Book of the Month – Annie Nightingale Hey Hi Hello: Five Decades of Pop Culture from Britain’s First Female DJ

As we farewell Annie and her dedication to music, we dedicate Book of the Month to this icon

As a DJ and broadcaster on radio, TV and the live music scene, Annie has been a refreshing and necessarily disruptive force. She entered the door at Radio One in 1970 as its first female broadcaster. Fifty years later she continues to be a DJ and tastemaker who commands the respect of artists, listeners and peers worldwide.


Hey Hi Hello tells the story of those early days at Radio One, the Ground Zero moment of punk the arrival of acid house and the Second Summer of Love in the late 80s. Funny, warm and candid to a fault, including encounters with Bob Marley, Marc Bolan, The Beatles and interviews with Little Simz and Billie Eilish, this is a portrait of an artist without whom the past fifty years of British culture would have looked very different indeed.

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Loves long walks along the beach, holding hands and romantic 80's power ballads, partial to electronic music and likes to make the odd mix or two.