Bob Harris' Bio.

COMPANIES:

Co-founder of the Whispering Bob Broadcasting Company (WBBC)

RADIO:

BBC RADIO 2: The Bob Harris Show Sunday 12am
  Bob Harris Country Thursday 7 pm
  Americana Music Awards CMA Music Awards, Nashville.  
WBBC The T Bone Burnett Story 2013
  OGWT40. 16-part series The A-Z of AOR 2010 2011
  The Songs The Beatles Gave Away 2009
  Maple Leaf Revolution 2005
  (2-part Canadian Music Special)
  The Day John Met Paul (with Paul McCartney) (Sony Silver Award Winner) 2007
  Who Breaks A Butterfly On A Wheel
  (The Rolling Stones) 2007
  Sandy Denny Story - Sony Silver Award Winner 2008
BBC 6 MUSIC: ‘The Bob Harris Show’. Weekly 2002-2005
BBC GLR London: Evening Show 1994-1998
BBC RADIO 1: Midnight to Morning Show 1990-1993
  (launched network 24 hour service)  
BFBS: The Bob Harris Show. Weekly 1985-1998
LBC: Nightline 1986-1989
GWR: The Bob Harris Show. Weekly 1984-1986
BBC OXFORD: Drive Time 1981-1984
RADIO 210: Presenter / Head of Music & Presentation 1977-1981
BBC RADIO 1: Sounds of the 70’s 1970-1974
  In Concert 1970-1974

TELEVISION:

   
BBC Four Bob Harris: My Nashville 2014
  Back To Beth's... 2014
SKY ARTS: Cropredy Festival 2010-2012
  Songbook 2010-2011
  Celtic Connections 2011
  Centerstage 2009
  Bob Harris Night Dec 2007
BBC TWO: The Whistle Test Years 2003
ITV: This Is Your Life 2003
BBC TWO: Great Britons 2002
VH1 Presentation 1995-1997
BBC TWO: Old Grey Whistle Test 1972-1979

AWARDS & ACCOLADES:

 
CMA International Broadcaster of the Year 2013
CMA The Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award 2012
BCMA Hall of Fame inductee 2012
THE AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION Trailblazer Award 2011
THE SOVEREIGN: Officer of the Order of the British Empire 2011
MOJO MAGAZINE   2010
UK RADIO HALL OF FAME: Inducted  
SONYS: The Sandy Denny Story 2009
  The Day John Met Paul 2008
  The Paul Simon Story 2001
  Music Broadcaster of the Year 1999
  Late Night Music Show 1999
  Best Popular Music Programme 1986
AMERICANA UK BEST RADIO SHOW: 2007 - 2015
  1 ‘Bob Harris Show’ (Sat/Sun)  
  2 ‘Bob Harris Country’  
NORTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY: 2006
  Fellowship  
CMA: International Broadcaster of the Year 2004
RADIO ACADEMY: Outstanding Contribution to Music Radio 2003
BRITISH ACADEMY OF COMPOSERS & SONGWRITERS: 2002
  Gold Badge  
RADIO TIMES ‘The Voices We Love The Most’ Top 10 2002
TOP TELEVISION SHOW: ‘Old Grey Whistle Test’ 1972-1977

RECORDING:

   
‘BOB HARRIS PRESENTS…’ 1999-2008
A series of CD compilations, comprising tracks from artists featured by Bob on Radio 2, including Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Eva Cassidy, Thea Gilmore, James McMurtry, John Prine, Kate Rusby and other Bob favourites.

WRITING:

   
‘THE WHISPERING YEARS’: Autobiography 2001
‘THE ROCKDATE DIARY’ 1991
‘ROCK AND POP MASTERMIND’ 1986
Co-founded ‘TIME OUT’ magazine 1968

RECORD PRODUCTION:

DRUID: ‘Towards The Sun’ LP. (EMI) 1975
JOHN GOLDING: ‘Photographs’ LP. (Atlantic) 1975
WALLY: ‘Valley Gardens’ LP. (Atlantic) 1975
WALLY: ‘Nez Perce’ single. (Atlantic) 1975
WALLY: ‘Wally’ LP. (Atlantic) 1973

PANELS:

   
ECMA East Coast Music Awards, Canada. Keynote speaker.Mar 2010
NXNE Music Festival, Toronto Canada. Keynote speaker. June 2008
Americana Music Association Awards International panel 2005/2006

FAMILY:

Bob lives in Oxfordshire with his wife Trudie, their three children…Miles (23), Dylan (21) and Flo (18) and programme building cat Colby. Bob has five older children…Mirelle, Emily, Charlie, Ben and Jamie. He has seven grandchildren…Marnie, Alana, Niahm, Ysobel, Olivia, Eliza and Lola Mae.


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