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

26-28 Nov 2021

Our tribute to David Longdon 17/6/65 - 20/11/21
curated and compiled by Andy Stoddart

Hour 1 PODCAST   Hour 2    PODCAST Hour3 PODCAST
David Longdon with Big Big Train:
Judas Unrepentant
Winchester Diver
Brave Captain
London Plane
The Underfall Yard
Master Of Time
East Coast Racer
Curator Of Butterflies
David Longdon with Judy Dyble:
Tidying Away The Pieces

David Longdon with Big Big Train in Concert:
Folklore Overture
Experimental Gentlemen part 2
Swan Hunter
Meadow Land
A Mead Hall In Winter


THE NEW SINGLES on Radio Seagull this weekend:
Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 44 new singles released on Friday 3 December 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 403 +
Strawbs-Benedictus  A&M AMS874
Brinsley Schwartz-Funky Angel  LIBERTY LBF15419
Strawbs-Keep The Devil Outside  A&M AMS874
Al Green-Let's Stay Together  LONDON HLU10348
Faces-Stay With Me  WARNER K16136
Don Harper-World Of Sport March  COLUMBIA DB8843 (+ same tune released later by Don Harper's Homo Electronicus)
Frijid Pink-I Lover Her  DERAM DM347
Mary Hopkin-Jefferson/Water Paper and Clay  APPLE 39
Melanie-Some Say (I Got Devil)/Brand New Key  BUDDAH 2011 105
Middle Of The Road-Soley Soley/To Remind Me  RCA 2151
Jose Feliciano-California Dreamin'   RCA 2123
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 44 new singles released on Friday 3 December 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 403 +
 PODCAST   uncensored
Jose Feliciano-Hi Heel Sneakers   RCA 2123
Ponderosa Twins plus One-You Send Me MOJO 2092 027
The Sensations-Oh My Eli  MCA MK5078
Nancy Sinatra-Flowers In The Rain  REPRISE K14138
Redbone-Maggie  EPIC EPC5326
Poppy Family-No Good To Cry/I'll See You There  DECCA F13258
Carpenters-Ticket To Ride/Saturday  A&M AME601
Coasters-Love Potion no. 9  PARLOPHONE R5931
Dave Dee-Swingy  PHILIPS 6006 180
Flying Banana Band-Mando  CHAPTER ONE CH157
Fresh Maggots-Car Song  FCA 2150
Johnny Rivers-Sea Cruise  UNITED ARTISTS UP35212
Frank Zappa-What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning/Daddy Daddy Daddy  UNITED ARTISTS UP35319
 PODCAST   sanitised for broadcast (Frank Zappa single only)
same playlist as above

Hour 3
50 years ago: There were 44 new singles released on Friday 3 December 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 403 +
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra-Onedin Line  DECCA F13259
Grand Funk Railroad-People Let's Stop The War  CAPITOL CL15705
Bell and Arc-She Belongs To Me/Dawn  CHARISMA CB170
Grand Funk Railroad-Save The Land  CAPITOL CL15705
Jigsaw-Keeping My Head Above Water  PHILIPS 6006 182
Poco-Just For Me And You/Ol' Forgiver  EPIC EPC7631
Brinsley Schwartz-Country Girl  LIBERTY LBF15419
Alvin and the Cash Registers-Twine Time/Twine Awhile  PRESIDENT PT351
Don Nix-Olena  ELEKTRA K12028
Faces-Debris  WARNER K16136
Redbone-New Blue Sermonade  EPIC EPC5326
James Royal-Carolina  CARNABY 6151 002
Fresh Maggots-What Would You Do  RCA 2150
Jack Wild-Punch and Judy  BUDDAH 2011 109
THE NEW SINGLES on CWR 1476Khz this weekend:
Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 73 new singles released on Friday 26 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 402 +
Donovan-Jennifer Juniper  PYE Mini Monster PMM104
Isaac Hayes-Shaft  STAX 2025 064
Donovan-There Is A Mountain  PYE Mini Monster PMM104
Quintessence-Sweet Jesus/You Never Stay The Same  RCA NEON NE1003
John Martyn-May You Never (single only mix)/Just Now  ISLAND WIP6116
John Martyn-May You Never (LP mix)
Leon Russell-A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall  A&M AMS866
Shawn Phillips-A Christmas Song  A&M AMS819
Carly Simon-Anticipation  ELEKTRA K12037
Les Crane-Desiderata  WARNER K16119
Spontaneous Combustion-Lonely Singer/200 Lives  HARVEST HAR5046
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 73 new singles released on Friday 26 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 402 +
Spontaneous Combustion-Leaving  HARVEST HAR5046
Spontaneous Combustion-'unknown ballad' mistakenly added to 2012 reissue of ELP TARKUS
Southern Comfort-Cosmic Jig  HARVEST HAR5047
John Holt-Paragons Medley  TREASURE ISLAND TI7066
Clarendonians-Seven In One Medley  GREEN DOOR GD4009
Desmond Dekker-Licking Stick  TROJAN TR7847
Blood Sweat & Tears-Lisa Listen To Me  CBS 7576
David Cassidy-Cherish  BELL BLL1189
Van Morrison-Wild Night  WANRNER K16120
Temptations-Ungena Za Ulinwenga (Unite The World)  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG783
Waldo De Los Rios-Rondo A&M AMS872
Johnny Pearson-Sleepy Shores (Owen MD)  PENNY FARTHING PEN778
Kenny & Clarence-Yes We Have No Bananas  CBS 7644
Donovan-Mellow Yellow/Sunshine Superman  PYE Mini Monster PMM104
Marvin Gaye-Save The Children  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG796
Hour 3
50 years ago: There were 73 new singles released on Friday 26 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 402 +
England Dan & John Ford Coley-New Jersey  A&M AMS870
Aretha Franklin-Rock Steady  ATLANTIC 2091 168
Fanny-Charity Ball  REPRISE K14109
Delroy Wilson-Keep Your True Love Strong  JACKPOT JP780
Sketto/Three Sevens-Know Your Friend  BIG SHOT BI596
Sonny and Cher-All I Ever Need Is You/I Got You Babe  MCA MU1145
Yvonne Elliman-Everything's Alright  MCA MKS5077
San Remo Strings-Festival Time  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG795
RB Greaves-Paperback Writer  ATLANTIC 2091 170
BearFoot-Frightened  PYE 7N45110
JJ Band-Somebody Help Me  CBS 7649
Little Richard-Green Power  REPRISE K14124
Little Anthony and the Imperials-Father Father  JANUS 6146 005
Ledbetter Possum-Saturday Morning Saturday Night  FAMOUS FAM128
The Invaders-Got To Go Home  GG GG4527
with Les Newman

Jingles and voiceovers
Amy Bargeron

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(r) = repeat



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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