A radio tribute display to rejoice the lifetime of pioneering BBC DJ Janice Long has been introduced.
‘A Lifestyles In Song’ will air on January 23 in a simulcast on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Merseyside from 7pm-9pm to keep in mind the radio DJ and new track champion, 66, who died on Christmas Day final month.
Zoe Ball will provide the tribute programme with visitors together with Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello, Richard Hawley, Peter Hook, previously of New Order, Jim Kerr of Easy Minds, Ian Broudie of The Lightning Seeds, Noddy Holder of Slade and BBC DJs Jo Whiley and Greg James.
Janice Long’s 40-year occupation started along with her aiding on BBC Radio Merseyside in 1979 ahead of she was once given her personal programme, Streetlife, to advertise native bands. She turned into the primary lady to have her personal day-to-day BBC Radio 1 display when she moved to the station in 1983.
The broadcaster additionally turned into the primary lady to continuously host Top Of The Pops, fronting the TV display for 5 years, and later had a long-running display on BBC Radio 2 till 2017. She additionally labored for BBC Radio London, BBC 6 Song, BBC WM, BBC Radio Wales, Biggest Hits Radio and Radio X, and arrange her personal station Crash FM in Liverpool in 1995.
At the tribute display, McCartney will take into account his “outdated Liverpool mate” who was once at all times “a excitement to satisfy” and categorical his unhappiness “on the lack of an ideal Scouse woman”. He paid tribute to the DJ final month, pronouncing she was once “a professional in regards to the track scene”.
Elvis Costello will speak about about Long’s newer paintings, together with how she controlled with technical difficulties on-air, and replicate on her interviewing prowess on BBC Radio Wales.
‘A Lifestyles In Song’ will even characteristic different family and friends in addition to figures from outdoor track such because the actor David Morrissey. BBC Radio 4’s Jane Garvey will even give a contribution. The previous Girl’s Hour presenter will describe how listening to Long gave her hope it was once conceivable for younger ladies to wreck into radio.
Moreover, listeners can concentrate once more to the primary collection of A Long Stroll With… which will probably be to be had as a boxset on BBC Sounds from January 23.
Press subject matter describes A Long Stroll With…: “Long walks via key puts in Liverpool with Frankie Is going to Hollywood’s Holly Johnson as he recalls the characters and track that formed his existence and occupation up to now; via key puts in Basildon with Alison Moyet, as she recalls the characters and track that formed her existence and occupation up to now; Janice meets Richard Hawley in a pub and parkland on one of the vital seven hills of Sheffield, as he recalls the characters and track that formed his existence and occupation up to now and Janice takes the digital pioneer Gary Numan, who David Bowie as soon as credited with writing two of the best songs in British track, again to a couple west London haunts.”
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” We can not wait to commemorate them as they enter into Hollywood’s background with the introduction of their celebrity on the globe’s most popular sidewalk,” stated chair as well as iHeartRadio host Ellen K, in a declaration.
Jonas Brothers as well as Kravitz are being sworn in right into the Walk Of Fame in the Recording classification together with Marc Anthony, Sheila E, Blake Shelton, Charlie Wilson as well as executive Irving Azoff. Vocalist Jenni Rivera is readied to be recognized posthumously.
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