Promotions A-C Click on picture or title for audio clip
Songs cut up and used for commercial backings, jingles and promotions
ACT NATURALLY - Hollyridge Strings Track on LP The Beatles Songbook Capitol 2116 (US.1964) Tony Allan used this track as a backing to sing an RNI jingle. He also used Can't buy me love; From me to you; P.S. I love you; Penny Lane and Taste of honey from the same LP for more sung RNI jingles.
ADIOS AMIGO - Jim Reeves RCA 1273 (1962) Radio 390 used this at the end of the Jim Reeves show, presented by David Allen.
A FAR L'AMORE COMINCIA TU - Raffaela Carra CBS 477 (NL.1977) Used in a commercial for the "Mi Amigo Kust Actie 77" by Hugo Meulenhof on Mi Amigo in 1977.
ALL DAY & ALL THE NIGHT - The Kinks Pye 7N15714 (1964) Krijn Torringa voiced a promo for Muziek Express on Veronica in 1965,and used this track
ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM - Everly Brothers London HLA8618 (1958) Used by Nathan French on the Voice of Peace for a promo' in 1993.
ALL MY LOVING - George Martin Orchestra Parlophone R5135 (1964) Used for a Radio Veronica filler
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE - The Beatles Parlophone 5620 (UK.1967) Used on the Voice of Peace in 1993 for a promo' 'Beatles day this Thursday'
ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSA - Deodata Creed Taylor CTI4000 (1972) Used by Klaas Vaak in 1972 for a jingle for Lex Harding's Veronica show "In China no one listens to Lex Harding"
ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSA - Les Reed Orchestra Chapter One CH186 (1973) Used on Atlantis as a filler, as well by Peter and Werner Hartwig on their FRCG show on RNI. Radio Veronica used the track for a jingle "Parels van Will" (Luikinga), as well as for a Lex Harding jingle.
AMALIA - Mi Amigo Boys Monopole S468 (B.1975) The cover has a colour picture of the Mi Amigo, the flipside is "Goal".
AND I LOVE YOU SO - Perry Como RCA 740906 (1973) Used by the Voice of Peace as one of a series of songs to promote Peace
ANGELINE - Peter Koelewijn Philips 6012355 (NL.1973) Used for a Blue Band commercial in 1973.
- Pop Concerto Orchestra The B side of Only a Souvenir Delphine 64008
(F.1974) Was used on Radio Atlantis as a filler.
APHRODISIAC - Pop Concerto Orchestra The B side of Only a Souvenir Delphine 64008 (F.1974) Was used on Radio Atlantis as a filler.
ARABIAN AFFAIR - Abdul Hassan and his Orchestra Mercury 6013154 (NL.1978) The backing to the "Mi Amigo radio" promo', sung by Marc Jacobs in 1978.
ASTRORAMA - Kenny Clark and the Franklin Boland Big Band Was used for the jingle "Kilometers muziekplezier op Radio Noordzee" (Miles of music pleasure on RNI) voiced by Hans ten Hooge. A short piece of Bernadette - The Four Tops, was used in the same jingle. (release details required)
AT THE SIGN OF THE SWINGING CYMBAL - Brian Fahey & his Orchestra Parlophone R4686 (UK.1960) Used by Veronica's Klaas Vaak for the jingle "Wakers Krackers". The track is probably better known as the theme of BBC radio's Pick of the Pops show, that was presented by Alan Freeman.
ATTENTION MESDAMES ET MESSIEURS - Michel Fugain and the Big Bazar CBS 99300 (1972) The beginning of this song was used for promos for the Costa Brava Drive-in show spot from early 1978 on Radio Mi Amigo.
AUF WIEDERSEHN - Jim Reeves The closing theme to Radio Veronica's Jim Reeves show. (release details required)
AUTOBAHN - Kraftwerk Vertigo 6147012 (UK.1975) Used for a "Mi Amigo autosticker-actie" promo in January 1978.
AVENGERS THEME - Laurie Johnson Orchestra Pye
7N17015 (1965) Used as an in house commercial for Radio Veronique, one of the companies
operated by the Verwey Brotherson - the owners of Radio Veronica. Also
for promo spots for Isle of Man tourism on Caroline North.
BABY LOVE - The Supremes Stateside SS350 (1964) Used on Laser for a promo' for 25 Years of Motown LP box set. The promo' also used This old heart of mine - The Isley Brothers
BALBOA BLUE - Marketts Liberty 1A00697041 (NL.1962)Various offshore promotions.
BALD HEADED WOMAN - The Jay Jays Philips 327968JF (NL.1966) Used by Joost den Draayer in 1966 for a Veronica Top 40 jingle.
BALLAD ON THE BEACH - Andre Brasseur Pallette 45251 (NL.1966) Used for jingle "Veronica wil je een verzoekplaat voor me draaien?. Track on CD Andre Brasseur Best of 60 - 70 Silver Star AMC55.174 (BE.2001)
(THE BALLAD OF) THE GREEN BERETS - Alan Moorhouse Orchestra Pye 7N 17073 (11.3.66) / Pye 7N.17599. (1966) The backing music to Johnnie Walkers "Mans fight for freedom" speech and an instrumental version of the title music to film "The Green Berets" written and sung by Staff Sargant Barry Sadler on RCA 1506 (March 1966). Sadler version also on the CD "Super Golden Oldies Vol.1" Ariola Express 295596.
