Street Sounds Radio hires soul presenter John Leech

Former Time 107.5 presenter John Leech is joining Essex DAB station Street Sounds Radio.

John will host a brand-new series of his Essex evening soul shows from 7pm on Tuesday May 18th, in addition to his programme on BBC Essex.

He says: “After 35 years of playing soul music on the radio, it’s a real honour to be coming home to a soul station with the heritage of the Street Sounds Brand!

“Being on the radio, sharing my music and talking to my audience is still something I love so much, and my shows are synonymous in Essex in the evening, where I believe it’s always belonged.”

Street Sounds Radio CEO Morgan Khan (who founded the Street Sounds record label in 1982 is equally excited: “Street Sounds Radio has been in talks with John Leech since we launched back in August of last year and we’re so privileged to finally get him on board along with new and amazing plans for John and the rest of Street Sounds Radio, Leechy is finally coming home to a soul station, Street Sounds Radio the real sound of Essex!”

John adds: “To my legendary soul family please check in to Street Sounds Radio next Tuesday May 18th from 7pm!”