DID the early shift prior to Ray Moore
FOOTBALL TRANSFER-esque signing from BBC Radio Scotland, enticed Londonwards in the mid-seventies with the promise of a headlining slot
LONG-SERVING wheel-taker of Two's Bisto-centric Sunday lunchtime inspiration-freeness All Time Greats
UNSUITABLY monickered for those sung Radio 2 jingles
BACK in the seventies and eighties, the diminutive Hamilton divided his time between his Radio 2 afternoon show and Thames continuity duties
EMERGENCY STANDBY meeting of 'blarney' quota during Old Tel's wanderings in televisual Peter Egan-interviewing
PIONEERING bandleader-turned-DJ who single-handledly dragged the BBC out of the chaps-in-suits era by playing nothing but pesky 'gramaphone records'
ADVANCED-LEVEL Big Band-fixated roller-back-of-the-clock extraordinaire
"MORNIN' MORNIN', Jameson 'ere!". Unfortunately.
CYNIC PAR EXCELLENCE of the R2 nightshift for the best part of 20 years of whom the dreaded TOGs offered approving words...
FROM Saturday Club hip young gunslinger (well, sort of) in the sixties, to the 21st century, which finds him in almost exactly...
EARLY SHOW ultra-dry behemoth of fond remembrance
Ultrasmooth compere of mid-morning roving doorchime-themed Open House
SERIAL-defecting grumpy bastard outstaying his welcome on Sunday mornings
"I don't know what's going on here but I wish it would stop".
"MRS Thatcher's favourite broadcaster" but we won't hold that against him