Johnnie Walker’s Top 10 70s Tunes.

post suggested by Jim Breeds.



Jim Breeds… I love this man’s Sunday afternoon Sounds of the Seventies radio 2 show, but I don’t think this is a particularly strong list? On the other hand I guess we’d all pick a list that means something to us but not necessarily to others.

Patrick Lewis… Not a bad selection but like most 70’s music fans I could do at least two alternative lists if not more.

Jim Breeds…. Yes Pat, it would depend on which day I was asked, I suspect!

Alan Esdaile… I also really like Johnny Walker. I remember his records of the week were always ones I loved. The problem with this list Jim is they are all great songs but they have all been over played.

Jim Breeds…  Good point Alan! Maybe that’s why it didn’t particularly connect with me.

Jane Hartley… I like most of his list, but mine would probably be concentrated on early 70’s. As you say, it would change on my mood, but would still mean something to me personally!

Andre Martin… I remember him back when he first started with the Pirates and how he stayed with them for a long while after the MOA came into being. He is the one person who could ever replace Brian Matthews as somebody who know and loves his music. Great to hear him still going well on his 70s show.

Jane Hartley… Too true, I think he did it when Brian was off for a while.

Andre Martin… Yes a few years back, he also stood in for the breakfast show for a while Mon -Fri and he was just great, that has to be some 6/7 years ago when I used to Drive to Lewes in the early morning.

Colin Bell… It was listening to JW on Caroline that first made me want to be a dj. He played ‘Say You Don’t Mind’ by Denny Laine 3 times in a row because he loved it so much! (its my all time favourite single) You wouldn’t get freedom like that on the radio nowadays! Long may he continue.

Andre Martin… I can top this and I know that CB will laugh, DorisTroy great Hit Ill do Anything, he played on Caroline I think it was non-stop for over an hour one Sunday Morning, that was pure heaven for a while, then it became just a little too much even for a devoted fan !!

Colin Bell… Yes that made me smile Andre! All JW needs is to add Alan’s old favourite Chris Farlowe singing ‘Handbag and Gladrags to Denny Laine and Doris Troy and he’s got a 2 hour show!………..

Andre Martin… That would be a classic, how about Chris Farlowe dueting with the writer Mike D’abo !!

Jim Breeds… Who remembers “Pop The Question” on Radio 1 on his lunchtime shows?


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