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Sounds Easy

Written by on August 31, 2020

David Mann presents an hour of ‘our kind of music

This Radio Wymondham show features easy listening music from across the years, but with the accent on the ‘Great American Songbook’ and the singers and orchestras of the 1950s and 1960s – the golden era for artists like Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby and the orchestral arrangements of maestros such as Nelson Riddle, Paul Weston and Henry Mancini. More recent artists are featured as well, alongside some of the great British ones of past and present too of course. There are vocal groups, instrumentals, a touch of light jazz and swing, and regular features such as the ’Crosby Corner’ and the ‘Piano Parlour’. If youre old enough to remember the original ‘Sounds Easy’ programmes on BBC Radio 2, presented by legendary broadcasters Alan Dell and, later, David Jacobs, you’ll feel very much at home here with this revived series on Radio Wymondham.

The show is aired at 11.00 on Sunday mornings, and repeated at 23.00 on Sunday evenings too, with a special welcome there for those now missing their regular appointment with ‘our kind of music’ at that time on BBC Radio 2.

The programme is also aired at 17.00 on Tuesday afternoons.

If you enjoy the programme, do let us know. You can contact the show via the Facebook page here:
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If you miss an edition of ‘Sounds Easy’, you can catch-up with the programme on Radio Wymondham’s own channel on Mixcloud here :

Sounds Easy format originally created by Alan Dell.

“Great show – keep it up” – Harry A

“Great show David. Great tribute to Don (Black). Love your production values and you certainly dug out some rareties” – Philip E

Love the programme and the music” – David S

I so enjoyed it” – Maureen A

“Every week Sounds Easy comes into my inbox for which I am very grateful – it’s the best thing on the radio!” – David A in Spain

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