Why did Danny Rampling leave Radio 1?

In 2005, Rampling announced his retirement from DJing with the initial intention of running a restaurant, although he changed tack to focus on his property business and the ‘low carbon economy’. In 2007 he returned to music and began making some on-off appearances at selected clubs.

Why did Danny Rampling leave Radio 1?

Who is Danny Rampling?

Those of you of a certain age will probably know Danny Rampling as that DJ who used to have a show on Radio 1 called “The Love Groove Dance Party” – a name that was considered naff even by the meretricious standards of the 1990s. But I think it’s awfully unfair to criticise him as

When did Rampling start a band?

After working at Kiss FM in the days before it went legal, Rampling stuck it to the man in 1994 – by joining the establishment at BBC Radio 1 on a much increased salary. That showed them how much of a rebel you were, didn’t it, Dan? At the same time, he formed a band called The Millionaire Hippies.

What happened to Dave on Radio 1?

And of course Dave didn’t join him on the new station. However, he’s since moved on to commercial radio too, after 16 years at Radio 1, hosting a show alongside Gemma Arterton on Hits Radio in Manchester and helps to make videos and podcasts for a company in London.

What does Danny Rampling do now?

In addition to his music career, Rampling is the author of the best-selling book ‘Everything You Need To Know About DJing & Success’ and runs his own music consultancy working on film fashion shows and TV advertising campaigns.

Are DJ Danny Rampling & Ilona on a parallel musically?

But it’s not. We’re on a parallel musically, and we inspire each other’: DJ Danny Rampling on his wife Ilona. Photograph courtesy of Rampling & Rampling

How long has Rampling been a DJ?

His long career began in the early 1980s playing hip-hop, soul and funk around numerous bars and clubs in London. Rampling was the first winner of the No 1 DJ in the World Award by DJ Magazine in 1991 and is a three-time DJ Awards recipient. He has reportedly sold over 1 million compilation albums.

Who was Rampling & what did he do?

At the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Rampling was again fourth in the semifinals of 400 metre competition and ran the second leg on the British 4 × 400 m relay team which won the gold medal. Rampling was aLieutenant Colonel in the Royal Artillery, attached to NATO, until retiring in 1958 after 29 years service.

What does Danny Rampling do now?

How old is Danny Rampling?

62 years (July 15, 1961)

Danny Rampling / Age

Danny Rampling (born 15 July 1961) is an English house music DJ and is widely credited as one of the original founders of the UK’s rave/club scene.

Who quit Radio 1?

Adele Roberts is leaving Radio 1 after “an incredible eight years” at the station. The DJ has already presented her last show, which was in May. In the last few years she’s spoken openly about her treatment for bowel cancer and in June last year she said she was free from the disease.

Did Greg James quit Radio 1?

Greg James may be the ray of sunshine we look forward to on the radio each morning, but he’s revealed there was a moment he came close to quitting the Radio 1 slot. The presenter took over the hosting slot of the BBC morning show in 2018 after Nick Grimshaw’s departure, but, at the start of the Covid pandemic wasn’t sure if he could continue on.

Is Nick Grimshaw leaving BBC Radio 1?

Nick Grimshaw has been hosting BBC Radio 1 for 14 years but the Mirror has since revealed that he has decided to quit. The announcement was officially made back in June and his last day was today, Thursday, August 12. So why has the popular presenter decided now is the time to leave the job behind for good?

How did Chris Moyles quit Radio 1?

Chris Moyles took to the airwaves of his Radio 1 breakfast show to announce he would be leaving the role. The radio presenter began by playing some sad music before he told his listeners why he would be stepping down. On 11 July 2012, Chris Moyles said to his listeners: “I wanted to tell you myself.

Is Annie Mac leaving BBC Radio 1?

Annie Mac is leaving BBC Radio 1 after 17 years. The DJ confirmed the news today with Greg James on Radio 1, and said: ‘After 17 wonderful years I have decided it’s time to leave Radio 1.

Which Radio 2 DJ has been taken over from Steve Wright?

Scott Mills has made a return to the airwaves as he replaces radio presenter Steve Wright on Radio 2. The long-time radio host left his role as a presenter on BBC Radio 1 in August 2022 after 24 years at the station to move on to new ventures.

Is DJ Steve Wright leaving BBC Radio 2?

Fans have expressed their disappointment in the news that longstanding DJ Steve Wright will be leaving his afternoon show on BBC Radio 2 after 24 years. Wright announced the change on Friday (1 July), that will see his slot be taken over by Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills.

What happened to Steve Wright?

As a result of the shake-up, Mills will leave Radio 1, which has been his home since 1998, and will also no longer present his Saturday morning show on Radio 5 Live. Wright, who will leave afternoons in September, is not leaving the BBC completely and will continue to present Steve Wright’s Sunday Love Songs on Radio 2.

Who is Steve Wright?

He has presented Steve Wright in the Afternoon on the Radio 2 slot since 1999 and also presents Steve Wright’s Sunday Love Songs on the network. Although he’s leaving his regular slot, the popular presenter will be continuing to work for the BBC on various projects.

When did Steve Wright leave the afternoon show?

In 1999, Wright moved to weekdays with his Steve Wright in the Afternoon show, which he has presented for nearly 24 years. Loyal listeners and fans expressed their disappointment when it was announced that the radio legend was leaving the afternoon slot.

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