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Cornwall

Fancy a winter break at a hotel that promises NO Snow and backs up the promise with a free night if the white stuff arrives. Fancy a winter break at a real traditional British...

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Day One Of 1995

First Day Of 1995 Original Playlist. My Jazz FM playlist for the first day of 1995. A few of these you might well have forgotten. A few of these might remind you of what...

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Xmas Playlist 1994

Xmas Playlist 21 years old. For some festive fun an exact listing of my Jazz FM playlist on Sunday December 18th 1994 . Last Sunday show before Christmas day with a jingle bells flavour....

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Christmas Time 1986 Radio 1

Trying to get an exact date on this 1986 programme has proved frustrating. It is a Sound of Sunday night on Radio 1 and broadcast late in the year. Featured is a preview of...

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Radio London 1983

Not all recorded Robbie radio soul shows can be exactly dated. I have to rely on  cassette tapes often buried away with general rubbish and dates illegible on the information label. This  one has...

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Radio 1 Saturday Soul

I have continued to harvest Radio Shows liberated from places like boxes in lofts.  Most continue to fly the flag for those old fashioned cassettes and all the problems that went with them. Playback...

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The Birth Of The Phone In

Ted Heath and the three day week he imposed in 1972 made a major contribution to the birth of UK phone in radio. TV switched off at 10pm and a nation left short of...

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The Sound Of Sunday Night Part 2

Part two of this show from January 12th 1986 includes one of my all time favourite tracks recorded in 1981 and sounding as good as ever. Despite Smashie and Nicey still ruling at Radio...

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The Sound Of Sunday Night

This is part one of a show broadcast on January 12th 1986. It featured a selection of listener favourites and I think is a good example of just what good musical taste listeners had....

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CLASSIC 1979 RADIO SHOW (part two)

Part two of a recently harvested classic BBC Radio London Saturday show again gives a flavour of some popular rhythms of the time. This All Winners show is a good indication of what sort...