BANANA BOAT SONG - Harry Belafonte HMV POP308 (1958) Radio Caroline used part of this song, in 1964, to sing "Deo Deo Caroline on 199, where can you find this music only on this radioship".
BANDOLERO - Juan Carlos Calderon CBS 2726 (1975) Used as a Radio Mi Amigo filler, and as the theme to the "Mosterd na de maaltijd" show on the station.
BEACH PARTY - Willy Schobben Used by Krijn Torringa on Radio 819 (release details and audio required)
BEAT BOUTIQUE - Alan Hawkshaw Backing music to Jumbo Records "The Caroline story" advert aired on Caroline in the 1970's. (release details required)
BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY No. 5 - Unknown Used for Capital Radio's listener club "Vrienden Van Vrije Radio" (Friends of Free radio) spot. (release details and audio required)
BEING FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR KITE - Beatles Track on LP Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club band Parlophone PCS7027 (UK.1967) Used for Caroline Summer '78 Roadshow promotion.
BEND ME SHAPE ME - American Breed Stateside SS2078 (UK.1968) Used by Geert de Bruin and Adje Bouwman for Veronica jingle "Storm maar beuk maar de Norderney"
BIG FAT SPIRITUAL - Andre Brasseur Palette PB25484 (NL.1967) Track on CD Andre Brasseur Best of 60 - 70 Silver Star AMC55.174 (BE.2001) Used for a promo for the Housewifes choice spot on RNI in 1971.
BIG SPENDER - Shirley Bassey United Artists 50229 (USA.1967) Used as a promo for "The Shirley Bassey Special" on the Voice of Peace
BINGO - Dave Carey Philips BF1158 (1961) Used by Caroline North for a Top Rank Bingo commercial.
BISCAYA - Close Call Used for Radio Veronica promotions. (release details required)
BITTER SWEET SAMBA - Herb Alpert Track on LP Whipped Cream & other Delights A & M 110(US.1965) Used by Veronica as an up to the news filler
BLACK AND WHITE - Greyhound Trojan TR7820 (1971) used by Stevi Merikke for an RNI Smashplay jingle
BLACKBIRD - Billy Preston The B side of Will it go round in Circles A & M 1411 (US.1973) Used for a backing track by Chiel Montagne on Veronica, as well as for the "Astrologie" spot presented by Ed Noorman in 1973/1974. RNI used part of the track for the jingle "Here's an RNI Newsflash for DX'ers"
BLACKWATER GOLD - Sunshine Band TK Records TKR6036 (NL.1978) A Radio Mi Amigo filler from 1978.
BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA - Eydie Gorme CBS AAG131 (1963) Used in the jingle 'U luistert naar Radio Veronica, de hele dag Radio Veronica!'
BLUE EYED SOUL - Biddu Orchestra Title track on LP of same name Epic EPC80836 (NL.1975) Various Radio Mi Amigo promotions
BLUE STEEL - Amsterdam AZ Records SG191 (FR.1970) Used by Veronica for a promotional jingle.
BOEMERANG - Tiroler Holzhacker A Radio Mi Amigo filler from 1977. (release details required)
BOLERO - Boston Symphony Orchestra Used for various RNI promotions. (release details required)
BORN TO BE WILD - Steppenwolf Stateside SS8017 (UK.1969) Part of this track was used by Tom Collins on Veronica for "Veronica Rebus" jingle in 1972
BORRIQUITO - Peret Ariola 14923AT (NL.1971) Used on Veronica by Rob Out, for a Hit promo jingle.
BOSSA NOVA - Quincy Jones Track on LP Big Band Bossa Nova Mercury MG20751 (USA.1962) Used as a filler on Radio Mi Amigo.
BRANDENBURG CONCERTO No. 3 IN G MAJOR, 2nd MOVEMENT - Walter Carlos From the LP Switched on Bach CBS 63501 (UK.1968) RNI used the first few seconds of this track, for the intro to the jingle "This is RNI". Walter Carlos, who pioneered Moog synthesier music is nowadays known as Wendy Carlos, following a sex change operation.
BREEZIN' - George Benson Warner Brothers K16796 (1976) Used as a filler by Frans van der Mast on Radio Mi Amigo Top 10
THE BULL & I - Hal Dorado Philips 6075106 (NL.1970) Tony Allen used this track for the rundowns of the Super Hit 50 in 1971 on RNI.
BULLFROG LEGS - Bobby Setter's Cash & Carry Cannon CAN 3039 (BE.1974) A Radio Atlantis filler.
BULLISH - Herb Alpert A & M SP2655 (US.1984) A track used for talkover by Crispian St John on the Voice of Peace.
BUMBLE BOOGIE - B.Bumble and the Stingers Top Rank JAR5661 (1961) Steve England used this track as a backing for a Radio Atlantis T-shirts commercial
CADES COUNTY - Henry Manchini RCA 2182 (UK.1972) A Veronica Tipperade filler.
