A BROADCASTER and TV presenter joined a Ludgershall-based radio station to talk about 40 years of interviewing music legends. 

Gary Crowley joined Chris Jackson on his 80s show at Castledown FM on Monday, December 18. 

In the late 1970s Crowley founded the new wave fanzine The Modern World, interviewing many of the most significant bands of the day including The Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Jam. 

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Andover Advertiser: Gary Crowley joined Chris Jackson on his Castledown FM showHe went onto work at the NME and in 1980 he was hired by London's independent commercial station Capital Radio, and aged 19 became the youngest radio DJ in the UK. Crowley also hosted Fun Factory ITV, The Beat and hosts on BBC radio stations. 

Chris said: "Two years ago Gary made a dream come true by appearing on my show to tell all the listeners about his various stories and interviews in his career spanning over 40 years and still going strong now. 

"He has interviewed Joe Strummer, Wham, Paul Weller and Oasis, to name a few, and continues to bring out amazing compilations on both CD and vinyl along with presenting his weekly radio show on BBC Radio London live every Saturday evening."

Chris continued: "Gary’s enthusiasm passion and musical knowledge is unique and to have him on the show locally certainly is a boost to the community’s listeners and helps keep us on the map."

You can on catch up on the show anytime at castledownfm.com.