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  1. Pete meadows on 10 May 2024

    Hi, I heat many recordings by British artists like Mike Holiday, ronnie Milton, and alma Cogan but never hear top of the bill singer Gary Miller, had many top 20 hits in the 50s and 60s, his cd I SHALL RETURN HAS ALL HIS 1950S ON IT.

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  2. Jim on 9 May 2024

    I thoroughly enjoyed Mark Steyn’s show today about “Something”. Thanks!

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  3. Dave sunny Donny😃 on 9 May 2024

    Hi Andy,
    I do like your comedy slots around 8:30.
    May I make a suggestion for a Bob Newheart recording of the Driving Instructor please.

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  4. Paul - Rye, East Sussex on 7 May 2024

    What a treat and a joy to hear Mark Steyn’s new show “On The Town” – so very reminiscent of listening to Benny Green on a Sunday back in those heady days when Radio 2 knew what it was doing. Thanks to all at SR for keeping quality radio alive and kicking!

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    • Nick Hingley on 13 May 2024

      Radio 2 knows exactly what it is doing and that’s not to do anything for the likes of us!
      And, sadly, as a result, many listeners are no longer introduced to the kind of music we are so fortunate to enjoy via Serenade Radio. Radio 2 was where I discovered many musical genres and that popular music was more than ‘pop’.

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  5. Nancy on 6 May 2024

    I can’t get Blossom Dearie’s “Ballad of the Shape of Things” out of my head. Thanks for the earworm!

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  6. Dave sunny Donny😎 on 5 May 2024

    Hi Andy
    Thanks for the TV show themes, it is a great idea.
    May I suggest Top of The Form theme and the two Robert Robinson shows Ask The Family can’t think of the other of hand, so can you help please Andy?.
    SR is an excellent station bringing back those great music/songs.
    👏👍😀

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  7. Geoff Jones on 5 May 2024

    Soft Folkus – Thanks Roger, two hours of good music. Highlights Joan Baez, Sandy Denny and Alison Krauss.

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    • Roger Williams on 6 May 2024

      Thank you Geoff, You’re welcome! Feel free to suggest music that might suit the show.

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  8. David Purll on 5 May 2024

    Soft Folkus .. an oasis of calm in a hectic week! And to hear tom Paxton and the wonderful Davy Graham and the Pentangle in the first fifteen minutes!! Thank you Roger and thank you Serenade Radio.

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    • Roger Williams on 6 May 2024

      Hi David

      Really pleased you enjoyed what you heard, Hope it goes some way to aiding your recuperation (along with Ruth’s cooking!)

      Roger

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  9. Vanessa-Ann Dowsett on 5 May 2024

    Andy, for a future TV show programme, how about the theme from Shillingbury Tales please? Thanks in advance

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  10. Nancy on 5 May 2024

    I happily happened upon Mark Steyn’s “On the Town” program tonight and I’m so pleased to get more of my favorite music historian! All the presenters at Serenade Radio are a blessing to me and a true oasis of sound in a discordant world. Thank you for all you offer your listeners!

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    • Mark Steyn on 5 May 2024

      Thank you, Nancy. Hope you’ll happily happen upon it next Saturday. Remind me to play the song “Happy Habit” one week.

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      • Fraser Sutherland on 5 May 2024

        I was furious with myself; I missed Steyn’s show! Now I have a huge paper sign in my kitchen to remind for next Saturday. A new Steyn show is a cultural event

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  11. Iggy on 4 May 2024

    Black Beauty and Battlestar Galactica in one show !!!!! Two absolute favourites. Thank you

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  12. Simon Smith on 4 May 2024

    Hello Andy. Thanks for another fabulous feast of nostalgia. I feel I might be being greedy but I reckon that two of my favourite American shows would make a good double bill in a future show – how about The Rockford Files and A Man Called Ironside?

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  13. Barbara Heathcote on 4 May 2024

    Hi Andy thanks for playing Eye Level. One of the best TV theme tunes in my opinion. You’ve brought back some great memories of long past programmes when I was young 😀 Looking forward to the next week’s programme. Can I suggest Only Fools and Horses on another edition please.

