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Summer of Sport?

Sunday July 6th 2014.

Today’s quiz consisted of clips of Coldplays Speed of Sound,flash and the Pan Waiting on a train and Sam Smith Money on my mind taking you to the story that HS2 are going to pay six people higher salaries than the Prime Minister! We also learned that today in 1189 Richard the Lionheart was crowned King of England and it was Sylvester Stallones birthday.He’s 68 and still working. In our Top 40 roundup at 8.30 Example was new at Number 3 with One More Day ( Stay With Me ). The rest of the playlist went like this

The Monkees – Pleasant Valley Sunday 
Alison Moyet – Invisible 
Lonyo – Summer of Love (Radio Edit)
Elvis – Stuck On You 

On This Day
Katie Perry – California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg).      (2010)
The Pet Shop Boys – It’s a Sin.      (1987)

Harry Nilsson – Everybody’s Talkin’ 
Duck Sauce – NRG
Steely Dan – FM [Edit]
Julie London – Fly Me To The Moon 
Marina and the Diamonds – Primadonna 
Simply Red – Sunrise
David Charvet – Jusqu’au bout 
The Bee Gees – Three Kisses of Love 
St Paul and the Broken Bones – Call Me
Flash and the Pan – Waiting for a Train 
Freddie White – Ol’ Buttermilk Sky

UK Top 40
Mr Probz – Waves (Robin Schulz Radio Edit)
Example – One More Day (Stay with Me).  ( New Nr 3 )
oliver Heldens & Becky Hill – Gecko (Overdrive) [Radio Edit].      ( Nr 1 )

The Rezillos – Top Of The Pops 
Matchbox – Over the Rainbow-You Belong to Me 
Kooks – Around Town

The Golden Year

This was the year of the original low cost airline with  Freddie Laker launching his new budget Skytrain airline. The first single fare from Gatwick to New York cost £59 – compared to the normal price of £186. Oh and the Queen opened the Jubilee Line Extension to Heathrow. Music highlights were

The Stranglers – Peaches 
Boney M – Ma Baker 
Bo Kirkland and Ruth Davis – You’re Gonna Get Next To Me 
Rita Coolidge – We’re All Alone 
Hot Chocolate – So You Win Again 

Beach Boys – Lady Lynda 
Clean Bandit – Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne)
The Beatles – Across the Universe
Frank Sinatra – What a Difference a Day Makes
Elvis Costello – Everyday I Write The Book
Rodney Franklin – The Groove 

And the Golden Year was 1977.
‘Til Next Time!

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