Paul McCartney met Band on the run is deze week de hoogste nieuwe binnenkomer op nummer 15. Peter Koelewijn komt binnen op nummer 41 met Robbie, een plaatje dat gaat over zijn vriend Rob Out? Na het grote succes met “vur heur” probeert Ivan Heylen het nu met de Werkmens, nieuw binnen op nummer 43 deze week. De Generaal van Lenny Kuhr is deze week de treiterschijf. Het plaatje gaat over Rinus Michels, bijgenaamd “De Generaal”. Patricia Paay komt nieuw binnen op nummer 10 in de Troef 20 met Lovemaker. Ze was toen lid van de formatie Heart. De technici hebben de Hostage van Donna Summer tot kanskaart gekozen. Ik zie d’r nog zo in de Sjef van Oekelshow optreden in d’r groene jurk.

Deze Top 50 kun je hier beluisteren:

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Als toegift deze week de


Onder de TOP 50 kun je de herinneringen van Michael Downing lezen aan RNI in Juli 1974 en daaronder een paar scans uit de Muziek Expres Juli 1974.

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The RNI memories of Michael Downing for this week in July 1974


By 6 July 1974 RNI had less than two months left, although we didn't know it at the time. The introduction of the Anti-Zeezender Wet depended on Minister van Doorn giving his answer on Radio Veronica's request for airtime as the VOO and that had not yet happened (it would be in the evening of 19 July that Veronica would receive the fateful letter). So, for the time being, it was business as usual on RNI.


The Super Hit 50 show had been extended to four hours, from 12.00 to 16.00, to allow for a game of Prijsbewust (with Tony Berk) at 13.00. Ferry Maat presented the Top 50 show as usual on 6 July 1974 and Marc van Amstel hosted the Troef 20 later that day.


On the International service, the Toppers 20 programme from 20.00 to 22.00 was presented by Jason Wolfe on Friday 5 July, but his time with RNI would soon come to an end, as his style of presentation was not popular with the management. "Wall Street Shuffle" by 10CC was the number 1 and there were new entries by Slade ("Bangin' Man") at 11, George McCrae ("Rock your baby") at 14, Terry Jacks ("If you go away") at 16, Wings ("Band on the run") at 17, the Intruders ("She's a winner") at 19 and William de Vaughan ("Be thankful for what you've got") at 20. The Smash Play was "Love of life" by Earth and Fire. Less well remembered are some of the Top 10 LPs of the week, which included "More than before" by the Persuasions and "Spooky Lady's Sideshow" by Kris Kristofferson.


The programmes of the International service at the time were very much based around the Toppers 20, although I heard new records by the Righteous Brothers ("Rock'n'roll heaven"), Judge Dread, Looking Glass, Steve Miller Band, Dolly Parton, Eagles, T.Rex ("Light of love") and even Adge Cutler and the Wurzels during the week's programmes.

De voorpagina van de Muziek Expres Juli 1974

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Heet van de popnaald

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The Year of Decision staat deze week op 20

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Een smaak die geen kleur nodig heeft

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