This was... Chris Bent (Summer 1971)

on Radio Seagull online every Friday and Saturday, midday and at midnight
 on 1476Khz and various AM frequencies in Netherlands
on CWR 1476Khz Leicestershire every Friday, Saturday & Sunday evening 6.00-8.00pm
1476 WEBCAST: Carillon Wellbeing Radio

13 - 19 Nov 2021
with Les Newman

Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 62 new singles released on Friday 19 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 401 +
Black Velvet-African Velvet  BEACON BEA184
Frankie Howerd and June Whitfield-Up Je t'Aime  PYE 7N45061
Eartha Kitt-Knight For My Night  CBS7626
Ventures-Theme From Shaft  UNITED ARTISTS UP35316
John Schroeder Orchestra-Bird Has Flown/One Way Glass  PYE 7N45108
The Glass Bottle-The First Time  AVCO EMBASSY 6105 006
Phantom Band-Loop Di Love  POLYDOR 2058 176
Sakkarin-Silver Cannon/Silver Story  RCA 2138
Berries-King (Don't Be Cruel)  EPIC EPC7645
Fleetwood Mac-Jigsaw Puzzle Blues  BLUE HORIZON 3145
People-In Ancient Times  DERAM DM346
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 62 new singles released on Friday 19 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 401 +

Peter Nero-Theme from Summer of '42  CBS 7605
Endaf Emlyn-Madryn/Paper Chain  PARLOPHONE R5929
Coxhill Bedford Duo-Pretty Little Girl part 1 & 2  DANDELION believed to be unreleased - Polydor labels only 2001 253
People-Glastonbury  DERAM DM246
Pacific Sound-Thick Fog/Ballad For Jimi  M&M FFMS10012
Steppenwolf-For Ladies Only/Sparkle Eyes  PROBE PRO544
Bachelors-Diamonds Are Forever  DECCA F13248
Daddy Cool-Bom Bom/Eagle Rock  REPRISE K14112
Bread-Baby I'm A Want You  ELEKTRA K12033
Judy Collins-Open The Door (Song For Judith)  ELEKTRA K12035
Bread-Truckin'  ELEKTRA K12033
Luis Alberto Del Parana Y Los Paraguayos-Un Rayo De Sol  PHILIPS 6000 039
Hour 3
50 years ago: There were 62 new singles released on Friday 19 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 401 +

Browns Home Brew-Marching Seasons/Worksong  BELL BLL1187
Bullet-Hobo/Sinister Minister  PURPLE PUR101
Nature's Children-Gonna Hold On To You  D'ART ART2004
Fame and Price-Follow Me  CBS7602
Dunno-Sunday Girl  M&M FFMS10013
Beginning Of The End-Monkey Tamarind/Hey Pretty Girl  ATLANTIC 2091 166
Al Green and the Soulmates-Back Up Train  BELL BLL1188
Foundations-Stoney Ground  MCA MKS5075
Eddie Hardin-Drivin'  DECCA F13252
Hooky-Too Much Time  RCA 2141
Jack Warner-You Have Got The Gear  PRESIDENT PT360
Irene Handl & Wilfred Pickles-For The Love Of Ada  DJM DJS262
Candy Choir-Those Bootleg Prohibition Days  MAM MAM52
Hour 4

Cosmic Sounds/Zodiac-Scorpio/Sagittarius
Sagittarius-My World Fell Down
Don Spencer-Fireball
Torch Song-Prepare To Energize
The Wozard Of Iz, an electronic odyssey-I Have Been Over The Rainbow
Pretenders-My City Was Gone
Gary Numan-The End Of Dragons
Torch Song-Telepathy
Manfred Mann Chapter III-Happy Being Me
Led Zeppelin-Going To California
Hour 5
Jethro Tull-Sossity, You're A Woman   Celebrating the 50th anniversary of BENEFIT
Depeche Mode-Enjoy The Silence (the quad: final mix) etched 12" XL12BONG18
Led Zeppelin-4th album  Celebrating the 50th anniversary
Hour 6
Yes-live 49 years ago: 20 November 1972, Uniondale, New York (from PROGENY - seven shows from '72)

Jingles and voiceovers
Amy Bargeron

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To paraphrase Eric Morecambe: "We've played all the right songs, but not necessarily in the right order" - Your corrections are always welcome
**extended podcast only

* The New Singles were a weekly listing of 45rpm (and the occasional 33rpm maxi single) recordings published by
Francis Antony Ltd, East Hill, St Austell, Cornwall. They were distributed to the music trade, media, record shops. Further info here:
Our 'sticky thread' video for 2021: The Zodiac: Cosmic Sounds

The sleeve advises: MUST BE PLAYED IN THE DARK

1971 Hunstanton/Heacham Beach: Chris Bent (on left wearing a Radio Geronimo t shirt) with Jeremy/Jez/Jerry Bowles

Chris B (with the delightful miss wood), circa 1975. See

picture restored from a damaged slide

Interested in the Mellotron? Want to check whether any of the songs played feature a Mellotron? Visit:  
The Ultimate Recordings List (probably)

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