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

11-13 March 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

Hour 1
Depeche Mode-Never Let Me Down Again (Tsangarides mix)
Pearl Handled Revolver-Belly Of The Whale
Tom Tom Club-The Man With The 4-Way Hips
Pearl Handled Revolver-Something Going On Up There
Doors-Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
Pearl Handled Revolver-In My Blood/Machine Gun
Tractor-All Ends Up
Hour 2
45 years ago: There were 54 new singles released on Friday 11 March 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 664 +
Steve Gibbons Band-Tulane  POLYDOR 2058 855
Beano-Everybody Knows  DECCA F13690
Joy Sarney-Naughty Naughty Naughty  ALASKA ALA2005
Isley Brothers-That Lady  EPIC EPC5063
Sammy Hagar-Rock n Roll Weekend  CAPITOL CL15913
Limey-Silver Eagle-  RCA PB5014
Metro-Criminal World  TRANSATLANTIC BIGT BIG560
Lalo Schifrin-Most Wanted theme  CTI CTSP8
Minnie Ripperton-Stick Together  EPIC EPC5032
Judge Dread-Jamaica Jerk  CACTUS CT98
Dave Mason-All Along The Watchtower/Every Woman  CBS 5011
Carl Wayne-Home Lovin' Man  TARGET TGT125
Billy Ocean-Red Light Spells Danger  GTO GT85
Henry Mancini-Charley's Angels  RCA PB0888
Hour 3
45 years ago: There were 54 new singles released on Friday 11 March 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 664 +

Damned-Neat Neat Neat  STIFF BUY10
T Rex-Soul Of My Suit  T REX MARC16
Steely Dan-Kid Charlemagne  ABC 4124
Mighty Diamonds-Country Living  VIRGIN VS169
Keble Drummond and the Cables-What Kind Of World  BLACK SWAN WIP6382
Steve Gibbons Band-Mr Jones/Please Don't Say Goodbye  POLYDOR 2058 855
Damned-Stab Yor (sic) Back/Singalong A Scabies  STIFF BUY10
Atlanta Rhythm Section-So In To You  POLYDOR 2066 774
Horslips-Warm Sweet Breath Of Love DJM DJS10754
Sammy Hagar-Catch The Wind  CAPITOL CL15913
T Rex-All Alone T REX MARC16
Val Stokes-Swings and Roundabouts  MAM 158
Woody Woodmansey's U Boat-Star Machine  BRONZE BRO35
Hall & Oates-Back Together Again  RCA PB9053
Hour 4
50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 11 March 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 415 +
Aubrey Small-The Loser  POLYDOR 2058 204
Roots-Two Divided By Love  PROBE PRO553
Velvelettes-Needle In A Haystack  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG806
James Brown-King Heroin  POLYDOR 2066 185
Titanic-Santa Fe  CBS 7728
Tractor-Stoney Glory/Maria/As You Say  DANDELION 2001 282
Uriah Heep-Wizard/Gypsy  BRONZE WIP6126
Carly Simon-Legend In Your Own Time  ELEKTRA K12043
Cass Elliot-Cherries Jubilee/Baby I'm Yours  RCA 2179
Stephen Stills-It Doesn't Matter  ATLANTIC K10147
Tony Blackburn-Money Don't Make A Man  RCA 2180
Stephen Stills-Fallen Eagle/Rock n Roll Crazies  ATLANTIC K10147
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 11 March 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 415 + 
Grand Funk Railroad-I Come Tumblin'/Foot Stompin' Music  CAPITOL CL15709
Hopestreet-Iron Sky  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3047
Equals-Stand Up And Be Counted  CBS 7874
Prelude-Edge Of The Sea  DECCA F13292
Monica and the Voices Of Freedom-Empty Words  TRANSATLANTIC BIG T 502
Jim Capaldi-Eve  ISLAND WIP6127
Johnstons-Continental Trailways Bus  TRANSATLANTIC BIG T 501
Magic Lanterns-Country Woman  POLYDOR 2058 202
Mike Sammes Singers-Out On The Edge Of Beyond  COLUMBIA DB8870
Midas Mould-Information Emily  COLUMBIA DB8868
Sherman-Find My Way Back Home  PYE 7N45131
Buzz-Itchy Koo Koo  PYE 7N45128
Canned Head-Rockin' With The King  UNITED ARTISTS UP35348
Equals-Stand Up And Be Counted  CBS 7874
New Seekers-Beg Steal Or Borrow  POLYDOR 2058 201
Tommy James-Tell 'em Willie Boys a Comin'  ROULETTE 2097 006
Helen Reddy-I Don't Know How To Love Him  CAPITOL CL15715
Hour 6
Traffic-Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
Franck Carducci and the Fantastic Squad-Alice's Eerie Dream/The Four Horsemen
Aphrodite's Child-Battle Of The Locusts/Do It
Simon Dupree and the Big Sound-Thinking About My Life
Stuckfish-The Bridge That Spans The Edge Of Time
Clear Blue Sky-Sweet Leaf
Traffic-Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory

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

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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

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The Ultimate Recordings List (probably)

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