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HARRIS, ‘Whispering’ Bob

That kind of face that they don't make any moreSEDATELY BEARDED and unchallenged king of American FM-style “and to take us up to the 3am news, here’s a couple of classic album tracks from Bob Seger” type jocks, originally one of the early seventies hippy intake (fronting, as luck would have it, Sounds Of The Seventies) and the face of Whistle Test, was among that wave of presenters who washed up back at the station in the late eighties, taking you through the night with some vintage Van Morrison, but before that, here’s the new one from Sting…



  1. David Smith

    June 16, 2010 at 11:09 am

    I once saw Bob Harris in a sandwich shop, debating which filling to opt for. That is all.

  2. Arthur Nibble

    June 19, 2010 at 11:15 pm

    Probably the best snooker commentator we’ve never had.

  3. Glenn A

    June 20, 2010 at 4:04 pm

    Ho ho, now Davis is coming up to pot the black, but before that can I tell you about when I met The Eagles backstage?

  4. Glenn A

    January 31, 2015 at 7:11 pm

    Should have played more Bomb The Bass, I can imagine his comments about this almost forgotten house act, where are the guitars and the lyrics and when the singer said where’s da bass, I was expecting a decent bass guitar solo. Really, now can I tell you about some real music and when I had Captain Beefheart on the show in 1973.

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