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  14. Vanessa-Ann Dowsett on 4 May 2024

    How lovely to have the tv show back again. The worrying thing is that I am singing along to most of the themes. I surmise that I have put the neighbours off their evening meal. Thank you Andy for another wonderful programme on Serenade

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  15. Dave Cole on 4 May 2024

    Andy,
    Thanks for playing Alias Smith & Jones. Not heard that original in years!

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  16. Dave Cole on 4 May 2024

    Loving the TV Show presented by Andy Marriott! I forgot how good the Black Beauty theme was. Very good indeed!

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  17. Karen on 4 May 2024

    Anyone would know from the comments that i am a big fan of SR. I listen all the time and like pretty much everything. I usually prefer the weekday schedule but the line up today is amazing.. from when i woke up at 4am till midnight. It looks brilliant. The sun is out . Sitting in the garden with tea, a bit of homemade bread pudding, a book and SR in my ear I think i will be here for some hours. Thank you.

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    • Johnny Mac on 4 May 2024

      Hi Karen. Glad to have kept you company in the early hours (the best time of the day) with A Little Night Music. Wasn’t it great to celebrate Jane Morgan’s 100th birthday!

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  18. Steve in Worcs. on 2 May 2024

    Hello All, I’m awake and about quite early, so catching all of your show this morning, Andy, and what sublime music you are playing. Vera Lynn, Steve and Eydie, quality all the way.

    I don’t know what it is about Jimmy Durante, but I only have to look at a photo of him and I have a big smile on my face. But when he ‘sings’ – just terrific. Thank you, as always to all at Serenade Radio.

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  19. Ron Oliver on 2 May 2024

    Sending along a little donation to help with expenses. I love the station, listening regularly at home back in Palm Springs (hi Kevin Taylor!), and especially whilst I’m traveling overseas – right now listening from Bulgaria where we’re making a movie, and waking up to hear Dean Martin’s “1200 Miles From Palm Springs to Texas” is reminding me of home…so thank you!

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    • Karen on 2 May 2024

      When you saymaking a film. Does that make you the Ron Oliver that makes Christmas films. If so thank you for one of my favourite guilty pleasures … Any time of the year.🙂

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  20. Michael Hannon on 1 May 2024

    Please please tell me why I can’t hear SR any more any more here in France. Every other internet radio station works.

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    • Mark Steyn on 1 May 2024

      I happen to be in France right now – and Serenade’s coming through loud and clear. Simon McLean on top form. Way better than any franco station.

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  21. Helen on 1 May 2024

    Happy May Day to everyone 🌸Listening to the early Morning Music hour at 6am followed by Andy’s programme is the perfect way to start to my day.

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  22. Karen on 1 May 2024

    Love Jonathan an Darlene Edwards on todays twaddle. I might have said this before but i do think Darlene might have had singing lessons from my mother 😀

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  23. Sam on 30 April 2024

    Recently discovered Serenade Radio and instantly love it! Shout out to Dick Fisher! Love the selections and variety! Cheers 🍻 over there from over here (Cape Cod MA USA) keep doing what you’re doing sir!

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    • Dick Fisher on 1 May 2024

      Thanks Sam. Sounds like you’re enjoying the music as much as me!

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  24. Geoff Jones on 28 April 2024

    Soft folkus 2 hours of great entertainment. Enjoyed your interview Roger, look forward to more.

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    • Roger Williams on 30 April 2024

      Thank you Geoff, much appreciated. Regards to Pam. Still have happy memoreies of the hotel you recommended to us in Alicante. How’s your local Folk Club doing these days?

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  25. Alexander Gleason on 28 April 2024

    Always enjoy Adrian Jackson’s Evergreens show – long may he continue, but could you let him know that Runaway Rocking Horse is by Edward White. Charles Williams only conducted the orchestra.

