Onze Volendamse Cats zijn de hoogste nieuwe binnenkomers op 27 met Letís go together. Bitch met Good Time Coming verwelkomen we deze week op nummer 38. Dawn staat onveranderd op nummer 1, hoewel Cliff ze op de hielen zit, onveranderd op nummer 2. Deze week wordt er ieder uur reklame gemaakt voor Kodak door Paul Simon, wanneer de treiterschijf wordt gedraaid. De hekkensluiter van de Troef 20 is een nogal bekend deuntje, luister maar ís naar wat je aan ít eind van ít nummer hoort (met dank aan Juul).

Deze Top 50 kun je hier beluisteren:

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Als toegift deze week de

TROEF 20

Onder de TOP 50 kun je de herinneringen van Michael Downing lezen aan RNI in Juni 1973 en daaronder een paar scans uit de ME van Juni 1973.

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The RNI memories of Michael Downing for this week in June 1973

 

By the beginning of June 1973, the International service had five DJs, following the departure of Ian Anderson in the middle of May. The DJs on board the Mebo 2 on 2 June 1973 were Mike Ross (who presented the programme from 20.00 to 22.00), Brian McKenzie (22.00 to 24.00) and Graham Gill (24.00 to 3.00).

Mike Ross presented the Top 30 show on Friday 1 June 1973, which had "Can the can" by Suzi Quatro at number 1, and the following records that were not UK hits:

18. Blue - Red light song

24. Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina - Thinking of you

25. Roxy Music - Do the strand (which was not a single in the UK until 1978)

26. Spencer Davis Group - Catch you on the rebop

28. Rabbit - Broken arrows

29. Family - Boom bang

30. Neil Christian - That's nice (which had been a hit when first released in 1966)

Arnold Layne's hitpick had another offshore radio connection - "First cut is the deepest" by former Radio Caroline DJ Keith Hampshire. It was a small hit in the USA, but not in the UK.

In the week commencing 2 June 1973, the International service of RNI had some competition from the new Radio Caroline, which started an all day English service on 389 metres, featuring former RNI DJs such as Andy Archer and Spangles Muldoon. Roger Day and Michael Lindsay would also present programmes on Radio Caroline 389 during June 1973 and Joost Verhoeven would appear on Radio Caroline's Dutch service on 259 metres. This series of programmes would stop in late June and Radio Caroline would not have a Top 40 format on its English service again during the time that RNI was on the air, so June 1973 was the only month that the International service of RNI had any direct offshore competition until the start of the English programmes on Radio Atlantis in 1974.

On RNI's Dutch service, Dick de Graaf was the DJ presenting Driemaster in the week that included 2 June 1973 and therefore hosted the Troef 20 on that day.

De voorpagina van de ME van Juni 1973

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Gezakt van 13 naar 14 met Long Train Runniní

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Deze week gezakt van 15 naar 18 met The Show

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Het songfestival...

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Zo te zien was het dragen van een helm toen nog niet verplicht...

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