Former Radio One DJ Tony Wyn-Jones has died at the age of 77.
The radio legend died at his home in Neath Wales, after battling a long illness.
Tony worked at the BBC from 1968 to 1973 after becoming a resident DJ at Swansea's famous Top Rank club.
His wife Glenys revealed that Tony continued his passion for DJing after leaving the BBC until he became "really ill".
She told Wales Online: "He used to go around the holiday camps Djing with Radio 1 and whenever I could get time off I would go with him. It was exciting and and he met some big names in music like Cliff Richard, The Fortunes, Badfinger.
"Bonnie Tyler would say he was her favourite DJ ever."
She added: "He loved his records and went on DJing for a hell of a long time until he got really ill.
"Everyone says he was the best DJ there ever was. He was called a legend. I used to say to him, 'they're calling you a leg end love', leg end is what I used to call him.
"We were married 53 years and we had some really fun times."
He is survived by Glenys, who he was married to for 53 years, and their three sons David, Andy and the late Johnathan – along with eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
After his BBC career, Tony went on to become Neath Port Talbot Council member for Bryncoch South for one term between 2008 and 2012, and was also a Blaenhonddan community council member.
Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council, Rob Jones said: "My heartfelt condolences go out to the family, especially at this time with the restrictions being placed on us through Covid-19.
"Tony Wyn-Jones served one term on the Bryncoch South ward between 2008 and 2012.
"On behalf of everybody on the council I can offer our condolences at this time."
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