Alan Freeman

1927 - 2006




Alan 'Fluff' Freeman joined the BBC Light Programme from Radio Luxembourg and, after presenting several music programmes for the station, he transformed Pick Of The Pops into a music radio institution - introducing it with the much imitated catchphrase "Greetings, pop pickers."

His perennial association with chart-based shows through the ensuing decades overshadowed his tireless championing of heavy metal and a lifelong love of classical music.

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Alan Freeman – Radio Luxembourg

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Alan Freeman and David Jacobs – Pick of the Pops BBC Light Programme – 1961

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Alan Freeman – Pick of the pops countdown

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