Tony Blackburn
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Tony Blackburn: I influenced Elvis

Veteran DJ Tony Blackburn - the first person to broadcast on Radio 1 more than 40 years ago - started his career as a singer in Bournemouth.

He has released 29 singles over the years, which have now been brought together in an album.

Speaking about his alternative career, he joked that, "if you listen to Elvis Presley... he is influenced by some of these recordings."

  • 18 Jul 2012