The Seal of Approval (11:00 - 13:00)

Tuesday, from 11:00 to 13:00
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Keith started his career as a DJ in 1969 playing music in his school youth club. There he was able to play his first love Reggae/Motown & Funk. In 1973 he began Friday nights in a Tunbridge Wells Tropicana night club. It was not long before they offered him the residency.

He got involved involved in promotions running both adult and junior disco evenings at the Elizabethan Barn in Tunbridge Wells. He appeared along side famous DJs like Paul Burnett, Simon Bates, Peter Powell and Rob Jones. His popularity grew and many people booked him for their weddings and birthday parties.

In February 1978 he started hosting a Sunday programme for Hospital Radio Tunbridge Wells, Pembury. At this time he did a guest spot on Radio Luxembourg.

He then became involved in Roller Disco across Kent and Sussex, eventually performing at Greenways, West Malling. He became resident at Greenways on Friday nights that became increasing popular, and was invited to participate in the Kent Soul Festivals, where he met Aardil Rasheed.

He became Entertainments Manager at Greenways and in the 1980s booked and compered famous artists including Desmond Dekker, The Pioneers, Mary Wells, Phyllis Nelson, The Drifters, David Grant and Jaki Graham and radio DJs Steve Wright, Greg Edwards, Mike Read and Tony Blackburn. Popular bands included Second Image, The Cool Notes, Loose Ends. He also booked and appeared with cabaret stars like Gary Wilmot Bobby Davro.

After leaving the hotel, due to other commitments working in South East Night Clubs, he took a sabbatical becoming more involved in building his own broadcasting and recording studio. During this time he maintained his friendship with Aardil who is a presenter on Crackers Radio, and suggested Keith would enjoy joining it, he began his broadcasting career with them in October 2020.

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