Tony Prince was born in Oldham in 1946. He has black hair and blue eyes and is a mere 5 foot 4 inches tall. He was the only DJ who actually has been a real jockey! His first public appearance was in a Butlin's Talent Contest. He was 14 years old and his singing won him the second prize. Tony for awhile was an apprentice tool-maker, singing and playing the guitar with a Manchester group called The Jasons on the weekends. He became a TV personality and while working in Bristol in 1964 was voted the West Country's Number One DJ. Tony joined Radio Caroline North in December 1965 after appearing on TWW's "Discs A Go-Go". His hobbies included surfing, swimming and sunbathing which he had a chance to do a lot of on board Caroline. He once told Ronan O'Rahilly that he hoped to buy Radio Caroline but meanwhile will continue as a DJ and concentrate on widening out as a recording star! Tony left Caroline with the passing of the MOA. He joined radio Luxembourg and was with it for 13 years. He turned his attention to his "Disco Mix Club" endeavors along with his Mix-Mag magazine enterprises and today could buy Radio Caroline if it were still around.
|Tony takes his turn on the air. He claimed his brain got too cold if he didn't wear his knit cap.
|An avid swimmer, Tony took advantage of calm days on the Irish Sea. Many time diving from the top deck. as "Super Swimmer" Prince.
|Today Tony the businessman still holds the feeling of an entertainer wanting only to please an audience.