Sometimes works of art take several years to be fully appreciated. So it’s proved with Poptastic, legendary radio disc jockey Tony Blackburn’s 2007 autobiography. Six years on, a digested version has become a cult hit on Twitter.
“I’m reading Tony Blackburn’s autobiography,” music journalist Eamonn Forde tweeted on Friday. “There is an amazing paragraph every other page.”
Forde proved his point across the Bank Holiday weekend, tweeting snaps of such Partridgean gems as Blackburn’s clarfication that his son Simon was NOT named after Simon Bates: