Stan Rofe

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Stan Rofe (30 May 1933 – 16 May 2003) was an Australian rock'n'roll disc jockey. He played the first rock and roll music on Melbourne radio 3KZ in 1956 and was a champion of Australian music.[1]

Career[edit]

Rofe worked as disc jockey on radio and in nightclubs, and also wrote for Go-Set. He made forays into TV, appearing on Uptight and Happening '70, and his popularity peaked in 1968 when he was crowned Prince of Moomba.[2] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/05/16/1052885400356.html
  2. ^ Craig Bellamy, Gordon Chisholm and Hilary Erikson, (2006), Moomba: A festival for the people Available on-line at: http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/rsrc/PDFs/Moomba/History%20of%20Moomba.pdf p 26 PDF
  3. ^ Roy Rofe, Ian Allen, Bob Hayden, Legendary Australian R & R Disc Jockey passes away. Accessed at: http://www.rockabillyhall.com/ThatsNewToMe11.html