Former Radio One DJ Tony Wyn-Jones has died on the age of 77.
He was considered a “legend” of the DJ scene, and labored on the BBC from 1969 to 1973.
Tony died at his dwelling in Neath, Wales following a protracted sickness.
He was as soon as a resident DJ at Swansea’s well-known previous High Rank membership earlier than discovering fame on the BBC.
One among his common appearances was on the Junior Selection Christmas day reveals which he did for 4 years operating.
After leaving the station, Tony continued his ardour for DJing till he turned ‘actually in poor health’, his spouse Glenys advised Wales On-line.
“He used to go across the vacation camps Djing with Radio 1 and every time I might get break day I might go together with him. It was thrilling and and he met some huge names in music like Cliff Richard, The Fortunes, Badfinger.
“Bonnie Tyler would say he was her favorite DJ ever.”
He’s survived by wife-of-53 years Glenys and their three sons David, Andy and the late Johnathan – together with eight grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Later in life, Tony went on to handle totally different leisure values and gave the match day bulletins on the previous dwelling of Swansea Metropolis Soccer Membership, The Vetch Discipline.
He went on to change into a Neath Port Talbot Council member for Bryncoch South for one time period between 2008 and 2012, and was additionally a Blaenhonddan neighborhood council member.
Chief of Neath Port Talbot Council, Rob Jones mentioned: “My heartfelt condolences exit to the household, particularly right now with the restrictions being positioned on us by Covid-19.
“Tony Wyn-Jones served one time period on the Bryncoch South ward between 2008 and 2012.
“On behalf of everyone on the council I can supply our condolences right now.”