Saturday Breakfast with Jason McCrossan is broadcast across Sittingbourne and Swale on 106.9 SFM and everywhere else on www.sfmradio.com
Robert Frost was an American poet highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. A popular and often-quoted poet, Frost was honoured frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry.
On Saturday morning breakfast on 106.9 SFM Gill Fraser Lee reads his poem Ghost House.
Saturday Breakfast with Jason McCrossan is broadcast on 106.9 SFM in Sittingbourne & Swale in Kent as well as everywhere else on www.sfmradio.com.
The usual features including Whose The Voice? and pick of the number one pops; Maggie Moon is still on her Autumn vaccation with Wayne Richie (Shane Richie’s nephew) at their holiday villa (wooden hut) on the Isle of Sheppy. Feather Barkweasle remains in place with our current game Blankety Blank.
When John Betjeman’s Collected Poems came out in 1958 they made publishing history and have since sold over two and a quarter million copies.
But Betjeman was not only a poet. Through his broadcasting and journalism he opened people’s eyes to the value of the buildings and landscape around them and became Britain’s grand champion of its heritage.
On the 106.9 SFM Saturday breakfast show with Jason McCrossan – Tranquil Time at 07:50am is our poetry spot – a time to allow the stresses and strains of the day to wash away.
This poem is called the ‘Hunter Trials’ by John Betjeman, It is read by Matthew Ward.
A. E. Housman, was an English classical scholar and poet, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad.
On Saturday breakfast with Jason McCrossan on www.sfmradio.com Gill Fraser Lee Tweet @ahappyflower read XVI by A. E. Housman.
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On the show today, Jason speaks Catherine Roberts about the subject of Dark Tourism – people who visits places or sites that have been the location for an event involving death or murder.
Also the featured artist is US country singer, songwriter and one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century Johnny Cash whose birthday is on 26th February. Kyra has the gig guide and latest music news.
In Music Matters we play interviews and music from the life of George Harrison who would have been 71 on 25th February. George was the guitarist and vocalist with The Beatles, the world’s most successful group. As a solo artist he had the 1970 worldwide No.1 single ‘My Sweet Lord’. He was also a member of the Traveling Wilburys with Tom Petty, Roy Orbison & Bob Dylan.
And we give the last word to Harold Ramis died at the age 69
Monday Matters with Jason McCrossan on 106.9SFM – broadcasting to Swale in Kent and to the world on www.sfmradio.com.