CAFE REGIOS - Isaac Hayes From soundtrack album Shaft Polydor 2659 007 (UK.1971) Used for a jingle for Dennis King on Caroline, as well as a jingle for RNI's Buitengaats show. RNI also used the track as a filler.
CALCUTTA - Al Caiola Hispavox HU 067-41 (Spain.1961) Used for 60's Caroline Mike Ahern promo'.
CANVAS - Ekseption Track on LP Ekseption Philips 873003 (NL.1969) Used by RNI for jingle "'Buitengaats met Marc van Amstel"
CAN'T BUY ME LOVE - Hollyridge Strings Track on LP The Beatles Songbook Capitol 2116 (US.1964) Used for a Tony Allen jingle on RNI.
C.A.R.O.L.I.N.E - Roy Hastings Decca F11678 (UK.1963) Cut up and used for the jingle "C.A.R.O.L.I.N.E Caroline, Caroline, Caro-line"
CAROLINE - Jungle Philips 6012 586 (NL.1976) A few lines of this song sung in English, were used by Caroline, in the late 70's for jingles. The flipside is "Chilly Lilly".
CASANOVA - Barrabas The B side of Boogie Rock RCA7416325 (G.1973) Used for a Mi Amigo advert backing and promotion
CATWEAZLE (Busy Boy) - Ted Dicks Tony Allen used this popular 1970's British childrens TV series theme, to voice promotions for his show in 1972 "You are listening to the Tony Allen show on Radio Northsea..." (release details required)
CELEBRATION - Tony Ashton Purple PUR109 (1973) was used for a promo' spot for the Caroline Free LA Festival at Stonehenge.
CHANTILLY LACE - Jerry Lee Lewis Mercury 6052141 (1972) The opening words "Hello Baby" were used by Ray Warner (Ray Anderson) for a jingle on Radio Atlantis
CHARIOT (I WILL FOLLOW HIM) - Lafayette Street Orchestra Melba 45X 14051 (F.1976). A US vocal hit for Little Peggy March, in 1963, on RCA 1338. Radio Veronica used this instrumental version for two jingles "Veronica top 100 top 100 top 100" and "Veronica top 40 top 40 top 40"
CHASE - Georgio Moroder Casablanca 45CB1108 (F.1978) From the soundtrack of the film Midnight Express, this instrumental was used for backing various offshore promotions.
CIAO BABY - Check (NL.date?) Used by Veronica with voice over by Jan van Veen for a commercial for Vespa (release details and audio required)
CINNAMINT SHUFFLE - Johnny Mann & Singers Liberty 55871 (1966) Used for 'Ook Goeiemorgen' jingle on Veronica
CLASSICAL GAS - Hugo Montenegro Used by Peter van Dam on Mi Amigo as a filler in 1975/76, and by Bert Bennett for American Hot 100 presentation. (release details required)
CLASSICAL GAS - Mason Williams Warner Bros. WB7190 (1968) Used on Veronica as a filler in the Top 1000, aired in July 1974.
COCONUT - Electronic System Omega
32026 (NL.1973) Used as backing for an advert for
COCONUT - Electronic System Omega 32026 (NL.1973) Used as backing for an advert forGrosmarkt Caroline in Zottegem on Mi Amigo in late 1978
COME ON GIRL - The Fortunes Decca F11912 (1964) Used on Atlantis for a Rob Ronder jingle
COME ON PEOPLE - Curtis Mayfield Used in a Caroline jingle "A world of peace, love and understanding is right here". (release details and audio required)
COMIN' HOME BABE - Casey and the Pressure Group Polydor 2050126 (NL.1971) Used by Rob Out on Veronica, for the jingle "Tijd voor de Rob Out Show", and also used on Caroline for Caroline barrel bag advert.
COMPUTER IN LOVE - Perry & Kingsley Track on CD The Essential Perrey & Kingsley Vanguard 71-72S (1975) Used as a backing to "Jumbo Records" commercials on Radio Atlantis.
THE CONTINENTAL - Ray Conniff Caroline International Don Allen promo' from 1968. (release details required)
COTTON CANDY - Al Hirt RCA 478346 (USA.1964) Radio City & London various promotions
COUNTRY ROCK POLKA - Jean Jacques Perrey Track on LP Mood Indigo Vanguard VSD6549 (1970) Used by Eddy Emmery on Radio Mi Amigo for a promo for his programme "Met uw radio op schoot"
CRAZY HORSES - The Osmonds MGM 2006142 (1972) A promo for the Atlantis top 40 with Fred van der Bosch used a short clip of this track. It was also used for a voiceover by Tony Allen for a Joop Verhoof Osmonds spot on Radio Mi Amigo.
CRAZY UNCLE JIM - LBS Killroy 2909 (NL.1979) The B side of Uncle Jim, this mainly instrumental mix of the vocal A side, was produced by Adriaan van Landschoot for Mouse Music. It was used as a filler on Radio Caroline in 1979.
CUMBERLAND GAP - Homer and the Barnstormers Used for a Don Allen promo on Caroline North (release details required)
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