VOOR DE MELODIE
MOONLIGHT SERENADE - Ray Conniff
Track on LP s'Marvellous CBS 1074 (USA.1957)
LUCIFER - Gene Latter and the Shake Spears Ronnex R1366
(B.c1973) The B
side of The Saint and track on LP Summertime. EMI Sounds Superb
4MO34 62069 (B.c1975).
HELLO DOLLY -
Jean Jacques Perry Track on LP Mood Indigo Vanguard VSD6549
(1970). Re-issued on CD CDBGPM103 (1996). Used by
Steve England and Andy Anderson, on this English service show.
TRUCKERS JOY - Thor Hofstad
(B.date unknown) Used by Tony Houston in 1973 when Atlantis was broadcasting
from the Mi Amigo (release details
and audio required)
TOP 40 SHOW
OLYMPIA 1972 - Werner
Drexel Orchestra. Which is correct? (release details
and audio required).
SAPPORO 1972 - Werner Muller Orchestra Show
presented by Fred
van der Bosch. Other sources give this as
Better Music Station)
HOTCAKES - Dave Baby Cortez Chess 1850 (US.1963)
BONANZA THEME -
Riddle Caroline 60's show
(release details required)
HALLELUJAH TIME - Woody Herman Track
on LP Woody Herman 1964. Philips BL7608 (1964). The opening theme to Cash
THE STRUT - Woody Herman Track
on LP Woody Herman 1964, as above. The closing theme to Caroline Cash
CAROLINE CLUB REQUEST
CAROLINE - The Fortunes (a) Decca F11809
(UK. March 1964). This seems to have been the first use of the track that was
later adopted as the station theme. The request show,
started in the summer of 1964, with the first edition presented on
Caroline South by Doug Kerr and Simon Dee, and on Caroline North by Tom Lodge
and Jerry Leighton.
DOUBLE WHAMMY - Lonnie Mack Track
on LP Strike like Lightning Sonet SNTF 935 (F.1985). A Swedish label
released by Carrere in France.
HALLELUJAH GATHERING - Geoff Love
Orchestra Columbia DB 7126 (1964) Gerry Kemp introduced this programme
on Caroline North in 1964, aired to listeners in France, Germany and the
ROBBIE DALES DIARY
HIDEAWAY - Freddie King King KS1059
YELLOW JACKET - The
Ventures Dolton 50 (USA.1962)
EAST OF MIDNIGHT
DARLING JILL - Hugo Montenegro
Orchestra RCA 1462 (UK.1965) Used by Don Allen and Bob
Stewart on Caroline North for a test transmission.
HAWAII FIVE-O - The Ventures Liberty LBF15221 (UK. Jun 1969), Liberty
56068 (USA.1968) UP 35951 (UK.1975), United Artists Silver Spotlight series
XW052 (USA.date?). The famous TV series theme was used by Rob Hudson
on Caroline in 1979. Rob had
also used the theme the previous year for his "Bakboard" show on Mi
QUEEN OF THE HOUSE - Jodie Miller
Capitol CL15393 (1965) This track, that was an answer song to
King of the
Road by Roger Miller,
was used by Mike Ahern and Rick Dane on Caroline South.
ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE - Bert Kaempfert Used by Johan Visser in 1978
LES SEPT MERCENARIES - Ennio Morricone Crazy Records. Used
for the request show in 1973.
MIDNIGHT SURF PARTY
BEACH - Van Doren Hickory 1262 (USA.1964) Show presented by Tom Lodge on Caroline North
PARTNERS IN PROFIT
Baja Marimba Band
Track on LP Baja Marimba Band Rides again A & M 109 (USA.1965)This 60's show was the weekend equivalent of
"Caroline Cash Casino", and presented by Colin Berry.
PIRATE RADIO NEWS
COCONUT - Electronic System Omega
SOUND OF THE SCREENS
MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - Al Caiola United Artists
45-POP889 (1961) A film music show
presented by Colin Nicol.
L.A. WOMAN - The Doors Track on LP of the same name, Elektra K42090
(UK.1971) Used by Mike Haggler in 1979 to introduce this spot
SYMPHONIE MEDELSSOHN - Waldo de los Rios
Used as an intro' to the various religious programmes.
UP UP AND
AWAY - Kurt Egelhagen & his Orchestra Used for this show during 1979 &
ZONDAG MIDDAG MATINEE
SINFUL - Mr. Bloe
The B side of
Groovin' with Mr. Bloe DJM
DJS216 (1970) A much used track on offshore radio, featured during 1971 on RNI
for "Don't drink and drive"campaign The track was later used as a
theme by Marc Jacobs and Frank van der Mast, as well as being the theme for
Baken 16 show on both Dutch Caroline and Mi Amigo. In 1979 it was again used as
a theme for the Dutch Caroline Sunday afternoon show.
