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

29 April-01 May 2022
2300 on 2nd May - all podcasts now uploaded
playlists to follow on 3rd May

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
Focus Live part 1 - Japan & Netherlands
Hour 2
45 years ago: There were 46 new singles released on Friday 29 April 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 671 +
Uncensored PODCAST online only (includes more of Rod, Zippy, Bungle and Jonathan King)

Bryan Ferry-She's leaving Home POLYDOR 2001 711
Frankie Miller-Be Good To Yourself  CHRYSALIS CHS2147
Bryan Ferry-Tokyo Joe  POLYDOR 2001 711
Zippy-Mine Is The Sunlight  MAGNET MAG92
Peter Noone-Goodbye Sam Hello Samantha  BUS STOP BUS1057
Pousette Dart Band-County Line  CAPITOL CL15920
Ray Russell-The Clapping Song  DJM DJS10772
Heart-Dreamboat Annie  Arista 104
UFO-Electric Phase/Alone Again Or  CHRYSALIS CHS2146
Easy Street-Blaming The Love  POLYDOR 2058 873
Hero-Love Gone Bad  PRIVATE STOCK PVT102
Mary Hopkin-Wrap Me In Your Arms  GOOD EARTH GD11
Duane Clark-Gettin' It (givin' back the feeling) SPARK SRL1152
Alternate PODCAST of above hour, as broadcast on Seagull and CWR1476
Hour 3
45 years ago: There were 46 new singles released on Friday 29 April 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 671 +

Ronnie Spector and the E Street Band-Say Goodbye To Hollywood  EPIC EPC5185
Pat Travers-Rock n Roll susie  POLYDOR 2058 877
Steve Miller Band-Jet Airliner/Babes In The Wood  MERCURY 6078 811
Supercharge-Limbo Love  VIRGIN VS178
Lou Reed-Rock & Roll Heart  ARISTA 105
Donnie Elbert-Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow  ALL PLATINUM 6146 321
Percy 'Thrills' Thrillington-Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey 
Lou Reed-Senselessly Cruel  ARISTA 105
Foundations-Where Were You When I Needed Your Love  SUMMIT SU100
Hudson Ford-Kiss In The Dark  CBS 5202
Kool and the Gang-Superband  CONTEMPO CS1001
The Band-Right As Rain  CAPITOL CS15921
Suzi Quatro-Roxy Roller  RAK 256
Marshall Tucker Band-Heard It In A Love Song  CAPRICORN 2089 045
Ronnie Spector and the E Street Band-Baby Please Don't Go  EPIC EPC5185

50 years ago: There were 55 new singles released on Friday 28 April 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 422 +
Strawbs-Here It Comes  A&M AMS7002
Rare Bird-Devil's High Concern/Sympathy/Hammerhead/What You Want To Know  CHARISMA CB179
Rare Earth-Born To Wander/Here Comes The Night  RARE EARTH RES105
Reparata and the Delrons-Octopus's Garden  D'ART ART2006
Red Fox-Walking Through The Blue Grass  PHILIPS 6006 209
Spyrogyra-Dangerous Dave  PEG PGS3
Brotherly Love-Honey Man  MAPLE ANNIE MA103
Hillside Singers-We're Together  CBS 7941
John Baldry (with Elton John)-Iko Iko  WARNER K16175
John Baldry (with Rod Stewart)-Mother Ain't Dead  WARNER K16175
Medicine Head-Only To Do What Is True  DANDELION 2001 325
Rolling Stones-Tumbling Dice/Sweet Black Angel  ROLLING STONES RS19103
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 55 new singles released on Friday 28 April 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 422 +
Barclay James Harvest-I'm Over You  HARVEST HAR5051
Alison MacCallum-Superman  RCA 2201
Bobby Hatfield-Oo Wee Baby  WARNER K16163
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen-Hot Rod Lincoln  PARAMOUNT PARA3021
Gothic Horizon-Thoughts/If You Can Smile  ARGO AFW107
Hello-You Move Me  BELL 1238
Fortunes-Baby By The Way  CAPITOL CL15719
Offspring-Windfall/She Lives In A Big House  RCA 2198
Offspring-Deeper Magic (unreleased - acetate only)
Fanny-Ain't That Peculiar  REPRISE K14165
Peter Sarstedt-Every Word You Say  UNITED ARTISTS UP35369
Neil Diamond-Song Sung Blue  UNI UN538
Tony Morgan and the Mussel Power Band-Black Skinned Blue Eyed Boys  BEACON BEA188
Petticoat and Vine-Old Blue  RCA 2176
Rainbow-Open Up Your Heart  PHILIPS 6073 103

Hour 6
Focus live part 2, at the BBC in Concert, introduced by Bob Harris, 17 January 1973 BBC Paris Theatre, London

**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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