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Forum: Radio Today, 02:43
Replies: 7,148
Views: 625,293
Posted By FrankBT
Unfortunately the CG do not have anything like...

Unfortunately the CG do not have anything like the same status as the Olympics, considering the Chinese, Germans, Russians and Americans who tend to dominate athletics don't compete. Even Usain Bolt...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 15:17
Replies: 7,148
Views: 625,293
Posted By FrankBT
As you said....Radio 5 Live Sport. It's become a...

As you said....Radio 5 Live Sport. It's become a sports station first, news second The only thing they haven't done yet is officially admit it, but that's only a matter of time. Has there been a...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-07-2014, 12:10
Replies: 40
Views: 2,839
Posted By FrankBT
Any news station Murdoch-owned or...

Any news station Murdoch-owned or Murdoch-associated is very bad news indeed. Those who happily subscribe to the Murdoch monster are part of the problem.
Forum: Broadcasting 21-07-2014, 13:25
Replies: 108
Views: 7,768
Posted By FrankBT
Why would I want to go to Twitter? Isn't it...

Why would I want to go to Twitter? Isn't it logical to put up a notice on the iPlayer site apologising and explaining there is a technical problem. How difficult is that?

I only found out about...
Forum: Radio 21-07-2014, 11:30
Replies: 2,442
Views: 107,197
Posted By FrankBT
Well it's clearly a successful strategy since you...

Well it's clearly a successful strategy since you keep tuning in to him (by accident) om numerous occasions, so you keep reminding us. As you are more than familiar with his pathetic ramblings why...
Forum: General Discussion 19-07-2014, 17:51
Replies: 1,689
Views: 75,593
Posted By FrankBT
Seems like these are just localised heavy...

Seems like these are just localised heavy showers with a bit of thunder thrown in for good measure. A real thunderstorm would last a few hours and cover much of the country. Haven't seen one of...
Forum: Music 19-07-2014, 12:39
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By FrankBT
She's in a similar bag to another American...

She's in a similar bag to another American artiste, Bonnie Raitt, neither of whom have had much success over here, but have had huge success in the States. Whereas Linda Ronstadt was a very good...
Forum: General Discussion 18-07-2014, 20:29
Replies: 1,689
Views: 75,593
Posted By FrankBT
And where would that be? Altocumulus Castellanus...

And where would that be?

Altocumulus Castellanus clouds forming in Watford. On a warm night these nearly always indicate a storm...
Forum: Music 18-07-2014, 14:21
Replies: 38
Views: 1,852
Posted By FrankBT
Mark Monahan got it spot on regarding the Smiths,...

Mark Monahan got it spot on regarding the Smiths, but How Soon Is Now is one of the few exceptions where that band really did shine.
Forum: Music 18-07-2014, 14:12
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By FrankBT
Even when he was young (70s) I thought he looked...

Even when he was young (70s) I thought he looked a lot older than his years. Clearly a very good blues rock guitarist but around his time there were so many others doing similar. Appreciated more in...
Forum: Radio 17-07-2014, 19:02
Replies: 2,442
Views: 107,197
Posted By FrankBT
As well as ghastly Murdoch stooge.

As well as ghastly Murdoch stooge.
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 22:58
Replies: 2,442
Views: 107,197
Posted By FrankBT
I understand he's regularly reviewed papers om...

I understand he's regularly reviewed papers om Sky TV for years, and appeared on BBC QT so not really true And Paxman is hardly telegenic, but who cares?


He'll be fine. If he really want's the job...
Forum: Music 16-07-2014, 21:54
Replies: 59
Views: 2,241
Posted By FrankBT
Well that IS one of the most monotonous songs Led...

Well that IS one of the most monotonous songs Led Zep ever did. It does drone on and on, and Robert Plant's high pitched vocals/wail does grate after a while. But LZ were the definitive guitar rock...
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 20:51
Replies: 2,442
Views: 107,197
Posted By FrankBT
Yet you still listen to JO'B regularly like...

Yet you still listen to JO'B regularly like clockwork and comment on what he says. How does that figure?

On JO'B as a possible replacement for Paxman the Beeb are going to need someone rather dogged...
Forum: Music 14-07-2014, 14:04
Replies: 30
Views: 883
Posted By FrankBT
Genesis never made a better album than Trick Of...

Genesis never made a better album than Trick Of The Tail. Even better than anything they did with Peter Gabriel and proved that the band could happily survive without him. After that they started to...
Forum: Music 13-07-2014, 20:18
Replies: 157
Views: 4,817
Posted By FrankBT
Status Quo - Whatever You...

Status Quo - Whatever You Want
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7-z4Dz5ZU4

Van Morrison - Moondance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lFxGBB4UGU

Dexy's Minight Runners - Come on...
Forum: Radio 12-07-2014, 15:01
Replies: 2,442
Views: 107,197
Posted By FrankBT
But NF is not doing much other than ask an...

But NF is not doing much other than ask an enfeebled politician very predictable questions for which he is well rehearsed. From the little I've heard, all Clegg does is dodge any awkward questions...
Forum: Radio 11-07-2014, 16:33
Replies: 606
Views: 49,527
Posted By FrankBT
Can't agree. It's the same now as it was when it...

Can't agree. It's the same now as it was when it started - some good songs, some not so good. ones, depending on your taste. Having heard last week's offering I thought there were some pretty decent...
Forum: Music 10-07-2014, 19:50
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By FrankBT
Joss Stone has always been a class act. She would...

Joss Stone has always been a class act. She would be appreciated more in the US than here as her music is strictly out of the 60s/70 Stax/Atlantic Soul sound which no longer generates that much...
Forum: Radio 10-07-2014, 12:25
Replies: 7,148
Views: 625,293
Posted By FrankBT
LBC is a humungous, tabloidy bore run by Global...

LBC is a humungous, tabloidy bore run by Global that largely treats its audience like morons. It's only when you've listened to it for a few months that you realise it's like listening to one big...
Forum: Radio 09-07-2014, 11:09
Replies: 7,148
Views: 625,293
Posted By FrankBT
There's plenty of other worthwhile news stories...

There's plenty of other worthwhile news stories around, not least the forthcoming EU President, Jean-Claude Juncker saying Britain can keep its powers if it stays in the EU. I would have thought that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 10:38
Replies: 32
Views: 1,051
Posted By FrankBT
The investigation took years and a huge amount of...

The investigation took years and a huge amount of police resources as well as taxpayers money spent on the Leverson inquiry. And the outcome? Coulson gets 18 months of which he'll probably only serve...
Forum: Radio 04-07-2014, 09:08
Replies: 7,148
Views: 625,293
Posted By FrankBT
Exactly. It was Mayo's decision to leave 5 Live,...

Exactly. It was Mayo's decision to leave 5 Live, although basically he and all the other staff at the station, bar VD were given an ultimatum at the time of relocate to Salford or else.
Forum: Radio 03-07-2014, 10:29
Replies: 7,148
Views: 625,293
Posted By FrankBT
It just might be something to do with the fact...

It just might be something to do with the fact that Bacon is still based in London and decided he didn't want to continue with Salford any longer, He was interviewed in the Guardian some months after...
Forum: Radio 02-07-2014, 12:37
Replies: 7,148
Views: 625,293
Posted By FrankBT
Dotun is the last person who will ever get the...

Dotun is the last person who will ever get the push from 5 Live. The trouble is being an overnight slot the majority don't care as they are fast asleep. If they had a chimpanzee presenting UAN I...
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