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Radio Polynesia Ltd, Samoa – Station Promos from c2005

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Enquiry re. ‘Aristone’ record player/radio recently acquired

Anna P recently wrote to us: Hello, I hope you can help, or point me in the right direction!  I have just picked up a…


  • Chris Noel 1969
    by Thom on June 19, 2021 at 11:57

     Chris Noel was the voice of home to a lot of troops, halfway around the world and counting the days back to the real world.It's a Wednesday in 1969 with Date With Chris.  Please help fellow vets by making a contribution to Chris's "Vetsville […]

  • Roger Carroll 1969
    by Thom on June 15, 2021 at 14:10

     I'll always be grateful to Roger for sharing these memories. .  Roger brings you the Happy Hour and once again in fine fettle.  Time for the Best Sounds in Town!Roger Carroll - 1969More Roger Carroll

  • Roland Bynum 1983
    by Thom on June 15, 2021 at 14:08

     Soulin' with Roland.  The party starts NOW... Roland Bynum - 1983More Roland Bynum


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