The Big L Fab 40 from the same week in 1965,
Sunday mornings, repeated Wednesdays

Big L T-shirts and Sweat Shirts!
Exclusive Radio London clothing from our on-line store!

Jempi Laevaert's Radio Caroline Charts: an update to 09/01/65 from Roger Grant

'What's Happening?' is where you'll find all the recent additions and updates to the Radio London website plus the latest radio and music news
Updated March 26th

New Features: EMI Revisited,
New Climbers Discovery,

Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen to the
Radio London website
and many happy returns to everyone celebrating
70th Birthdays in March
m Edwards, Roger 'Twiggy' Day and
Johnnie Walker (

All updates and links in What's Happening?
The 'What's Happening' news archive goes back to November 2000


Why not click the banner to take advantage of these and many other Amazon deals?
– Some of our other recent updates in 'What's Happening?' –
New recent sad Departures
Ideal anchorage for QE2?
Eurovision 50 Years ago
Mike's updates
The Eyes have it
Recent sad Departures
Wombat's Knee Kneeplacement
Hard Day's Knight? - Royal Ruler interviews Sir Roger Gale
Four are Fab Again
A little less 'tatty'?
Cookin' with a Cannibal
Recent sad Departures
Kinky Boots!
Silver Celebration
Rockart Radio Day
Norderney 192 Videostream
'Dickie Duncan' heads for Las Vegas

'A to Z' of this site
From 'Ahern' to 'Zombies' – they're all here!
Frequently Asked Questions
All about this website and its owners...

Tune in for everything you ever wanted to know about Radio London – 'Big L' 1964 - 67; the station, the DJs and the good ship Galaxy!
Sixties Offshore Scrapbooks
Click left for Big L, click right for Caroline
Caroline Flashbacks! Meet Bud Ballou, Keefers and the whole Caroline Sixties gang, see the 2004 Reunion photos AND the Caroline charts.
Radio Scotland – 242
Tartan radio waves were all the rage in the 60s!
A scrapbook from the original station and stories of the 1999 & 2000 RSLs
Pirate BBC Essex
In 2004, the Beeb emulated the pirates so well that they did it again in 2007 and 2009!
Radio Luxembourg
Memories of 'your station on the stairs'
Offshore DJs are lost, found and remembered
Find jingles and more via our Links page
Offshore Reunions!
Index to a host of great photos from reunions held since 1997
Glamour Models!
A collection of favourite ladies – models of the radio ships
Offshore Swops
Swop or sell your tapes and memorabilia...

Seasonal fun aboard the offshore stations

The 'Kneesflashes' archives
What's been Happening over the past years
On Other Wavelengths
Radio News and Views from far and wide, including Radio England and Britain Radio

Reliving the Sixties
Sixties music will never die! Concert reports and more...

Aylesbury's Local Hero John Otway
Read about the 'two-hit-wonder' and how we 'assisted' at Abbey Road

Site Statistics for December 2014
Visits to site:42,288
Visits per day: 1,364
Unique Visitors:
Page Views: 78,723
Page Views per day: 2,539
Over 2000 pages on the site!

Site Statistics for 2014
Total Visits:566,767
Total Page Views –Nearly 900,000! – 891,247
Contact Radio London:

Search the Radio London Website

or try the A to Z

Serving Radio People Since March 29th, 1999
These logos are registered Trade Marks of Radio London Ltd.
The words "Radio London" are a registered Trade Mark of Radio London Ltd,
in the UK and other countries

"Fab at 40" and "Knees Club" are Trade Marks of Radio London Ltd

Radio London Broadcast Engineering Consultancy
Radio, Digital Audio Systems,
Television & Satellite

Radio London Recording Services
Audio Tape Rescue and Archiving
Music Editing and CD Mastering

Click here for more business information, or contact Radio London Sales:
– Professional Supplier of Broadcast Technology Solutions to the Radio and TV Industries –

I want to send my thanks to you both for a really wonderful website. It's been over 10 years of wonderful news of offshore gems. You have both kept the interest of Offshore Radio alive, and it's magical – there is nothing in the whole of this world to beat it. I also believe that Offshore would have died if the website wasn't around with the amount of news items, the hard work behind the scenes and the time that you both put into it. No other site has the same dedication on the same scale as yours.

I hope you will keep the site going for many more years to come and I feel you both should be awarded the MBE for keeping Offshore Radio alive on the site and in our hearts.

Stephen Burnham

More Tenth Anniversary comments here!
"I could not possibly thank you enough for keeping the blood, sweat and tears fresh and alive. Without you, Radio London would merely be an ever-fading, occasional memory."

Radio London founder, Tom Danaher

"You have done an outstanding job in keeping the spirit of Radio London alive; I know my father would have been amazed and impressed that something he started over 40 years ago is still being talked about. Thank you, Mary, for all that you do."

Grey Pierson, son of the late Radio London founder, Don Pierson

More 'wonderful' comments here!
All photographs and articles on this site are
© Chris and Mary Payne, Radio London Ltd
or as otherwise stated

Radio Caroline logos are reproduced
by kind permission of Radio Caroline

If you would like to link to us, please read this!

Radio London is not responsible for the content of external websites.
We would appreciate reports of any broken or out-of-date links to external websites.
Please contact us here:

Radio London Ltd has no connection with Big L Ltd.
Radio London Ltd will not in any way be involved in, nor liable for, negotiations between the seller and purchaser, actual sale, nor quality of third-party merchandise promoted on this website.
While we try our very best to abide by copyright laws and those inherent principles, we have noticed that some website creators are linking directly to pictures on our site.

We request that you do not do this, as we do not hold the copyright to all the photos on this website and in such circumstances have been granted sole permission for use on our website.

If you wish to use pictures from the Radio London website,
please get in touch.

Radio London is a participant in the Amazon Europe S.à.r.l. Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to or
Some links on this website go directly to products at
We appreciate you using these links to purchase items.
Website search technology courtesy of