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Sunday 26 December 2021.

Sunday 26 December 2021. Very sad and shock news that JANICE LONG has passed away. BBC DJ and broadcaster Janice Long dies at 66 Janice Long, best known as a presenter on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2 and Top of the Pops, has died aged 66 after a short illness at home on Christmas Day with her family, her agent has confirmed. Since 2017, Long hosted the evening show on BBC Radio Wales. Her career spanned five decades and she was the first woman to have her own daily show on Radio 1. BBC director general Tim Davie described her a "stellar presenter" who was loved across the industry. ---------------- Friday 24 December 2021. Merry Christmas to all the visitors to my website. Despite covid messing up the first half of the year, i still got to over 80 live music events. Check back in a few days for my Top 10 gigs list of 2021. ---------------- Happy Birthday to 1970s QPR football legend STAN BOWLES who is 73 today. QPR are to rename the Ellerslie Road Stand as The Stanley Bowles Stand.