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Poptastic: extracts from Tony Blackburn’s fantastic autobiography

by | 16th, May 2013

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EXTRACTS from Poptastic! My Life in Radio, by Tony Blackburn, as selected by Eamonn Forde. It turns there is more to Tony than admiration for Neil Sedaka and pressed trousers. Here’s what Tony didn’t cover in his first autobiography, 1985’s Tony Blackburn: The Living Legend.

First few facts about Tony for our overseas and younger readers:

Blackburn’s was the first voice heard on Radio One in 1967. In his album  Tony Blackburn Sings , he crooned a version of The White Cliffs of Dover. The rest of career saw him become remarkably uncool.

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