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This month's edition of The Sunday Show with Tony Currie features great hit singles from the 60s and 70s in celebration of the host's 70th Birthday and can be heard at 12:00 GMT on 3,955kHz (Central Europe) and 9,670kHz (UK, Ireland and western Europe); 88.2MHz (Redwood, Tawa and Marahau, New Zealand) and 107.6MHz (Stoke, New Zealand) as well as online.

The Festive Season is almost upon us. The new issue of Radio News details everything that's happening on radio six international over the Holidays, but we draw to your attention......Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 live from Paris on December 19th at 15:00 GMT; Messing About on the River an evening in the company of composer-arranged Tony Hatch with guest vocalists recorded on the Tall Ship the Glen Lea in Glasgow. Christmas Eve at 21:25GMT; Christmas Carols from King's College, Cambridge at 11:00 GMT on Christmas Day and 09:00 GMT on Boxing Day; The Keith Skues Show with the legendary broadcaster in fine form at 14:00 GMT on Christmas Day; Christmas with the Radio Six International Family at 15:00 GMT on Christmas Day featuring greetings and a choice of a favourite record from all our presenters; Andre Leon's Christmas Jukebox from London at 16:40 GMT on Christmas Day; Duncan's Stuck in the 80s with Duncan Newmarch at 18:00 on Christmas Day and 16:00 GMT on Boxing Day; Tony Currie's Christmas Cracker which this year is also on 6,070kHz shortwave across Europe at 22:00 GMT on Christmas Day; Joanne McCall with a special one-off edition of Random Play featuring nothing but unsigned Christmas songs at 23:00 GMT on Christmas Day and 17:00 GMT on Boxing Day; and a new set from DJ Cvrrie<.b> at 24:00 GMT on Christmas night.

Please note that our schedule times both online and in "Radio News" are always given in GMT = Greenwich Mean Time, for UK time add one hour, for European time add two hours. We are listened to in 207 countries, so it's essential to use the constant time of GMT.

Page updated at 17:00GMT on Wednesday 1st December 2021. Programme schedule updated.

LOUNGE MUSIC our record label

Our associated record label, Lounge Music has released another album from Leapy Lee titled 'Leapy Lee's 50th Anniversary Album'. Download it now for GBP 7.89 from Amazon here. We have released four volumes of The Lively Lounge and three of TV themes in our Sounds Visual series along with albums by Tony Hatch, Johnny Pearson and Jill Keating. Our releases are all downloadable from Amazon and iTunes, and streamed via Spotify and Google.

Currently available singles include a reissue of by 'We Don't Belong' by Sylvan, coupled with her latest song 'There's an Ache in my Heart'. Check it out at Amazon, iTunes and Spotify.

The Lively Lounge provides a weekly showcase for great instrumentals, but there are also a series of download albums available. The fifth volume - Sweet Unity includes previously unreleased or rare gems from Tony Hatch, Jeff Wayne, Johnny Harris, Johnny Pearson, Brian Fahey, Michael Park, Dieter Reith, Carlos Diernhammer, Laurie Johnson and many others. It's available to download now from iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.

There are still many fans of the music that was featured as background to the BBC test card transmissions in the 60s. Programmes often didn't begin until 5pm and the entire daytime was given over to the pattern and music. Our record label, Lounge Music has put together an album of some of the original music from these days and it's available now on Amazon and other download sites. The Test Card in Black and White (NSDL 60017) can be bought as a download here.

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Radio News our advance programme guide .... and QSL cards

We publish a regular full colour programme guide in printable form as a PDF file. You can email us at to request that we email a copy to you upon publication. The 8-page Christmas issue covering the period 1st to 31st December is available to download: click here .

We encourage listeners to our AM & FM broadcast services - especially to our monthly shortwave broadcasts - to send us Reception Reports, and we're always happy to acknowledge your broadcast Reception Reports with a QSL card; all reception reports have been acknowledged, and all outstanding QSL cards have been mailed. In return for your report, please send either a Euro, a US Dollar to cover return postage together with the report and your name and return address to : The Studio, Port Ramsay, Island of Lismore, Argyll PA34 5UN Scotland.

Around the clock and around the world from Scotland - on AM, FM, DAB and the Internet!

Welcome to radio six international, a private (not for profit) radio station operating from Scotland and playing an interesting mixture of songs from the world's unsigned and indie artists in their native languages with a leaning towards instrumentals and some jazz plus specialist shows featuring oldies, bagpipes, easy listening, lounge, Americana, jazz, instrumentals, light music, classical plus some talk shows to spice up the mixture from time to time! If you have any comments, please drop us a line. We rely on a team of outstanding broadcasters and producers who create their programmes for love, not money. Our team of great professionals bringing you programmes currently includes: David Belcher, Trish Bertram, Denis Blackham, Rose Blackham, John Cavanagh, Jeananne Crowley, Tony Currie, Susan Fisher, Al Galpin, Todd Gordon, Paul Higginbottom, Joanne McCall, Iain McNay, Karen Miller, Spike Nesmith, Richard Niles, Charles Nove, Kawser Quamer, Karin Spalter, Ewan Spence, Kenny Tosh and Eric White . Our email address is All our programme material is cleared for internet broadcast with all the copyright owners concerned and licenced by PRS For Music and Phonographic Performance Ltd. No material in any of our broadcasts may be copied or rebroadcast without the written consent of Radio Six International. All rights are reserved by Radio Six International and the individual copyright owners. This website does not use cookies to track your use. The time on the clock shown on our pages derives its data from your computer's clock, and we accept no responsibility for its accuracy or reliability.

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On Air Now: Random Play

nonstop tracks from our 50 track playlist hosted by Joanne McCall Produced by Tony Currie

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TimeArtist - Title
03:01:43Mariah Christie - Angel
02:55:18Sarah McQuaid - Autumn Leaves
02:55:09Tony Hatch Sound with JAM Singers - Fanfare Mid With Rsi Sung
02:52:00Joy Adams - Love Is
02:47:57Inge Augustina - River

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