Mark Flanagan


Rhythm and Blues

The R & B Experience

I don't have any money but I can tell you what I do have. I have a very particular set of skills, skills I have aquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a great radio host for people like you. If you don't listen to my radio show....I will find you....and I will change your mind. Tune into The R&B Experience Radio Show with Mark Flanagan on […]

I first started in radio way back in January 1990 at my local station 2BCR (later renamed to B-FM, and now known as 2BACR) at Bankstown. At the time I hosted a weekly music program on Tuesday nights covering music from the 50’s to the 80’s. Around 1993 I changed the format to a purely R&B-based program called “The R&B Experience”. Also at this time I joined our Saturday morning sports program Sports AM covering basketball & baseball.

During mid-1996 I decided to move stations and presented a music show on 2SSR Sutherland. It was also a various music format and ran until October 1998 when I shifted to 2GLF Liverpool to do Sunday breakfast. It was also in this time that I had a short stint on commercial station 2CA Canberra. The 2CA show did not last long and I was back at 2GLF until the end of 2000.

I took 2001 off to live & work in London with my wife before returning home, restarting my Sunday breakfast show at 2GLF. This last until mid-2005 when I picked up a casual show on Campbelltown’s commercial station C91.3. I was there for 2 years before I lost my shift and found myself (again) back at 2GLF, this time as a duo on Sunday nights for a music program called “Retro Rock Live” (

We stayed at 2GLF until May 2019 when we moved on to Campbelltown’s local station 2MCR. Unfortunately circumstances changed between some team members & the show wound down in August 2020.

Feeling the need to get back into solo shows I have now restarted The R&B Experience at my very first station 2BACR. I am very excited on 2 counts : playing real rhythm & blues music from Australia & around the world, and also being on my own for the first time in 13 years.

And I am always happy for people to email me with music suggestions, comments, queries and the like at or find my Facebook page “The R&B Experience Radio Show” and feel free to leave your comments. Just remember to keep it clean & nice – spam or abuse will be deleted.

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Broadcasting from Athens Greece, BluesWave Radio plays the best selections from all the genres of Blues and Rock music, ranging from the 60’s to today.

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