CITY / AUNTY MABEL HOUR
YOU'RE DRIVING ME CRAZY - The Temperence Seven Parlophone R4757 (1961) A
number one UK hit for the group in March 1961.
- Herb Alpert
The B side of
The Work Song
Pye Int' 7N25377 (UK.1966)
Used for the Auntie Mabel Hour
OUTRAGE - Georgie Fame
& the Blue Flames Columbia DB7727 (UK.1965) The B side of
Something. Presented by Phil Jay
FIVE BY FOUR SHOW
a) STONED - Rolling Stones Decca F11764 (1.11.63) The B side of I wanna
be your man and track on LP No Stone Unturned Decca SKL5173. This
instrumental track, an inversion of "Green Onions" was initially mis-pressed
as "Stones". It was planned as the groups first American release, but
was withdrawn on moral grounds due to the alleged drug reference. Note Brian
Jones Radio Syd sweatshirt.
ELEANOR RIGBY - George Martin & his Orchestra
Track on LP George Martin Instrumentally salutes the Beatle Girls
United Artists SULP1157 (1966) The Five by Four show, later changed to this
instrumental version of the Beatles track.
c) I WANNA BE YOUR MAN - unknown
An instrumental version of the Rolling Stones track (release
THE NIGHT BEFORE - George Martin Orchestra Used as a closing theme to
LAST ROUND UP
RIDERS IN THE SKY - The Ramrods
London HLU9282 (1961) A no. 8 chart hit
in February 1961 for this American instrumental group.
ON THE ROAD
WHEELS - The String-a-longs London HLU9278 (1961) The theme for this show
that was aired once a week.
SPANISH FLEA - Herb Alpert Pye 7N25335 (1965) A show presented by Trevor
Lucas. Spanish Flea was distinctive sounding Alpert's second hit, reaching
number 3 at the end of 1965.
THEME FROM SWAT - Rhythm
Heritage ABC Records ABC
4095 (1975) Morning show
from 9.00 to 10.00
PEOPLE SAY WE'RE IN
LOVE - Ray Conniff
Track on LP Broadway in Rhythm CBS1252 (USA.1959). The track also features on the LP's Veronica
and The Day the music died - 3 jaar Veronica. Used in the show presented
Rob van der Meer
THE SUNDAY SPECIAL
GUESS WHAT – Phil Woods & Chris Swansen Orchestra
Track on CD 18 Fameuze Radiotunes van de Nederlandse radio. Double T
Music DTM 825101-2 (NL.1998) Presented
by Kees, Kaas Mulder and Ronald Bakker, this show aired between 12 and
5.00. It was also the
theme of RNI's Driemaster show.
TOP 30 SHOW
WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE - Glen Campbell The B side of Southern Nights
Capitol 4376 (USA.1976) Capitol CL15907 (1977)
WAKKER DE BAKKER
ON THE ROCKS - Force Ten Decca F13319
(1972) Used for Ronald Bakker's breakfast programme
CARLOS' THEME - Johnny Keating Piccadilly Records 7N35158 (UK.1963)
Also the theme from the TV series Sentimental Agent.
KINGSIZE BREAKFAST SHOW
I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS -
Anthony and His Orchestra The B side of At Last Capital 1912
(USA.1952) Used by Roger Gomez.
QUARTERMASTERS STORES - The Shadows
The B side of Apache Columbia DB4484 (UK.1960) Used by Roger Gomez.
LONELY NIGHTINGALE - Bert Kaempfert Polydor
BASILDON REQUEST SHOW
GO-GO-PO-GO - Percy Faith and his Orchestra The B side of The theme from A Summer
Place Philips PB989 (1959)
BATTLE OF THE NEW SOUND
REVEILLE ROCK - Johnny and the
London HL9017 (1959)/ Creole
CR184 (re-issue) / Juke Box Oldie 45018. The latter two releases have "Red
River Rock" as the flipside, both in a picture sleeves. The track was also
used as a theme by Dave Cash and is available on a great many compilation
Harry Warren and Arthur
Freud Track on LP The Go Sound Columbia 1959.
COLGATE REQUEST SHOW
SOUND CITY - Unknown De
Wolfe DWLP2919 (1965) Track from a De Wolfe Music Library LP, composed by
John Reids and used by Tony Windsor for the Colgate Palmolive request show.
KENNY AND CASH
NUTROCKER - B.Bumble and the Stingers
Top Rank JAR611 (1962), Stateside
SS2203 (1972). A number one hit for the group in early 1962, the record charted
again ten years later when re-issued.
THE OXO SHOW
STRANGER ON THE SHORE - Jerry Allen & his Trio Track on LP
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