BOB HARRIS: ‘I don’t feel like some old fogey talking to these kids’

"Bob Harris is describing his idea of hell. Presenters on commercial radio, he says, tell him stories “of being instructed to give a station ident [its slogan] coming out of the record they’re playing, to spend no more than six seconds of music-free speech-time before they go into the next track, another station ident… And all the tracks have been chosen for them.” He looks troubled. “There’s not a lot of scope for self-expression.”