The Radio Rose of Texas by Derek Burroughs, jr.

 

Chapter 5: ”Today, this song is Boss Sound no.1-1-1”. Olga Patricia music and jingles.

 

“Radio England’s playlist was far ahead of (Radio London’s)Fab 40. (SRE)constantly scoped its rivals by playing new Detroit…product.”[1]

 

The last ”Boss Fun 50”, of November 5th, 1966[2].

 

TW LW TITLE ARTIST/S

1 11:  GOOD VIBRATIONS. BEACH BOYS (NUMBER WONDERFUL SOUND)

2

3  HIGH TIME. PAUL JONES

4 2:  STOP STOP STOP. THE HOLLIES

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7  A LOVE LIKE YOURS. IKE AND TINA TURNER

8  1  IF I WERE A CARPENTER. BOBBY DARIN

9

10  HELP ME GIRL. ERIC BURDON AND ANIMALS

11  REACH OUT AND I’LL BE THERE. FOUR TOPS

12 HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO. THE YARDBIRDS

13  I CAN'T MAKE IT ALONE. PJ PROBY

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16  RAIN OF THE ROOF. LOVIN’ SPOONFUL

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18  I LOVE MY DOG. CAT STEVENS

19 NO MILK TODAY. HERMAN'S HERMITS

20  JOIN MY GANG. OSCAR

21 50  PAINTER MAN. THE CREATION

22 DON'T WORRY MOTHER YOUR SON’S HEART IS STILL PURE. MC COYS

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28 AIN'T LOVE GOOD. JIMMY JAMES

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30  A FOOL AM I. CILLA BLACK

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32 FRIDAY ON MY MIND. THE EASYBEATS

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36  I CAN’T CONTROL MYSELF. TROGGS

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40  THE HAIR ON MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN. SAM THE SHAM&PHARAOHS

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43  10 STORIES HIGH. DAVID&JONATHAN

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45 MARBLE BREAKS. PETER FENTON

46 FEEL SO BAD. JACKIE EDWARDS

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48  I’M THE ONE YOU NEED. MIRACLES

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50

HITBOUND:  THE TOWN I LIVE IN. JACKIE LEE

HITBOUND:  CUPID. HAYDOCK’S ROCK HOUSE

HITBOUND:  GET IT AND TAKE IT. LUNA 2

HITBOUND:  YOU ARE SHE CHAD AND JEREMY

HITBOUND: PEEPEEPPOPOP DEARLY BELOVED

HITBOUND: WE'LL MEET AGAIN LLOYD BANKS

BOSS JOCKS PICK OF THE WEEK?

 

BOSS 40 and (BOSS)FUN 50 #1s:

 

#1 Sat.5th November 1966: GOOD VIBRATIONS THE BEACH BOYS

 

#1 Sat.29th October 1966: IF I WERE A CARPENTER BOBBY DARIN

 

#1 Sat.22th October 1966: REACH OUT, I'LL BE THERE THE FOUR TOPS

 

#1 Sat.15th October 1966: REACH OUT, I'LL BE THERE THE FOUR TOPS

 

 

#1 Sat.8th October 1966: I CAN'T CONTROL MYSELF THE TROGGS

 

#1 Sat.6th Aug.1966: GET AWAY GEORGIE FAME

 

#1 Sat.18th June 1966: PAPERBACK WRITER BEATLES

 

#1 Sat.1st May 1966: MONDAY MONDAY MAMAS&PAPAS

 

 

The first Radio 227 Top 50 after another format change to “The NEW Radio Double 2-7” in late May,1967, inspired from Radio London and KLIF. From ©Hans Knot’s archive. Its is preserved due to the effort of Gerard van Keeken in Amersfoort. Gerard also noted the last no.1 on 227’s Top 50 was

 

#1 (July 16st 1967): SAN FRANCISCO. SCOTT MCKENZIE.

 

The Radio Rose of Texas by Derek Burroughs, jr.

 



[1] ©Robert Chapman

Editor: The Tamla Motown UK office was not far from Radio England’s offices in 32 Curzon Street.

[2] Does anyone have notes of the last Boss Fun 50?