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Pop nostalgia, spanning several decades, with the main focus on the '60s, '70s and '80s. The weekly 'music blog' for the Tameside Radio show of the same name.

  • Stockport Music Story ~ celebrating 60 years of local music heritage

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Saturday, 2 September 2023 16:00

    Stockport's Plaza Theatre is hosting a unique tribute concert - with Tameside connections

  • Tameside's 1978 chart-topper

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Saturday, 27 May 2023 15:30

    Back in 1978 Mick Coleman received the prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award for Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs....

  • Fitting farewell to blues legend

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Saturday, 18 March 2023 10:54

    An internationally renowned blues singer and musician, Victor Brox had a lifelong connection with the Tameside area...

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 18/12/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 18 December 2022 14:30

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 11/12/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 11 December 2022 14:30

    Out of one time zone and into another ~ featured years 1972 & 1963. Live show Sunday 11/122022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 04/12/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 4 December 2022 14:30

    Two hours of time travels with two totally different featured years, 1990 and 1977. Broadcast live on Sunday 04/12/2022, 13:00-15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 27/11/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 27 November 2022 14:30

    Stepping back in time with a spotlight on 1962 to mark 60 years since a dance hall scene in the classic northern comedy Billy Liar was filmed on our doorstep, right here in Ashton-under-Lyne. Hundreds of local 'teens and 20s' enjoyed a few fleeting moments of fame, appearing in the film as 'extras'.
    Show broadcast Sunday 27/11/2022, 13:00-15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 20/11/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 20 November 2022 14:30

    Track by track, this week's show at a glance, including featured years 1970 and 1981. Broadcast live on Sunday 20/11/2022, 13:00-15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 13/11/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 13 November 2022 14:30

    Two hours of time travels with two totally different featured years, 1987 and 1966. Broadcast live on Sunday 13/11/2022, 13:00-15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 06/11/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 6 November 2022 14:30

    Vintage years... golden memories... criss-crossing from one era to another with featured years 1992 and 1975. Live show Sunday 06/11/2022, 13:00-15:00, Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 30/10/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 30 October 2022 14:30

    Two hours of time travels with featured year spotlights on 1976 and 1989. Live show Sunday 30/10/2022, 13:00-15:00, Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 23/10/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 23 October 2022 14:30

    Through the mists of time, with featured year spotlights on 1988 and 1967. Live show Sunday 23/10/2022, 13:00-15:00, Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 16/10/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 16 October 2022 14:30

    Music and nostalgia spanning the decades - this week with featured year spotlights on 1974 and 1969. Broadcast Sunday 16/10/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 09/10/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 9 October 2022 14:30

    Stepping back in time across the decades... with a spotlight on October 1962 to mark 60 years since the release of The Beatles' debut single and the first James Bond film ~ both pivotal moments in popular culture. Broadcast Sunday 09/10/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 02/10/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 2 October 2022 14:30

    A whistle-stop hop through the decades with spotlights on 1994 and 1968. Broadcast Sunday 02/10/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 25/09/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 25 September 2022 14:30

    Out of one time zone and into another ~ featured years 1991 & 1965. Live show Sunday 25/09/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 04/09/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 4 September 2022 14:30

    Your weekly nostalgia fest, this week looking back to 1983 and 1975. Live show Sunday 04/09/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 28/08/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 28 August 2022 14:30

    Through the mists of time, with featured year spotlights on 1979 and 1961. Live show Sunday 28/08/2022, 13:00-15:00, Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 21/08/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 21 August 2022 14:30

    Dashing through the decades, including featured years 1986 and 1964. Broadcast live on Sunday 21/08/2022, 13:00-15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 14/08/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 14 August 2022 14:30

    Two hours of time travels with two totally different featured years, 1997 and 1973. Broadcast live on Sunday 14/08/2022, 13:00-15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 07/08/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 7 August 2022 14:30

    A whistle-stop hop through the decades with spotlights on 1976 and 1968. Broadcast live on Sunday 07/08/2022, 13:00-15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 31/07/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 31 July 2022 14:30

    Out of one time zone into another with plenty in between ~ featured years 1989 and 1966
    Broadcast live on Sunday 31/07/2022, 13:00-15:00. Any time after that, you can listen On Demand here on our website or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 24/07/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 24 July 2022 14:30

    Track by track ~ this week's show including featured years 1980 and 1970.
    Broadcast live on Sunday 24/07/2022, 13:00-15:00.
    Any time after that, you can listen 'On Demand' right here on our website:
    https://www.questmedianetwork.co.uk/on-demand/ or on the free-to-download Tameside Radio app

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 17/07/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 17 July 2022 14:30

    Stepping back in time with featured years 1972 and 1960. Live show Sunday 17/07/2022, 13:00-15:00, available after 15:00 to listen on demand

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 10/07/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 10 July 2022 14:30

    This week's playlist and the stories behind the songs. Featured years: 1992 and 1963. Live show Sunday 10/07/2022, 13:00-15:00, available after 15:00 to listen on demand

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 03/07/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 3 July 2022 14:30

    Vintage years... golden memories... criss-crossing from one era to another with featured years 1984 and 1971. Live show Sunday 03/07/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 26/06/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 26 June 2022 14:30

    Dashing through the decades, including featured years 1978 and 1967 ... and another 80th birthday ~ Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys. Live show Sunday 26/06/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 19/06/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 19 June 2022 14:30

    Out of one time zone and into another, with a sprinkling of Sir Paul McCartney songs to mark his 80th birthday, and featured years 1965 and 1974. Live show Sunday 19/06/2022, 13:00-15:00, available after 15:00 to listen on demand

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 12/06/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 12 June 2022 14:30

    With the recent Jubilee weekend still fresh in the mind, this week's show looks back to the 'Golden' year 2002 and 'Diamond' year 2012.... plus: plenty to enjoy from the late 20th Century including a second hour spotlight on 1969. Live show Sunday 12/06/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00

  • The Show That Time Forgot ~ Sunday 05/06/2022

    Posted by Michael Wallbank at Sunday, 5 June 2022 14:30

    A trek through time for the Platinum Jubilee weekend - including 1977, the year of the Queen's Silver Jubilee and Coronation year 1953. Live show Sunday 05/06/2022, 13:00-15:00; available to listen on demand from 15:00

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