Julie Hughes

Julie Hughes can be heard on Monday evenings hosting her “Focus” show, looking at a particular artist or group, as well as presenting her favourite hymns and devotional music on Sunday evenings when she regularly shares some inspirational “Words of Life “. Julie cites Ken Bruce, Jeremy Vine and Steve Wright as her favourite broadcasters (so I think we can put her down as a Radio 2 fan – Ed) but was also a fan of Noël Edmonds in her – and his! – youth.  Her musical tastes are diverse, ranging from Christian Contemporary Rock, to Soul, Rock, and Motown. Favourite bands are U2 and Delirious. First album ever bought: Aladdin Sane, David Bowie; then, Diana and Marvin, Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye. First 45: Monsieur Dupont by Sandie Shaw! (“but I’m not sure that should be mentioned!”). Not many people know that Julie used to be a biker – she used to ride a Honda 650F Sports CVR for many years, but has recently sold it …

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