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HORNE, Nicky

Is this giving you the Trevor?EARNEST DIMINUTIVE bearded rock-centric early seventies mainstay, before departing for Capital and subsequent Channel Four American Football presentation gig. After appearing on the awful, awful, awful Channel Four ‘quality music’ show Rock Steady, resumed overnight duties briefly in early nineties, along with Bank Holiday specials Barbed Wireless, wherein listeners had to make humorous connections between different records.

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  1. Simon T

    June 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm

    Ah, no, Barbed Wireless was a Triple Tracker/Cheesily-presaging “songs for someone in the news/public eye” venture. Fond memories of him suggesting David Mellor just post-Antonia De Sancha and getting as far as “X-Ray Spex, Oh Bondage… hang on, I can’t read that out”.

  2. Matthew Rudd

    July 23, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    I think that’s the first time I’ve ever seen a picture of Nicky Horne.

  3. Barbara

    July 18, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    I remember the series Rock Steady! Did he co-present it with someone else – I can recall the other guy having a go at Phil Collins every time the Album Chart rundown was on.

  4. Nick O. Teen

    July 22, 2010 at 12:34 am

    If you’ve got DAB radio, you can hear Nicky on Planet Rock, weekday evenings, 6pm.

    Recommended.

  5. Arthur Nibble

    July 22, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    Barbara, Rock Steady had another presenter called Dave Fanning.

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