This recording begins at 11 pm on August the 16th and continues until 2 am the following morning. That is documented with a fax from PAUL McCARTNEY (a friend of TONY’s from back in the day). Tony spent 16 years with Radio Luxembourg and will present a two hour cavalcade of memories, interviews and stories which will include moments from his memorable interviews including Elvis, John, Paul, Ringo and even Linda McCartney who rarely gave solo interviews. Label:. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. When he was last on the air, it was on good old Medium Wave – Tony has shot through an extraordinary radio time warp, missing the FM stage, to arrive here on our United DJ’s streaming format. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Required fields are marked *. Enter your email address to receive a daily digest email with all today's new news stories. Would you like to contribute your news? You can also change some of your preferences. He broadcast on Radio Caroline and Radio Luxembourg in the 1960s and 1970s, later becoming a programme director and then businessman, responsible for establishing the remix label DMC. Let's remember 1969... Emlékezzünk 1969 régi szép Luxy-s időszakára. Es war der erste Sender, der die Beatles und Rolling Stones spielte. All rights reserved. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Tony Prince (born Thomas Whitehead; 9 May 1944) is a British radio disc jockey and businessman. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. However he played a tune that was so captivating at the time that I … Other items include Elvis’ transistor radio a gift to the King from RCA (Lot 197), gold embossed EAP with his ranch address on the reverse, letters signed by all members of Queen (Lot 195), a personal letter from Joe Cocker thanking him for playing ‘Marjorine’, a rare Schwinn Beatles Yellow Submarine bike, Dr.Feelgood limited edition Toby Jugs (Lot 181) and the one-off bronze bust of Elvis Presley by David Wynne OBE, commissioned by Tony. He and his programmes became very popular during his seven years at the BBC. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Tony inherited this single when he and colleagues were called to make room in the station’s record library. Years later Tony realised what he had inherited in his collection and asked Paul to write provenance and actually sign the correct spelling of his name on the label. Tony Prince. Tony, you are quite simply a music institution. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. It’s well documented, including in a recent story about this very same auction which was published in the Maidenhead Advertiser. What do you think? These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. In the course of his life (candidly written in his co-autobiography The Royal Ruler & the Railway DJ), Tony became a collector of memories. He started as a night club DJ and worked for the Top Rank organisation in the early sixties. A great article all the same. Wireless Waffler – he does indeed live in Bray, not Henley. Former RADIO LUXENBOURG Director TONY PRINCE is auctioning off his entire album collection to spend on his newest enterprise, www.uniteddj.com. Your email address will not be published. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. And, it’s signed by McCARTNEY, the record that launched The Beatles career. Coleman Insight’s Contemporary Music Superstudy 3 Will Have Groundbreaking Knowledge For You At The All Access Audio Summit, Hip Hop Artist Earl 'DMX' Simmons Has Died, Corus Revenues Fall, Income Rises In Fiscal Second Quarter 2021, FCC Opens iHeartMedia Remedial Foreign Ownership Petition For Public Comments, NAB Show Premiere Kicks Off Monday With Panel Looking Back At Broadcasting's Past Year. Copyright © 2021 All Access Music Group. Sign here, https://bid.omegaauctions.co.uk/m/view-auctions/catalog/id/70. Over 3 hour's of Archive recordings from Radio Luxembourg on the night Elvis died. