Dave Englefield



The Vinyl Countdown is a syndicated show that was originally broadcast by QuayWest (107.4 in Sedgemoor, 102.4 and 100.8 in West Somerset), Bath FM (107.9) and Brunel FM in Swindon (107.7), along with 3TRfm in Warminster (107.5). You can currently catch the show on Sunshine Radio in Herefordshire, Worcestershire and South Shropshire, The Voice in North Devon, Radio UK International, Southsound Gold, Radio Scilly, Radio Hafren, Castledown Radio, Skyline Community Radio, Ace FM in Spain, Central FM in Spain, Pulse Radio, Super Radio Stafford, Cruise FM, Chase FM, WCRFM, Strawberry Sound, Replay Radio, Covent Garden Radio and Quaywest Online. Full details of when the show is broadcast is available on the Vinyl Countdown website.

Each hour is made up of a full top ten from years gone by on that particular date, plus a couple of other songs from elsewhere in the chart. In the first hour we concentrate on the sixties, in the second hour the seventies, and in the third hour we move on to the eighties. In the fourth hour, we have a special guest on the show.

Guests have so far included acts such as:

Andy Abraham, Derek Acorah, Agnes, Glenn Aitken, Allecia, Frank Allen (Searchers), Jonathan Ansell (G4), Aswad, Athlete, Babybird, Mike Batt, Tom Baxter, Emma Beard, Andy Bell (Erasure), Bellamy Brothers, Dave Berry, Blake, The Blockheads, Helen Boulding, Brother, Joe Brown, Stuart Carr, Paul Carrack, Chas N Dave, Christians, Judy Collins, Peter Conway, Phil Cool, Hugh Cornwell, Laura Critchley, Daughtry, Chris De Burgh, Carol Decker, Dave Dee, Emma Deigman, Dooley Brothers, Ray Ennis (Swinging Blue Jeans), Chris Farlowe, Father Christmas, Tom Fuller Band, Bobby G (Bucks Fizz), Junior Giscombe, Go West, Jaki Graham, Rick Guard, Jo Hamilton, Chip Hawkes, Edwina Hayes, Fran Healy, Heaven 17, Hermans Hermits, Tony Hicks (The Hollies), Mick Hucknall, The Hours, Shayan Italia, Jordyn Jackson, Kaeli Jensen, Journey South, Mik Kaminski (ELO), Dave Kelly, Nik Kershaw, Andy Kim, Ben E King, Graham Knight (Marmalade), Andy Kyriacou (Modern Romance), Maria Lawson, Lazenby, Martin Lee (Brotherhood Of Man), Kristian Leontiou, The Levellers, Dennis Locorriere, Karen Louise, Jane McDonald, Michael McKell, Les McKeown (Bay City Rollers), Mama's Gun, Marillion, Cerys Matthews, Susan Maughan, Lee Mead, Alan Mosca (Freddie & The Dreamers), Alison Moyet, Mud II, Dave Mundon (Tremeloes), New Seekers, Nicol & Cool, Nizlopi, Chris Norman (ex Smokie), Clara Oman, One Eskimo, Orange Lights, The Overtones, Katie Owen, Mica Paris, Mike Pender, Brian Poole, Henry Priestman, Proclaimers, Robert Rankin, Florence Rawling, Chris Rea, Roachford, Scott Robinson (Five), Laura Roppe, Rozalla, David Saw, Saw Doctors, Sergey, Katy Setterfield, Shock-O-Lady, Siouxsie Sioux, Sister Love, The Soldiers. Songbirds, Amy Speace, Squeeze, Connie Talbot, Ben Taylor, Claire Teal, Three Degrees, Glenn Tilbrook,  Mark Timothy, Judie Tzuke, UB40, UK Beach Boys, Ultravox, Union Gap, Midge Ure, Valeriya, Colin Vearncombe (Black), Russell Watson, Snowy White, Kathryn Williams, Tori White, Anthoney Wright, Paul Young.

If you are a licensed radio station and are interested in taking the Vinyl Countdown (available in 2, 3 or 4 hour format) please email info@vinylcountdown.org.uk