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  Disc jockey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These records, also called discs by those in the industry, were jockeyed by the radio announcers, hence the name disc jockey, which was soon shortened to DJs or deejays.
The Canadian Disc Jockey Association (CDJA) was one of the original associations formed in 1976 as a not-for-profit trade association for disc jockeys across Canada.
Professor Jam, a Tampa Bay, Florida disc jockey already known in the industry for having performed for many celebrities and television networks, became one of the first mobile DJs in the United States to regularly use computer technology to play music at his shows, and was the first professionally endorsed computer disc jockey internationally.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Disc jockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A radio disc jockey is one that plays music that is broadcast across radio waves, either on the standard AM or FM bands, or world-wide on shortwave radio stations that are capable of being picked up virtually anywhere on the planet.
A disc jockey (often DJ or deejay) is an individual who selects and plays pre-recorded music for the enjoyment of others.
Christopher Stone became the first disc jockey in the United Kingdom, playing records on the BBC on 7 July 1927.
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DJs can be heard on the radio or at any number of social gatherings, among them weddings, nightclubs, art openings, warehouse parties, or high school dances.
The bribing of disc jockeys to play selected artists is called payola.
The name "Disc jockey" developed in the era when the only sound recordings available were analogue disc records.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Disc jockey
However, music aficionados look upon such practices with disgust and either seek out freeform stations that put the DJs back in control, or end up dumping terrestrial radio in favor of satellite radio services or portable music players.
College radio stations and other public radio outlets are the most common places for freeform play lists in the U.S. Types of disc jockeys
The mobile disc jockey is an extension of the original radio disc jockey.
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