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Timeline -  1971

 

1971

 

1971

 

 

First promotional badges made available; they carried the slogan 'Go Radio 1 Better 0n 247'

 

 

 

 

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October - Dec

Monday to Friday line-up was;

 

7.00am Tony Blackburn

9.00 Johnnie Walker

10.00 Jimmy Young

12.00 Radio 1 Club

2.00pm Tony Brandon

3.02 Terry Wogan

5.00 'What's New' (replaced on Friday's with Rosko's Round Table)

6.00 Sounds of the Seventies

 

Monday to Friday line-up was;

 

9.00am Jimmy Young

11.00 Dave Lee Travis

1.00pm Johnnie Walker

 

other shows remained the same, except 'Sounds of the Seventies' was heard 10pm-12pm. 

 

 

December

 

The BBC announced a 125,000 deal to place its leading disc jockeys under exclusive contract until 1974 - and off commercial radio. Jimmy Young, Tony Blackburn, Pete Murray Ed Stewart and Terry Wogan signed 3-year contracts, the longest in BBC history.

 

Saturdays

April - Rosko's show became 2 hours long, Scene and Heard was heard at 2pm, 'Folk on 1' disappeared.

John Peel was followed by 'Live at 5' with BBC's recordings of groups and singers.

 

August - A short run for a new show, Vivian Stanshall's Radio Flashes (Vivian was a member of the Bonzo Dog Band).

 

October- Noel Edmonds moved to Sunday mornings replacing Dave Lee Travis.

 

John Peel lost his Saturday show.

 

Peter Powell, David Gregory and Bob Callan (see below) were heard during the Saturday D.J.  talent try out shows.

 

Can You Dig Bob Callan

For the Hard Workers Everywhere

Bob Callan Name Jingle

Bob Callan Trail

 

Start the Day with David Gregory

much Better Disc Jockey

more Clips of Dave Gregory

 

'Scene and  Heard' was moved to 4pm.

'Country meets Folk' and 'Nightride' were heard only on Radio 2.

 

 

Sundays

April - Jimmy Savile's 'Speakeasy' moved to Sunday from Saturday. The show followed 'Savile's Travels'.

 

'Cash at Four' was discontinued.

 

October- 'In Concert' and Pete Drummond shows were taken off the air due to needletime restrictions.

 

Other

April - students at St. Mango's High School in Falkirk threatened strike action as their headmaster would not grant permission to attend the lunchtime 'Radio 1 club' at the Town Hall!

 

July - The Guardian wrote an article stating that 'Radio 1 and 2 were the deeper part in the warm sea of mediocrity'

There was a bomb scare at a Radio 1 Club at the Shrewsbury Civic Hall, however Stuart Henry carried on broadcasting.

 

October - A Doctor said that a 36 year old man was revived out of a 36-day coma by listening to 247 for 2 days, along with a 10 year-old girl.

 

 See also;  EARLY PRESENTERS  RADIO TIMES  LAUNCH DAY  HISTORY DETAILS  SUNDAY CHART

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