Essex Radio Memories – Sound Archive

A small selection of snippets and idents from Essex Radio’s history. More coming soon…

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One this page, you’ll find a small collection of Essex Radio jingles and sound clips helping to document the history of Essex Radio.

We’d like to express our thanks to David Arnold Music and Airforce Music for allowing us permission to use copies of the Essex Radio jingles on this site.

For more information on Essex Radio, see our Essex Radio History page.

We hope this page brings back some of your Greatest Memories…

CategoryCutFormat / Duration
JinglesEssex Radio 1981 – Harmony IDMP3 – 182k
 Essex Radio 1981 – Man TranMP3 – 640k
 Essex Radio 1981 – Short ThemeMP3 – 294k
 Greatest Memories Latest Hits – Airforce Demo 1 MP3 – 5.4Meg
 Essex Radio Sound-a-like Montage (Cookie mix)MP3 – 2.8Meg
 Dave Gregory, early 80’sMP3 – 0.1meg
 Soul Rap – Essex FMMP3 – 0.1meg
ThemesListen to Essex – Full 1981 themeMP3 – 2.1Meg
 Helping Hands Theme (and Breeze version)MP3 – 500k
 Greatest Memories Latest Hits Launch ThemeMP3 – 1meg
 "Lifeline" Piano FillerMP3 – 704k
Day One off-air clips Test TX – Sept 1981MP3 – 0.6meg
Essex Radio Day One – 12 Sept 1981MP3 – 3.8meg
21st Birthday off-air clips 2002 Martin Day and Eddie Blackwell MP3 – 1.1meg
Martin Day and Jon Scragg MP3 – 3.5meg
Heart Essex Re-launch – June 2009 Heart Essex Relaunch – 22 June 2009 MP3 – 2.1meg
Promos and AdsTerry Ray Live at The Local Promo Red LionMP3 – 0.9meg
 Terry Ray Live at The Local PromoTop House MP3 – 0.7meg
 Terry Ray Live at The Local PromoFINAL!MP3 – 0.7meg
 John Leech Promo 1MP3 – 0.5meg
 John Leech Promo 2MP3 – 0.2meg
 Dortie / Leech Cross County Soul Party PromoMP3 – 0.7meg
 Dave Gregory PromoMP3 – 1.4meg
 Andy Jackson Promo (Intro, Peter Holmes)MP3 – 1meg
 Motown Megatron Monday PromoMP3 – 1.6meg
 Storm PromoMP3 – 0.7meg
Other clipsPeter Holmes Memphis windupMP3 – 931k
 Ana Schofield Tower of Terror Real Audio 286k
  Snowline 1987 compilationMP3 – 1meg
  Timbo Show 1983 extractMP3 – 1meg
 Greatest Memories Launch – April Fool 1987MP3 – 3.9meg
 Essex Radio montage 1988 (McCoy/Rogers/Leech)MP3 – 1.3meg
 Essex Radio montage 1995 (Gregory/Day/Jackson)MP3 – 2.7meg
 Gavin McCoy First Show 1988MP3 – 2.4meg
 Andy Jackson Promo (Intro, Peter Holmes)MP3 – 1meg
  Caeser the Boogieman 1st show extract 1992 MP3 – 1.9meg


Special requests:

  • From Tony Matthews: I’m after the star wars montage jingle that Martin Day used to play at the start of his show circa 1999. It used to make my hair stand on end when I was driving home in the mornings after a night shift. I’d be most grateful if you would be able to locate it for me…

If you’re looking for an audio clip, or have any suggestions, please drop me a mail, and I’ll try to help – Pete


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