Tony Blackburn Joins Smooth Radio/London For Weekends
February 5, 2008 at 5:41 AM (PT)
Veteran U.K. personality TONY BLACKBURN will join MOR SMOOTH RADIO/LONDON for weekend mornings 7-10a, effective FEBRUARY 16th.
BLACKBURN, most recently with GCAP MEDIA's CLASSIC GOLD, was the first personality heard on BBC RADIO 1 when the station launched on SEPTEMBER 30, 1967 and handled mornings through 1973, then moving to middays and, in 1977-79, to afternoons. He later worked at BBC RADIO LONDON, CAPITAL GOLD, and JAZZ FM. He will continue to host a FRIDAY midday show on PLANET BROADCASTING CO.'s KCFM/HULL.