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Stephen Hawking sings Monty Python’s Galaxy Song

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It was only recently that I stumbled upon this recording of Stephen Hawking singing Monty Python’s Galaxy Song – recorded for Record Store Day in 2015 and was made available as a digital download in April, and also on a limited edition 7” vinyl of which only 1,000 copies were made.

“Galaxy Song” was previously included on the 1989 album “Monty Python Sings”, and included in the 2014 reissue of the album, “Monty Python Sings (again)”, in its original form – sung by Eric Idle – to coincide with Monty Python’s record breaking “Monty Python Live (mostly) – One Down Five to Go” run of 10 live shows at The O2, London. On film during the live shows, Professor Brian Cox berated the scientific inaccuracy of the “Galaxy Song » lyrics before Professor Stephen Hawking knocked him to the ground. Hawking then began reciting the “Galaxy Song” lyrics as he lifted off to journey through outer space. It is this unique rendition of “Galaxy Song” which is now available as a single.

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Monday Matters with Tom Petty & cast of McQueen

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Vegoose Music Festival 2006

Jason has the regular features including The World Tonight & Not In The News – with a special Stephen Hawking rendition of Monty Python’s the galaxy song.

Our featured group tonight is Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Ron Blair, the bassist with the band celebrates his birthday tomorrow.

In our Night-Time Report: The New Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled his full shadow cabinet, amongst criticism that women have been left out of some of the top shadow cabinet posts.

Kyra has the music news including stories about U2’s home coming gigs and news of the Hank Williams biopic.

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Actor Stephen Wight who plays the role of Alexander

In the final hour our reporter Bonnie Britain reports from London’s West End. She catches up with the writers and stars behind the new James Philips play McQueen – about the legendary and troubled fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

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Kyra has the music news including stories about U2’s home coming gigs and news of the Hank Williams biopic.

In the final hour our reporter Bonnie Britain reports from London’s West End. She catches up with the writers and stars behind the new James Philips play McQueen – about the legendary and troubled fashion designer Alexander McQueen.