Tony Blackburn

Type: Person
Name: Tony Blackburn
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

On this week September 29- October 5

From Summer Nights sing-alongs with Sandy and Danny to the birth of sextuplets we take a look at what we were up to from September 29-October 5 in yesteryear.Image Gallery1951- the Festival of Britain cheered to an endThis week the nation clapped, cheered ... [Published Yours Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Blackburn brings back the Soul Night

Tony Blackburn has announced on his BBC London 94.9 show that he’s bringing back his popular Soul Night Out for one night only.The event will be held in aid of Children in Need on 4th November at Koko in Camden and artists include The Brand New Heavies, ... [Published Radio Today - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

It was a different culture back then...

Tony Blackburn said, on BBC Breakfast, that lots of people have said: People need to understand that it was a different culture in the 1970s. According to Tony, that's not true. He says groping female staff was wrong then and it's still wrong now.But, ... [Published Netmums - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Blackburn performs the YMCA live

[embedded content]In the annual Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park event yesterday , an unscheduled event occurred which saw 50,000 people witnes Tony Blackburn doing the YMCA on stage.But did he manage to do the whole song all the way without getting boo’d off? ... [Published Radio Today - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Pinching a girl’s bottom was the norm in 1970s, Dave Lee Travis trial told

Patricia 'Dee Dee' Wilde tells the court Lee Travis was the 'perfect gentleman' in an era when even police officers pinched her bottom until she was black and blue The founder of Pan’s People has described Dave Lee Travis as a "lovely big bear" during ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

THAMENSIAN: A bank holiday in the life with John, George, Ringo and Tony!

It is Bank Holiday Monday and so, of course, it is tipping it down. 
I just looked out of the window and saw what appeared to be a drowned fairy straggle up the road in most un-magic fashion. 
On closer inspection it was a middle aged lady dressed as ... [Published Thame Gazette - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Music would ease problem

First published in Letters to the EditorI am rather surprised that no one in authority saw the recent article in the Sunday Times concerning how a town in Europe has solved the problem of a traveller invasion.They should be welcomed by the use of a very ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Book now: Last chance to see

¦ BBC Proms in the Park Veteran funk group Earth, Wind & Fire and Canadian crooner Rufus Wainwright perform with the BBC Concert Orchestra, and there are also appearances by Sir Terry Wogan and Tony Blackburn at this evening event in Hyde Park.... ... [Published Street Sweeper - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

A love letter to driving: liberating, exciting and occasionally risky

From the Sunday TelegraphAh, the joy of the open road. In all the fuss about rail fare increases the salient point I took out was that – contrary to what many London-based commentators assume – most people do not actually use trains for commuting. Outside ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Blackburn: ‘John Peel looked upon me as the devil for some reason’

T ony Blackburn is baffled. The disc jockey has just celebrated 50 years in the business and suddenly everybody is being nice about him. For decades, the man who launched Radio 1 at 7am on 30 September 1967, with The Move’s Flowers in the Rain , was the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Tony Blackburn: 50 years on air

The BBC's Wendy Hurrell takes a look back at Tony Blackburn's 50 year broadcasting career. ... [Published BBC News Video - Entertainment and Arts - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Blackburn: 'We need more male broadcasters'

Tony Blackburn, the veteran disc-jockey, feels that women prefer listening to male voices on the airwaves. Although the departures of Victoria Derbyshire and Shelagh Fogarty from Radio 5 Live have scarcely helped matters, Lord Hall of Birkenhead, the ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 05 2014]

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He had some advice, too, for Jeremy Paxman, who has lately relinquished his seat on Newsnight. "i saw him at the chelsea flower show and i told him to go back but he didn’t answer" says Blackburn...

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On this week September 29- October 5 [Published Yours Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
Tony Blackburn brings back the Soul Night [Published Radio Today - Sep 28 2014]
It was a different culture back then... [Published Netmums - Sep 24 2014]
Tony Blackburn performs the YMCA live [Published Radio Today - Sep 15 2014]
Pinching a girl’s bottom was the norm in 1970s,... [Published Telegraph - Sep 12 2014]
THAMENSIAN: A bank holiday in the life with Joh... [Published Thame Gazette - Sep 01 2014]
Michael Parkin: Gallery owner who championed Wh... [Published The Independent - Aug 28 2014]
Fowokan: Putting the reggae into the rhythm [Published Worthing Today - Aug 28 2014]
Music would ease problem [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Aug 27 2014]
Book now: Last chance to see [Published Street Sweeper - Aug 24 2014]
A love letter to driving: liberating, exciting ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
Tony Blackburn: ‘John Peel looked upon me as th... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 10 2014]
VIDEO: Tony Blackburn: 50 years on air [Published BBC News Video - Entertainment and Arts - Jul 25 2014]
Tony Blackburn: 'We need more male broadcasters' [Published Telegraph - Jul 05 2014]
Graham Norton fails to turn up for Radio 2 show... [Published The Independent - Jun 29 2014]
Breaking up: how not to do a Rory McIlroy... [Published Telegraph - May 24 2014]
Spot-a-doodle-do! Tony Blackburn’s spot the dif... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - May 19 2014]
Diary: A very odd couple stuck in a lift … Nast... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 14 2014]
Call Clegg wins Radio Academy Award for LBC, as... [Published Telegraph - May 12 2014]
Youngsters in limelight with grease lightning [Published Spalding Guardian - May 07 2014]
London Tube strike: live updates [Published Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
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