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around the clock around the world

The ancient Celtic festival of Beltane is celebrated with a special programme on Thursday, 1st May. One Morning in May features songs celebrating the season from Stan Butcher, Steeleye Span, Ella Fitzgerald, The Bee Gees, Herb Alpert, George Burns, Bing Crosby, Kenny Rankin, Krista Detor, Gary Fane, Andrea Begley, Andy Williams, The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Goldsboro and The Lovin' Spoonful. Tony Currie invites you to tune in on Beltane morning at 07:00 GMT (8am UK, 9am Europe, 7pm New Zealand)

This year we're going big on the Eurovision Song Contest with a special daily programme hosted by Ewan Spence featuring not only previews of this year's entries but also some of the songs that made it to the local heats but not to the final. Tune in daily to out Eurovision Preview from Monday May 5th to Saturday May 10th at 08:00 GMT (9am UK, 10am Europe, 8pm New Zealand) and 18:00 GMT (7pm UK, 8pm Europe).

A couple of one-off changes to the normal pattern of transmissions of The Lively Lounge in May. There won't be a Thursday repeat of the programme on May 1st, and on Saturday May 10th the programme airs an hour earlier than usual at 07:00 GMT (8am UK, 9am Europe, 7pm New Zealand) for one week only.

Website updated at 16:21 GMT on Thursday, 24th April, 2014. Random Playlist updated; Programme details updated.

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

The fabulous Skeewiff remix of the Radio Six Theme is now 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.

Our record label, Lounge Music has released 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 for £7.99 or 79 pence a track. 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 also costs £7.99 or 79p a track.

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

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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 expanded March/May edition of Radio News is now available to download: click here. It will be available to download until 25 May and details programmes until May 30th.

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 current team of great professionals includes: David Ades, Trish Bertram, Rose Blackham, Denis Blackham, John Cavanagh, Jeananne Crowley, Andrea Cunningham, Tony Currie, Susan Fisher, Tony Holland, Margaret Howard, Tamara Kennedy, Diana Luke, Rab Noakes, Andy Park, Ewen 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. 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: Random Play

non stop tracks from our 50 track playlist, introduced by Diana Luke

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TimeArtist - Title
07:23:12Holly Anna Hawkes & Nathan Pacheo - Tilll You Love Me
07:20:04Marco Argiro - Love
07:19:51706 - Start The Day short
07:14:52Lisa Hilton - When I Fall In Love
07:11:05Fuser - Late December

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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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