Welcome to part II of The Year of the Song. In honour of BBC4's 'Sound of Song' we're dedicating 2015 as the year of the song, or the art of songwriting. Join Rosaleen for more great tracks that surely make up must have tunes in any playlist.
In conjunction with the BBC4 programme celebrating the writer and the song, we bring to you our new series, The Year of the Song, presented by local Birmingham musician, Rosaleen Sketchley. Join Rosaleen as she guides us through some truly amazing music celebrating the craft of songwriting and the artists who do it.
This weeks broadcast, brought to you by DJ Gary Haywood is the first in our new series, Acoustic Top Of The Pops. It really does do what you'd expect so tune in and find out what's this weeks new entry, risers and sliders.
This weeks broadcast, the last of 2014 is a montage of 4 past shows from the 'Top 5 Specials' Featuring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Yusuf Islam and Eva Cassidy, join each DJ as they take you through their Top 5 tracks for each artist.
This weeks broadcast sees Gary Haywood present to us his top 5 Stones tunes. Join Gary for what is a great little show dedicated to one of the most enduring musical acts in history.
This weeks broadcast is the first of a brand new series called, Acoustic Sessions. Presented by Mark Gamble who in the 80's had a #3 UK hit with 'House Arrest' with his band Krush. Since then he's gone on to produce and engineer for many artists producing a #1 hit for the 90's band KWS. Here Mark shares with us the music that he loves today.
This weeks broadcast sees us re-visit past episodes of Susie Gee's Folk For Folk's Sake. Listen again to some great output from this series or catch up if you've missed out on these top shows.
This weeks broadcast, presented by Gary Haywood is part 4 of our Acoustic Montage which sees us focus on female artists only, Acoustic Ladies, Acoustic Diva's. Join Gary on this joyride with the likes of Adele, Annie Lennox and Joan Armatrading and listen to some great output from our super talented ladies.
This weeks broadcast is an UNSIGNED special presented by Susie Gee. This is the first show purely dedicated to unsigned artists and what a great one it is, featuring, Sam Holmes, Hot Feet, Daria Kulesh Inlay and Folk On.
This weeks broadcast presented by Susie Gee is a special focus on Heather Hind. Zimbabwe born but now based in London her music echoes the big skies and open space that Heather has been surrounded by for most of her life, whether that be the National Parks of Southern Africa or the bleak Hebridean and Shetland isles of Scotland. Sit back and enjoy the soundscape of Heather Hind.
For this weeks broadcast we join DJ Gary Haywood with a backwards look at some of the more acoustic tracks from The Beatles back catalogue. Gary will take you on a reverse journey to the tack that started it all and made British musical history.
This weeks broadcast, presented by our techy guy, David Hudson, is a special focus on Coldplay, one of the UK's top bands of its generation. Always a favourite of David's, this band fronted by Chris Martin has on the main an overriding acoustic feel. What a perfect band to focus on then for Acoustic1 Radio.
Sadly, this weeks broadcast sees the end of Pat Breslin as a DJ for Acoustic1 Radio. With all his other musical and family commitments DJ Pat has sadly had to say goodbye to Acoustic1. Presented here by DJ Gary Haywood is a compilation of Pat's Best Bits, a little review in his honour. We wish Pat all the best for the future. "Dig it Up"
This weeks broadcast presented by Susie Gee is a spotlight special on Flute of Shame. Flute of Shame are an acoustic trio made up of Koop Arponen, James Lascelles and Dane Stefaniuk. The English speaking group formed in Helsinki early 2010 and have already toured extensively across Finland and also in the UK, Russia, Latvia, Estonia and Spain.
This weeks broadcast presented by Susie Gee is a special spotlight on Wednesday's Wolves.
This weeks broadcast is presented by Susie Gee and is a special focus on Jess Morgan. For those of you that don't know, Jess is an uber talented Roots & Folk singer/songwriter from Norwich. Join Susie as she chats with and plays the music of this exceptional talent as we find out just who Jess Morgan is!