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

22-24 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
SWEET at The Rainbow 21 December 1973
Hour 2
45 years ago: There were 73 new singles released on Friday 22 April 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 670 +

Television-Marquee Moon  part 1&2  ELEKTRA K12252
Fleetwood Mav-Don't Stop  WARNER K10935
ZZ Top-Arrested for Driving While Blind  LONDON HLU10547
Peter Tosh-Stepping Razor  VIRGIN VS179
Al Stewart-On The Border  RCA PB5019
Robert Wyatt-Yesterday Man  VIRGIN VS179
Alice Cooper-Hot Tonight  WARNER K16935
Rod Stewart-First Cut Is The Deepest  RIVA 7
Kevin Ayers-Stars  HARVEST HAR5124
Robert Wyatt-Sonia  VIRGIN VS115
Genesis-Match Of The Day  GENESIS GEN001
Fleetwood Mac-Gold Dust Woman  WARNER K16930
Tony Christie-Smile A Little Smile For Me  MCA 216

Genesis ready for Match Of The Day

Ruth is Stranger Than Richard

45 years ago: There were 73 new singles released on Friday 22 April 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 670 +

Foreigner-Feels Like The First Time/Woman Oh Woman  ATLANTIC K10917
Colin Blunstone-Loving and Free  EPIC EPC5199
Kraftwerk-Trans Europe Express  CAPITOL15917
Lou Reed-Perfect Day/Walk On The Wildside  RCA 2303
Genesis-Spot The Pigeon/Inside and Out  CHARISMA GEN001
Trickster-To Fly Away  UNITED ARTISTS UP36224
Alkatraz-Red Lights  UNITED ARTISTS UP36232
America-Slow Down  WARNER K16931
Justin Hayward-Country Girl  DERAM DM429
Count Bishops-Baby You're Wrong  CHISWICK S12
Radiators From Space-Television Screen  CHISWICK S10
Al Barry-Capone  EMI 2611
Al Stewart-Flying Sorcery  RCA PB5019

50 years ago: There were 49 new singles released on Friday 21 April 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 421 +
Shocking Blue-Inkpot  POLYDOR 2001 298
Horizon-She's A Rainbow  PARLOPHONE R5947
Max Merritt and the Meteors-Let It Slide  BELL 1230
Joni Mitchell-California  REPRISE K14130
Pot Liquor-Cheer  JANUS 6146 011
Kris Kristofferson-Josie  MONUMENT MNT7994
Neil Harrison-Maybe I'm Lost Without You  SPARK SRL1067
Jimmy Cliff-Trapped  ISLAND WIP6132
Moody Blues-Isn't Life Strange  THRESHOLD TH9
Mal-Mighty Mighty Roly Poly/Nowhere Left To Play  RCA2194
Silver Bullitt-Willpower Weak, Temptation Strong  PHILIPS 6073 808
Joy Lovejoy-In Orbit  CHESS 6145 010
Homer Banks-Hooked On Love  UNITED ARTISTS UP35360
Percy Sledge-Warm and Tender Love  ATLANTIC K10165
St Cecelia-C'mon Ma, Burn Your Bra  POLYDOR 2058 222
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 49 new singles released on Friday 21 April 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 421 +  
Al Stewart-Amsterdam/Songs Out Of Clay  CBS 7992
Shocking Blue-Give Me Love In The Sunrise  POLYDOR 2001 298
The Clan (Junior Campbell)-Ode To Karen  DERAM DM356
Lally Stott-Sweet Meeny  PHILIPS 6025 052
Big Boris-Big Country  RCA 2197
Gone West (Tremeloes)-Hello Sailor  CBS 7990
Ekseption-Dharma For One/Ava Maria  PHILIPS 6012 219
Joni Mitchell-Case Of You  REPRISE K14130
Jerusalem-Frustration/Kamikase Moth  DERAM DM358
Creation-Brand New Day  POHILIPS 6006 203
Mac & Katie Kissoon-Hey You Love  YOUNG BLOOD YB1038
Moody Blues-After You Came  THRESHOLD TH9

Hour 6
Martha Velez-Tell Mama
A Formal Horse-This Ones Just A Warning/You've Got A Billion And I've Got A Half/I'm A Lasagne
Zodiac: Cosmic Sounds-Aries/Taurus
A Formal Horse-Someone's After My Malted Milk
Budgie-You're The Biggest Thing Since Powdered Milk
Blank Manuskript-Requiem/Dance Of The Devils/The Underglow

**extended podcast only

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

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

* 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:
Jane Birkin: Les Langues de Chat
Our 'sticky thread' video for 2022: 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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