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“No Man Will Ever Forget Monday August 14th Nineteen Hundred and Sixty-Seven” 13 Aug 2017 13:06 #3949

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“No Man Will Ever Forget Monday August 14th Nineteen Hundred and Sixty-Seven”

That's what Johnnie Walker claimed in his legendary “Man's Fight For Freedom” broadcast in 1967. Sadly his other prediction that the government would one day relent and that Caroline would sail “majestically and proudly” up the Thames never did come true. But he was right about one thing - that people would always remember that sad day.....

At the height of the sixties offshore radio boom in 1966 there had been ten stations broadcasting from around the British coast. On Christmas Day 1966 BBMS, the former Radio Essex, closed to the sound of The Markeys' instrumental Philly Dog. DJ Mark West said that the station hoped to be back on the air from a new location in a couple of weeks. The equipment was moved to Roughs Tower, later to be known as Sealand, but BBMS never did resume broadcasting. One down, nine to go.
Its gobsmacking to think It was 50 Years ago this Monday ! :ohmy:

www.offshoreradio.co.uk/aug14.htm



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