|Radio Sounds Familiar|
|Hello I’m Gary, the guy behind ‘Radio Sounds Familiar’. Every since I can remember I’ve always loved TV and Film soundtracks, particularly those from my formative years that being the 1960’s and 1970’s. I really enjoying tapping into the much under rated genre known as Library music, if you dig deep enough you can unearth some real gems. That’s what ‘Radio Sounds Familiar’ is all about. Thanks for visiting and please come back soon. If you'd like to comment please click on the Blog Name and a comments dialogue box will open.|
This compilation contains tracks from the less known ‘Mozart Edition (GB)' library.
Established in the late 1950's by London music publishers Joe Cohen and Dr. Gustav Zagler from Vienna. They employed many distinguished British composers and arrangers who were working in the instrumental light music area. Their work was ...
Composer John Barry has died today aged 77.
His career spanned almost 50 years and there was not a genre of music he didn’t touch. He was most well known for his’ James Bond Scores’, namely, ‘From Russia with love’, ‘Goldfinger’ and ‘Diamonds are forever’.Other notable film work included ‘Midnight Cowboy’, ‘Born Free’ and ‘Out of Africa’.
In my opinion much of his greatest work was for the small screen. Starting his career as The John Barry Seven he had a hit with...
Just a head of my December Blog, some additions to the playlist.
From the new release ‘Top Dog: A Retrospective of Classic TV & Radio Themes 1960-1982’ this is the fourth release in De Wolfe Music's commercial series to celebrate their centenary.
There are some great tracks on the Album and currently included on the Sounds Familiar playlist are:
Roohbarb - Johnny Hawkworth
George & Mildred - Johnny Hawksworth
The Gonk - Herbert Chappell the theme from ‘Seeing ...?
They became a part of our culture and any visit to the cinema in the 1940’s wouldn’t be complete without a few screenings, but it was in the 1960’s and 1970’s that they became an art form. I’m talking of public information films, sometimes called COI’s (The Central Office of Information).
Any spare slot in the TV schedule would be eagerly filled with one of these little gems, at least by the BBC, and ITV would on occasion air one if it had no advertising slots available or ...?
This month featuring tracks from the Winchester Hosptal Radio's release ‘Music While you Watch'
If you'd like to buy it click on the Album cover.
There’s some great tracks on this CD.
I’ve Included in my playlist
'Kitten' by The Pandora Orchestra, the theme tune to Thames TV’s Good Afternoon,
'Family Theme' Johnny Hawksworth Group, the theme from Mother Makes Three,
and The Greatest Show on Earth, The Reg Tilsley Orchestral , from Yorkshire TV’s sitcom Queenies Cast...