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.
Crowdfunding Spotlight and Preview: Cognition Issue One by Ken Reynolds & Sam Bentley - Script and Letters by Ken Reynolds Art by Sam Bentley Edited by David Hailwood Pin ups by Rory Donald, Tom Mortimer, Dan ‘Guns’ Butcher, Andrew Pawley, Dan...
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