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Forum: Radio 26-08-2014, 16:39
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By Mark Watkins
Bob Harris on BBC Radio Oxford 81-84

Does anyone have any old recordings of Bob Harris on Drive on BBC Oxford back in the early 80's? Thanks.
Forum: Radio 14-06-2014, 22:29
Replies: 24
Views: 1,799
Posted By Mark Watkins
Mon - Fri 7am-10am Mike Read 10am-1pm Gavin McCoy...

Mon - Fri
7am-10am Mike Read
10am-1pm Gavin McCoy
1pm -4pm Steve Wright
4pm -7pm Howard Pearce
7pm-10pm Janice Long
10pm-1am Bob Harris (Mon- Wed) Annie Nightingale (Thurs & Fri)

Sat
7am-10am Paul...
Forum: Radio 07-05-2014, 11:25
Replies: 155
Views: 9,403
Posted By Mark Watkins
Mike , you certainly have valid facts & figures &...

Mike , you certainly have valid facts & figures & considered views - but - perhaps this stats mind leads you to "talk" in absolutes? - and so - can I please suggest - the unintended result is to...
Forum: Radio 06-05-2014, 10:59
Replies: 155
Views: 9,403
Posted By Mark Watkins
Picking up the point that "some people like to...

Picking up the point that "some people like to moan" that write letters (in order to gauge whether a particular view represents a quantity of opinion) I would say writing in (or ringing in for that...
Forum: Radio 25-04-2014, 12:57
Replies: 33
Views: 4,782
Posted By Mark Watkins
For Peter The...

For Peter The Great!

http://www.bobharris.org/pages/artistpage.asp?searchterm=Cilla%20Black

I respect your views. My longer post contained lots of positives about Bob, which you've not...
Forum: Radio 11-01-2014, 14:21
Replies: 14
Views: 2,180
Posted By Mark Watkins
I agree with "Passengers" and will add that since...

I agree with "Passengers" and will add that since the stn received all those plaudits/awards a few years back, I think R2 then started to believe in their own publicity and as a consequence became...
Forum: Radio 10-01-2014, 17:45
Replies: 25
Views: 3,016
Posted By Mark Watkins
Steve Crozier was a key presenter for a time; ex...

Steve Crozier was a key presenter for a time; ex Radio 210 and LBC.
Forum: Radio 02-06-2013, 15:20
Replies: 42
Views: 3,957
Posted By Mark Watkins
Actually, there is freedom of speech on the...

Actually, there is freedom of speech on the internet (and in day to day life). What happens when you voice/post an opinion is another matter!!
Forum: Radio 31-05-2013, 21:39
Replies: 42
Views: 3,957
Posted By Mark Watkins
I really enjoy listening to Caroline, but only...

I really enjoy listening to Caroline, but only certain djs/shows, for the reasons you give about some of the presentation LeeBoy19. Like all radio stns it seems (sadly) you can get one or two on a...
Forum: Radio 29-05-2013, 16:08
Replies: 26
Views: 3,603
Posted By Mark Watkins
So, when people ask for feedback what they really...

So, when people ask for feedback what they really mean is only positive feedback! The stn has been promoted on here to listen to, so like all radio there to be shot at if you like. I did listen to...
Forum: Radio 27-05-2013, 14:20
Replies: 29
Views: 3,497
Posted By Mark Watkins
Mike Read, Steve Wright, Bob Harris, Charlie...

Mike Read, Steve Wright, Bob Harris, Charlie Gillett (RIP), Tommy Vance (RIP), David Hamilton, Dominic Allen - LBC Sportswatch (RIP), Mike Ingham - 5 Live Sport, John Peel (RIP), Roger Scott (RIP),...
Forum: Radio 15-05-2013, 14:16
Replies: 0
Views: 875
Posted By Mark Watkins
Nicky Horne - Your Mother Wouldn't Like It/Capital

Does anyone have any old cassette recordings of Nicky Horne's Your Mother Wouldn't Like It...shows on Capital?

