Desmond Carrington

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kev
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Desmond Carrington

Post by kev » Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:20 am

I was sad to hear that Radio 2 DJ Desmond Carrington has died aged 90. For years he filled the 7-8pm spot on Radio 2 on Friday evening playing a weird selection of music: you never knew what was coming - some crackily old jazz piece from the 1930s followed by a novelty record from the 60s to an obscure soundtrack recording. Excellent stuff, never a dull moment!

I know they've replaced him with another old veteran, Tony Blackburn, but I don't think he'll ever be a replacement for 'Rocking Desmond'!

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Re: Desmond Carrington

Post by Moshe » Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:24 am

Yes, indeed. A wonderfully eccentric dj. He will be much missed.
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