Tim Simmons


DJ Tpelvis (Tim Simmons)

Every 2 weeks on Wednesday I always try to ensure that my show is representative of my own varied musical tastes and I like to think that show will, at times, introduce listeners to artists that they may not be familiar with and alternative versions of songs that they already know. The tracks that I play vary from promos for forthcoming albums to occasional tracks from the 50s and 60s. […]

DJ Tpelvis, A Little Bit of What You Fancy – I grew up in a house with a quite varied selection of music, predominately influenced by my mother and her brother. Some of their favourites were Shirley Bassey, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Cleo Lane, Ike and Tina Turner, Chopin, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Dire Straits, Little Richard, Frank Sinatra and Tom Jones, to name a few.

My next major influencers were school friends who introduced me to David Bowie, Ian Dury, The Clash and latterly the big rock groups of the 70’s such as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, AC/DC and Deep Purple.

My final true music obsession was with Matt Johnson’s The The, but I would say that my musical taste extends to absolutely any genre (I think). For me, music is an art form and therefore I will always be the best judge of what constitutes great music. PS Never do what you are told!

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10Radio is a community radio station serving the 10 parishes in West Somerset which incorporate Wiveliscombe, Ashbrittle, Bathealton, Brompton Ralph, Chipstable, Clatworthy, Fitzhead, Huish Champflower, Milverton, Stawley and Wellington and the surrounding area.

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