In memory of Ian MacDonald (King Crimson, Foreigner...) who passed away in Feb 2022

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

18-20 February 2022

Les arrives without Gromit

Slight change to programme sequence on Seagull:
FRIDAY: One hour of (prog) rock; Two hours of 1977; HOURS 1-3
SATURDAY: Two Hours of 1972; One hour of rock and exotica HOURS 4-6
On CWR 1476:
FRIDAY: 1972 HOURS 4+5
SUNDAY: 1977 HOURS 2+3

Gary Numan-A Shadow Falls On Me/Everything Come Down To This/And It All Began With You
Steve Hackett with Ian MacDonald etc-I Talk To The Wind/Heat Of The Moment
Foreigner with Ian MacDonald etc-Hot Blooded/Blue Morning Blue Day
Clint Eastwood-I Talk To The Wind
Pulp-Trees (felled by I Monster)
(Ian) MacDonald & Giles-Flight Of The Ibis/Is She Waiting
Hour 2
45 years ago: There were 52 new singles released on Friday 18 February 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 661 +
Ramones-I Remember You  SIRE 6078 603
Aerosmith-Walk This Way  CBS 4878
Bad Company-Everything I Need/Too Bad  ISLAND WIP6381
Gordon Giltrap-Lucifer's Cage  ELECTRIC WOT11
Smokie-Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone You Love  RAK 251
Genesis-It's Yourself/Your Own Special Way  CHARISMA CB300
Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band  Night Moves  CAPITOL CL15904
Ray Sawyer-Love Ain't The Question, Love Ain't The Answer  CAPITOL CL15908
Kansas-Carry On My Wayward Son/Questions Of My Childhood  EPIC EPC4932
Hour 3
45 years ago: There were 52 new singles released on Friday 18 February 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 661 +
Tremeloes-Silence Is Golden/Here Comes My Baby  CBS 5010
Aerosmith-Uncle Sally  CBS 4878
Abba-Knowing Me Knowing You  EPIC EPC4965
Ramones-California Sun  SIRE 6078 603
Colin Blunstone-Beautiful You/It's Hard To Say Goodbye  EPIC EPC5009
Clover-I Lie Awake (and dream of you)/Take Another Look  VERTIGO 6059 164
Norman and the Hooligans-Re-Entry Unidentified/I'm A Punk  PRESIDENT PT461
Les Gray-Groovy Kind Of Love  WANDER K16883
Norman Hurricane Smith-Melody You Will Never Forget  PYE 7N45674
The Cables-What Kind Of World  ISLAND WIP6382
Inner Circle-Luv Is The Drug  CAPITOL CL15900
Skeets Boliver-Sheethouse Door (in Singles list) or Streethouse Door (on label)  THUNDERBIRD THE116**
Human Beinz-Nobody But Me  CAPITOL CL15529**

Hour 4
50 years ago: There were 49 new singles released on Friday 18 February 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 412 +
Ray Stevens-Turn Your Radio On  CBS 7634
Four Tops-Bernadette  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG803
Slim Smith-You've Got What It Takes  JACKPOT JP786
Judee Sill-Jesus Was A Crossmaker  ASYLUM AYM502
Dionne Warwick-Love Machine theme: He's Moving On  WAND WN25
Lieutenant Pigeon-Mouldy Old Dough  DECCA F13278
Olivia Newton John-What Is Life  PYE 7N25575
Jericho-Mona Mona/Don't You Let Me Down  A&M AMS883
Steve Miller-Song For Our Ancestors/My Dark Hour  CAPITOL CL15712
Terry Rice-Milton-Never An Every Day Thing  PYE 7N45124
Upsetters-Wonder Man/There's A Place Called Africa  UPSETTER US381
Bunny Flip-Skanky Dog  PRESSURE BEAT PB5510
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 49 new singles released on Friday 18 February 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 412 +
Windows-Nobody's Baby  POLYDOR 2058 206
Open Road-Lost and Found/Swamp Fever  GREENWICH GRAMOPHONE COMPANY GSS102
Puzzle-Houla/Do You Feel The Pain  JAM 1
Honey Cone-One Monkey Don't Stop No Show  HOT WAX HWX111
Maya Fernik-Give Me Your Love Again  PHILIPS 6006 196
Barry Green (Blue)-Papa Do  DECCA F13282
Millie Jackson-Child Of God  MOJO 2093 011
Cher-Way Of Love  MCA MU1148
Seemon & Marijke-Vegetable Stew  A&M AMS884
Bobby Sheen-Doctor Love  CAPITOL CL15713
Dozy Beaky Mitch & Tich-They Won't Sing My Song  PHILIPS 6006 198
Layng Martine-Come On Over To My House  CBS 7730
Johnny Nash-Stir It Up  CBS 7800
Julie Sullivan-Fly Little White Dove Fly  CHAPTER ONE SCH164
Joe Gibbs and the Now Generation-Boney Dog  PRESSURE BEAT PB5510
Spode-Funny Kind Of Feeling  DECCA F13271
Works-Orange Medley  (music from Clockwork Orange) LONDON HLU10360
Hour 6
Steve Hackett with Ian MacDonald etc-Court Of The Crimson King
Zodiac, Cosmic Sounds-Aquarius (Lover Of Life)
Earth & Fire-Love Of Life
Zodiac, Cosmic Sounds-Pisces (The Peace Piper)
Doors-Peace Frog
King Crimson-Peace, an end
Pink Floyd, form Piper at the gates of dawn-Scarecrow
Alan Parsons Project with Colin Blunstone-Old and Wise
Bonnie Dobson-Winter's Going
Fotheringay-Winter Winds
Alan Parons Project with Steve Harley-The Voice
Black Bonzo-Because I Love You
Scarlet Rebels-Storm/I Can't Sleep

Flying Penguins migrate to rain forest...

Giants of Rock, Butlins, Minehead - Sunday 23rd January 2022
Felix Rabin (centre) with (from left) Andy, Vincenzo Capodivento, Chris B and Kathy 
with Les Newman

Jingles and voiceovers
Amy Bargeron

Visit Amy's Studio

(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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