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

New Year 2022 - 13+ hours of songs released in 1971
Happy 1972
 Bonus New Years Day Hour
Captain Beefheart from his 1971 album The Spotlight Kid:
I'm Gonna Booglarise You Baby/Click Clack/There Ain't No Santa Claus On The Evening Stage
THE NEW SINGLES -our festive 50 (or so) best and worst single releases of 1971
The Sensations-What Are You Doing Sunday
Byron Le and the Dragonaires-The Law
Tomorrows Children-Sister Big Stuff
Blood Sweat & Tears-Go Down Gambling
Poppy Family-I'll See You There
Stevie Wonder-Never Dreamed You'd Leave In Summer
The Who-Let's See Action
Rattles-Devil's On The Loose
Moody Blues-Melancholy Man
Jane Relf-Make My Time Pass By
Hollies-Hey Willy
Fortunes-Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling
Troggs-Let's Pull Together
 Hour 1
Jack Bruce-Consul At Sunset
Sakkarin-What You Think Is Just A Joke Is America Today
Ace-Speed Freak
Raw Holly-Well Alright
Steeleye Span-Rave On
Steve Gibbons-Alright Now
Trevor Burton's Balls-Fight For My Country
Free-Wishing Well
Arthur's Mother-On The Dole
Doors-Love Her Madly
Cat Stevens-Tuesday's Dead
Linda Lewis-Hampstead Way
Yoko Ono-Mrs Lennon
Oz Elastic Band-God Save Us (Oz)
Plastic Ono Band-Open Your Box
The Two Cousins-Hot Pants
 Hour 2
RB Greaves-Paperback Writer
Jeannie C Riley-Good Enough To Be Your Wife
Jonathan King-I Don't Want To Be Gay
IMPI-Herd Boy
Jungle Jim-Big Fat Oranguman
Herman Chin Loy-Funky Trip
Settlers-Lightning Tree (Follyfoot)
Laurie Johnson Orchestra-Jason King
The Flower Travelling Band-Satori Enlightenment
Ken Lazarus-Girl
Charmers-Skinhead Train
Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger and the Trinity-Road To Cairo
T Rex-Hot Love
Judy Woodworth-A Silent Spring
Tim Mycroft-Shadra
Nemo-The Sun Has Got His Hat On
IF-Forgotten Roads
John Barry Orchestra-The Persuaders tv theme/Silvikrin advert theme
 Hour 3
Hollingworth-This Town
Helen Reddy-Our House/Crazy Love
Kevin Ayers-Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Wishbone Ash-Blind Eye
Moody Blues-The Story In Your Eyes
Wilson Pickett-Fire And Water
Manfred Mann-Living Without You
Warhorse-St Louis
Warm Dust-It's A Beautiful Day/Worm Dance
Wilfred Brambell-The Decimal Song
Velvelettes-These Things Will Keep Me Loving You
Wei Wei Wong-Ping Pong Song
Unity-We've Got To Get In To Get On (this was a pro Common Market song)
Tracy-Strange Love (from movie: Lust For A Vampire)
 Hour 4
Avalanche-Finding My Way Home
Norman Haines Band-Everything You See
Locomotive-You Must Be Joking
Elton John-Annabella Umbrella
Brian Keith-Softly Whispering I Love You (cheap 'Top Pops' remake featuring the original singer on the Congregation version)
Congregation-When Susie Takes The Plane (with Brian Keith making this sound like a Plastic Penny outttake)
Chicago-Beginnings (single mix with different take from LP)
Clancy Eccles-John Crow Skank
Budgie-Crash Course In Brain Surgery
Captain Skidmark-Chick A Boom
Daddy Dewdrop-Chick A Boom
Dave and Ansell Collins-Monkey Spanner
Dave Clark and friends-Southern Man
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express-Marai's Wedding
Garricks Fairground-Epiphany
Gerry Rafferty-Can I Have My Money Back
Frankie Howerd-Up Pompeii
 Hour 5
Grand Funk Railroad-Gimme Shelter
Vivian Stanshall and Gargantuan Chums-Suspicion
Genesis-The Knife parts 1 and 2
Humble Pie-Shine On
Marmalade-Cousin Norman
House-Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
Luv Machine-Witches Wand
Hermits-Gold Mandela
Peter Noone-Walnut Whirl
Lloyd Charmers-Reggae In Wonderland
Brent Dowe-Knock Three Times
Les Humphries singers-We'll Fly You To The Promised Land
Jack Warner-You Have Got The Gear
Jenny One Shot-Double Barrel
 Hour 6
Argent-Hold Your Head Up (long version on early singles only)
Susan Shirley-True Love and Apple Pie/Jealous Guy
Sandy Coast-True Love That's A Wonder
Earth & Fire-Wild and Exciting/Invitation
Mogul Thrash-St Peter
Fields-A Friend Of Mine

