December 7, 1970

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in News

Hi there, pop pickers! Guess what? If you’re hooked up to the Watford telephone exchange you will be able to “Dial-a-disc” from Monday [December 7, 1970].

Yes, sir, you kids in Watford, Garston, Kings Langley, Northwood, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth and Radlett don’t have to go all moony ‘cos you’ve left your transistor behind. Just pop into a call box and get with the scene by dialling 16.

And for your money you will get a different record every day straight from the Top Twenty.

[From the Watford Observer of December 4, 1970]

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