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The major figures in the story are based, some only loosely, on key personnel in the Radio Caroline team of the late s. What is really the truth about the man who rescued BBC Radio 1 from its slide into obscurity? And who is real Chris Moyles? A truly 'down to earth' Yorkshireman, who says what he thinks, and makes sure you know he has said it! And what does he have to say for himself when he's not on the radio? Who is this man they call 'The Saviour of Radio'?
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His world, in the only way that Chris can. This is a very funny book and a must for everyone else in the radio industry. It made it to the Sunday Times Best Sellers when it came out.
- Heiligenblut - Weihnachten verkehrt (German Edition).
- Angel Prayers and Messages.
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- Radio Caroline: the boat that rocked!
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Still available and stiull as relevant today, now he is back on breakfasts at X-FM. Chris isn't a regular DJ and maybe a bit of a 'Marmite' character, but what he has to say is still important. The Gospel according to Chris Moyles. Far Out at Sea tells the story of Radio Seagull and how a bunch of renegades created a truly alternative radio station.
The story of Radio Seagull is a long and interesting one. It began broadcasting in the winter of from the Radio Caroline ship and was effectively a nightime only rock music station, playing only album cuts. Seagull closed in but was revived in the early s by Radio Caroline's Dutch staff and supporters, notably Sietse Brouwer. He bought a disused lightship and has spent the last ten years refitting the ship for broadcasting, which it now does daily from a harbour berth in north Holland.
Far Out at Sea,. The station is much revered by the offshore radio fraternity who make pilgimages to Harlingen to visit the ship. Each summer it goes out to sea for a few weeks to broadcast freely once again - a real life on the ocean waves. This book is the Radio Seagull story and is l avishly illustrated with photographs. It features exclusive interviews with the people involved. Far Out at Sea is a must read for all fans of offshore radio and students of multi-national broadcasting. Paul Easton's Programming Points. In he spent a year with Ocean Sound. In , he left Capital to take up the new post of Head of Programming at Music Choice Europe , the digital satellite music service, where he helped to develop and launch over 40 digital audio channels covering a broad range of musical formats.
Since Paul has been a freelance radio programming consultant. In he was part of the launch team at JACKfm with responsibility for programming. The full story of the most fun filled, action-packed radio ship of the 80s, 90s, and 00s. She saw fun, adventure, action and thrilling drama. Read all about it with stories told by the engineers, station owners and DJs who were there. This book has all the rip-roaring contents of a pirate tale of old, but this all really happned around the North Sea in recent memory.
Discover what really happened on the ship, from the mouths of those who did it! Softback Regular Post American-raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary at the upstart British Broadcasting Corporation, whose use of radio-still new, strange, and electrifying-is captivating the nation. But the hectic pace, smart young staff, and intimidating bosses only add to Maisie's insecurity.
Soon, she is seduced by the work-gaining confidence as she arranges broadcasts by the most famous writers, scientists, and politicians in Britain. She is also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming, who each have very different visions of what radio should be. This is now a classic radio practitioner's text book thats in its fifth edition.
An essential book for the shelf of anyone seriously involved in radio production or just wanting to know how to put a good radio programme together. But its not a rehash - a lot of the items are new and fresh. It's an essential manual for all kinds of radio trainers and a valuable reference for producers of all levels of experience. Dublin City University, Ireland. It is the only title of its kind. There is currently not another title that covers British Radio production in as broad a manner as this. Ken Hall, Lecturer, Media Production,. University of Teesside, UK. An up-to-date " How To " guide for anyone thinking of.
How to make great radio. A very useful manual for presenters of all types.
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The book also has contributions from legendary radio guru and consultant Paul Chantler , who has considerable experience as a journalist and news editor. Much respected and revered columnist on British radio, this is a collection of Paul's best articles in The Radio Magazine. All about how Maisie gets caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming, who each have very different visions of what radio should be.
A classic radio practitioner's text book thats in its fifth edition. He was sidelined to local radio for a while and then in the Director General of the BBC, Lord Hall fired him, but reinstated him later in the year. Far Out at Sea. Rare Record Price Guide The book uncovers the truth behind Michael's kidnap by armed terrorists, the story of how his family setting up their own island nation. The story might sound to be a novel or fanciful whims of a young schoolboy - but this all really happened.
When forced off there by changes to the way in which territorial waters are reckoned, the Bates family took over Roughs Tower. Radio Caroline had already occupied it and done some work to turn it into a supply base cum hotel cum offshgore casino. Michael's story is about his family's battles to hold the structure against several invaders, but mainly the British Government and a bunch of German thugs.
Holding The Fort includes previously unseen photos from the Bates family's personal collection. In doing so, they changed British radio forever. This was real history in the making! LASER helped revolutionise British radio in the eighties; its effects are still felt today and more Laser ideas may be put into action soon, as rules on radio are further relaxed. Click on the cover for full details. This book is ideal for any offshore radio fan or those involved in radio programming who want to know what exactly were Laser's programming policies, the tricks and techniques and the secrets. Its effects are still felt today and more Laser ideas may be put into action soon, as rules on radio are further relaxed.
This book is ideal for any offshore radio fan or those involved in radio programming. After a career as an advertising copy writer, jingle-maker, song writer and record producer he has even made films, but is now an action story writer. This was a directory of people working in the radio business, in front of and behind the microphone. This sold so well they published a further edition in which was around pages long.
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- Basic Radio Journalism by Paul Chantler;
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- The Possibilities Of Prayer!
- The Last Great Adventure for Boys.
For many years it has been an important reference work for many in the radio business. It's a great souvenir and is packed with details of many of the best known and lesser known backroom boys and girls in British radio.
The book is quite a thick one, with pages of text and pictures of many of your favourite radio people. It will give anoraks and radio afficonados many happy hours - it's also educational so some of you may be able to claim the cost back against tax!
- Expositions of Holy Scripture-The Book Of Judges.
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Click book cover for more details. There are precious few books about Radio Caroline North, the favourite station of many, especially in the North of England, Scotland and Ireland where the main chunk of its 3 - 4 million audience was. The ship was moored in Ramsey bay until March when it was towed away to Amsterdam. Intel Dual Core i5 1. He was a close friend of Ronan O'Rahilly and reputedly the man who took Ronan to meet his father, a banker, who then introduced most of the money needed to buy the ship and equipment.
This is more a love story or a romp through those heady days of the first half of the sixties. Originally published as a Hard Back ain in the s, it has long been out f print; copies of the softback are now rarte too and the Kindle edition seems the only guaranteed way to get a copy, so we have put a link to that here.
He married debutante Bunty Lampson and had a large family. When it was closed down in he worked as a butler in Beverly Hills for four years [about which he subsequently wrote a best selling book.