Unforgettable Radio has been created to offer listeners a pure and undiluted diet of those timeless songs and melodies. Music that is truly unforgettable.
We unashamedly play the songs of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald every hour. You will also the voices of Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis Junior, Ray Charles, Perry Como, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, Matt Monro and Dean Martin.
There are contemporary voices too such as Rod Stewart, Natalie Cole, Harry Connick Junior, Jamie Cullum, Robbie Williams, Diana Krall, Clare Teal and Michael Buble all giving their own interpretations of some of the greatest songs ever written.
Away from the voices and you will find music played by the likes of George Shearing, Herb Alpert, Nelson Riddle, Jose Feliciano and Percy Faith.
You will also hear tunes and songs from Artie Shaw, Barbara Streisand and Johnny Mathis, plus a few surprises from time to time designed to ensure that listening to Unforgettable Radio is a very classy and relaxing affair.
Unforgettable Radio is proud to be both retro and vintage.
We celebrate the music of decades past but the quality control level is set to high. We are not an oldies station or a station that only plays the softer styles of contemporary music. We are the oldest swinger in town who still enjoys sassy moments as well as reflecting on the past. And we won't inflict inane adverts on you or wittering presenters.
We just play the music we love hour after hour, day after day.
We are currently running as a not-for-profit operation. This is not a commercial enterprise. We exist to give fans of the music we love something to listen to anytime of the day or night. A carefully selected and curated set of songs and melodies put together with love. From time to time we may feature occasional sponsorship messages from supportive parties but any revenue accrued from this will simply be used to cover the costs created by running such a service.
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Sinatra's name is legendary as is his musical legacy. It was Dean Martin who coined the phrase "it's Frank's world, we just live in it", which is a view we wholly subscribe to on Unforgettable Radio.
December 12, 2015 would have been Sinatra's 100th birthday. The world's media pulled out all the stops to celebrate the man and his music proving that the love of Frank is still strong. We like to think that Unforgettable Radio would have been Frank's kind of station. His music forms the backbone of what we do here. You will not only get an hourly dose of Sinatra, but every evening at 7pm (GMT or BST) we play seven of Frank Sinatra's songs in a row with 'Sinatra @ 7'. Whether you love his work from the early years with the big bands or his recordings with Billy May and Nelson Riddle or his final years, you will hear it all on Unforgettable Radio.
We love Ella. How can you not? The First Lady of Song, the Queen of Jazz, Lady Ella - call her what you like, the purity of her voice, her diction and intonation makes her one of the world's greatest female voices ever to have graced this planet. Her work on the Cole Porter Songbook is legendary, as are her recordings alongside Louis Armstrong. You will hear all of this and more on Unforgettable Radio as we play an Ella song every hour of every day.
Fancy waking up with Frank? Maybe enjoying a leisurely breakfast in his company? Unforgettable Radio pulls out all the stops every Sunday morning from 6am to bring you six hours of nothing but the music and words of Frank Sinatra. We call it Sinatra’s Sunday Morning. Is there really a better way to start the most relaxed day of the week? We don’t think so.
We play the best in jazz & big band music every Saturday night from 8 on Unforgettable Radio. Join Duncan for two hours of music featuring everything from Charlie Parker & Charles Mingus to Duke Ellington & Count Basie. Music from some of the jazz greats will also feature from the likes of Miles Davis, John Coltrane & Chet Baker. And, as ever with Unforgettable Radio, there'll be hourly plays of Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald. The best in jazz & big band every Saturday night from 8 - uncork a bottle & play it loud.