Such a funny night van Aphrodites Child is deze week de hoogste nieuwe op nummer 27. Reggae muziek van de Pioneers verwelkomen we op nummer 31 met Let your yeah be yeah. De Middle of the Road komt bescheiden binnen op nummer 35 met Soley Soley. Een setje leuke kanskaarten deze week, zoals bijvoorbeeld No Cookies van Panda, als je ‘m hoort herken je ‘m weer. Ekseption en Diana Ross delen week de treiterschijfsloten tijdens de programma’s. Sings Burt Bacharach van de onlangs overleden Rita Reys is deze week de LP van de week. En als je naar het playlist uur luistert kun je horen dat Hans ten Hooge speciale aandacht aan deze langspeler heeft besteed.
Deze Top 50 kun je hier beluisteren:
Als toegift deze week platen uit de RNI playlist, de kanskaarten, de treiterschijven en een track van de LP van de week in de vorm van een Top 18. De volledige playlist vind je onderaan deze pagina.
Onder de TOP 50 kun je de herinneringen van Michael Downing lezen uit de tijd dat deze Top 50 werd uitgezonden en daaronder scans van de ME van September 1971.
The RNI memories of Michael Downing for this week in August 1971
Saturday 18 September 1971
Today's mobile discotheque features Mike Ross and Ferry Maat. Peter Holland played Mike Ross's hitpick in his programme - the first time that I have heard a Dutch DJ play an English DJ's hitpick and announce it as such.
International service programmes are:
18.00 Mark Stuart
20.00 Paul May
22.00 Crispian St John
24.00 - 3.00 Dave Rogers
Crispian St John appears on the telephone, apparently from Frinton Beach, which is obviously not for real as he is on board the Mebo 2. Paul May wants a record by Nazz to be reissued - he has been playing it on his programme a lot over the past few days. Because of heavy mist there is no light flashing tonight. Medium wave and short wave transmissions cease at midnight for "vital antenna adjustments and aerial maintenance". News is read by Crispian St John, Dave Rogers and Mark Stuart.
Sunday 19 September 1971
Karel Prior is back this morning after his holiday. Again Mark Stuart is not featured in the Sunday schedule, although he is still on board. RNI closes at midnight on all frequencies, but it is promised that this will be the last day that such maintenance will be required. Tonight's programmes are:
18.00 Paul May (In Concert)
19.00 Dave Rogers (British Top 20)
21.00 Paul May (Hitback Show)
22.00 - 24.00 Crispian St John
Newsreaders are Crispian St John and Dave Rogers. The "In Concert" programme features Deep Purple and the Moody Blues. Dave Rogers gives a namecheck to Jan Van Veen after playing the advert for Muziek Parade that features him.
Two mobile discotheques today - one with Peter Holland and Rob Eden and the other with Ferry Maat and Mike Ross.
Monday 20 September 1971
Mark Stuart is back on his usual 18.00 to 20.00 programme today. Nico Steenbergen takes over on Driemaster from Hans ten Hooge. RNI closes for maintenance on all transmitters again at midnight and news is read this evening by Crispian St John, Dave Rogers and Mark Stuart.
Tuesday 21 September 1971
RNI back to its full 21 hours of programmes today. Some strange remarks from Crispian St John this evening - first he says that the Mebo 1 has been painted like the Mebo 2 "and you can guess what the Mebo 1 is going to be used for" and then he says "Don't forget it happens in 16 days from now". Kurt Baer goes off on shore leave and news is read by Crispian St John, Dave Rogers and Mark Stuart.
Wednesday 22 September 1971
Plans are revealed for RNI to broadcast for 24 hours a day over the weekend. There are to be extra International Service programmes from 3.00 to 6.00 on Saturday morning and from 3.00 to 7.00 on Sunday morning. Programmes and newsreaders today are the same as yesterday.
Thursday 23 September 1971
Crispian St John and Mark Stuart go off on shore leave and Rob Eden and Mike Ross return. This alters the programme schedule to:
18.00 Rob Eden
20.00 Mike Ross
22.00 Paul May
24.00 - 3.00 Dave Rogers
Dave Rogers and Paul May read news.
Friday 24 September 1971
The first Skyline programme from 3.00 to 6.00 on Saturday morning is hosted by Rob Eden. Today's mobile discotheque features Joost de Draaier and Mark Stuart and news this evening is read by Dave Rogers and Paul May.
The new records that I heard played on RNI during the week commencing 18 September 1971 were:
De voorpagina van de Muziek Expres van September 1971
Rik van de treiterschijf trouwt met Penney van Top-Pop
Is dat Bonny daar links?
De playlist van de 18 extra platen deze week