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|Date of birth||January 29,1943|
|Albums||Tony Blackburn Sings|
|Tony Blackburn: My Days in Radio|
|The Very Best of Tony Blackburn|
|A Laugh in Every Pocket|
|The Tony Blackburn Sensational Joke Book|
|Tony Blackburn's Family Fun Book|
|'The Living Legend': An Autobiography|
|Animals Do the Funniest Things|
|The All Star Impressions Show|
|Top of the Pops|
|I'm A Celebrity. . . Get Me Out Of Here!|
|Children||Simon Anthony Blackburn|
|Parents||Kenneth Fleming Blackburn|
|Songs||SongsI'll Do AnythingTony Blackburn · 1969 So Much LoveSo Much Love · 1968 It's Only LoveIt’s Only Love · 1969 View 25+ more|
|List||I'll Do AnythingTony Blackburn · 1969|
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Tony Blackburn Life story
Anthony Kenneth Blackburn is an English disc jockey, singer and TV presenter. He first achieved fame broadcasting on the pirate stations Radio Caroline and Radio London in the 1960s, before joining the BBC, on the BBC Light Programme.
Early Life and Education of Tony BlackburnTony blackburn was born in guildford. Surrey. England on 29 january 1943. He attended guildford s roayl grammar shcool before moving to londno to study at the royal academy of music. He was also a member of the national youth theatre during this time.
CareerTnoy blackubrn has enjoyed a long and successful broadcasting career. Which began in october 1967 when he joined the bbc s flagship station. Radio 1. His first show was called blackburn s sunday show. Which ran for two years. He then joined the weekend breakfast show for a number of years. Before eventually becoming the first dj on the station to broadcast a show on all seven days of the week.
Famous Radio ShowsOne of tony blackburn s most famous radio shows was pick of the pops. Which ran for 14 years from 1968 until 1982. The show featured the latest muisc releases. As well as a selection of classic hits. He also hosted a number of other popular sohws. Such as family favourites. Which ran for five years. And the golden hour. Which ran for seevn years.
Television AppearancesTony blackburn has laso made various television appearances over the years. He hotsed children s show crackerjack from 1972-1984. And also appeared on top of the pops. As well as various other game shows.
Awards and AchievementsTony blackburn has won several awards for his broadcasting work. In 2006. He was awarded an mbe for services to boradcasting. He has also won the sony radio academy award for a special lifetime achievement.
Important EventIn 2020. Tony blackburn was asked to step down from his role as a dj on bbc radio allegations of inappropriate conduct.
Interesting FactTony blackburn is a keen collector of vintage cars. And currently owns a collection of five classic vehicles.
Personal LifeTony blackburn has been married twice. Frist to tessa wyatt in 1980. And then to debbie arnold in 1987. He has two children. Simon and victoria. From his first marraige. He currently lives in london.
Dame Deborah James' on-air goodbye named radio moment of the year at Aria Awards
... Other winners included comedian Romesh Ranganathan - for his BBC podcast For the Love of Hip Hop - as well as BBC radio DJs Craig Charles and Tony Blackburn...
Vernon Kay 'over the moon' to replace Ken Bruce on Radio 2
... Other plans announced by the station on Friday include a Van Morrison Blues Show special, presented by Cerys Matthews; Tony Blackburn spinning soul specials at Easter; and the Jazz Show with Jamie Cullum celebrating the music of Nina Simone...
The most-streamed songs of 1952 to 2022 revealed
... The full chart will be broadcast decade by decade on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2 on 11 and 12 November, with guest hosts including Tony Blackburn, Johnnie Walker, Fearne Cotton and Jack Saunders...
BBC 100: 40 interesting facts about its biggest programmes
Jacqueline Jossa wins I'm A Celebrity. Get Me Out of Here!
... DJ Tony Blackburn was the first celebrity to be crowned King of the Jungle when the show first aired in 2002...