Friday Night Extra 7.8.20 Sound of summer

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Sounds of Summer
Friday Night Extra
Patrick Sherring

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.

Tonight’s playlist

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.


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