Christmas SwingEasy Show
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Christmas SwingEasy Show


This is a reprise of my SwingEasy Christmas show, featuring seasonal music from Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Woody Herman, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Witherspoon, Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan, the Andrews Sisters, Django Reinhardt, Fats Waller, Tony Bennett with Lady Gaga, and Mahalia Jackson reminding us that Jesus is the reason for the … Continue reading

Hooray! Back on the air!
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Hooray! Back on the air!


And Artistry Jumps! (Not actually Stan Kenton, but a good rendition of Stan the Man’s chart.) Since Ofcom rules bar community radio broadcasters from being involved in political action (shame!) I had to come off the air during the General Election. Now, whatever you might think of the electoral result, I hope you’ll welcome me … Continue reading

Why I won’t be broadcasting until after May 7
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Why I won’t be broadcasting until after May 7


A personal statement from Karl Dallas In 1982 I was kicked off my British Forces radio programme because of my opposition to the Falklands War. Oh, that wasn’t the official reason. The establishment doesn’t work like that. The mandarins at the BFBS just said they weren’t renewing the contract for my monthly jazz show. But privately, … Continue reading

No Cropredy Simple Gifts shows
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No Cropredy Simple Gifts shows


Because of illness, Karl Dallas won’t be going to Cropredy after all so the planned Simple Gifts daily folk shows have had to be cancelled. During September the BCB Movietime, Classical Hour – Modern Masterpieces, and Swing Easy radio shows will not be broadcast, and KD will not present the Round Table talk show. Hopefully, there’ll be a … Continue reading

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Movietime preview – the edited version


This was meant to be a 3-person preview of the June 12 Movietime show but technical problems prevented my co-presenters from logging in. Hangups on Air strikes again! Hopefully – insh’Allah, God willing – Google/Youtube will have got the bugs out in time for the scheduled show on bcbradio.co.uk Thursday. There MAY also be another … Continue reading