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for some time ive been looking  for a tune from my teenage years of the 60s but no luck so far. the only info' i have is that it was an instrumental called 'Ghost Mountain'. perhaps a scottish or irish melody.
can u help ?

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The only thing I can come across immediately is a single released in 1967 by the Irish Group The Bachelors song title Ghost Mountain.  It can be downloaded or sampled on Amazon - perhaps this may be the right one or at least the correct song.  It has a  harmonica playing the melody and there are no words throughout the track so I suppose it could be an instrumental.  It is also available on a double CD The Bachelors The Decca Years 1962-1972.  Hope this is it!

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I stopped collecting in the late 90's when the sales of vinyl dropped off and non-music took over the charts!

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DJ in 1950's working in UK and Hong Kong. Collected singles from late 40's (US imports on vinyl and UK shellac - until 1990's had over 35000 at one time - sold most to a Lottery winner but stall have 2000 plus 45's mainly. Started as a teenager in UK and was (probably) the first 'disco' type dance DJ tp use 2 turntables so that continuous music for dancing from records was available in 1952. Had a weekly programme in Hong Kong in 57 which ran for 2 years titles 'Pick Of The Pops' which somebody used later in the Uk as a title!! Made many friends in the 50's - particularly Guy Mitchell, Gale Storm and Rosie Clooney. Met many others including Pat Boone, Paul Anka and even an interview with Sinatra which was not good as he was hung-over at 10am from the night before. returned to UK in 1960 and sent interviews from here back to the Far East - early Cliff Richard, Shirley Bassey, and Roy Orbison and - sadly - Del Shannon just before he left us!

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Chair of the Twinning Group Organisation between Wakefield and the German town of Herne. I also moderate a section of a Football Forum looking after the Bundesliga thread under the name os SchalkeUK

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Retired from teaching in 2009 (all high school subjects at times) but mainly French, German and Maths. Before that I had 9 years in the Royal Air Force - connected with BFBS - 14 years managing a professional Rugby Club, 15 years in Local Government before going back to teach at age 63 to 71. Hate the modern-day use of kids as researchers who rely on incorrect sources withou having been able to experience the original items - many 50's hit re-recorded for Steroe and were very poor compared to the first version but are still passed off as the correct one. I suppose I could - at times - qualify for any series dealing with 'Grumpy Old Men', but as they say c'est la vie!

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