HAWAII FIVE-O - The Ventures
Liberty LBF 15221 (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 Mi
Amigo in 1978. Rob used the theme the following year for his "Gangboard"
show on Caroline.
SUMMER OF '42 -
The Biddu Orchestra Epic SEPC 3318 (1975) Reached no.14 in the UK charts,
offshore radio fans will associate it with the late Seventies when adopted by
Herman de Graaf for his theme and played on such classic shows as Baken 16.
BELGIAN TOP 30
CARMEN - Herb Alpert
A & M Records AM210069 / AM212024 (G.undated) The flipside of the single is"Love so fine", the show presented by Peter van Dam. Carmen is also
a track on LP "Herb Alperts Ninth" A & M SP 4134 (USA).
BELGISHE NATIONALE TIPPARADE /
GOOSE - Johhny and the Hurricanes
HLX 9190 (1960). The track also features on the CD's The Veronica Story BR Music
VS 3108-2 (NL.1991) and We Love the Pirate Stations BR Music 434-2 (NL.1998).
Used in 1978 for both the Tip Parade and Hit Parade shows.
KOM ACHTER JE RAMEN VANDAAN - Harry de Groot
Nederland Invaliden Sportbond RCS 1006 45BOV20H (NL.c1975) A charity
record in aid of Dutch wheelchair sports.
KIYOULI LE CLOWN - Pat Prilly & Jean Jacques Perrey
Track on LP Moog Generation MP2000
LIBRARY No. 27 (c1975) Show presented by Ton Schipper.
LUNCH OF ZEE
HOW THE WEST WAS WON - Hollyridge Strings Ferry Eden used this track on Mi
Amigo 272 in 1979.
(release details required)
MOSTERD NA DE MAALTIJD
BANDOLERO - Juan Carlos Calderon CBS 2726 (1975)
The theme to show presented by Michelle in 1976. Was also used as a filler on
BLUES - The Timebeats Track on EP
Magical Moments featuring the Highlights and the Timebeats. Populaire
Platenkring HPK728 (NL.date unknown). This Dutch 33rpm EP release was only available
through mail order to members of a record club. Also on LP "Hit Parade
1963" Concert Hall CP1252 (1963) various artists including Rita Williams,
Barbara Moore and Charles Young. The English group's track was used at the theme
to the Oldies show presented by Ferry Eden between 20.00 and 21.00 on Radio Mi
Amigo from the Magdelena.
SATIN & SOUL - Barry White & Love Unlimited Orchestra Track on LP of
same name Connoiseur (1987) (full
release details required)
SCHRYVEN VOOR BODRY
THE USA -
WACK WACK - Young Holt Trio
STAN HAAG VANDAAG
GUITARS GALORE - George Barnes Mercury
LP CMS 18079 (1961)
33 TOEREN OP ZIJN BEST
GRIEG ONE - Second City Sound
Decca F12366 (1966)
Used by Ton Schipper and Haike du Bois for this 1978 show.
TOP 50 SHOW
SOUL COAXING -
Epic SEPC5416 (1977)
TOT ELVEN OP DE KOFFIE
FOOT TAPPER - The Shadows Columbia 4984 (1963) Show presented by Lieven
VRIENDEN VOOR VRIJE RADIO
SCRAMBLE - The Four Dreamers
Ducretet-Thomson 450V461 (F.1963)
WE'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK
- Ultra High Frequency Wand WND11257 (USA 1973) The B side and
instrumental version of We're on the right track. Also track on album The
Best Disco in Town Disky 1975. Norbert used this for his Saturday
morning show in 1974 and '75. He used an “advance pressing”
promo copy of the record. The track was written by Norman Harris, a
Philadelphia records veteran, who was also a member of the MFSB rhythm
to Tom Landuyt,
webmaster at www.norbert.be for
NOORDZEE (REM ISLAND)
AJOEN - Willy
and the Giants
Artone DR25 163 (NL.1963) Used by Ben Soenen when
presenting his hits and super hits show.
RADIO NORTHSEA INTERNATIONAL
MICHAEL - Dick Bakker
Elf Provincien ELF1526 (NL.1974) The flipside is "Verboden Dromen".
OK CHICAGO - Resonance
Bradleys Records BRAD 7410 (UK.1974)
CLOUD NINE - Temptations Tamla Motown TMG707
(UK.1969) Used as the theme to Paul May's Soul programme in 1972.
