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Prince Charles makes a special request of Jools Holland during his visit to Kent

The Prince of Wales requested a Jools Holland song when he visited a community radio station with the Duchess of Cornwall.

Sheppey FM presenters in Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, had been researching some of Charles’ favorite songs ahead of the couple’s visit.

The tracks played during the 46-minute royal tour were an eclectic mix, including The Three Degrees’ Givin’ Up, Givin’ In, Edith Piaf’s La Vie En Rose, Diana Ross’ Upside Down and Charles Trenet singing La Mer.

READ MORE: Live updates as we follow the royal tour through Kent

But when Charles and Camilla walked into the studio and the prince was asked to choose a favorite, he came up with something that wasn’t on the list.

“I’ll tell you what…if you have anything from Jools Holland,” he said, giving a name to his friend, who is a regular visitor to Sandringham when Charles is in residence over the summer. “He lives in Kent.”

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Presenters Maz Camilleri and Anna Gillingham-Sutton, who said they Googled the prince’s favorite songs, found him a song featuring Holland and Ruby Turner, You Are So Beautiful.

Prince Charles also visited historic Chatham Dockyard this morning.

The Prince of Wales looks at the model of HMS Victory, Nelson’s flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar, during his visit to historic Chatham Dockyard

He was the first to see the attraction’s new exhibit before it opens to the public later this month.

Her Royal Highness was greeted by a guard of honor presented by members of the Sea Cadets upon her arrival at the dockyard.

The Prince of Wales, who is patron of the Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust (CHDT), is shown the new Diving Deep: HMS Invincible 1744 exhibit – the dockyard’s temporary exhibit for 2022.

It will open to the public on February 12 and tells the story of the naval jewel of its day which ran aground in the Solent off Portsmouth in 1758.