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Audio Update 25/02/2021

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Ken Sparkes promos tape Dur: 3’35”, Mono, 1.6 MB Audio credit: KJS Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 1. Apple 2-6. Marchants 3UZ Spot Reel: Elton John Classics – V/O Ken Sparkes Dur: 0’51”, Mono, 404 KB Audio credit: HRV Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 3UZ Special: The Best Of Bread featuring David Gates […]

Audio Update 21/02/2021

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Various Spots and ID’s tape Dur: 6’05”, Mono, 2.7 MB Audio credit: KJS/Top Spots Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 1. Western Toyota 2. Micrografix Seminars 3. 2UW ID Rock Whispers 4. Rocky 3 5. Cugi Menswear 6. Westons Cracker Bread 7. Saddlers Wells Royal Ballet 8. Kruger Carpets 9. Lady Chatterley’s Lover 10. Suzuki […]

Audio Update 14/02/2021

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2WS Rock Around The World/New Music Forum, June 21st 1981 – Ken Sparkes Dur: 1 hr 27 min, Mono, 41.0 MB Audio credit: ARN Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 3KZ More Than Just Music: 1979 Music Profile cassette Dur: 9’54”, Mono, 4.6 MB Audio credit: ARN Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 3UZ Aircheck, […]

Audio Update 07/02/2021

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2CA Aircheck 7.30am-9.00am May 5th 1997 – Shane McFarlane Dur: 1 hr 28 min, Mono, 41.6 MB Audio credit: Grant Broadcasters Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2UE Music Moments presenter/demo tape Dur: 9’50”, Stereo, 9.2 MB Audio credit: Nine Radio Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2UE Aircheck 9.30pm-10.30pm October 24th 2002 – Jon […]

Audio Update 31/01/2021

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2SM 7 O’Clock Special: “Jumbo Under The Bridge” with Ken Sparkes Dur: 29’29”, Stereo, 26.9 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2UE Australia Remembers segment: ‘Dutch Man’ 60 sec – Ken Sparkes Dur: 1’03”, Stereo, 999 KB Audio credit: Nine Radio Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 3UZ Jingles Cassette Dur: […]

Audio Update 24/01/2021

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Ken Sparkes aircheck and work parts tape Dur: 15’06”, Mono, 6.9 MB Audio credit: SCA Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2SM Lite ‘n’ Easy 1269 breakfast aircheck – Grant Goldman/Karen Pini Dur: 11’59”, Mono, 5.4 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney **This cut includes news with Cameron Bond 2UW The […]

Audio Update 17/01/2021

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2WS Official Top 40 Countdown with Ken Sparkes – 1981 Dur: 1 hr 23 min, Mono, 38.9 MB Audio credit: ARN Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney **Edited due to severe tape damage** **At 33:21 is a mention of one-half of the Club Veg team, Malcolm Lees** The World Of The Motor Car radio segment […]

Greetings and welcome back to the archive for 2021!! Hope you all had an enjoyable break if you were able to, despite lockdowns and covid raging away. We’re ready for another year of archival goodness so I hope you are, and below is our first audio update of the year. Enjoy! 2SM Swinging In The […]

…and that’s it, the following is the final in the series of Les Cook airchecks! 5KA aircheck February 28th 1977 – Tony Gordon Dur: 48’43”, 22.8 MB, Stereo Audio credit: SCA/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney Now the rest of the update, and some more release dubs! Allan Coffee Motors 4x 30″ 1975 […]

Airchecks Update 20/11/2020

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…and more from the Les Cook collection this week, this week we feature Cookie himself! 6PM aircheck April 4th 1986 – Les Cook Dur: 93’45”, 65.9 MB, Stereo Audio credit: SCA/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 6PM aircheck January 15th 1990 – Les Cook Dur: 47’12”, 22.1 MB, Mono Audio credit: SCA/Les Cook […]

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