The Aftershow: Johnnie Walker

Andre Paine

A British broadcasting institution for more than 50 years, Johnnie Walker recently launched the Radio 2 Rock Show. The DJ, who started his career on pirate radio before joining BBC Radio 1 in 1969, discusses the magic of drivetime and looks back on a career that’s included encounters with angry Bay City Rollers fans and ‘nice bloke’ Lou Reed...

My big break on pirate radio…

“Was on a ship called Radio England. When the chance came to move to Radio ...

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