Great Uncle Bimbo Remembers #12

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Hello, my name is Bimbo. I am Great Uncle to all the bears even though I am not really a Renault Bear myself. It is a bit of an honorary title because I am a very old bear. In fact, I was bought for Davidd by his Grandparents on the day that he was born many, many years ago. I can remember many things that have happened in my lifetime and these are the things I write about in my column. I will tell you of things that happened not just to Davidd and me, but things I can remember from television, news or anything else that comes into my head.

Eric Meets… Whispering Bob Harris

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Here at Jammy Toast we have been listening to Bob Harris for years. These days he does fascinating documentaries on music and musicians but back in the day he was the bear’s paws on The Old Grey Whistle Test. In fact, with his long hair, toothy grin, loon pants and laid-back style, Bob was the face – and voice – of 1970s music. The softly-spoken Radio 1 DJ inspired a generation with his musical knowledge and enthusiasm for new talent. However, when punk exploded in Britain in the mid-70s, Whispering Bob became a hate figure for the anti-establishment rockers. And that was only the beginning…