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Salute to American Radio, BBC Radio 1 London | July 4 1976

Advertisements In the mid 1960s, there was nowhere easy for British youngsters to listen to rock ‘n’ rollers like The Beatles, The Who and The Rolling Stones. Commercial radio wasn’t yet an option, and theContinue readingSalute to American Radio, BBC Radio 1 London | July 4 1976

Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode, BBC Radio One FM | July 1994

Advertisements Since 1967, BBC Radio One has been the BBC’s Top 40 offering, for England, Scotland, Wales, & Northern Island. The station started on AM (or Medium Wave as the Brits refer to it) andContinue readingSimon Mayo and Mark Kermode, BBC Radio One FM | July 1994

Leona Graham, 1215 AM Virgin Radio UK London | June 24 1999

Advertisements   The 1990 Broadcasting Act allowed for the launch of independent national radio stations in the United Kingdom. Richard Branson of Virgin Record bid on & won one of those licenses, and the station launchedContinue readingLeona Graham, 1215 AM Virgin Radio UK London | June 24 1999

Claire Sturgess, BBC Radio 1 FM London| July 1994

Advertisements   In the UK, The British Broadcasting Corporation has several national stations offering Adult Contemporary music, Classical, News/Talk, & Sports. One of the most popular stations  is CHR formatted BBC Radio 1, or asContinue readingClaire Sturgess, BBC Radio 1 FM London| July 1994

Launch of Capital Radio 539 London | October 16 1973

Advertisements       The launch of Capital Radio in London, was a big deal. It was the first of the UK general entertainment stations. Until the 1970s, British radio waves were the exclusive domainContinue readingLaunch of Capital Radio 539 London | October 16 1973