More vinyl singles were sold in 1979 than in any other year. Celebrate that with us on the latest Vinyl Countdown. We hear number ones from Blondie, Anita Ward and The Police. Join us for 20 minutes of fun and music on vinyl.
The Vinyl Countdown celebrates its first anniversary with a brand new episode in a brand new series. We look at rap music and hear from The SugarHill Gang, Gary Byrd and M C Hammer. Join us for all the fun on vinyl.
Get in the mood for a summer holiday with some great disco music on a Vinyl Countdown special. We have 30 minutes of non stop dance hits from David Bowie, The Isley Brothers, Tavares and many others. Join us for great music on vinyl.
It isn’t just 1970s and 80s music which sounds great on vinyl. Many modern artists are releasing their tracks on it too. On the latest Vinyl Countdown, we hear from George Ezra, Cardi B and The Skints. Join us for all the fun!
He’s the man who revolutionised disco. Giorgio Moroder produced Donna Summer, Irene Cara, Janis Ian and a host of stars. We feature all of that and more on the latest Vinyl Countdown. Join us for 15 minutes of fun.
It’s a Eurovision special on the latest Vinyl Countdown. We look at past winners all played on vinyl. Where would we be without ABBA, Bucks Fizz and a host of others who went on to become big names. Join us for fifteen minutes of fun.
Punk and New Wave music transformed pop and rock in the late 1970s. In the latest Vinyl Countdown, we hear from The Clash, Elvis Costello and Squeeze. Join us for fifteen minutes of fun and music on vinyl.
The James Bond films have also been well known for their music. We have a Vinyl Countdown Special featuring Paul McCartney, Matt Monro’s Russia with love and many other tracks. Join us for 15 minutes of fun!
She had one of the best voices in the music industry – but what does the queen of Motown, Diana Ross, have in common with singer/songwriters, Ashford and Simpson? Find out all that and more on the latest edition of the Vinyl Countdown. Join us for 15 minutes of fun on vinyl.
Season 4 of The Vinyl Countdown kicks off with some great tracks. What links ABC to The Buggles? And how do those Buffalo Gals fit in? All that and more on The Vinyl Countdown. Join us for fifteen minutes of fun, facts and fantastic music.
A 30 minute disco spectacular and all on vinyl. From Stevie Wonder’s Master Blaster to Evelyn Champagne King’s Love Come Down. All that and many more tracks. Join us for fun, facts and plenty of music.
Pop owes a great deal to the world of jazz. Join us for a track by Donald Fagen from one of the smoothest albums of all time. Plus a dance floor hit from Shakatak. All that and the artists who influenced them. How did jazz influence pop? We find out in the latest episode of … Continue reading Jazzing up Pop! The Vinyl Countdown Episode 15 →
What do Bruce Springsteen and Manfred Mann have in common? Find out in the latest episode of The Vinyl Countdown. Some great music on vinyl played and discussed. There’s also a fantastic hit from the 1970s. Join us for fifteen minutes of fun.
We go from the sublime to what some say is the ridiculous in the latest edition of The Vinyl Countdown. There’s a number one smash hit from Althea & Donna, as well as the story of how a Beach Boys hit was inspired by classical music. Join us for all of that and more as … Continue reading Classic Tracks – Vinyl Countdown Episode 13 →
Blondie’s Parallel Lines is widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 1970s. We hear about how Debbie Harry and producer Mike Chapman got, as we play a hit single from it. Also, there are tracks from Exile and Smokie. Join us for Episode 12 of The Vinyl Countdown. A quarter of an … Continue reading Blondie adds sparkle to Episode 12 of The Vinyl Countdown →
The Vinyl Countdown is back for a new series and in this episode we feature tracks from two of the best-selling albums of all time: The Eagles’ Hotel California and Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours. We explore what they have in common. Also, there is UB40’s finest single. Join us for 20 minutes of fun and facts … Continue reading Series 3 of The Vinyl Countdown is here! →
Dance, Dance, Dance – an hour of non stop great dance music on vinyl for the festive party season. The Vinyl Countdown brings you Chic, Donna Summer, Sheila, KC & The Sunshine Band, The Beat and a whole load of other fantastic floor fillers. Join us for a very special episode of fun. Happy holidays!