The Caroline Countdown Of Sound,
4th November 1967


Radio Caroline South stopped broadcasting a weekly chart show in May 1967 (last one here) although Caroline Countdown Top 50s were still compiled and the DJs often mentioned chart positions in their programmes. In November 1967 a chart show was reintroduced to the programme schedule, late on Saturday night/early Sunday morning, hosted by Carl Mitchell. This only lasted a few weeks and, as the show was only two hours long, Carl didn't play every record. The incomplete details below were obtained from a 45 minute recording of part of the show from the early hours of 5th November 1967. Can anyone fill in the gaps? We have given it Saturday's date, consistent with the other Caroline Countdowns of the sixties.


CAROLINE TOP 50    COUNTDOWN OF SOUND     4th November 1967






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5




6


From The Underworld
The Herd
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8




9


The Letter
The Box Tops
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11


Flowers In The Rain
The Move
12


When Will The Good Apples Fall
The Seekers
13




14

*
Going Down For The Third Time
Diana Ross & the Supremes
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16


Love Is All Around
The Troggs
17


You've Not Changed
Sandie Shaw
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19




20


I Can See For Miles
The Who
21




22


There Is A Mountain
Donovan
23


Black Velvet Band
The Dubliners
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25




26




27


You Keep Running Away
The Four Tops
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29


I'm Wondering
Stevie Wonder
30


You're My Everything
The Temptations
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32




33


I Feel Love Comin' On
Felice Taylor
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* This was the B-side of Diana Ross & the Supremes' hit Reflections. Did Carl accidentally play the wrong track or did Caroline South playlist the B-side?


Can anyone provide the missing information?

click to hear audio click to hear audio Carl Mitchell on the Caroline Countdown show on Radio Caroline International (south ship) early on 5th November 1967. Edited from a longer recording shared on The Offshore Radio Club Forum by Hans Hendriks. Our thanks to him (duration 3 minutes 1 second)

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.
 
There are a number of other offshore charts listed on The Pirate Radio Hall of Fame. Full details here.
 
The previous Caroline Countdown we have is from 20th May 1967. The next one we have is from 24th February 1968.


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