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. Radio Luxembourg was the only station playing Beatles from Day 1 and the record I have placed in the auction is undoubtedly the very record which started the fan’s stampede. Tony was expelled by the UK Musicians Union in 1963 because as a Top Rank band member, he played RECORDS viewed as a threat to live musicians. Now The Beatles will help the DJs as we independently bring personality and much more music back to radio with UNITED DJs RADIO. Add your comment below. RADIO LUXEMBOURG was the first radio station in the world to play THE BEATLES. Henley-based legendary DJ Tony Prince who was the programme controller at Radio Luxembourg and a DJ there throughout the 70s is holding an auction of his amazing personal record collection and musical memorabilia to keep United DJs Radio station streaming. Tony Prince is on Facebook. Everyone in the UK and across greater Europe and Scandinavia listened to this station on 208 meters Medium wave (AM). Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. (19 September 1882 – 22 May 1965) Christopher Stone is considered to be Britain’s first disc jockey (DJ). I loved his show, and already he had already played some great tunes already within his set. 2,025 likes. The final Radio Luxembourg episode sees DMC’s Tony Prince back in Luxembourg with his DJ colleagues, friends and fans recounting some of the memories that made this radio station the most unique in the history of broadcasting. I am 47 years old.Radio Luxembourg englisch service listening from 1972 year.My favorite jocks was: Bob Stewart,Peter Antony,David Lee-Stones,Tony Prince,Jodie Scott,Shaun Tilley.I am very glad for Radio Luxembourg is back on the air. Meet Tony Prince, former DJ on the legendary Radio Caroline who became DJ & Programme Controller of Radio Luxembourg, the radio station that brought popular music to the youth of the 60’s. Tony Prince is a respected British radio disc jockey and businessman In 1965 he joined the pirate radio station Radio Caroline North on a ship in the Irish Sea. 1933 gestartet, hat Radio Luxembourg immer wieder für Revolutionen im Radio gesorgt: es war der erste Sender, der eine Hitparade ausstrahlte. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Tony Prince Radio Luxembourg 14 may 1972 Tony Prince Radio on Luxembourg 14 may 1972 AWFUL MEDIUM WAVE RECORDING In 1965, after meeting DJ Tony Blackburn and auditioning, he joined the pirate radio station Radio Caroline North on a ship in the Irish Sea, developing his personality as "your royal ruler". He left the BBC on 29 September … Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. Tony Prince Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Tony Prince (born Thomas Whitehead in Oldham, Lancashire, 9 May 1944) is a British radio disc jockey and businessman, remembered for programmes on Radio Caroline and Radio Luxembourg in the 1960s and 1970s.He worked as a jockey and toolmaker and played in a local band, The Jasons. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. But i'd disagree. At the top of the auction list is the most collectable and important record in the world, the promotion copy of the Beatles first release ‘Love Me Do’ which was first aired on Radio Luxembourg (Lot 223). By the time i was listening in the early 80's some consider it's hey day was already past. Tony Prince, Kid Jensen, Paul Benett, Dave Christian... :-) Tony Prince was a top DJ on the Europe-wide station, which regularly reached tens of millions of listeners. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. Creating DMC way back in the 80’s, producing remixes and the record label Stress through your producers who included the likes of Sasha, Dave Morales and Full Intention, putting on the biggest DJ competition in the world which has taken places at such luminary venues as The Royal Albert Hall and Wembley Arena plus bringing Mixmag … Henley-based legendary DJ Tony Prince who was the programme controller at Radio Luxembourg and a DJ there throughout the 70s is holding an auction of his amazing personal record collection and musical memorabilia to keep United DJs Radio station streaming. I was listening to the Tony Prince on Radio Luxemburg when I was in bed with a radio underneath the bedcovers. THE BRITISH MUSICIAN'S UNION HAVE A LOT TO ANSWER FOR! He ended up on Radio Caroline North and learned from the American, Australian and Canadian DJs how to be a proper radio DJ. Welcome to AllAccess.com, the web's largest radio and music industry community. Have you signed the petition to ban HGVs who are using Henley as a cut through? Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. Former RADIO LUXENBOURG Director TONY PRINCE is auctioning off his entire album collection to spend on his newest enterprise, www.uniteddj.com. Many people in Europe first learnt of his death via this show hosted by legendary ex Radio Caroline DJ Tony Prince. He broadcast on Radio Caroline and Radio Luxembourg in the 1960s and 1970s, later becoming a programme director and then businessman, responsible for establishing the remix label DMC. Radio Luxemburg also introduced a whole new team of disc jockeys. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. COME AND JOIN US, GET THE FREE APP! I agree to the terms and conditions laid out in the Privacy Policy. They were Tommy Vance, "Kid" Jensen, Don Woudell, Tony Brandon, Stewart Grundy, and later came Paul Burnett, Tony Prince, Peter Powell, Dave Christian, Bob Stewart, Rob Jones, Stuart Henry, Benny Brown and … He worked with Paul McCartney for ten years fronting his Buddy Holly Week celebration, he became Honorary President of the Elvis Presley Fan Club, met and interviewed Elvis twice, even being allowed by Colonel Parker to introduce Elvis on stage in Las Vegas. Many long nights spent tuned to 208. RTL Radio Luxemburg 1981 - 1991 Two weeks holiday relief for Stuart Henry on Radio Luxembourg … After the pirates Tony flew to Luxembourg to start a 16 year career with Radio Luxembourg ‘The Station of the Stars’. Learn how your comment data is processed. Various – Radio Luxembourg Show Presenterat Av Tony Prince. Tony (pictured below middle) launched United DJs Radio uniteddj.com in April 2018 with 32 legendary DJ radio colleagues including Henley resident Mike Read hosting the weekday breakfast show. TONY is auctioning the first BEATLES single played on RADIO LUXEMBOURG. Thank you for your support”. Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged 6-5 Special, Cliff Richard, Elvis Presley, Ian Samwell, Jack Good, Osmonds, Phil Spector, radio luxembourg, tony prince | Leave a comment ← Older posts Instagram This site uses cookies. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Tony Prince (born Thomas Whitehead; 9 May 1944) is a British radio disc jockey and businessman. Click on the different category headings to find out more. For 16 years Tony was pan European on Radio Luxembourg and now extends his reach to a global audience Tony Prince is Mr Radio Luxembourg! He joined the BBC in July 1927 and launched the innovation of playing records on air. Radio Luxembourg Top 30 Show Presented by Tony (The Royal Ruler) Prince 8th May 1983 Radio Luxembourg was without doubt one of my favorite stations of all time. Email us using the link above. Join Facebook to connect with Tony Prince and others you may know. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. We may request cookies to be set on your device. Jan Šesták was a music-obsessed mega-fan of Radio Luxembourg, tuning in every evening, despite the risks, in communist Czechoslovakia. There are also thousands of albums singles, sheet music, autographs and press photographs which will be grouped over the forthcoming auctions. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. 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Andre Martin….Here are a couple of memories of Radio Luxemburg and the 208 Roadshow that came to Hastings on 1st August 1975 and the local press write up about ” The Royal Ruler – Tony Prince” John Wilde…..Radio Lux was the best. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Once again we enthusiastically welcome the true radio pirate and airwave pioneer Tony Prince, to present the greatest Radio Station in the world. Dan Prince ... What was it about Radio Luxembourg? Henley needs a TRO (Traffic Restriction Order). The first of three or four auctions is on 28 January and all the lots can be viewed on and bids can be made beforehand at https://bid.omegaauctions.co.uk/m/view-auctions/catalog/id/70. Tony Prince. I always thought that Tony Prince lived in Bray near Maidenhead. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. You aren’t just bidding for the WORLD’S VERY FIRST BEATLES RECORD, you are supporting RADIO LIKE IT SHOULD BE. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. 2nd April 2021 - 12:26 pm by Wireless Waffler, 2nd April 2021 - 7:26 am by Robert Carruthers, HAHG Lecture: Excavations in Market Place, Henley, Gillotts Planning Application For New Secure Fencing. THE DJ THAT ROCKED ‘THE BOAT THAT ROCKED’ IS….. TONY PRINCE. Tony said, “It was Radio Luxembourg that helped the Beatles to launch their phenomenal career.