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

1-3 April 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
UFO Live in Chicago 1978

Hour 2
45 years ago: There were 58 new singles released on Friday 1 April 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 667 +

Deep Purple-Smoke On The Water (live)  PURPLE PUR132
Badger-Biding My Time  MCA 293
Sean-Song For Chris  EMBER EMBS350
Badger-Stepping Stones  MCA 293
Air Supply-Love and Other Bruises  CBS 5033
10cc-Don't Squeeze Me Like Toothpaste/Good Morning Judge  MERCURY 6008 025
Maynard Ferguson-Gonna Fly Now  CBS 5106
In Crowd-His Majesty Is Coming  CACTUS CT100
Crisp-Your Move/Love Makes You Cry  IMI INTERNATIONAL INT531
Undisputed Truth-Let's Go Down To The Disco  WHITFIELD K16912
Peter Gabriel-Moribund The Burgomeister/Solsbury Hill  CHARISMA CB301
Omaha Sheriff-Come Hell Or High Water  GOOD EARTH GD10

45 years ago: There were 58 new singles released on Friday 1 April 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 667 +

Melvin Bliss-Reward  CONTEMPO CS2013
Johnny Guitar Watson-A Real Mother For Ya  DJM DJS10762
Kite-I Love The Love We've Got  DECCA F13699
Kevin Coyne-Marlene  VIRGIN VS175
Jody Miller-Roll Me On The Water  EPIC EPC5117
Tommy James-I Think We're Alone Now  CONTEMPO CS9038
Screaming Lord Sutch and the Savages-Jack The Ripper/I'm A Hog For You  DECCA F13697
Trinidad Oil Company-What Are You Going To Do About It  HARVEST HAR5122
Lavender Hill Mob-The Party Song  UNITED ARTISTS UP36238
The Mirettes-He's Alright With Me  CONTEMPO CS9039
KC and the Sunshine Band-I'm Your Boogie Man  TX XB2167
Shakin' Stevens-Never  TRACK 2094 134
Lloyd Robinson-Love Will Conquer  CACTUS CT101
Yvonne Sterling-For Just A Night  CACTUS CT102
Richard Temple-That Beatin' Rythm  CONTEMPO CS9040
Harry Nilsson-Moonshine Bandit  RCA PB9048
Diamond Jack-Judy Judy/Make It Easy On Me  PYE 7N45685
Hour 4
 PODCAST apologies for the digital glitches in this hour
50 years ago: There were 64 new singles released on Thursday 30 March 1972 EASTER
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 418 +
Move-Fire Brigade  FLY ECHO4
Procol  Harum-A Salty Dog  FLY ECHO1
Tyrannosaurus Rex-Debora-arobeD/One Inch Rock  FLY ECHO2
Joe Cocker-A Little Help From My Friends  FLY ECHO3
Montego Melon-Lucky Dip  SIOUX SI008
Todd Rundgren-I Saw The Light/Marlene  BEARSVILLE K15502
Teddy Magnus-Flying Machine/Version  PHILIPS 6000 043
War-Slippin' In To Darkness  UNITED ARTISTS UP35327
Edgar Broughton-Gone Blue  HARVEST HAR5049
Smiley-I Know What I Want  PHILIPS 6006 206
Galahad-Jelly Roll  POLYDOR 2058 215
Jelly-I'll Meet You Halfway  MOTHER MOT9
Nancy and St Thomas More Folk Group-Bring Love and Peace To Our World  PYE 7N25578
Joan Baez-Song Of Bangla Desh  A&M AMD897
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 64 new singles released on Thursday 30 March 1972 EASTER
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 418 +  
Mungo Jerry-Open Up  DAWN DNX2514
Move-I Can Hear The Grass Grow  FLY ECHO4
Procol Harum-Homburg (long stereo version)  FLY ECHO1
Mellow Candle-Dan The Wing/Silversong  DERAM DM357
Mardi Gras-Too Busy Thinking Bout My Baby  BELL 1226
Fresh Air-Bye Bye Jane  COLUMBIA DB8872
Hurricane Smith-Babe What Would You Say  COLUMBIA DB8878
Ken Dodd-Pink and Pleasant Land  COLUMBIA DB8877
INTERMISSION: Caravan-In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Edgar Broughton-Mr Crosby  HARVEST HAR5049
Temptations-Take A Look Around  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG808
Donnie Elbert-Get Ready  EPIC EPC7943
Ohio Players-Pain  JANUS 6146 009
Sapphires-Gotta Have Your Love  PROBE PRO556
Jonathan Swift-Corinna  CBS 7931
Tommy Roe-We Can Make Music  PROBE PRO555
Kenny Young-Rosalis  WARNER K16153
Della Reese-If It Feels Good Do It  AVCO 6105 010
Hour 6
 PODCAST revised repeat - 60 minutes of Pat McManus
Pat McManus Band-Doomsday Clock
Mama's Boys-In The Heat Of The Night/Burnin' Up/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

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

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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