Caroline Countdown of Sound
10th June 1973


On 4th June 1973 Radio Caroline launched two simultaneous services: Caroline International broadcast programmes of pop music in English on 389 metres while the Dutch Service went out on 259 metres.
 
This chart is taken from a recording of the Countdown chart show broadcast on Caroline International on the afternoon of Sunday 10th June.


Radio Caroline    Countdown of Sound    10th June 1973
 
presented by Steve England

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1

Rubber Bullets
10cc
2

One And One Is One
Medicine Head
3

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Stevie Wonder
4

Can The Can
Suzi Quatro
5

Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
The Detroit Spinners
6

See My Baby Jive
Wizzard
7

Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)
Deodato
8

Stuck In The Middle With You
Stealers Wheel
9

And I Love You So
Perry Como
10

Walking In The Rain
The Partridge Family starring David Cassidy
11

Broken Down Angel
Nazareth
12

Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
George Harrison
13

Albatross
Fleetwood Mac
14

Walk On The Wild Side
Lou Reed
15

You Want It, You Got It
The Detroit Emeralds
16

Armed And Extremely Dangerous
First Choice
17

Hell Raiser
The Sweet
18

Polk Salad Annie
Elvis Presley
19

Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
Dawn
20

Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)
Gladys Knight & the Pips
21

Hello! Hello! I'm Back Again
Gary Glitter
22

Pillow Talk
Sylvia
23

Frankenstein
The Edgar Winter Group
24

Sweet Illusion
Junior Campbell
25

Standing On The Inside
Neil Sedaka
26

Snoopy vs the Red Baron
The Hotshots
27

Rock-A-Doodle-Doo
Linda Lewis
28

Take Me To The Mardi Gras
Paul Simon
29

Giving It All Away
Roger Daltrey
30

I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby
Barry White
31

Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)
The Four Tops
32

Hallelujah Day
The Jackson Five
33

I Saw The Light
Todd Rundgren
34

My Love
Paul McCartney & Wings
35

Music, Music, Music
Teresa Brewer
36

Reelin' In The Years
Steely Dan
37

Let Your Love Go
Bread
38

Born To Be With You
Dave Edmunds
39

Over And Over
The James Boys
40

Peek-A-Boo
The Stylistics







click to hear audio click to hear audio Steve England recaps the Caroline chart from 40 to 3 on the 10th June 1973. Clip taken from a recording shared by Hans Hendriks on the The Offshore Radio Club Forum. Our thanks to him (duration 4 minutes 44 seconds)

By way of comparison, the Top 30 used by the English service of Radio Northsea International for the same week is here. The chart used by RNI's Dutch service is here.
 
The links from the songs on this page lead to the Amazon MP3 Store where you can hear short audio clips of the tracks and customers in the UK can buy downloads. Please see this note.
 
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