Veteran broadcaster, Jimmy Young, has died aged 95.
Reporter: Daniel Khalili-Tari
The Gloucestershire born disk jockey was one of the original Radio 1 DJs when the station first aired in 1967
The presenter who was most known for his show on BBC Radio 2, died “peacefully at home” on Monday afternoon, a family spokesperson said.
Sir Jimmy’s former colleague, Ken Bruce, tweeted:
So very sad to hear about the death of my old friend Sir Jimmy Young. One of the most able broadcasters I ever worked with.
— Ken Bruce (@RealKenBruce) November 7, 2016
Young was the first British singer to have two consecutive No 1 songs, Unchained Melody and A Man Called Laramie in 1955.