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Alan Freed

The Disc Jockey widely believed to have first coined the phrase "rock 'n' roll" began life as a jazz trombonist with a band called...

Disc Jockeys

In Britain, Radio 1 and Top of the Pops began in the Sixties, but by 1970 the Disc Jockeys (or DJ's) had been elevated to stardom,...

John Peel

John Peel (born John Ravenscroft in 1939) cut his teeth as a DJ in the USA, working on stations in Dallas, Oklahoma and San...

Pete Myers – ‘The Mad Daddy’

Pete Myers (aka "The Mad Daddy") was the wildest Disc Jockey from America's golden age of Rock & Roll radio - a cat who...

Rodney Bingenheimer

Many fans of Rock & Roll will have come across the name Rodney Bingenheimer: KROQ DJ, proprietor of Rodney's English Disco, friend of the stars and...

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Catwalk

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 2 (Australia) 13 x 30 minute episodes This Aussie drama series revolved around the daily lives of the staff...

Ghost Busters, The

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 15 x episodes The Ghost Busters were Jake Kong, Eddie Spencer and Tracy (a gorilla). The trio...

Midway (1976)

The epic air and sea battle in 1942 that changed the course of the war against Japan. A little bit of romance (with Heston's sailor...

Bolero (1984)

Virginal heiress Ayre "Mac" McGillvary (Bo Derek) graduates from a prestigious boarding school and goes to the Sahara desert and Spain in search of...

Happening, The (1967)

Retired gangster Roc Delmonico (Anthony Quinn) is kidnapped by a group of idealistic Miami beach bums hoping to use the ransom money to fund...

Cuckoo Waltz, The

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 7 (UK) 1 9 8 0 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes If not quite three-in-a-bed, this Granada would-be rival to Man...

Tom and Jerry

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 7 2 (USA) 1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 8 (USA) 1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8...

Blansky’s Beauties

1 9 7 7 (USA) Garry Marshall may not be a familiar name to every television viewer, but it's highly likely that most viewers have seen...