Recorded with Philip Birch in 1980 at Piccadilly Radio in Manchester, this is the story of Big L, Wonderful Radio London.
Recorded in 1980 at Piccadilly Radio in Manchester, this is the story of Big L, Wonderful Radio London. A 'Top Forty' offshore commercial radio station that operated from 16 December 1964 to 14 August 1967, from a ship anchored in the North Sea, three and a half miles off Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, England. The station, like the other offshore radio operators at the time, was dubbed a pirate radio station. Its offices were located in the West End of London at 17 Curzon Street just off Park Lane.
Radio London broadcast from the MV Galaxy, a former Second World War United States Navy minesweeper originally named USS Density.
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