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  26. Harry on 28 April 2024

    Hi! Absolutely love the station. I was wondering if you could play anything by Andy Prior and his orchestra/big band. I think his music would really fit the fantastic music played on here 🙂

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  27. Dave 😀 on 28 April 2024

    Hi Ed,
    You’ve played a great selection of musi for a Sunday morning, it’s a super way of starting my Second part of my weekend.
    Thanks Ed and SR and all the support team at SR.👏👍

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  28. Suzy on 28 April 2024

    Ah, now that’s better, Ed. Your choice for Song Not To Dust By was just perfect this morning. … What other radio station responds and talks to its listeners like Serenade does? It made my day to hear Ed reading out our comments 🥰

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  29. Jayne and Simon on 27 April 2024

    Steve James …. Absolutely fantastic .. thanks for a great show tonight, loved it. Any chance of some ‘Dangling Conversation’ ?

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  30. Karen on 27 April 2024

    Thank you to Adrian Jackson for ending Showstoppers with One Day More from Les Miserables. I waited 30 years to go and finally went to see it on stage last year and hearing that song live especially the notes at the end was so beautiful it made me cry. Thank you Adrian.

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    • Adrian on 27 April 2024

      It was my pleasure Karen. Les Miserables has played a major part in my life and there was no other piece to end this series of Showstoppers. Thank you for your kind comments

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  31. Helen on 27 April 2024

    I’ve heard the most beautiful music as always on Serenade Radio today, and just one highlight of many, Jeff Owen’s Great Oldies Programme. Perfect with coffee. Wonderful music, sprinkled in between with very funny stories from Jeff.
    I find myself giggling all the way through. To make someone giggle is a gift,
    There really should be a Giggle warning announcement before Jeff’s show.
    As always Thankyou Serenade Radio

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  32. Martyn Daye on 27 April 2024

    Hi Loving the line upthis afternoon! One thing i wanted to point out to Stuart- the Doris Day travk Sentimental Journey was NOT the Les Brown version. It was from her album Sentimental Journey 1965 with orchestra conducted by Mort Garson. 21 years after the original 1944 single.
    Thanks
    Martyn Daye
    The Doris Day Archive UK

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    • Stuart Linnell on 27 April 2024

      Thank you Martyn. Grateful for the correction, and thank you for listening.

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  33. Randall Riley on 27 April 2024

    So glad to hear you’ve discovered Donna Hightower’s “I’m in Love with Love,” which you played the title track from this morning. That album was the first she self-produced, released in Europe via Columbia Records in 1975. She told me she had stepped into the recording booth and they asked her is she wanted to do a practice take with the playback but emboldened, she said no, let the tape roll. She cut “I’m in Love with Love” in a single take. Marvelous scat vocal, such a happy song, which she wrote the English lyrics to… and there’s more on that album worth hearing, including her cut of “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” and Gordon Jenkin’s “Goodbye.” Thanks for doing what you do at Serenade Radio.

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  34. Suzy on 27 April 2024

    Good morning, Ed. I laughed at your new Song to Dust By. Thing is, my weekend treat is laying in bed listening to you, enjoying your song choice and your lovely comments and observations so, sorry, but I can’t get up to dust! That said, I will tickle my spaniel’s tummy instead while having our morning cuddle. Thanks for starting my day so perfectly (like Andy does during the week). Lots x

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  35. Karen on 27 April 2024

    Im not sure i fancy this dusting at 6.20am malarkey Ed… So i had a dance instead. My rats now think im mad because i was listening on an earbud and they cant hear it😂

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  36. Dave not so sunny Donny! on 25 April 2024

    Hi Simon, I just love your show MUSIC BOX you and SR surely excel yourself in a great selection of instrumental music. Following that great W. Shakespeare quote “ If music be the food of love, then let the music play on. Thanks Simon and all the presenters at SR for the great music you broadcast to us the listeners.👏👍😄

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    • Simon McLean on 26 April 2024

      Thank you, Dave – your continued support is a tonic! It’s been very sunny at Music Box HQ today, hope it finds its way to you soon

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  37. Dave Cole on 24 April 2024

    Combine Harvester (Brand New Key) by the Wurzels. I preferred the B side called The Blackbird which I thought at the time was funnier!

