disc jockey

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a person who announces and plays popular recorded music

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As disc jockeys flourished, stations began to tout not only their personalities but also the depth of their record libraries.
The business grew over the years and he ended up employing another eight disc jockeys to satisfy the very high demand for DJs during the 70s and 80s.
CUTLINE: (PHOTO) Disc jockey J Wonder, Jason Soltau, plays reggae music at Flava 105.
Days later, disc jockey Frederick Vopper was airing the tape on two different radio stations.
TEENAGE disc jockey Paul Morrell has his sights firmly set on a career on the club scene in Ibiza .
AN Irish disc jockey who stashed 31,000 ecstasy tablets in a child's buggy was jailed yesterday for three years by a Dutch court.
He originally began working as a subcontractor to other disc jockey services in the area to get a feel for the DC scene.
For a week, the Spanish-language disc jockey Eddie ``Piolin'' Sotelo has been urging his half-million-plus Los Angeles-area listeners to peacefully attend the rally.
Born in Tennessee, the self-described "cultural generalist" was a disc jockey at New York's WBAI and founder of the International Institute of Black Music Studies.
Nonetheless, the transfer of power from jocks to program directors sparked some resistance, and in 1959 several DJs formed the National Disc Jockey Association to advance their interests and protect their privileges.
Even with a disc jockey spinning Israeli tunes and teenagers playing arcade games under a covered area away from the rain, Dermer observed that Purim is not much different now than it was when he was young.
The Texas-based quartet was accompanied by Jessie Jessup, the afternoon disc jockey from Dallas radio station KDGE, who was on-hand to host the performances.
A celebrity locally for his radio shows, as a jazz drummer and as a disc jockey, Dexheimer died in January 2005 at age 70.