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

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 the guardians of the publicly-owned British Broadcasting Corporation considered […]

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

  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 launched as Virgin 1215 at 12.15 pm on 30 April […]

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Launch of Capital Radio 539 London | October 16 1973

      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 domain of BBC Radio, which usually lagged behind the […]

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John Sachs, Capitol Radio 95.8 London (U.K.) | April, 1989

Bobby Brown‘s “Prerogative“, in at the chart at number 6 on Capitol. It’s half past two… From Contributor Bob Jones comes this high-quality, fantastic listen to one of the UK’s few independent radio stations. This one is GOOD, The jock in charge […]

Tagged Big Daddy, Capitol Radio 95.8, John Sachs, London, Russ Horton