Dave Brown
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What attracted you to soul music in the first place, and does this still apply today?

Mum and Dad playing The Platters, The Temptations, Four Tops
(My Dad would have been so proud of me working with The Temptations & Four Tops, my Mum was amazed)

What are your top five favourite soul tracks?

I can’t list only Five Tracks it would be 500.
Philadelphia International Records, Motown Records, Atlantic Records

Who are your favourite five artists?

Sadly most are dead…
Marvin Gaye
Teddy Pendergrass (Harold Melvin & The Blue Bluenotes)
Luther Vandross
Aretha Franklin
The Temptations

What are your top three soul clubs of all time?

My favourite Clubs…I worked in Flicks Dartford, Zero 6 Southend, Crackers London

What radio experience did you have before you joined Solar?

BBC Producer Presenter & Commercial Radio, full time Presenter

Why would you recommend Solar to a listener?

Because of it’s sincerity to real lovers of Soul

What is/are your main criteria in choosing records for airplay?


Which other DJs do you admire and why?

When you’ve done it for so many years I admire quality and longevity, RIP Dave Gregory Solar Radio and many more Stations, BBC Dave Cash, BBC Sir Terry Wogan, Herb Kent V103 Chicago, BBC Sir Jimmy Young.

How would you like to be remembered by a listener?

I’ll be dead so that’s for my audience to decide!

What do you do to relax?

I like the gym and all exercise in all forms 🙂