David Baker

Radio Sandymount

From May 1986 this is David Baker on air for Radio Sandymount – one of the series of ‘Festival’ stations that popped up in towns whenever they had their Community Week during the summer months. This recording starts at 2.31pm.

Heartbeat FM November 16th 1986

This is a short recording of the launch of Heartbeat FM, Dublin's love-songs station. The service started broadcasting at midday on November 15th 1986 with David Baker hosting a party on air!

This is a short recording of the launch of Heartbeat FM, Dublin’s love-songs station.

The service started broadcasting at midday on November 15th 1986 with David Baker hosting a party on air!

As broadcast

Airchecked

Klas December 5th 1986

This is a recording of  Dublin's easy-listening station KLAS from December 5th 1986 featuring David Baker from 8.30pm.

This is a recording of Dublin’s easy-listening station KLAS from December 5th 1986 featuring David Baker from 8.30pm.


Radio Retro – archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002
This recording is courtesy of Ian Biggar


Radio Snowflake

Seasonal Dublin pirate station Radio Snowflake from December 21st 1988 with David Baker on air.
This recording starts at 5.54pm.

Class Radio December 31st 1988

From the final day on air at the end of December 1988, this is Class Radio, the easy listening station for Dublin.

From the final day on air at the end of December 1988, this is Class Radio, the easy listening station for Dublin.

The last two hours with John May which started at 6pm is below. An assortment of guests reminisce about the station leading up to the switch off at 8pm.

Before that we have David Baker between 5pm and 5.30pm with a history of the station.

David Baker from 5pm

John May from 6pm


Radio Retro – archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002


PREMIER FM September 18th 2004

The full day's live programming from the first day of Premier FM's first temporary licence run on 94.9MHz in Dublin. The classic oldies station went live at midnight on September 18th 2004.

These are recordings of a large selection of the live programming from the first day of Premier FM’s first temporary licence run on 94.9MHz in Dublin.

The classic oldies station went live at midnight on September 18th 2004 from a studio located in the Russell Court Hotel in the heart of the city.

We have every minute of live programming from midnight through to 3.30pm. Then we have the three hour block from 6pm-9pm.


Greg Townsend introduces some of the Premier FM team from midnight [Full]

Greg Townsend returns for the first live show of the day at 8am [Full]

Denis Wilson takes over at 10am, with Alan Russell on News [Full]

David Baker is in studio from midday [Full]

Garv Rigby takes over from 2pm [90 mins]

From 5pm Vincent Hughes presents two hours of Strictly ’70s [6-7pm]

Mike Williams takes the 7-10pm slot [120 mins]

IRISH MUSIC RADIO September 25th 2005

s part of their final weekend of broadcasting to Dublin under their present temporary licence Irish Music Radio will host a special two hour discussion show looking at radio past and present this Sunday. 
Presented by Joe Doyle, the show, which will be broadcast as part of the station's 'Meltdown', will be aired live at 1pm this Sunday on 94.9MHz FM. Contributing to the discussion will be Phantom FM's Ger Roe, Dr Don of A.R.D/Radio Dublin fame, FM104's Andy Preston, 98FM's Barry Dunne, David Baker of Klas/Heartbeat fame, Premier FM's Paul Shepherd and Chris Adams of Irish Music Radio.

This is how Radiowaves News announced this programme on Irish Music Radio.

As part of their final weekend of broadcasting to Dublin under their present temporary licence Irish Music Radio will host a special two hour discussion show looking at radio past and present this Sunday.
Presented by Joe Doyle, the show, which will be broadcast as part of the station’s ‘Meltdown’, will be aired live at 1pm this Sunday on 94.9MHz FM. Contributing to the discussion will be Phantom FM’s Ger Roe, Dr Don of A.R.D/Radio Dublin fame, FM104’s Andy Preston, 98FM’s Barry Dunne, David Baker of Klas/Heartbeat fame, Premier FM’s Paul Shepherd and Chris Adams of Irish Music Radio.

This IMR recording is a Radio Retro original

Irish Music Radio station page

If you have any old cassettes or digitised recordings that we can add here, please get in touch – radiowavesfm@radioanoraks.com or use wetransfer to the same address.

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