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Forgotten Favourites

 In a time where music on the radio can often be repetitive and tiresome, Forgotten Favourites remembers a time when there used to be stronger musical variety. Some of the greatest songs have been left behind, and many notable tunes no longer get the airplay they deserve. Forgotten Favourites reintroduces these songs to the radio, re-exposing the airwaves to the golden music of the past.

Covering most (if not all) genres of music, Forgotten Favourites plays anything from pop to jazz, rock to ambient, and synthpop to ethnic. The focus of the show is to play the songs that have not had recognition in recent years. Some of the songs were big hits in their time, but have since been left behind in the shadow of more recent artists. Other songs were one-hit wonders, while the rest may not have got their time on the charts in the first place – any song with good substance will again have its chance on Forgotten Favourites.

With an interest in working in radio since 2001, Jared Rowbotham (a.k.a. Duckman) credits his parents and two older sisters for providing his upbringing with a brilliant soundtrack, fostering his love for great music that exists today. As the single host of the show Jared enjoys the feeling of accomplishment that accompanies the completion of each programme, knowing that the great music of the past is being enjoyed once again on Forgotten Favourites.   

First aired in May 2015, Forgotten Favourites continues to bless the airwaves with good sounds at 9pm on the last Saturday of each month. Tune in or subscribe to the podcasts below and be reminded what the good music of the 20 th century sounds like.  
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Forgotten Favourites-28-09-2019 - A Night Like This
1. "All or Nothing" by Milli Vanilli. 2. "You're All I've Got Tonight" by The Cars. 3. "Clones (We're All)" by Alice Cooper. 4. "A Night Like This" by The Cure. 5. "Destination Unknown" by Missing Persons. 6. "I Want You" by Roxette (feat. Eva Dahlgren & Ratata). 7. "The Weight" by The Band. 8. "More Today Than Yesterday" by The Spiral Staircase. 9. "Dizzy" by Tommy Roe. 10. "No Man's Woman" by Sinéad O’Connor. 11. "Serious" by Duran Duran. 12. "Making Plans For Nigel" by XTC.
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Forgotten Favourites-31-08-2019 - Love in Motion
1. "Ritual" by Dan Reed Network. 2. "I Wanna Rock" by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince. 3. "Cecilia" by Times Two. 4. "Lifeline" by Spandau Ballet. 5. "Manhattan Skyline" by a-ha. 6. "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)" by New Kids on the Block. 7. "Without Love" by Donna Lewis. 8. "Love in Motion" by Icehouse. 9. "More Than Words Can Say" by Alias. 10. "No More Heroes" by The Stranglers. 11. "Dare to Be Stupid" by "Weird Al" Yankovic. 12. "Dreaming" by Blondie.
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Forgotten Favourites-27-07-2019 - Do You Get Excited?
1. "Killer" by Seal. 2. "Where Do the Boys Go?" by Men Without Hats. 3. "Goodbye 70's" by Yazoo. 4. "Convoy" by C.W. McCall. 5. "You Should Hear How She Talks About You" by Melissa Manchester. 6. "See You" by Depeche Mode. 7. "The Right Kind of Wrong" by LeAnn Rimes. 8. "Love Will Lead You Back" by Taylor Dayne. 9. "Man of Colours" by Icehouse. 10. "(Do You Get) Excited?" by Roxette. 11. "I Love You" by Yello.
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Forgotten Favourites-29-06-2019 Summer Moved On
1. "More to Lose" by Seona Dancing. 2. "Summer Moved On" by a-ha. 3. "Steamy Windows" by Tina Turner. 4. "Rent" by Pet Shop Boys. 5. "Young Girl" by Gary Puckett. 6. "Flowers on the Moon" by The Lonely Boys. 7. "When I'm Back on My Feet Again" by Michael Bolton. 8. "On the Turning Away" by Pink Floyd. 9. "Follow You Follow Me" by Genesis. 10. "Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft" by The Carpenters. 11. "Love of the Common People" by The Everly Brothers.
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Forgotten Favourites-25-05-2019 New Zealand Music Month 2019
1. "When the Red Light is On" (theme from "The Billy T. James Show") by Herbs. 2. "Shoop Shoop Diddy Wop" by Monte Video and the Cassettes. 3. "Magic (What She Do)" by DD Smash. 4. "Sweet and Low Down" by Rima Te Wiata. 5. "Blue Smoke" by Pixie Williams & the Ruru Karaitiana Quartet. 6. "Untouchable Girls" by The Topp Twins. 7. "Crawl" by Atlas. 8. "Hard to Find Her" by Zed. 9. "Asian Paradise" by When the Cat's Away. 10. "Cheryl Moana Marie" by John Rowles. 11. "Black Pearl" by Moana & the Moahunters. 12. "Swear it's True" by The Mockers. 13. "I Walk Away" by Split Enz.
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