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Archive for 22/12/2018

Stuart Henry – 19791222

22 December 1979 – DJ Stuart Henry – Top30 UK Rock Singles
on Radio Luxembourg 208 :

19791222 Stuart Henry-Top30 Rock (59.49)

Chris Cary – 19741222

Kate and Chris Carey

On photo  Chris Cary with first wife Kate.

22 December 1974 – DJ Chris Carey Request show
on Radio Luxembourg 208 :

19741222 Chris Carey (13.02)

In memory about DJ Chris Cary (1946 – 2008) :
Chris Cary, was a radio broadcaster best known for his
work on British offshore radio station Radio Caroline.
Cary was a key figure in the British rock music
radio revolution of the 1960s.
He was born in Chester, U.K., on 5 October 1946
and died on 29 February 2008, in Tenerife, Spain,
after suffering from two strokes.
Cary was one of the DJs who broadcast from the offshore
pirate radio ship Radio Caroline in 1967 and 1968.
At its peak the station had 23 million listeners.
In the 1970s Cary was a DJ on RNI before a stint at Radio Luxembourg.
He operated Compshop in North London in the late 1970s.
In 1980 Cary went to Ireland with Robbie Robinson
to set up Sunshine Radio.
In 1981 he returned to Ireland again to set up Radio Nova,
which was the most successful commercial Top 40 radio station
in Ireland to date in terms of professionalism and listenership.
Many of the programming philosophies on Nova were based around
Los Angeles station KIIS-FM.
His son Nico Cary is a British triathlete who completed 3 marathons
back to back raising over £14,000 for Movember, UK