Geoff Dorsett started his career at the age of 13 and within five years was one
of the Mecca Group’s top DJs, being used as their opening act for their new venue’s nationwide.
During the ’60s when package tours were at the height of their popularity,
Geoff could be found compering shows with Animals, Kinks, Spencer Davis, Roy Orbison,
Chuck Berry, and MC’d for the second-ever Led Zeppelin show.
Come the late ’60s, Geoff was on the radio with BBC Radio and in 1974
became one of Radio Hallam’s first voices when the station launched,
being the new commercial station for Sheffield. In the ’70s,
Geoff also worked on Q102 in Florida, USA and KZUN in Dallas.
In the ’80s, you’d have heard him on the legendary pirate radio station, Sunshine Radio.
Geoff has interviewed over 1700 artists in the past 10 years,
including members of the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Rolling Stones,
Sir Cliff Richard, Genesis, Status Quo, Blondie, The Searchers, Slade, Toto,
Rick Astley, Foreigner and Jethro Tull… and that’s just the start of the list!
Of note, in 2013 /14 and 15 Geoff received the prestigious
GEO Award in Chicago for ‘Outstanding Contributing Programme’
for his Solid Gold ‘60s show.