COFFEE BREAK - ENGLISH SERVICE
ABANDA - Ray Conniff Singers
Columbia CBS 44933 (US.1969)
PONTIEO - Woody
Herman and his Orchestra Track on LP Light my Fire Philips 6310 127.
Also on Chess (1969 other details unknown. Used to read listeners letters over,
a haunting instrumental best heard in Stereo.
FLAMINGO - Herb Alperts Tijuana Brass
Pye International 7N25383 (1966), London 55582 (B.undated) The theme is also
an LP track on "SRO (Standing room only" on A & M AMLS 988 and A
& M 1212013 (G.date?). Used during 1972, Driemaster was hosted at this time
by Hans ten Hoge, Dick de Graaf, Leo van der Groot. The track was also used as a
theme by Andy Archer.
GUESS WHAT – Phil Woods & Chris Swansen Orchestra Track on CD 18
Fameuze Radiotunes van de Nederlandse radio. Double T Music DTM 825101-2
EEN NUL VOETBAL
A WALK IN THE BLACK
FOREST - Horst Jankowski
Mercury MF861 (1965); Old Gold OG 9481 (re-issue) The taped sports programme
"Een nul Voetbal" (1-0 Football) sponsored by the magazine of the same
name was aired on Fridays from 1545 to 1600. The show began in November 1971 and
ran until the following February.
APRICOT BRANDY - Rhinoceros
Hitback show with Mike Ross
WADE IN THE WATER - Ramsey Lewis Trio Chess
CRS 8041 (UK.1966); Cadet 5541 (USA.1966); Chess 6145 004 (UK. Mar 1972); Old
Gold OG9848 (UK.80’s re-issue). Used by Ferry Maat for this show, the track was
also the theme for RNI's Dutch service.
BABA O'RILEY - The Who Track on album Who's Next Track 2408-102
(1971) The opening track from this album was used by Robb Eden to open the show.
SATURDAY MORNING - Dutch Spring
presented by Peter Holland.
PEER GYNT -
Casey & the Pressure Group Philips
LP 6413 006 (NL.1970)
PREDICTION HIT 4O SHOW
DYNAMITE - Casey
and the Pressure Group Track on LP Power
House Philips 873 021 UBY (NL.1970) During 1972 and the days of Paul May and
Rob Eden, this was taken as the theme for a new chart show.
a) ITALIAN SYMPHONY 2nd & 3rd MOVEMENT -
Orchestra Manuel De La Falla (Waldo de Los Rios) Used by
Karel Prior on this Sunday show in 1971 and
FOREVER - Bert Kaempfert Polydor NH66934 (UK.1962)
LITTLE GREEN APPLES - Waldo de Los Rios
(release details required)
COAXING (AME CALINE) - Raymond Lefevre and his Orchestra
Major Minor MM559 (1968) Written by Michel Polnareff, this theme was used by
Andy Archer, Graham Gill and Martin Kayne,but many will remember it as the
request show theme on Sunday nights, following the demise of the nightly
sponsored Kent request hour, Graham Gill became the presenter of this now two
b) LET'S DANCE - Orchestra Werner Müller
Used by Jason Wolf in 1974
RNI GOES DX
) FLOWER DRUM SONG - OVERTURE - Soundtrack
Brunswick LAT8392 (1962)
Used by A. J. Beirens
MOZART 40 - Waldo de Los Rios A & M AMS836 (1971) The full
title of the track is Mozart Symphony no. 40 in G minor K550 1st Movement
(Allegro Molto). A European hit for the Argentinian musician in 1971. The
track was used in 1974 by Pierre Deseyn when he
presented a bi-lingual version of the programme.
THE MINOTAUR - Dick Hyman
Command 4126 (USA.1969)
RNI GOES DX (GERMAN SERVICE)
THEY’RE YOUNG - Duane Eddy
London HLW 9162 (UK.1960)
Peter and Werner
Hartwig used this track as their theme in 1974. It features
on the CD's The Veronica Story and We Love the Pirate Stations,
details as previous.
ROCK AND ROLL SHOW
- The Tramps Fontana 265.092 (B.1962)
Show presented by Brian
The Tramps were a Belgian group, not to be
confused with the US Soul group Trammps.
MONEY RUNNER - Quincy Jones
Reprise K14150 (1972) From the film Dollar.
SUPER HIT 50
MELTING POT - Booker T
& the MG's Stax 2025026 (1971)