The Mechanics - The living years

Elton John - Lucy in the sky with diamonds

Elton John - Someone saved my life tonight

Buddy Holly - True Love Ways

4 Non Blondes - What's Up

Let Loose - Crazy for you

Green Day - Good Riddance

Connells - 74, 75

Elton John - Daniel

Boyzone - Words

Elton John - Can you feel the love tonight

Leo Sayer - You make me feel like dancing

Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting - All for love

Shania Twain - From this moment

Squeeze - Cool for cats

Annie Lennox - Why

Gotye - Somebody that I used to know

Travis - Flowers in the window

Coldplay - Yellow

Gloria Estefan - Can't Stay Away From You

Barry Manilow - Copacabana

Wet Wet Wet - Love is all around

Billy Joel - My life

Celine Dion - Think Twice

Wet Wet Wet - Sweet Little Mystery

Don Henley - End of the innocence

Elton John - Rocket man

Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood

Simply Red - If you don't know me by now

Travis - Animal

Elton John - Tiny Dancer

Seal - Kiss from a rose

Don Mclean - American Pie

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The power of love

David Essex - A Winters Tale

Simple Minds - Don't forget about me

Phil Collins - Another day in paradise

John Mellancamp - Jack & Diane

Michael Bolton - A love so beautiful

Billy Joel - Piano Man

Girls Aloud - I'll stand by you

Sham 69 - Hersham Boys

Paul Young - Everything must change

Pink - Just give me a reason

Boyzone - All that I need

Air Supply - All out of love

Peter Cetera - No Explanation

Bonnie Tyler - Total eclipse of the heart

Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of these)

Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Vengaboys - We like to party

Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge over troubled water

Michael Buble - Lost

Toni Braxton - Unbreak my heart

Heart - Alone

Labi Siffre - Something inside so strong

Lonestar - Amazed

I believe I can fly

Jason Mraz - I'm Yours

Flying Pickets - Only You

Bruce Springsteen - Streets of Philadelphia

Milli Vanilli - Girl you know it's true

REM - Everybody Hurts

Phil Collins - Do you remember

Ed Sheeran - Perfect

Boyzone - Key to my life

Boyz II Men - End of the road

4 Non Blondes - What's Up

Robbie Williams - Angels

Frank Sinatra - The way you look tonight

Dionne Warwick - All the love in the world

George Michael & Elton John - Don't let the sun go down on me

Wet Wet Wet - Sweet little mystery

Queen - Somebody to love

Soul Asylum - Runaway train

East 17 - Stay another day

Michael Jackson - Heal the world

Gerry & The Pacemakers - You'll never walk alone

Danny Wilson - Mary's Prayer

Robson & Jerome - Unchained Melody

Louis Armstrong - What a wonderful world

Madness - Shut Up

Elton John - Your Song

Lukas Graham - 7 years

Cars - Drive

Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows

Shakespears Sister - Stay

Ronan Keating - Baby can I hold you

Darius - Colourblind

Shania Twain - You're still the one

Michael Buble - Everything

Michael Buble - Home

Elton John - Blue eyes

Led Zepplin - Stairway to heaven

Take That - A million love songs

Angry Anderson - Suddenly

Motley Crew - Girls girls girls

Black - Wonderful world

Mariah Carey - Hero

Bon Jovi - It's my life

Billy Joel - She's always a woman

Ronan Keating - When you say nothing at all

Manic Street Preachers - A design for life

Bon Jovi - Always

Killers - Human

Bruce Hornsby & The Range - The way it is

Vangelis - Chariots of fire

Richard Marx - Hazard

Offspring - Pretty Fly

Enya - Orinoco Flow

Whitney Houston - I will always love you

Whitney Houston - How will I know

Beautiful South - A little time

Lighthouse Family - Lifted

Spice Girls - Viva Forever

Cyndi Lauper - Time after time

Ed Sheeran - Thinking out loud

Kelly Clarkson - Because of you

John Lennon - Imagine

Chris De Burgh - Lady in red

Michael Jackson - You are not alone

Patrick Swayze - She's like the wind

Elton John - Something about the way you look tonight

Boomtown Rats - I don't like Monday's

Bryan Adams - Heaven

K-Ci & Jojo - All my life

Berlin - Take my breath away

Westlife - Flying without wings

Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - I've had the time of my life

James Blunt - You're Beautiful

Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen

Blue & Elton John - Sorry seems to be the hardest word

Elton John - Circle of life

Billy Joel - Just the way you are

Elton John - Nikita

Steve Winwood - Valerie

Train - Drops of Jupiter

Nick Berry - Every loser wins

Elton John - Sacrifice

Elton John - Candle in the wind

Marc Cohn - Walking in memphis

Joshua Kadison - Jessie

Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes - Up where we belong

Johnny Logan - Hold me now

Righteous Brothers - Unchained melody

Charlie Daniels Band - Devil went down to Georgia

Bryan Adams - (Everything I do) I do for you

Queen - These are the days of our lives

Beautiful South - Song for whoever

Peter Cetera - Glory of love

Ronan Keating - Words

Celine Dion - Because you loved me

Roxette - It must have been love

Squeeze - Labelled with love

Elton John - Don't let the sun go down on me

Richard Marx - Right here waiting

Stevie Wonder - I just called to say I love you

Chicago - Hard to say I'm sorry

Elton John - I guess that's why they call it the blues

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