Rob Maisey is a Tamla Motown, Northern Soul or Disco/Dance, Soul “triple” fan various stories and wonderful jokes, it’s a show to get the weekend started, and an avid Joke Teller.
I'm a tattoo'd 50-something, gay, ex-solicitor, and fan of meggings, who also loves to dance! I 'discovered' electronic music in 1979 when I heard Gary Numan's "Cars" for the first time, and I have been on 'the synth road' ever since!
Robb started out in radio in London, running the pirate radio station Radio London North when he was 15. In 1970 he joined Radio Northsea International, then anchored off the Dutch coast. Robb stayed with the station on & off through to April 1974 when he joined his fellow shipmates on Radio Caroline. During this time he managed or worked with a lot of Dutch bands including Focus, Golden Earring, Earth & Fire, Kayak & Bolland & Bolland (who wrote In The Army Now).
Music has always been a big part of my life having fell in love with it in 1963. My dad bought me a record player and gave me £1 to buy three records, in those days they were 6s 8d or 33 1/3pence. I bought 24 Hours From Tulsa by Gene Pitney, I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles and I'm The One by Gerry & The Pacemakers which I later had autographed by Gerry himself.
My interest in radio goes back to the 1960’s listening to the BBC light programme things like The Navy Lark,The Clitheroe Kid , Round The Horn and 2 way Family Favourites with Cliff Mitchelmore and His Wife Jean Metcalfe . Then on Easter Sunday 1964 Radio Caroline burst into the airwaves and my life changed […]