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50 years ago in the Music Industry 17 – Disc & Music Echo, 1967-1972

One year after the launch of Radio 1, editor Ray Coleman in his infinite wisdom thought I was the man to assess and grade the DJ’s who were there during that first year. Here’s the piece – I’ll highlight some … Continue reading

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50 years ago in the Music Industry 10 – Disc & Music Echo, 1967-1972

Even before journalism and 30 years in the music business I had in my small way been a huge supporter of the off shore British “pirate” radio stations largely sited in the North sea either on converted ships or wartime … Continue reading

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Vinyl Memories – life as a cub reporter 1 – Episode 6

In 1966, aged 22, I joined the Gravesend office of the Kent Messenger as a cub reporter, covering everything except sport. I followed fire engines, did the rounds of local vicars and funeral directors, was nice to all local amateur … Continue reading

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