Two hours of classic summer sounds for a hot August evening. Also the birthday competition to guess the age of those celebrating during the week. The vintage chart this week from 1964. Enjoy.
Matthew’s Southern Comfort – Woodstock
Beatles – Here comes the sun – requested by Phyl.
La La Land soundtrack – Another day of sun.
Donovan – Sunshine superman
Drifter – Under the boardwalk – chose by Time-out magazine as the ultimate Summer track.
Lulu – The boat that I row – requested by Patrick
Birthdays this week
Andy Fairweather-Low – 72 – we heard Amen Corner – Bend me shape me from 1967. In recent years Andy has toured as a guitarist in Eric Clapton’s band.
Paul Reynolds, guitarist in A Flock of Seagulls – 58 – we heard I am from 1982 I am.
Tony Bennett – 94 – we heard from 2018 his duet with Diana Krall – Love is here to stay
Our winner tonight was Chris in Harlow. Her imaginary prize was to somewhere warm and swim in the sea.
Don Henley – The boys of summer
Killer – Human – requested by Chris
Lovin Spoonful – Summer in the city
Surfaris – Wipeout. Wipeout was the term used in surfing when you tried to catch a wave but failed.
Eddie Cochran – Summertime blues
Chart this week from 1964
No 1. Beatles – A hard day’s night. Title track from the LP and also the film. First track to ever be No 1 in UK & USA simultaneously.
No 5/ Dusty Springfield – I just don’t know what to do with myself
No 10. Beach Boys – I get around – inducted into the Rock and Roll Hal of Fame in…2017. Why the long wait?
Beach Boys – The warmth of the Sun – also from the 1964 album ‘All summer long’.
Fairground Saini’s – California
Katrina and the Waves – Walkin on Sunshine
Commodores – Easy
Ed Sheeran – Galway girl
Isley Brothers – Summer breeze
Kinks – Sunny afternoon
Bananarama – Cruel summer
Zombies – Summertime – the unmistakable vocals of Colin Blunstone
Eagles – Peaceful easy feelin
Join me next week when my guest is Andy Griffiths. We will be chatting about how hos role as being involved with the on-going training of clergy as changed in the last five months.