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World’s Oldest Club DJ to Hang Up Headphones After One Last Gig Tonight

At 72, Derek Morris is the oldest working DJ in the UK.  Not only has be spun tunes for millions of dancers, but he also appeared in music videos with Dizzee Rascale and toured with Massive Attack.  He’s also played festivals as big as Glastonbury.

Alas, time has come to hang up the headphones.  There will be one final set tonight at Notting Hill Arts Club in London.

Read his whole story at The Daily Mail.

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