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Golden Years with Brian Hartgen Celebrates 1980!

Hi everyone

Tomorrow it will be time for another edition of Golden Years, 7 PM UK, 3 PM Eastern,

This week we’re going back to 1980, as usual with news clips, movie summaries and the music. We’ll also hear news events and audio material reflecting them.

This was the year Adam and the Ants were in the charts, the Police were so lonely, John Lennon sadly died, and “the lady was not for turning”. There were many significant sporting events too which we will focus upon.

Golden Years Celebrates 1978!

Hi to everyone

This week on Saturday, 2 PM Eastern, 7 PM UK, I will present Golden Years, looking at 1978.

There was a lot of great music during this year, and I’ll be playing some of the most popular songs together with some more obscure ones which did make the chart but which you may have forgotten about. I’ll tell you the background to some of them too, such as why they were written.

This week we also have plenty of audio archive material recalling the news events, movies and TV of the year.

Golden Years this week celebrates 1988!

Hi everyone

This week on Golden Years, Saturday 2 PM Eastern, 7 PM UK, we celebrate the year that was 1988!

This was the year lots of people loved neighbours on TV, Margaret Thatcher became the longest serving Prime Minister of England, and new licencing laws allow pubs to stay open all day in England and Wales. Plus there was good music from Tiffany, Belinda Carlisle and the Pet Shop Boys.

Do join me to recall all these events together with top TV and movies too!

Best wishes:

Brian Hartgen

Golden Years Presents 1964!

Hi everyone

I hope you can join me, Brian Hartgen, for Golden Years this Saturday at 2 PM Eastern, 7 PM UK. This is where we relive a year gone by in sound and music.

In this year, the Beatles invaded America, America was about to go to war, Harold Wilson became Prime Minister, mods and rockers were out in full force in the UK and Radio Caroline would go on air in March. In film, we had Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady and Gold Finger. We’ll be hearing about those and some of the best music which shaped the decade.

Golden Years Celebrates 1976!

Hi everyone

We hope you are all having a good week.

In our series Golden Years, Saturdays 2 PM Eastern, 7 PM UK on the Bell, this week we focus upon 1976. Apart from the heatwave which struck Britain, the year produced some of the best songs from the 70’s. We’ll be hearing some of those, recalling the news events through narration and audio archive material, we’ll remember the TV shows you were watching and the best selling box office movies as well!

Do tune into Golden Years on the Bell!

Hear the Latest Hit Music and News with DJ Mike Each Sunday!

Are you interested in today's music scene rather than golden oldies? Do you want to find out the latest celebrity news as well as hearing the songs themselves? If so, there's no better place to be than the DJ Mike Show, every Sunday at 11 AM Eastern, 4 PM UK!

DJ Mike has been broadcasting for ten years and is truly knowledgeable about the music he plays! The show includes today's hit music, the pop culture segment, the weekly top 10 countdown and he speaks to the stars who are making today's hit music.

Artists and groups featured in the show could include:

Golden Years

Hi everyone

As you may know, the Music Machine is not being produced at the moment on a Saturday. However, we are able to bring you a show called Golden Years.

During this show, we’ll focus on a specific year, playing the classics and certainly songs you may not have heard for a while. We’ll also recall the news and memorable events of the year too.

This time, we focus on 1981! So do join us if you can for Golden Years on the Bell, the sound of good radio, Saturday 2 PM Eastern, 7 PM UK.

The Bell Shows and Syndication

Hi everyone

Sadly, we have had to say goodbye to at least two shows for the moment, these are the Sunday Sofa Session and Happy Hour. We do wish the presenters all the luck in the world for the future.

Discontinuation of the Music Machine

Hi everyone

I would like to let you all know that as from this point, I am discontinuing my show, the Music Machine.

The Music Machine Says, Get Dressed!

Hi everyone

This week on the Music Machine, we’ll be exploring songs about items you would wear.

Clothes are of course key when it comes to trying to win attention. But what about the songs which refer to them? Dresses, socks, skirts, jumpers, shirts, socks, and so on.

I’ll be letting you hear a lot of these on Saturday, 2 PM Eastern, 7 PM UK!


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