WELCOME TO MY GENERATION RADIO
SMART SPEAKER? Just say “Alexa, play My Generation Radio Station from tunein”
NEW FROM 17 JAN
Start your day off every Monday at 8am with the premier airing of the weekly show My Generation, two hours of 60s music requests features, oh and a quiz!
TRIPLE AWARD WINNING SHOW COMES TO MY GENERATION RADIO!
The Soft Rock Show, triple award winning radio show is coming to My Generation. Hosted by Geoff Dorsett and Adrian Collis we can expect a lister interviews, and the best selection of new and old music together with their informative chat and banter.
Show time is 8pm Sunday evening, repeated 3am Monday morning.
Good news that the Radioline App is now up and running again, meaning that you can now hear My Generation from your Virgin Media TV again by visiting apps – Radioline on the menu and searching for My Generation UK.
Here’s what it looked like in 2020. Looks the same now
Delighted to report that 1260KYA The Boss Of The Bay is back and My Generation will be airing as normal from 9-11am Pacific time on that station. Find it at http://www.kyaradio.com On My Generation it has now been replaced by Secret 70s encore airing, with Chris Meineck
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Apps for android and Iphone also available free
New on My Generation is the listen again page, where presenters have the opportunity to offer past shows on demand. Click the logo below to try it!
MY GENERATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Do check out the links top right of this page. My Generation facebook pages and twitter links are quite active and you’ll be made most welcome!
Travelling Man: On The Road With The Searchers
now in paperback! click above to order
Frank Allen, front man and bass player with the legendary group The Searchers takes an irreverent look at globetrotting around the world as a superstar rock musician with the famous 60’s band. From the Falklands to Bosnia Frank’s account is both humorous and informative and makes great reading for anyone who is interested in The Searchers or music of the 60’s. Travelling Man is filled with stories. The early days at the famous Star Club in Hamburg with The Beatles who were on the brink of immortality. And his first embarrassing meeting with a young, acid-tongued John Lennon. The astounding American package show that performed six times daily for a week and boasted a lineup that included The Searchers, Dusty Springfield, Millie, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas, The Ronettes, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, The Shangrilas and a host of others. And how Frank turned down the chance to be the father of Dusty Springfield’s love child. The pages include a bevy of intriguing characters. The Filipino minder who wanted to kill the roadie. The barmaid who possessed a bosom on which you could land a helicopter. And the lady agent who was ‘the face that lunched a thousand shits’. Frank describes what it is like to land in war-torn Bosnia on the very day the UN commenced the bombing of Sarajevo, and how it feels to pound out your thirty-year-old hits to a hangar full of nineteen year old squaddies. You can also find out why he describes sex for him as being ‘like a dog walking on its hind legs’. This book is not just an insight into the travelling life of a pop group. It is written with an impish sense of humour that will have you chuckling in your seat.
Why isn’t My Generation Radio on DAB?
There are a number of costs that a service provider will incur to broadcast on a DAB multiplex.
Multiplex capacity fees vary from multiplex to multiplex. However, as a rule of thumb, the cost of carriage for a mono (64 kbit/s regular DAB) service on a non-London multiplex is around £3,500 to £6,000 per month.
To broadcast on a London multiplex generally costs double.
For a national multiplex capacity would likely cost in excess of £30,000 per month.
In addition, there may be some additional costs of connecting a service from your studios to the multiplex centre. This cost would vary according to your location and the relevant multiplex centre but could cost around £500 per month.
There is a one off application fee of £250 to apply for a DSP licence, and an annual licence fee of £100, not to mention royalty payments to PPL ans PRS and the hardware needed to broadcast.
Need I say more??