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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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Cheyenne

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) 107 x 60 minute episodes Cheyenne Bodie was a tall, strapping half-breed frontier scout in the days...

Top 50 Greatest Toys of all time

In 2014, executives from 100 British toy companies were invited to cast their votes on the games which they thought had most shaped the industry and childhoods...

Swiss Family Robinson

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 24 x 60 minute episodes Irwin Allen's adaptation of the 1812 novel by Johann David Wyss follows...

Gerald McBoing Boing Show, The

1 9 5 6 (USA) 1 9 5 8 (USA) The popular US cartoon series The Gerald McBoing Boing Show was first seen as a Sunday afternoon children's programme,...

Last House On The Left (1972)

Based on Ingmar Bergman's Swedish film The Virgin Spring  (1959) starring Max von Sydow, Last House On The Left was promoted with the tagline "To avoid fainting,...

Honeymoon Killers, The (1970)

A true-crime movie about oily gigolo Ray Fernandez (Tony Lo Bianco) and his overweight sidekick Martha Beck (Shirley Stoler), who prey on lonely women...

Paris

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 0 (USA) 13 x 60 minute episodes Crime drama series from CBS featuring the cases of detective captain Woodrow...

Van Morrison

Van Morrison was born in Belfast, Ireland. At sixteen he began playing tenor sax and started touring with a rock band called The Monarchs....