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2RRR recalls Sydney Radio in the 1950s

Monday 13 July, 2020

Radio was vastly different in the 1950s from the way it is today.  There were no FM, DAB or internet stations.   
 
Ryde-Hunters Hill community station 2RRR presenter Brian Crabbe recounts the history of that era, accompanied by some of the voices and music of the time, in a one-hour special next week.  
 

Kevin O’Neill back on the Radio for a cameo

Sunday 13 January, 2019

Now in retirement, Kevin O’Neill enjoyed an on-air radio career spanning over 40 years.

From 78's to 45's and LP's, it was a revolution

Monday 27 August, 2018

If you began in radio in the 60’s or 70’s, chances are you remember well 45’s, slip pads and bent styli.

Go back a decade to the 50’s and you might remember when the heavy and breakable 78’s were used.

Within a few years stereophonic records would be released.

Next week on 2RRR, Brian Crabbe goes back to the 50’s and 60’s when the Coronet record label was launched in Australia in the middle of recording industry upheaval as they moved from 78’s to 45’s and LP’s.

Community radio gets the scoop with Count Basie Orchestra band leader

Monday 25 June, 2018

2RRR's Brian Crabbe interviews Scotty Barhnart about the legendary group.

Frank Ifield sits down with 2RRR

Monday 19 February, 2018

Brian Crabbe caught up with the entertainer for four-part series, 'There goes that song again.'

Phil Haldeman revisits 60 years in radio

Tuesday 30 January, 2018

During February, Phil  reminisces about his career in radio as he celebrates his 80th birthday.   

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