To hear the best music ever, join Chris Golden for Golden’s Oldies, a light-hearted look back at the British charts through the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Sprinkled with anecdotes of working in the biggest UK venues and unusual song facts, Chris brings a touch of fun from his days over three decades as a UK disc jockey. For requests, dedications and interesting music trivia, follow along at Golden’s Oldies (The Chris Golden Show) Facebook page.
Golden's Oldies 32, featuring the Motown Moment, Sounds of Surf and the Sixties-Nine. Long awaited, as I'm between studios, so many thanks for your patience. Tracks less Traveled are by Robin Gibb, Glen Campbell and Nikki Yanofsky plus there are memories of Lamont Dozier, Daryl Hunt of the Pogues and Olivia Newton-John who we sadly lost last month.
All Golden's Oldies playlists can be found on my Facebook page, Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show)......search playlists.
The usual format for all baby boomers and lovers of great music. 100+ minutes of selections made with the utmost tlc, including the Motown Moment, the Sounds of Surf and the Sixties-Nine.
Number Ones from Fleetwood Mac and Manfred Mann together with the Tracks Less Travelled by Stevie Wonder, Roy Wood and Paula Cole.
Playlists can be found on my Facebook page; Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show); just search playlists.
Episode 30, and yet another 100+ minutes of great music for Boomers et al. The regular Motown Moment, Sounds of Surf and the Sixties-Nine, plus a version of San Francisco you may never have heard before. Number ones from Kate Bush, the Kinks and the Shadows and the Tracks Less Travelled are from the Rolling Stones, Alison Moyet, and the Everly Brothers.
All Golden's Oldies playlists are found on my Facebook page; Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show).......just search playlists.
Another 100+ minutes for Boomers and everyone else who likes great music.
The usual features, the Motown Moment, the Sounds of Surf, and the Sixties-Nine, plus we remember two sad recent losses; Andy Fletcher of Depeche Mode and drummer Andy White from Yes.
Chart Toppers are by the Animals, the Troggs and the Beach Boys and the Tracks Less Travelled are from Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Maria Muldaur and Gary Moore.
Playlists can be found on my Facebook page; Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show) by searching 'playlists'.
Another 2 hours for baby-boomers and everyone else who loves great music. The usual features; the Motown Moment, the Sounds of Surf, and the Sixties-Nine, plus number ones from Don MacLean and Amen Corner. The tracks less travelled are by Justin Hayward and Ringo Starr .In addition we have an interesting number from Inde Band, It's Immaterial and a sing-a-long to a Queen stadium anthem.
Two hours of tunes for baby-boomers and everyone else who loves great music. Its Golden's Oldies 27, with the usual features; the Motown Moment, the Sounds of Surf and the Sixties-Nine. Number 1 hits from the Tymes and Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson plus the Tracks Less Travelled are by Jim Rafferty (yes, Gerry Rafferty's brother) and Fleetwood Mac during the Bob Welch era.
For playlist go to my Facebook page; Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show) and search 'playlists' .
On Golden's Oldies 26, we have the usual features; the Motown Moment, the Sounds of Surf and the Sixties-Nine, plus chart toppers from Billie Eilish and the Shadows. The Tracks Less Traveled are by Clifford T Ward and Gene Vincent with Sounds Incorporated and some Northern Soul by Little Richard.
100+ minutes for Baby-boomers and everyone who loves great music.
All Golden's Oldies playlists can be found on the Golden's Oldies(The Chris Golden Show) Facebook page along with This Day In Music History and the track of 'the day'.
Another 100+ minutes of Golden's Oldies, to make your radio smile, including the Motown Moment, The Sounds of Surf and the popular Sixties-nine. Chart toppers from Robbie Williams and Brian Poole & the Tremeloes are featured along with tracks-less-travelled by the Detroit Spinners and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds.
All Golden's Oldies playlists can be found on Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show) Facebook page along with This Day In Music History events and the track of 'the day'.
Golden's Oldies 24, another 100 plus minutes for baby-boomers and everyone who loves great music, all guaranteed to make your radio smile. The regular Motown Moment, Sounds of Surf and Sixties-Nine features, along with chart toppers from Survivor, the Searchers and the Seekers; plus the tracks-less-travelled are by Ramsey Lewis, Nell Bryden and Manfred Mann.
