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A Time in the life of a...Well you know: Gerry, Gerald....a few others which I shant mention here...Driver and Radio Presenter.

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These are my two girls Shannon(left)and Avalon,they are my life,
without them I am nothing

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Gerald Priestley Was born and bred in Greenwich South London, at the tender age of 9 travelled to the other side of the world, South Africa to be precise from where he did all his schooling, 80% of his working life was spent in the South African music industry, where he has worked with some of the biggest names in the music world, including artists such as Depeche Mode, Ace of Base, Fish from Marillion who has also become a good friend, Jazz funk group Shakatak and Foreigner, just to mention a few. His favourite genre of music is good old fashioned rock the likes of Deep Purple,Journey,The Who, Van Halen Grand Funk Railroad,Lynrd Skynrd,and his all time favourite Thin Lizzy.Gerald Says "I love all genres of music really as long as the lyrics are good and theres a good melody, I Believe Phil Lynott from Thin Lizzy was one of the best at writing from the heart as was John Lennon".Gerald says he got into radio when his 1st child was born in 1990,thats when he gave up being the lead vocalist of one of South Africas leading rock groups, to concentrate more on being a responsible Father. His love for radio has never gone away in fact it gets stronger everyday, whether its being a breakfast show presenter in South Africa or a rock specialist show presenter Gerald is very versatile and can adapt at any time of he day, he believes in being "real" and warm in his presentation style along with sometimes stupid mistakes which he believes makes him human. He returned to the U.K in 1997 after leaving behind a very violent and crime ridden South Africa, after being victims of this crime wave, Gerald and his wife decided it was time to come home to give their children a chance of living their dreams. He has 2 daughters Avalon and Shannon who are both very talented in the arts one being a dancer the other a Tattoo artist. Gerald had a heart attack in April 2005 and this changed his life forever after an emergency operation to save his life he has undegone a few more angioplastys to keep him ticking over,With some excellent doctors and a lot of medication Gerald gets on with living his second life as he likes to call it.
love the life you live...
live the life you love

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The Wirral Show July 2008 "7 Waves Radio"
What a job!

I have now left 7 Waves community radio Mid Morning Madness show,.thank you to everyone who supported me and continues to do so.....



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I have been lucky enough to interview some of the worlds biggest stars for radio and look forward to doing more in the future.....

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Favorites:...

Here's a list of some of my favorite movies:

"Walking Tall" wth Joe Don Baker the true story of Sheriff Buford Pusser,"Straw Dogs" with Dustin Hoffman &
"Judgement nite "with Emilio Esteves.

Here's a list of some of my favorite music:

Thin Lizzy ,Pink Floyd, The Beatles,  Journey, Foreigner and Some of the classic rock acts of our lifetime.I also love new artists such as "The Script" Duffy, The Feeling And  Snow Patrol.......

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Gerald Priestley(right) and Lou Gramm original vocalist from Foreigner,photo taken in 1994 in South Africa at The Standard Bank Arena Johannesburg.

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