I’m just a local chap who loves his music.
Originally from Oxfordshire, I moved down to Sunny Deal in 1970 and have lived in or very close to this lovely town ever since. It’s certainly a town to be very proud of, that’s for sure.
I began collecting records from around the age of 9 and it was there where my passion for music really began.
First single I ever bought? Alright, Alright, Alright by Mungo Jerry.
In my mid to late teens I found myself being introduced to a variety of rock bands by friends and work colleagues and started going to gigs extensively from the age of 16.
Fast forward now to 2023 and I find myself having been given the great privilege of playing all my favourite music for you, the listener, right here on Deal Radio. Although I’ve had no previous broadcasting experience, once I got the idea of wanting to do this in my head I decided that it was the right time in my life to set myself a challenge that would be both testing and enjoyable.
And so it is proving to be …
Colesy’s Classic Rock Show airs on the first Friday of every month from 5.30pm-7pm, kicking off Deal Radio’s Friday Night is Rock Night.
So come and join me for 90 minutes of Classic Rock.
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