I think these featured Six of the Best & Flatshare info etc etc

Please message/email...
Forum: Radio 22-04-2013, 21:17
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By Mark Watkins
The trouble with internet and pirates is that in...

The trouble with internet and pirates is that in the end it's really only friends of the bands who listen - you need to get exposure on mainstream or local FM to really reach new people - or on a...
Forum: Radio 17-04-2013, 14:20
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By Mark Watkins
kipperthecat - all my references / comments...

kipperthecat - all my references / comments /posts (since the start of this thread) were either general or specific, dep. on the points I was making, which you are welcome to agree/disagree...
Forum: Radio 16-04-2013, 19:00
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By Mark Watkins
Is this what downloading is leading too? The old...

Is this what downloading is leading too? The old stuff? That's not to say it shdn't be heard but these are modern times and so I despair that in 2013 we still see The Beatles and The Stones on music...
Forum: Radio 16-04-2013, 12:26
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By Mark Watkins
I shd just add , although there may be still...

I shd just add , although there may be still thriving local music scenes, that I (sadly) very much doubt whether we'll have a particular big music trend again, such as Brit pop or Punk. This of...
Forum: Radio 16-04-2013, 12:04
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By Mark Watkins
I echo what "inkblot" says and I too was puzzled...

I echo what "inkblot" says and I too was puzzled by the article. There are of course many stations and many individuals playing new music on non-BBC stations, including on the internet. Even if all...
Forum: Radio 14-04-2013, 12:15
Replies: 33
Views: 4,782
Posted By Mark Watkins
First off people have different likes/dislikes...

First off people have different likes/dislikes with regards to music/presenters - I think each person should be allowed an opinion. I do therefore understand the last poster - you can dislike or like...
Forum: Radio 20-02-2013, 22:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Mark Watkins
http://www.daveglass.co.uk/ A real talent! I met...

http://www.daveglass.co.uk/

A real talent! I met him once back in the Summer of '81 when given a brief tour of 210. A thrill to meet him, after listening to his wonderful 210 club/Fresh Air shows....
Forum: Radio 20-02-2013, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Mark Watkins
Thanks Mark. Yes, thanks Rodney, if you have &...

Thanks Mark. Yes, thanks Rodney, if you have & can advise in due course that'll be wonderful (cheers).
Forum: Radio 20-02-2013, 18:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Mark Watkins
Mike Read and Steve Wright (sep.) on 208

Does anyone have a complete weeks Radio Luxembourg programme schedule pls for any week in 1978 and also one for any week in 1979 to post/list?

i.e to show Mike Read (1978) and Steve Wright (1979) as...
Forum: Radio 20-02-2013, 18:28
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By Mark Watkins
Pussycat cover/instrumental (Mike Matthews/Radio 210)

Back in the early/mid 70's Radio 210's Mike Matthews used to open/close his shows with an instrumental track. It was def. a Pussycat hit song, either Mississippi or Smile.

Does anyone know who the...
Forum: Radio 19-02-2013, 12:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,924
Posted By Mark Watkins
I really like Janice Long, but I think a...

I really like Janice Long, but I think a combination of her R2 show being marginalised (time slot/length) doesn't help. She's naturally chatty but perhaps too much so. I do think she was far better...
Forum: Radio 19-02-2013, 12:22
Replies: 19
Views: 2,938
Posted By Mark Watkins
Yes! I've noticed that quite a few times on POTP;...

Yes! I've noticed that quite a few times on POTP; so just because someones a "music expert" (producer) doesn't nec. mean their music knowledge is really that much better than the listeners. As being...
Forum: Radio 30-08-2012, 13:20
Replies: 71
Views: 8,520
Posted By Mark Watkins
I've met Mike Read and he more than matched my...

I've met Mike Read and he more than matched my expectations. The same off-air as on. A gentleman and down to earth and very talented (writing, TV, radio). Back in the 70's and 80's there was a...
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