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  38. Judy Albutt on 24 April 2024

    Referring to your comment that the Angels wouldn’t dare to sing with Delah Reece about, if “Smash Hits” were in existence her records would be the first to go, her presentations of some otherwise fantastic arrangements is absolutely appalling and an insult to their original arrangers! Serenade Radio is delightful, accompanying me every day albeit I have to press the silence button when she comes on the air squawking!

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  39. Helen on 23 April 2024

    Happy St George’s Day.
    Thankyou SR for playing such beautiful music today and every day. Very special

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  40. Dave Cole on 23 April 2024

    Hi Andy,
    That version of Moon River by Jim Reeves, this has to be the best version out there! The best male singer ever (even better than Elvis & I’m a big fan of his!). More Jim please! Thanks.

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  41. Barry Williams on 22 April 2024

    Just discovered Serenade , what a revelation to listen to real music that no other station seems to play on a regular basis in these dysfunctional days

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    • Roger Williams on 22 April 2024

      Hello Geoff, lovely to hear from you. Hope all is well in your neck of the woods. Feel free to make suggestions about music that might fit the format.

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  42. Barbara Heathcote on 20 April 2024

    Hi, listening to the Crooners Club and John mentioned Vic Damone playing his last concert in front of his 6 grandchildren. I don’t know if this is well known but in 2003 he decided to self produce his own CD series Signature Collection along with his son Perry on Vintage Records.. Initially was to be 7 series but just only two were issued. I have both these. Songs like Paradise and Madness I don’t think get played as not on any other releases. Not that I know anyway. Thought it might be of interest.

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  43. Helen on 20 April 2024

    I’ve really enjoyed listening to the Great Oldies programme with Jeff Owen. Lovely music, and I nearly lost control of my coffee & croissant over Jeff’s fun banter. Great stuff!

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    • Jeff Owen on 21 April 2024

      Thanks for the kind words Helen & so pleased you enjoy it. Sorry about the croissant problem – hope it didn’t make too much mess, and you don’t sue us for damages! Thanks for listening.

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  44. Jackie on 20 April 2024

    Can’t be without Serenade Radio – I have it playing all day and every day. Thank you to everyone who makes this possible.

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  45. Wim on 20 April 2024

    I enjoy Serenade Radio immensely. It s soothing for my soul in a hectic world. I want to thank all the presenters and people behind the scenes for making Serenade such a fantastic radio station.I work in a shop and i often tell customers who like easy listening music, that there is a station that does it so perfectly. And often they come back to tell me they listen and love it too.

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  46. Chris on 19 April 2024

    Love the Mantovani spot on Thursday evening at 9.30pm. Wish it could be every evening. Don’t know the presenter’s name but he’s definitely old school. So mellow and understated, none of the modern hype. Adore it.

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  47. Allen on 17 April 2024

    Just found you, GREAT. My first delightful introduction to Big Band was in the forties, Geraldo and his Orchestra at the Ritz Cinema in Birkenhead.

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  48. Ryan on 17 April 2024

    Love Serenade Radio. I’m always glad to hear David Yarnall’s show while I work from home. Really appreciate everyone at Serenade but I do enjoy David’s ‘banter’ the most, feels like an old friend has come to visit for a few hours. Cheers!

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  49. Andy Marriott, Station Manager on 17 April 2024

    To whom it may concern:
    The Television show is returning! A whole hour full of great TV themes and reminiscences Saturdays at 6pm from May 4th. As ever I need your requests, let me have a list of your favourite TV shows and I’ll play some classic themes for you. Please use ‘Contact Us’ page with suggestions.
    In the meantime the test card and some music…

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    • Barbara Heathcote on 18 April 2024

      Hi Andy I’ve just suggested a tv theme tune on FB but can I be greedy and add two more. Van der Valk Eye Level and the Z cars theme as well. Thanks.

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    • Dave Cole on 23 April 2024

      A suggestion for the Television TV theme. I already put this forward on Facebook but just in case that was missed, how about that western theme from Alias Smith & Jones with Ben Murphy (remember him?). I had this on one of those Music for pleasure TV Theme LP’s by Geoff Love & his orchestra.

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    • Dave Cole on 23 April 2024

      There will always be an England by Vera Lynn – I always remember that sung by the character Hyacinth Bucket in the BBC sit-com Keeping up appearances!

