Welcome to Tay Bridges Radio

Welcome to Tay Bridges Radio broadcasting across the internet from the banks of the River Tay.

We aim to give you the biggest and best variety of music from right across the decades along with many genres.

A big welcome also to new and old listeners we hope you enjoy the music and station.

Playing the hits and forgotten classics from the charts of yesteryear and today.

Music History On This Day the 8th of July


On the 8th July 1965 the Dave Clark Five movie "Catch Us If You Can" premiered in London.

On the 8th July 1966 The Beatles released their "Nowhere Man" EP which featured the songs "Drive My Car", "Michelle" and "You Won't See Me".

On the 8th July 1972 Bill Wither's "Lovely Day" started a 3 week run as the USA No1 and made No18 here in the UK.

On the 8th July 1972 Donny Osmond reached No1 in the UK chart with Paul Anka's "Puppy Love".

On the 8th July 1973 the fifth album "Houses Of The Holy" was No1 on both the UK and USA album charts .

On the 8th July 1978 the album "Saturday Night Fever" was knocked off the top slot by Gerry Rafferty's album "City To City"

On the 8th July 1978 in Glasgow band members of The Clash Joe Strummer and Paul Simonon were arrested for being drunk and disorderly after their gig at The Apollo.

On the 8th July 1995 TLC with their song "Waterfalls" started a 7 week run on the USA charts and a No4 hit in the UK.

On the 8th July 2007 The sixth album from The Chemical Brothers, "We Are The Night" reached No1 on the charts.


Born On This Day

8th July 1940  Joe B. Mauldin, the bassists of rock n roll band The Crickets.

8th July 1944  Jaimoe Johanson, drummer, percussionist and one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers.

8th July 1945 Ricky Wolf, of British band The Flowerpot Men.

8th July 1955 Russell Christian, singer with British band The Christians.

8th July 1960 Andy Fletcher, bass and synth player with British band Depeche Mode

8th July 1961 Graham Jones, guitarist with British band Haircut 100

8th July 1963 Joan Osborne, American singer who had a hit with "One Of Us" in 1996.

8th July 1971 Neil Mavers, drummer with The La's who had a UK hit with "There She Goes" in 1990

8th July 1985 Jamie Cook, guitarist with British band the Arctic Monkeys