Former BBC RADIO 1 DJ TOMMY VANCE Dies After Suffering Stroke

Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Tommy Vance has died in hospital three days after suffering a stroke, according to BBC News.

Vance, who was 63, died in Kent at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, his agent said.

Vance, who has two children, presented the "Friday Night Rock" show on digital channel VH1 and more lately had his own show on digital radio station Virgin Classic Rock.

Born in Oxford, Vance got his big break on Los Angeles radio station KHJ.

He then returned to the U.K. to work on pirate station Radio Caroline.

He was then signed to Radio 1 where he worked for 15 years. He was also a regular presenter of "Top of the Pops".

During his career he interviewed more than 10,000 guests including Prince Charles and the ROLLING STONES. Read more at BBC News.


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