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  50. Adrian Long on 16 April 2024

    Does anyone who listen to this great Radio station remember the Robert farnon society.
    It was where my love of light orchestral music started now played on music box and morning music plus through out the day.

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    • Brian Reynolds on 17 April 2024

      I’ve been a member for decades. It only exists as a website now, but the London Light Music Meetings Group still gets together twice yearly and our special guest on May 12th will be conductor Ronald Corp.

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    • Simon McLean on 17 April 2024

      I was a member for its last ten years or so, probably one of the younger members as I was 19 when I signed up – I still have all my issues of Journal Into Melody, which was an incredible resource of information.

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    • Tony Clayden on 18 April 2024

      When the Robert Farnon Society ceased operations in 2013, I established the London Light Music Meetings Group, which held its first meeting in 2014. We have been going ever since – with a necessary break during Covid.
      We hold two events per year, at present at the Lancaster Hall Hotel, near Lancaster Gate underground station.
      The forthcoming meeting will take place on Sunday May 12th, commencing at 2.00 pm. Full details may be found, along with a great deal of other interesting and useful information, on our website (search London Light Music)
      Tony Clayden, Co-Ordinator

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  51. Dave not so sunny Donny! on 16 April 2024

    Great show Simon I just love those instrumentals such a wonderful selection of classic gems, by the way have a great birthday 🎂🍷
    Best wishes
    Dave

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    • Simon McLean on 16 April 2024

      Thank you Dave – I was delighted to find out I share the day not only with Henry Mancini, but also Dusty Springfield and Vince Hill!

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      • Steve in Worcs. on 24 April 2024

        Aha, serious quality people – just like yourself – especially as Vince was a ‘Coventry kid’. Excellent programmes as always Simon, and a belated Happy Birthday.

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  52. Colin J Rous on 15 April 2024

    How wonderful to hear Jim Reeves singing “The Shifting Whispering Sands” to day on Andy’s Programme. I had only heard the version by Eamon Andrews before, but Jim’s sincerity is so superior. Thank you for this Gem.

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  53. Karen Corfield on 15 April 2024

    It is definitely a sign of good twaddle that you start laughing as soon as you realise what it is going to be. 😅😅

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  54. Armando Loni on 14 April 2024

    Steve James, Sunday Breakfast.

    Just listening to ‘Morning Dew’ by Bonnie Dobson. What a lovely, sad song. Things to come…..? Thanks, Steve 👍🏻

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    • Steve James on 14 April 2024

      Hi Armando, yes it’s a beautiful song written by Bonnie Dobson in the early 1960s, although I played her 1969 recording this morning. Its been covered by a wide range of singers and groups, from The Grateful Dead to Lulu, so plenty of other versions to investigate!

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  55. Gary Dunne on 14 April 2024

    I love the content and concept of Serenade Radio. I play the station all day and even night.
    It relaxes me

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  56. Vanessa-Ann Dowsett on 13 April 2024

    Just been listening to Adrian Jackson presenting Showstoppers. I thoroughly enjoyed it . I am a regular listener to this programme but it was so lovely to hear all of that information about the shows and singers. I also enjoyed greatly his programme Evergreen on Thursday evening. Thank you Serenade

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  57. Karen on 12 April 2024

    Thankyou to Andy for playing one of my absolute favourite songs today. The Rose by Bette Midler. Beautiful words . Lovely simple tune. Just great. Thank you .

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  58. John Abbott on 12 April 2024

    In cyber space radio’s vastness the only oasis I’ve found is Serenade.
    Please have David Yarnall play I just Called To Say I love you by Stevie Wonder for John and his Hunnybunny Elizabeth.
    God bless you.

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    • David Yarnall on 15 April 2024

      Hi John. I’m so glad you enjoy Serenade Radio. Stevie Wonder? I’ll see what I can do.

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    • David Yarnall on 22 April 2024

      Thank you Ryan for your very kind words and I’m so glad you enjoy Serenade Radio and particularly my attempt at the dark art of broadcasting! A few hours at your place? Blimey you’d need a few chocolate biscuits in the cupboard!!

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