Mogul Thrash-Sleeping In The Kitchen
Ayshea Brough-Both Sides Now
Joni Mitchell-Carey 
 Hour 7
100% Proof Aged In Soul-Somebody's Been Sleeping
Inner Circle-Wild Cherry
Scaffold-Commercial Break
Alice Cooper-Desperado
Neil Young-After The Goldrush
Allan Taylor-Song For Kathy
John Schroeder-Witchi Tai To
Bob & Marcia-Pied Piper
Amon Duul II-Pull Down Your Mask
Graham Nash-Chicago
Allman Bros-Midnight Rider
Daniel and the Lions Den-Chick A Bow
Alan Haven-Romance On The North Sea
 Hour 8
Alice Cooper-Under My Wheels
Big Black and his Congregation-Long Hair
Audience-Indian Summer
Barclay James Harvest-Mockingbird
Clancy Eccles-Power For The People (auld lang syne)
Beggars Opers-Sarabande/Think
Curved Air-Back Street Luv/Everdance
Atomic Rooster-Devils' Answer
Pegasus mystery flexidisc:
Three Man Army-Butter Queen
Big Sleep-Saint and Sceptic
Atomic Rooster-The Rock
 Hour 9
Brinsley Schwartz-Country Girl
Bongo Les & Herman-Home Sweet Home
Clancy Eccles-Hail I, B side of (and sounding very similar to) Power For The People (auld lang syne)
David Bowie-Black Country Rock
Arnold Corns-Moonage Daydream/Hang On To Yourself
David Bowie-Holy Holy
Eric Burdon-Paint It black
George Harrison-Bangla Desh
Ravi Shankar-Joi Bangla
Gilbert O'Sullivan-Underneath The blanket Go
Grand Funk Railroad-Inside Looking Out
Jane Relf-Without A Song From You
 Hour 10
Jethro Tull-Up The Pool
Patrick Cargill and the Petticoat Twins-Father Dear Father
Jethro Tull-Life's A Long Song
Nora Dean-Me Want Man
Bob Marley and the Wailers-Mr Brown
Outer Limits-Dark Side Of The Moon
Blue Cheer-Babaji (twilight raga)
Masters Apprentices-I'm Your Satisfier
Blue Mink-Banner Man
Mary Hopkin-Let My Name Be Sorrow
Julie Ege-Love
Leon Russell-Pisces Apple Lady
Showstoppers-Eeny Meeny
Chairman Of The Board-Chairman Of The Board (chrisandles are the chairmen of the bored)
Demis Roussos-We Shall Dance
Creedence Clearwater Revival-Have You Ever Seen The Rain
 Hour 11
East Of Eden-Ramadhan
Donna Gaines-Sally Go Round The Roses
Four Tops-A Simple Game
Magic Bus-Finders Keepers
Gravy Train-Can Anybody Hear Me
Madrigal-Blue Eyes In Paradise
Marvin Gaye-Save The Children
Michael Nesmith-Silver Moon
Davy Jones-Rainy Jane
Children-Girl Of Tender Means
Esther Ofarim-She's Leaving Home
Mothers Of Invention-Tears Began To Fall
Family-In my Own Time
Mr Benn-intro theme
Mungo Jerry-Baby Jump
Greyhound-Black And White
 Hour 12
Focus-Hocus Pocus/House Of The King
Jimi Hendrix-Angel
Rose colored Glass-Mystic Touch
Jigsaw-Jesu Joy Of Mans Desiring
Ramases-Jesus Come Back
Johnny Cash-Singing In Vietnam Talking Blues
UFO-Prince Kajuku
Sweet-The Juicer
Sakkarin-Hang On Sloopy
Ace-Ace Of Spades
Bob Saker-Wild Winds Are Blowing
Slade-Cos I Luv U
Shocking Blue-Shocking You
Fresh Maggots-What Would You Do
St Cecelia-Leap Up And Down And Wave Your Knickers In The Air
Gilbert O'Sullivan-Mr Moody's Garden*
Roy Budd Trio-Get Carter theme (unreleased drum mix)*
with Les Newman

Jingles and voiceovers
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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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