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May 1997 (Anorak Hour)

The Anorak Hour 104

The Anorak Hour edition 104 was broadcast on Spectrum FM in Dublin on May 4th 1997 from 1pm. The frequency was 105.3MHz.
Ger Roe hosted the show and Pete Reed had the News update.

In this episode:

Start

Introduction

02:07

A tribute to the recently deceased Atlantic 252 and 1980s offshore presenter David Lee Stone.

06:03

Bob Gallico on Magic 103, the Nova spin off, in April 1985.

14:03

Ger Roe on Shamrock Radio International reporting on Radio Nova’s imminent closure / rebrand and also playing a clip of Q102’s Eye in the Sky segment.

22:45

ARD promos and jingles from 1977; plus a sample of ARD’s Top 20 programme presented by Arno St Jude.

30:46

More ARD from 1977 with Paul Downey.

33:16

A sample of another early radio pioneer, Dave C, from the mid-70s.

41:20

Some typical Sunday afternoon fare from Dr Don’s Surgery on ARD.

46:31

The week’s radio industry news with Pete Reed which includes a Dublin pirate bandscan.

This recording is by kind courtesy of Ger Roe

The Anorak Hour 105

The Anorak Hour edition 105 was broadcast on Spectrum FM in Dublin on May 11th 1997 from 1pm. The frequency was 105.3MHz.
Ger Roe hosted the show and Pete Reed had the News update.

In this episode:

Start

Introduction

02:02

From September 14th 1980, Eamon Cooke speaks about the appearance of the new Sunshine Radio on Radio Dublin’s ‘Station News’.

07:27

From September 15th 1980, Denis Murray reading the News on Big D reports on mast sabotage at the new Sunshine Radio.

10:47

Mark Boland on Bray’s Southside Radio with the FRC programme on September 16th 1979.

15:57

John O’Hara on the air at Radio Nova on October 1st 1985.

23:13

An interview with Chris Cary from 1982 by Leon Tipler.

39:36

A collage of Radio Dublin voices, jingles and commercials from 1979…includes DJ Lee, Pat James, John Everest.

46:31

The week’s radio industry news with Pete Reed.

This recording is by kind courtesy of Ger Roe

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