He may not have been as influential as John Peel, but I was sorry to hear that DJ Alan Freeman (no relation) has died at 79. It was Freeman - and school friend Tony Corden - who introduced me to Yes and, consequently, those wonderful Roger Dean covers that you sometimes felt were the best thing about some prog rock.
Alan "Fluff" Freeman had a distinctive presenting style later lampooned by Harry Enfield, and both his Radio 1 Rock Show and Mary Nightingale's Sunday afternoon show on the same station hold great memories.
A Few of My Favourite Things: An Interview with “Skeleton Key” and “Gum Girl” creator Andi Watson - Andi Watson is the author of the wonderful graphic novel Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula, which is in on sale this week from US publishers First Se...
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