Sir Paul McCartney was left “really unfortunate” following the death of Janice Long.
The Beatles vocalist has actually commemorated the veteran broadcaster – who was the very first female to frequently host ‘Top of the Pops’ – after she died at her house on Christmas Day (251221) aged 66 following a brief health problem.
Paul required to Twitter on Friday (070122) to share a picture of himself and his “old Liverpudlian buddy” loafing a jukebox and composed: “I was extremely unfortunate to hear that my old Liverpudlian pal Janice Long has actually died.
” Janice was a fun-loving girl who constantly had a twinkle in her eye. She was really educated about the music scene and whenever we satisfied it was an enjoyment and we had a fantastic laugh.”
In a different tweet, he included: “My compassions head out to her friends and family. We have all lost a terrific Scouse lady, however I will constantly have really fond memories of her and of the times we invested together. Paul x.( sic)”
Following the death of Janice – who was the very first lady to have her own day-to-day program on BBC Radio 1 and promoted artists such as Amy Winehouse, Adele and Primal Scream prior to they accomplished chart success – a variety of other artists commemorated her and the assistance she had actually used throughout the years.
Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess tweeted: “Janice Long was an advocate and coach for many bands. To hear our records on her program was constantly the greatest adventure – her interest and love shone through. One of a kind. Safe journeys, we’ll miss ya (sic)”
Peter Hook – from Joy Division and New Order – included: “Such unfortunate news about Janice Long. She was constantly an excellent good friend and a terrific advocate of our music. She was a charming woman to be around.”
Prior to her death, Janice – whose bro was the late television speaker Keith Chegwin – had a program on BBC Radio Wales 4 nights weekly and likewise provided a Saturday afternoon program on the best Hits Radio station.
Her partner Paul Berry stated: “I’ve lost the love of my life and I’m going to invest the rest of it half an individual. She had my back from the day we satisfied, you could not potentially request more commitment from an other half.”