THE ROYAL RULER & THE RAILWAY DJ - Tony Prince and Jan Šesták - Hardback - DMC special offer price

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The life and times of a Radio Luxembourg DJ and the boy in the Eastern Bloc who couldn’t live without it.
A double autobiography from both sides of the Iron Curtain.
This is the story of the communist effect on the teenagers and musicians in Czechoslovakia, set against the remarkable career of Tony Prince, a DJ who rocked the boat, met Elvis Presley, sang with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, toured with the Osmonds and partied with Led Zeppelin.
Tony became the only DJ to perform inside the Iron Curtain not long after the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia which is where the authors first met. This is the story of the daddy of all radio stations and the DJs who entertained an estimated 100 million trans-european listeners every night!


An unusual and richly rewarding book
Record Collector


Bizarrely compelling
Mojo


The music industry’s best possible anecdotes
OX magazine


You have to own this book
Todd Slaughter (Elvis Presley Fan Club)


An utterly outstanding piece of work
Anthony Currie (broadcaster)


I couldn’t put the book down, didn’t want it to end!
David A. Hogan (WSKY NC USA DJ)


This book will make a fantastic film
Keith Wishart, Marlow FM.


“I consider Tony Prince to be one of Britain’s leading DJ’s of all time”
Alan Keen, (Managing Director of Radio Luxembourg and
Programme Director of Radio London the legendary pirate ship.


“Tony Prince is a pioneering DJ who helped take the electronic world to the next level with the birth of MixMag and DMC”.
Paul Oakenfold DJ