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Timeline - 1974

 

1974

1974

The Radio 1 audience was lowered in areas covered by Commercial Radio, however the station largely retained it's position.

Saturdays

Eric Idle was heard in April and May with his 'Radio 5' show

The show was replaced with the 'Beach Boys Story' narrated by Bob Harris and after that series, Tony Blackburn began a new Top 100 series.

2-3Pm saw a succession of interesting programmes culminating in a new series 'All American Heroes' which introduced Paul Gambaccini to the station.

 

Saturdays also lost the regular slot edition of 'Sounds of the Seventies'

 

24.03.74

SUNDAY

Paul Burnett started with Radio 1 with a 3 hour 10am show.

DLT moved to 3Pm with 2 hours of requests.

'my Top 12' started again, reducing Tom Browne's slot to the Top 20 6Pm -7Pm.

April

Tony Blackburn broadcast his show live from the home of the Womble family in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. The DJ hoped it would Make up for the public pestering they suffer at school and on the telephone coupling them with the famous furry puppets.

 

09.09.74

Radio 1 Fun Day took place at Brand's Hatch with DLT , David Hamilton and Tony Blackburn.

 

1974

 

'The Story of Pop' was broadcast - a Major series summarising the previous 25 years of popular music, year by year. Many Radio 1 staff contributed, along with interviews with dozens of musicians. The series included an interview between Radio 1's John Pidgeon and Marc Bolan.

 

JULY

The Radio 1 Roadshow went on tour around the UK.

25.12.74

A 2 hour Christmas Special show - all about The Osmonds.

26.12.74.

Eric Idle took to the airways again with 'Radio 5'.

 

 

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

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