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Standby for the Autumn Season on Six! A series of special Sunday features....meet songwriter and photographer Sylvan who will in turn introduce us to the Clair in Gilbert O'Sullivan's No.1 song....the former head of BBC Radio 1 and the man who makes the world's finest radio jingles come together 40 years after their first musical encounter to talk radio aided by Stephanie Hirst and with a little assistance from Tony Blackburn....veteran Radio Caroline and Luxembourg DJ Tony Prince gets out some of his precious vinyl and spins the decks one more time....and what might it have sounded like had Alan Freeman gone to sea with the pirate ships? We'll find out....

The Lively Lounge continues of course but it also has a new cousin, The Lounge Zone bringing us two hours of Sunday afternoon non stop instrumentals from some of the all-time greats....Ewan Spence resumes his weekly show of new music from around the continent in Europe's Heartbeat......Thea Newcomb makes a very welcome return for a new series of new music programmes....plus all the regulars.

Autumn is going to be a splendid season on Six.....



Website last updated at 08:33 GMT on Friday, 26th August 2016. Programme details updated.


You've heard the programmes - now buy the music!

Two new singles have been released on our Lounge Music label. Jill Keating performs a song written by her father, Scots bandleader John Keating "It's Not Going That Way" coupled with the classic "Old Devil Moon" on 7L 34512. Tony Hatch provides his classy theme from the 1982 ITV drama series "Airline" coupled with "Haifa" also from the same series on 7L 35411. Both singles available now from Amazon, iTunes and All Celtic Music. Each track is 79 pence or both for £1.58.

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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 this month includes: David Ades, Trish Bertram, John Cavanagh, Tony Currie, Susan Fisher, Todd Gordon, Tony Hawkins, Tamara Kennedy,Diana Luke, Kenny Tosh and Ewan Spence. Our email address is letters@radiosix.com. 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. Radio Six International is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk. The time on the clock shown on our pages derives its data from your computer's clock, and we accept no responsibility for its reliability.

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Tony Currie's most recent book Not Quite Altogether Now is a romp through his pioneering days at Radio Clyde, Scotland's first landbased commercial radio station. Covering the first year or so from Hogmanay 1973, the book is essential reading for all true radio anoraks!
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