Thursday, 27 July 2017

Charity Shop Classics : My Listeners Choice

One radio show I love listening to is ALLFM's weekly programme Charity Shop Classics which goes out every Sunday morning at 11am and is also uploaded as a podcast on MixCloud.

I recently had the privilege of been asked to present a Listener's Choice Special by one of the shows regular presenters which went out on Sunday July 16.

I selected several recent charity shop finds, mainly with a Geoff Love theme to commemorate the bandleader and music arranger's forthcoming centenary on September 4,

The programme can be listened to in its entirety here:



The releases played on the show were as follows:


Geoff Love & His Orchestra - The Big Country (Big Western Movie Themes, MFP, 1969)


Russ Conway - China Tea (His Greatest Hits, MFP)

Shirley Bassey - Let There Be Love (In The Still Of The Night, Regal Starline, 1969)


Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Hungry For Love (Johnny Kidd, HMV, 1963)


Patricia Mills - All My Loving (Patricia Mills, Si Orchestra Esdkil Holten, Electrecord, 1964)

Manuel & The Music Of The Mountans - Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto De Aranjuez (Hit Kaleidoscope, Note Records, 1976)

The Geoff Love Sound - Wedding Of The Painted Doll (Banjo Movie Parade, Columbia 1971)


Geoff Love & His Orchestra - Colonel Bogey (Big War Movie Themes, MFP, 1971)


Geoff Love & His Orchestra - On Her Majesty's Secret Service (Big Bond Movie Themes, MFP, 1975)
Zygmunt Janowski - Help Yourself (Help Yourself To Hammond, Deacon Records, 1970)

Procul Harum - Homburg (Hits of the Sixties, Castle, 1987)

Geoff Love & His Orchestra - Steptoe and Son (Columbia, 1962)

The King Brothers - A White Sport Coat (Kings of Song, Encore!)

Harry Roy - Bugle Call Rag (Shoot That Tiger, Vocalion, 1997)

The Temperance Seven - You're Driving Me Crazy (Parlophone, 1961)


Geoff Love & His Orchestra - Theme from Jaws (MFP, 1976)

I had great fun putting the programme together and special thanks must go to Charity Shop Classics presenter Simon Galloway for editing the show and putting it on the air!

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