BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 have borne witness to some pretty momentous occasions over the five decades they’ve been on the air.
Since the two stations launched on September 30, 1967 – the former with a remit to play the “swinging” pop music of the day to the nation’s youth, the latter to keep their parents happy with a more middle-of-the-road offering – they’ve played host to Prime Ministers and royalty of both the pop and actual variety. ...
Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.
Sign up for your digital free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music.Start your free trial