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We're going to Texas .... South by Southwest keeps the music alive from March 17 - 22, and our man in Austin is Ewan Spence who will provide news and music from the event every night at 20:00 GMT from Monday 16th March to Friday 20th March.



Back in the schedule is a series originally made in 1985 featuring some of the best recordings of the big bands from the 30s and 40s. Legendary broadcaster Clem Ashby who died in 1986, traces the history of the bands with some first hand anecdotes on the way. Time Was... can be heard on Saturdays at 07:00 GMT, Sundays at 05:00 and 20:00 GMT, and Tuesdays at 19:00 GMT.



Coming back in April, after an absence of 35 years, Tony Currie presents a weekly hour of classical music in Nothing But The Best starting on Friday April 3rd at 06:00 GMT. And also back on April 11th is a new series of our record review show Fresh Garbage.



Website updated at 07:20 GMT on Friday, 6th March, 2015. Programme details updated.


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

Our record label, Lounge Music has released the second volume of music from The Lively Lounge. Titled Second House it's available to download here. Also available: a collection of all of the instrumental singles from Tony Hatch released between 1959 and 1962. What's All This About? includes many familiar TV themes from the early 'sixties including Naked City, Dick Powell Theatre, Perry Mason, Ghost Squad and Out Of This World. It's downloadable here. We've also released an album of solo piano music from Johnny Pearson originally recorded as a session for our Piano Room series in 1986. it includes many of his best-known tracks including All Creatures Great and Small, Sleepy Shores, Cast Your Fate To The Wind, Our Love Story, Autumn Reverie (Heather) and many more. It's available to download here and like all our albums costs £7.99 or 79p a track.

For all our albums, tracks can be downloaded as mp3 or CD quality FLAC files.


The fabulous Skeewiff remix of the Radio Six Theme is available to buy as a download single, along with the original Tony Hatch Sound recording. Just click here! Each track is 79 pence or both for £1.49.

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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 letters@radiosix.com to request that we email a copy to you upon publication. The 8-page March edition of Radio News is now available to download: click here. It will be available to download until 26th March and details programmes until March 31st.



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, one US Dollar 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: David Ades, Trish Bertram, George Burton, John Cavanagh, Jeananne Crowley, Tony Currie, Susan Fisher, Todd Gordon, Tony Hawkins, Tamara Kennedy, Diana Luke, 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 reliability.

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On Air Now: Random Play

Diana Luke introduces another session of non stop music from our 50 track playlist, blending a unique mix of unsigned, self released, indie and vintage recordings from around the world.


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TimeArtist - Title
21:30:00Sufiano - Miami Heatwave
21:29:58Sonovox - Random Play
21:25:45The Devil In Faust - Dark Places
21:22:01Antoine Fafard - Riff & Raft [Radio Edit]
21:21:53JAM Singers and Tony Hatch - New Acapella Full

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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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