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Books and Booklets - Autobiography/Biography (1)

Johnnie Walker

The Autobiography

Author:  Johnnie Walker

Publisher: Michael Joseph (Penguin Books)

Published: 2007

ISBN: 978-0-718-14853-9

Pirate Jock

Confessions of a 60’s DJ

Author: Jack McLaughlin

Publisher: Kennedy and Boyd

Published: 2012

ISBN:  978-1-84921-116-1

Whatever Happened to Simon Dee?

The Story of a Sixties Star

Author: Richard Wiseman

Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd

Published: 2005

ISBN-10: 1-84513-050-2

ISBN-13: 978-1-84513050-3

John PeelMargrave of the Marshes

His Autobiography

Authors: John Peel and Sheila Ravenscroft

Publisher: Corgi Books

(Originally published by Bantam Press, 2005)

Published: 2006

ISBN-10: 0-55255119-8

ISBN-13: 978-055255119-9

John Peel Margrave of the Marshes

A self portrait of the most important DJ in rock history

Authors: John Peel and                 Sheila Ravenscroft

Publisher: Chicago Review Press (Paperback)

Published: 2007

ISBN-10: 1556526520

ISBN-13: 978-1556526527

Tony Blackburn

My Life in Radio


Author:  Tony Blackburn

Publisher: Cassell Illustrated

Published: 2007

ISBN-10: 1844036006

ISBN -13: 978-1844036004

Ships in Troubled Waters

Author:  Nigel Harris

Publisher: My Way                    Publishing

Published: 2009

ISBN-10: 0 956399606

ISBN-13: 978 0956399601

Johnnie Walker - Crusin’ the Formats

Author: Bob Preedy

Publisher:  R E Preedy

Published: 2006

Tony Blackburn

The Living Legend

Authors: Tony Blackburn and Cheryl Garnsey

Publisher: W H Allen (Hardback)

Comet Books (Paperback)

Published: 1985

ISBN-10: 0491 032846 (Hardback)

086379 0836 (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 978 0863790836

Cupid Stunts

The Life and Radio Times of Kenny Everett

Authors: David and Caroline Stafford

Publisher: Omnibus Press

Published: 2013

ISBN-10: 1780387083

ISBN-13: 978 1780387086

Ships in Troubled Waters

Radio Caroline 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

Author: Nigel Harris

Publisher: My Way Publishing

Published: 2014

ISBN-13: 978 0956399625

The Custard Stops at Hatfield

Author: Kenny Everett

Publisher: Arrow Books

Published: 1982


The Custard Stops at Hatfield

Author: Kenny Everett

Publisher: Retro Classics

Published: 2012

ISBN-10: 1909040304

ISBN-13: 978-1909040304

Sylvain Tack

Publisher: Standaard Uitgeverij, Antwerp, Belguim

Published: 1986


Joop Landre Vertelt

(Includes memories of REM Island)

Publisher: 60+ VOF, Cadier en Keer

Published: 1994


In the Best Possible Taste

The Crazy Life of Kenny Everett

Author: David Lister

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Published: 1997

ISBN-10: 0747530831

ISBN-13: 978 0747530831

He Sounds Much Taller

Memoirs of a Radio Pirate

Author: Dave Cash

Publisher: Private Publication

Published: 2012


The DJ From the Boat That Rocked My World

Author: Kate Carey

Publisher: Private Publication

Published: 2013


The Last Great Adventure for Boys

Author: Bob Lawrence

Publisher: The Radio Production Company

Published: 2014

ISBN: 978 0992988609

Thanks to Hans Knot and Martin van der Ven for contributing many of the books on the Library shelves

Hello, Darlings!

The Authorized Biography of Kenny Everett

Authors: James Hogg and Robert Sellers

Publisher: Bantam Press

Published: 2014

ISBN-10: 0593074157

ISBN-13: 978 0593074152

Way Back Home

The Graham Gill Story

Author: Graham Gill

Publisher: Foundation for Media Communications

Published: 2010

De Gagen van Jon de Mol

Authors: Ton van den Brandt and Marc van Dinther

Publisher: Plataan

Published: 2004


John Peel: A Life in Music

Author: Michael Heatley

Publisher: Michael O’Mara                    Books Ltd

Published: 2004

ISBN-10: 1 84317 151 1

ISBN-13: 978 1843171515

And the World Listened

Biography of Captain Leonard F Plugge, A Pioneer of Commercial Radio

Author: Keith Wallis

Publisher: Kelly Publications

Published: 2008

ISBN-10: 1 903053234

ISBN-13: 978 903053232                  (Paperback)

                978 903053249                 (Hardback)

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(Biography of one of Radio Veronica’s founders, Max Lewin)

Author: Erik Schaap

Publisher: Aspekt Publishers

Published: 2014


Gordon McLendon

The Maverick of Radio

Author: Ronald Goray

Publisher: Greenwood Press

Published: 1992

ISBN10: 031326676X

ISBN 13: 978 0313266768

Don Robinson

The Story of a High Flyer

(Includes a chapter on Don’s involvement with establishing Radio 270)

Author: David Fowler

Publisher: www.Farthings-Publishing.com

Published: 2014

ISBN: 978 1291847475

Menvraagt en Frans Nienhuijs Vertelt

(Includes a chapter about his time on Radio Veronica as well as some contemporary photographs)

Author: Frans Nienhuijs


Published: 1976


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Tegen Rood

Author: Max Lewin


Published: 1966



Biografie van de Grootste Rockster van Nederland

(Includes a chapter about Willem van Kooten and his publishing company during the Radio Veronica days)

Author: Sander Donicers

Publisher: Lebowski Publishers

Published: 2016

ISBN 10:

ISBN 13:

Bathed in Lightning

John McLaughlin, the 60’s and the Emerald Beyond

Author: Colin Harper

Publisher: Jawbone Press

Published: 2014

ISBN 10: 190829516

ISBN 13: 978 1908279514

Willeke Alberti

Een Leven als een Lied

(Presenter on RNI Dutch Service and married to RNI engineer John de Mol Junior)


Published: 2015

ISBN 10:

ISBN 13:

The Simon Dee Book


Publisher: Purnell Books

Published: 1968


Life as Sutch

The Official Autobiography of a Monster Raving Loony

Authors: David Sutch and Peter Chippindale

Publisher: Harper and Collins (Hardback)

Flamingo (Paperback)

Published: 1991 (Hardback)

1992 (Paperback)

ISBN 10: 0207172404 (Hardback)

0006378056 (Paperback)

ISBN 13: 978 0207172403 (Hardback)

978 0006378051 (Paperback)

The Royal Ruler and the Railway DJ

Authors: Tony Prince and Jan Sestak

Publisher: DMC Publishing

Published: 2016

ISBN 10: 0995669406

ISBN 13: 978 0995669406

Emperor Rosko’s DJ Book

Author: ‘Emperor’ Rosko/Johnny Beerling

Publisher: Everest Books

Published: 1976

ISBN 10: 0903925 915                 (paperback)

0903925 923 (hardback)

ISBN 13: 978 0903925921

Out of the Stewpot

My Autobiography

Author: Ed Stewart

Publisher: Blake Publishing

Published: 2005

ISBN-10: 1844540863

ISBN-13: 978-1844540860

Full Bloom

Author: John Bloom

Publisher: Amazon Media

Published: 2013


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