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

25-27 March 2022

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
CWR 1476:
FRIDAY: 1972 HOURS 4+5
SUNDAY: 1977 HOURS 2+3

with Pat McManus & Andy Stoddart, St Patrick's Day 2022, Wolverhampton

Hour 1
Writing On The Wall-Aries
Neil Young-Rocking In The Free World
Spooky Tooth-That Was Only Yesterday/Better By You Better Than Me/Hangman Hang My Shell On A Tree
Led Zeppelin-Gallows Pole
Zodiac, Cosmic Sounds-Pisces (the peace piper)/Aries (the fire fighter)
Led Zeppelin-Tangeriine
Pat McManus Band-Doomsday Clock
Mama's Boys-In The Heat Of The Night/Burnin' Up/Needle In The Groove
Hour 2
45 years ago: There were 78 new singles released on Friday 25 March 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 666 +

20th Century Steel Band-Dance Away  UNITED ARTISTS UALP6
Al Stewart-Carol/Next Time  CBS 3254
Alice Cooper-(no more love) At Your Conenience  WARNER K16914
Mike Hugg (in lieu of Full Alert)-Sheer Enjoyment  POLYDOR 2058 848
Alice Cooper-You And Me  WARNER K16914
Elvis Costello-Less Than Zero  STIFF BUY11
PMSB-Night Hustle  BULLDOG BD10
Tots-Time To Go Home  PHILIPS 6006 408
Steve Hillage-Hurdy Gurdy Man  VIRGIN VS171
Mike Redway-Casino Royale (in lieu of Mike's elusive single on Polydor: No Need To Come To The Station Mother)
Steve Hillage-Om Nama Shivaya  VIRGIN VS171
Sean-Sweet Surrender  EMBER EMBS350
Clash-White Riot  CBS 5058
Boston-Long Time  EPIC EPC5043
Tony Etoria-I Can Prove It  GTO GT89
Roderick Falconer-Mr Radio  UNITED ARTISTS UP36227

45 years ago: There were 78 new singles released on Friday 25 March 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 666 +

Rogue-Full Moon Rising/Lady Put The Light On  EPIC EPC5110
Santana-Carnaval/Let The Children Play  CBS 5102
Lionel Bart-Living Doll  BRONZE BRO36
Stevie Wonder-Sir Duke  MOTOWN TMG1068
Tots-Please Yourself  PHILIPS 6006 408
Vibrators-No Heart/Bad Time  RAK 253
Eater-Outside View/You  THE LABEL TLR001
Boston-et Me Take You Home Tonight  EPIC EPC5043
Eddie Quansah-Sing A Merry Song  ISLAND IDJ19
Average White Band-Goin' Home  ATLANTIC K10912
Sergio Mendes and the New Brasilia '77-Real Thing  ELEKTRA K12244
Georgie Fame-Daylight  ISLAND IDJ25
Clash-1977  CBS 5058
Van McCoy-The Shuffle  H&L 6105 076
Tavares-Who Dunnit  CAPITOL CL15914*
Trammps-Hold Back The Night  BUDDAH BDS437*
Supremes-Love I Never Knew You Could Feel So Good  MOTOWN TMG1064*
Joe Tex-Ain't Gonna Bump No More  EPIC EPC5035*
Wilton Place Street Band-Disco Lucy  IDJ20*
Hour 4
50 years ago: There were 70 new singles released on Friday 24 March 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 417 +
Ray Martell-She Caught The Train  SIOUX SI012
Richie Havens-What About Me  POLYDOR 2121 098
Eire Apparent-Rock 'n' Roll Band  BUDDAH 2011 117
Ramsey Lewis-Wade In The Water  CHESS 6145 004
Nemo-Who's Been Polishing The Sun  PARLOPHONE R5945
Richie Havens-Fire and Rain  POLYDOR 2121 098
Dory Previn-Mary C Brown and the Hollywood Sign  UNITED ARTISTS UP35353
Ringo Starr-Back Off Boogaloo  APPLE R5944
Clown-Lord Of The Ringside/Rumania  CBS 7906
Middle Of The Road-Sacramento  RCA 2184
Edgar Winter's White Trash-Keep On Playing That Rock 'n' Roll  EPIC EPC7650
Don McLean-Vincent  UNITED ARTISTS UP35359
Dr Hook and the Medicine Show-Sylvia's Mother  CBS 7929
Mickey Newbury-An American Trilogy  ELEKTRA K12047
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 70 new singles released on Friday 24 March 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 417 + 
Mike Steiphenson-Dreams  PYE 7N25577
Lloyd The Matador-Train (engine 54)  SIOUX SI010
Exodus-Julia Sees Me  SIOUX SI010
Mike Steiphenson-Rainbow  PYE 7N25577
Doug Taylor-Country Boy  COLUMBIA DB8881
Timber-Song For Two Signs  ELEKTRA K12042
San Remo Strings-Reach Out I'll Be There  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG807
Pearls-Third Finger Left Hand  BELL 1217
Phyllis Dillon-In The Ghetto  SIOUX SI009
Nyah Earth-Knight Of The Long Knives  SIOUX SI009
Peter Noone-Shoo Be Do Wah  RAK 129
New World-Sister Jane  RAK 130
New Pennies-B' Boom  CHAPTER ONE SCH166
Penny Lane-Legend In Your Own Mind  CBS 7916
Lighthouse-Take It Slow  VERTIGO 6073 153
Neil Innes-Slush/Rawlinson's End  UNITED ARTISTS UP35358 (WITHDRAWN)
Juicy Lucy-It Ain't Easy  POLYDOR 2001 279
Johnny Cash and Evangel Temple Choir-Thing Called Love  CBS 7797
Will Dandy and the Dandylettes-Sonny Boy/Oh Mein Papa  DANDELION 2058 214
Buckwheat-Simple Song Of Freedom  LONDON HLU 10367
Fontella Bass-Rescue Me  CHESS 6145 009
Hour 6
Mama's Boys-Needle In The Groove
Pat McManus Band-Belfast City Blues
Mama's Boys-Reach For The Top/Silence Is Out Of Fashion
Celtus-Shelter/Hole Inside My Heart
Mama's Boys-Don't Look Back In Anger
Mama's Boys-Judgement Day
Celtus-Strange Day In The Country
England-Three Piece Suite

Pat McManus is The Professor. Chris B models a Pat McManus/Mama's Boys t shirt in 2022
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

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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