radio six international

around the clock around the world

We've some excellent special editions of Lively Lounge coming up. Later this month there's another special show celebrating the release of his new album 'Music vol. 1' with special guest Herb Alpert talking to us from Los Angeles. Also over the next few weeks, a season of Best of the Tony Currie Show with star interviews from past programmes including Lulu, Leonard White and Helen Lederer.



Website last updated at 07:52 GMT on Friday 21st July 2017. Programme details updated.

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

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.



Find us on Facebook!

Are you on Facebook? Visit our page here.

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

We publish a regular full colour programme guide in printable form as a PDF file. In fact it first appeared over 50 years ago on March 5th 1967. You can email us at letters@radiosix.com to request that we email a copy to you upon publication. The July edition of Radio News is now available to download: click here. It will be available to download until 28th July and details programmes on Radio Six International for July 2017.



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 currently includes: Trish Bertram, John Cavanagh, Tony Currie, Susan Fisher, Todd Gordon, Tony Hawkins, Paul Higginbotham, Tamara Kennedy, Diana Luke, Spike Nesmith and Kenny Tosh. 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 accuracy or reliability.

copyright © 2016 radio six international

On Air Now: The Tony Currie Show

including a conversation with singer Lulu talking to Tony in 2011. Radio Six International Syndication (Broadcast yesterday)


You can also listen with the following media players:


Recently Played

TimeArtist - Title
20:01:42Tony Currie - TONY CURRIE SHOW #248
20:00:46Tony Hawkins - Station Opener FM 60 secs
20:00:091975 - Lively Lounge Alpert TWE
19:01:42Todd Gordon - TODD'S TURNTABLE #160
19:01:30Tony Hawkins - Station Ident 15secs

Full list

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.

The music on Radio Six International is licenced by MCPS PRS AlliancePRS For Music and PPLPPL www.ppluk.com logo