Green Guide: BILLY Pinnell may rank high among Australia's most knowledgeable and enthusiastic music broadcasters. But you won't hear him blowing his own trumpet. He plays down his achievements in 50 years in radio.

"You can't take what we do too seriously," he says. "We're not changing people's lives. We're not inventing a bionic ear or curing glaucoma."

The way he sees it, he's just a conduit. "I'm just in a position where I can hear music I believe has got appeal and get it to people," he says. Read the entire Green Guide article