Sixties Hits and Jim Richman would like to welcome you. Over the coming months and years the sixties hits website will grow into an informative and fun blog about me, my life and my dreams and above all, sixties hits and music. I hope that you enjoy all that you find here regarding the sixties hits.
My favourite music is of course the swinging sixties hits, hence the name of the site “Sixties Hits”. I have dedicated so much time and effort into the swinging sixties hits.
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It all Started back in 1963 Just after I left school, I was given an apprenticeship with an electrical/audio/transmission engineer and with him I went to various bbc radio stations which were the light programme, Home service which was all we had at that time. I knew a friend who was building his own studio, which in those days wasn’t anything like today. An old Ferrograph tape recorder, a couple of Gerrard record decks and old home built mixer. I learnt a lot from that and progressed even further. Then in 1964 Radio Caroline started, it was that which led me into a career of broadcasting. I joined Caroline North on the 6th October 1965 as a trainee transmission/audio engineer. The situation at that time had progressed from when Radio Caroline started in 1964, where they did not have cart players, everything was read from a card or either played on a reel to reel tape recorder. I presented the odd music show but at that time I was more interested in the engineering side than playing … Read More…
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