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Scots musician Johnny Harris died on 20th March from Coronavirus. We're repeating The Johnny Harris Story in tribute to this great man. Second part tonight at 20:30GMT (9.30UK) repeated on Saturday at 14:00GMT (3pm UK). There will be a tribute in tonight's Lively Lounge at 19:00 GMT (8pm UK).

Live every Saturday is the Tony Currie Show with old ones, new ones, loved ones and neglected ones. The programme will be broadcast live from Studio A in Glasgow on Saturdays at 7pm UK with a recorded repeat on Mondays at 8am UK.

There are special programmes in the afternoon schedule for Easter Day, Sunday April 12th. Here's what's happening. At 1200 GMT (1pm UK), The Wild Years and at 1230 (1.30 UK) Light and Easy as usual but only for half an hour. At 1300 (2pm UK) we go to the Sherbrooke Mosspark Parish Church in Glasgow for an Orchestral Concert given by the Glasgow Sinfonia, conducted by Gerard Doherty and a programme of music by Tchaikovsky (Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture), Rachmaninov (Piano Conbcerto No.3 in D Minor Op.30) and Kalinnikov (Symphony No.1 in G Minor) with guest soloist, Bulgarian pianist Viniciu Moroianu. At 1455 GMT (3.55pm UK) it's over to the Metropolitan Opera in New York for a performance of Nixon in China, an opera in three acts by John Adams with libretto by Alica Goodman. This performance was recorded in 2011 with the composer conducting the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Robert Brubaker as Mao-Tse-Tung and James Maddalena as Nixon with Janis Kelly as his wife, Pat and Kathleen Kim as Madame Mao. At 1845 (7.45pm UK) Breege Brennan presents Amazing Graces and the tale of the pharoah Hatchesput, the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. We then resume normal schedule with Todd's Turntable at 1900 GMT (8pm UK).

Please note that our schedule times both online and in "Radio News" are always given in GMT = Greenwich Mean Time. For UK times, please add one hour.

Page updated at 10:05 on Thursday 9th April 2020. Programme details updated.

LOUNGE MUSIC our record label

The most recent album from our associated record label, Lounge Music is another one 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 latest - 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.

Follow all the new releases at the Lounge Music Facebook page .

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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 April edition of Radio News covering the period March 28 to April 30 is available to download: click here.

We encourage listeners to our AM & FM broadcast services - especially on those very occasional forays on shortwave - 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, two US Dollars or an International Reply Coupon to cover return postage together with the report and your name and return address to : 21 Sherbrooke Avenue, Glasgow G41 4HF, Scotland.

Around the clock and around the world from Scotland - on AM, FM 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: Clem Ashby, David Belcher, Trish Bertram, Breege Brennan, John Cavanagh, Freddy Cole, Robert Craw, Jeananne Crowley, Tony Currie, Emperor Rosko, Susan Fisher, Todd Gordon, David Hamilton, Paul Higginbotham, Andre Leon, Diana Luke, Joanne McCall, Karen Miller, Spike Nesmith, David Newell, Duncan Newmarch, Charles Nove, Kawser Quamer, Frank Sinatra Jr, Karin Spalter, Ewan Spence and Kenny Tosh. 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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