All Golden's Oldies playlists can be found on my Facebook page: "Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show).
Another 100 minutes + of Boomer music to make your radio smile on Golden's Oldies 23. The usual features; the Motown Moment, the Sounds of Surf, and the Sixties-Nine.
Chart toppers from the Rolling Stones, the Move and Edison Lighthouse, plus tracks less travelled from Janis Ian, Electric Light Orchestra and Cat Stevens.
All Golden's Oldies playlists are available on the Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show) Facebook page.
Episode 21 has all the regular Golden's Oldies features; the Motown Moment, Sounds of Surf and the Sixties-Nine. There's something for everyone of us baby-boomers in 100 minutes of great music to keep our radios (devices) smiling. Chart toppers from Norman Greenbaum, Elvis Presley and Georgie Fame plus tracks less travelled by Audience, Paul & Linda McCartney and Fiona Apple.
All Golden's Oldies playlists can be found on the Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show) Facebook page.
Episode 20 features 'The Sixties-Nine' from December 1965 and the usual Motown Moment and The Sounds Of Surf. Tracks less travelled are by Todd Rundgren and Kim Carnes and there's also a classic chart topper from Unit 4 + 2. Our musical adventure is over an hour and a half filled with Baby Boomer favourites and tracks that will have you saying, "I haven't heard that in years".
A new feature in Golden's Oldies; "The Sixties-Nine". A focussed look at a UK charts in the 1960s playing, not the top 3 or 5, but nine of the top twenty. There's also the regular Motown Moment and the Sounds of Surf plus tracks less travelled by Freddie Mercury, George McCrae and Hugh Masekela and chart toppers from Dave Clark Five and the Police. December was when we lost John Lennon and Greg Lake, both of whom are featured along with John Miles who passed away on 5 December 2021.
Episode 18 contains all the regular Golden's Oldies features, the Motown Moment, Sounds of Surf, Back to the Sixties, and the Kitchen Disco Ball. There's million sellers from Desmond Dekker and George Michael and tracks less travelled by Christopher Cross and Dusty Springfield. Plus a brand new release by Dion featuring Mark Knopfler. All this and much more to keep all baby boomers entertained for over an hour and a half.
Another Golden's Oldies musical adventure that takes you from Keith Richards to Tracy Chapman, from the Eurythmics to Julian Lennon and the Beatles to Norah Jones. There's a sixties chart topper from The Tornados and a few tracks less travelled from David Bowie, Keith Marshall and Aretha Franklin.
The Motown Moment features the original All I Do, and the Sounds of Surf comes from Australian group, the Atlantics.
Just over 90 minutes with something for every Babyboomer and everyone who loves great music.
On this musical journey we travel from Dire Straits to Dusty Springfield; from Bob Seger to Nina Simone and from the Four Tops to Herb Alpert. Add to this, our Motown Moment, the Sounds of Surf and the Kitchen Disco Ball; together with a couple of number 1s and some tracks less travelled, you have over 90 minutes with something you're bound to love.
Did I forget to mention, our look back at the sixties features the Kinks, the Hollies and the Dave Clark Five ? OK....... requests and dedications on Facebook, Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show).
In this 90 minute musical adventure we play two Shadows tracks to celebrate Hank Marvin's 80th birthday and have a new 'Sounds Of Surf' feature. Tracks less travelled this show from Stealers Wheel, Kool & the Gang and the Rolling Stones.
All this plus, our regular 'Motown Moment', 'Kitchen Disco Ball' and a Look Back at the Sixties.
Another musical adventure through rock, soul, Motown, cheese, disco and a variety of hits and tracks less travelled. We journey from a George Harrison tribute to John Lennon to London Grammar with a Chris Isaak cover. Along the way, there's Marvin Gaye, Kirsty MacColl, Elvis Presley, and the Isley Brothers. One could almost say there's something for everyone.
Another fast paced musical adventure for Boomers (and everyone else who loves great music) including the regular Motown Moment, Bubble Gum & Cheese and Kitchen Disco Ball features. The look back at the 60s has a debut chart topper and two one hit wonders. All this and more 'tracks less travelled' to keep you entertained for 90 minutes. Requests and dedications can be dropped at my Facebook page.......Golden's Oldies (The Chris Golden Show).
