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Welcome to the Autumn Season on Six! October brings more specials on Sunday afternoons (with Friday repeats) including some fascinating stories of real life on the high seas from veteran pirate deejays Dave Rogers, Roger Day and Alan Turner with tales of hijacking, firebombs, sackings and life on pirate ships in the 60s and 70s in Pirate Memories on October 2nd. On October 9th, we remember the launch of Radio Six on cable exactly 31 years ago.

The Lively Lounge continues of course but its new cousin, The Lounge Zone continues to bring us two hours of Sunday afternoon non stop instrumentals from some more of the all-time greats....Susan Fisher returns with some of the best programmes from the eight-year run of Behind The Tracks......Lynne Ferguson returns with a repeat series of Love At The Movies......and Margaret Howard and Andre Leon visit more Classic Locations.

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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 35412. 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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Radio News our advance programme guide .... and QSL cards

We publish a quarterly 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 September edition of Radio News is now available to download: click here. It will be available to download until 23rd October and details programmes on Radio Six International until October 31st.

We encourage listeners to our AM & FM broadcast services - especially on those 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 this month includes: John Cavanagh, Tony Currie, Roger Day, Lynne Ferguson, Susan Fisher, Todd Gordon, Tony Hawkins, Margaret Howard, Tamara Kennedy, Andre Leon, Diana Luke, Dave Rogers, Ewan Spence, Kenny Tosh, Alan Turner and Ewan Spence. 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. 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 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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On Air Now: The Lively Lounge

a special edition celebrates the release of a new Herb Alpert album today and the reissue of most of his back catalogue this month. With tracks from the reissues and from the new CD "Human Nature" plus contributions from Herb Alpert and Burt Bacharach. Radio Six International Syndication(Friday's broadcast)

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Not Quite Altogether Now

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!
Click on the book image for instant ordering details. (Terms & Conditions apply. See here for details.) Also available in all good bookshops at £14.99.

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