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Janice Long

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Name Janice Long
Born 5 April 1955
Hometown Liverpool, England
Years Active 1980 - Present
Record Labels N/A
Associated Acts The Smiths
Official Website


Janice Long is an English TV/radio presenter, who has mainly worked for the BBC.

In the early 1980's she presented a youth programme 'Street Life' on BBC Radio Merseyside, broadcast from Liverpool to the surrounding area. Shaun Duggan was also a presenter.

From 1982 she worked at BBC Radio 1, and hosted Top Of The Pops, including it's final weekly episode in 2006. Since 1999 she has worked at BBC Radio 2.

Her brother is TV presenter Keith Chegwin. She is a judge for the Mercury Music Prize, and is married with two children.

Morrissey reportedly refers to her as "Auntie Pong".


Janice Long Morrissey Interview


  • BBC Radio 2, 3 October 2002


15 June 2011, Maida Vale Studios, London