Another musical adventure, that takes us from the Yardbirds to Jose Feliciano, from Pink Floyd to Caro Emerald and the Stylistics to Ed Sheeran. There's the regular Motown Moment, Bubble Gum & Cheese, and Kitchen Disco Ball features as well as our regular look back at the sixties. Dare I say there's something for everyone; nostalgia as well as 'new-stalgia'; plus hits you'll remember and some tracks less traveled.
Check out the Australian connection as we sample tracks from Midnight Oil, Python Lee Jackson and Men At Work. Extended to one and a half hours, Golden's Oldies while retaining the regular Motown Moment, Bubble Gum & Cheese and Back to the Sixties spots, adds an intriguing look at disco music in the 70s with The Kitchen Disco Ball .
Night Of The Long Grass (From Nowhere) - Troggs
Cousin Norman (Reflections Of My Life) - Marmalade
One More Cup Of Coffee (Sertab) - Sertab Erener
Where To Now St Peter (Tumbleweed Connection) - Elton John
In And Out Of Love (Reflections) - Diana Ross & the Supremes
Signed Sealed Delivered (I'm Yours) (Signed Sealed & Delivered) - Stevie Wonder
Music (Rebel) - John Miles
After The Love Has Gone (I Am) - Earth Wind & Fire
One Day I'll Fly Away (Now May We Begin) - Randy Crawford
Bubble Gum & Cheese:
Son Of My Father (Son Of My Father) - Chicory Tip
Move Over Darling (Single) - Doris Day
Smile (Long Wave) - Jeff Lynne
Back To The Sixties:
Kon-Tiki (The Shadows mono) - Shadows
You Don't Know (Tops With Me) - Helen Shapiro
Lonely Teenager (Alone With) - Dion
You'll Always Be A Friend (Cicero Park) - Hot Chocolate
Pele's Tears (New California Surf Music) - Glasgow Tiki Shakers
The Motown Moment, Bubble Gum & Cheese, with an emphasis on the cheese, plus a Look Back At The Sixties are all featured in this hour of music from my colossal collection. There's also an unexpected cover of a Kansas tune by Melanie Safka, a classic from Jon & Vangelis and 'one that got away' from Climax.
Another hour of selections from my colossal collection, featuring UB40, Peter Gabriel live in Athens and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds with Kylie Minogue. Plus the usual Motown Moment, Bubble Gum and Cheese and a look back at the sixties. We'll also discover who was the real Alvin Stardust.
Another hour of selections from my colossal collection plus the usual spots: The Motown Moment with Edwin Starr and Martha & the Vandellas; Bubble Gum & Cheese featuring the Glitter Band and my Look Back At The Sixties with the Everly Brothers, the Searchers and Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & the Trinity.
18 songs from the Sixties without commentary. In a packed hour, there's pop, Motown, surf, cheese, classics, psychadelica and ballads. Phew, enjoy.
One hour of music from my Colossal Collection, that includes hits from Paul McCartney, Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, The Move and Paul Simon. There's also classic covers by George Michael and Annie Lennox, plus the usual Motown Moment, Bubble Gum and Cheese and Back to the Sixties spots.
In this show, Bubble Gum & Cheese, Back ToThe Sixties, and a Motown Moment, are all featured, along with 80s hits by Bryan Ferry and Level 42. There's also ABBA and a cover of a 1939 classic from Carly Simon plus many more.
Another fast paced hour of nostalgic music featuring the Who, Lulu, T Rex and Marvin Gaye. Plus the usual Mowtown Moment, Bubblegum & Cheese and Back to the Sixties spots. Chris also treats you to a couple of cover versions never heard on terrestrial radio and of course, those crazy jingles.
Bubble Gum & Cheese, Back To The Sixties, and a Mowtown Moment are all featured in a fast paced hour of music you'll remember from your youth.
In Episode 2 Chris Golden dips into his Colossal Collection and pulls out some gems from Fleetwood Mac, Sade, Prince and the Dave Clark 5
Back to the Sixties and a Mowtown Moment are featured in an hour of music guaranteed to stir some youthful memories.
In Episode 1 Chris Golden dips into his Colossal Collection and pulls out tracks by ELO, Cilla Black, Lindisfarne and Dusty Springfield.