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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

10-12 June 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
RIP Andy Fletcher Depeche Mode:
Get The Balance Right    Combination
Everything Counts    
Breathing In Fumes 
Behind The Wheel  
LP mix
Head Cleanr Rock Mix
Moonlight Sonata
To Have And To Hold   
Spanish Taster
Hour 2
45 years ago: There were 82 new singles released on Friday 10 June 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 677

Manfred Mann's Earth Band-Spirits In The Night  BRONZE BRO42
Albion Dance Band-Postman's Knock  HARVEST HAR5128
Manfred Mann's Earth Band-Road To Babylon  BRONZE BRO42
Paul Jones-Give That Thang To Me  RCA PB5032
The Congoes-Congo Man  BLACK SWAN BS1 (issued as 12" only single)
Mink De Ville-Spanish Stroll  CAPITOL (12)CL15931 (unissued with that catalogue number, and 12 would indicate a proposed 12" single)
New York Dolls-Jet Boy  MERCURY 6160 008
Harry Nilsson-All I Think About Is You  RCA PB9104
Fat Larry's Band-Center City  ATLANTIC K10951
Gabby & Kase-Elisabeth  PRESIDENT PT467
De Blanc (Mike Hurst)-So You Win Again  POLYDOR 2058 894
London-Everyone's A Winner  MCA 305
Vick & Joe Brown-All Things Bright And Beautiful  POWER EXCHANGE PX261
LaSo (Latin Soul Orchestra)-Another Star  MCA 302
Barry Biggs-Three Ring Circus  DYNAMIC DYN128**
Hour 3
45 years ago: There were 82 new singles released on Friday 10 June 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 677

In Crowd-Born In Ethiopia 2 parts  CACTUS CT106
Asleep At The Wheel-My Baby Thinks She's A Train  CAPITOL CL15928
Kinks-Jukebox Music  ARISTA 114
Heavy Metal Kids-Chelsea Kids  RAK 258
Motorhead-Motorhead/City Kids  CHISWICK S13
Poco-Indian Summer  ABC 4178
Equals-Irma La Douce  MERCURY 6007 139
Equals-Beautiful Clown  PRESIDENT PT464
Buzz-Digger On Mars  CRYSTAL CR7030
Breeze-Gypsy Woman  EMI 2635
Dan Fogelberg-Love Gone By  EPIC EPC5379
Drum-LaLa Bye  ENSIGN  ENY2
George Baker-Beautiful Rose  WARNER K16945
Flick Wilson-Rockin Chair  ULTRA PFU1001
Breeze-Never Let You Down  EMI 2635
Wurzels-Farmer Bill'a Cowman  EMI 2637**
Stanley Frank-S'Cool Days  POWER EXCHANGE PX247**

50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 9 June 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 428

Hawkwind-Silver Machine  UNITED ARTISTS UP35381
Blue Me (Tommy Vance)-Melinda Marie  YORK SYK524
Hawkwind-Seven By Seven  UNITED ARTISTS UP35381
Mamas & Papas-California Dreamin'/Dedicated To The One I Love  PROBE GOLDIES GFF102
The Hands Of Dr Teleny-O Brave New World  RCA 2227
Rupert Hine-Hamburgers  PURPLE PUR105
Eagles-Take It Easy  ASYLUM AYM505
Ray Brooks-Pictures  POLYDOR 2001 334
Cher-Living In A House Divided  MCA MU1158
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas-Third Finger Left Hand  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG599
Chase-I Can Feel It  EPIC EPC8141
Dave Clark and Friends-Rub It In  COLUMBIA DB8907
Summer Wine-Why Do Fools Fall In Love  PHILIPS 6006 217
EMU-Friend Like Me  COLUMBIA DB8903
Blue Me (Tommy Vance)-Melinda Marie  YORK SYK524 (so good we played it twice. UK DJ Tommy Vance styled himself as 'TV on the radio'..)
Roger Cook-We Will Get By  REGAL ZONPHONE RZ3055
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 9 June 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 428
Sam & Dave-Soul Man  ATLANTIC K10180
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas-Jimmy Mack  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG599
Raiders-Powder Blue Mercedes  CBS 8129
Eagles-Get You In The Mood  ASYLUM AYM505
Franki Valli and the Four Seasons-You're A Song  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG819
Edgar Winter's White Trash-I Can't Turn You Loose  EPIC EPC 8136
Dynasty-Tutankhamun  PHOENIX NIX134
Graham Bonnet-Rare Specimen  RCA 2230
Congregation-Sing Me A Love Song  COLUMBIA DB8906
Chase-Cronus (Saturn)  EPIC EPC8141
Pluto-I Really Need It  DAWN DNS1026
Ramsey Lewis-In Crowd  CHESS 6145 013
Searchers-Sing Singer Sing  RCA 2231
Sun Chariot-Do You Wanna Know  DECCA F13317
Jackie De Shannon-Vanilla Olay ATLANTIC K10184
Gilbert O'Sullivan-Ohh Wakka Do Wakka Day  MAM 78
Chairmen Of The Board-Working On A Building Of Love  INVICTUS INV519**
100% Proof-Everything Good Is Bad  HOT WAX HWX113**

RIP Andy Fletcher Depeche Mode:
The Noodles And The Damage Done
Welcome To My World
Question Of Lust   Minimal
Freshground white label
Little 15
Little 15  
Bogus Brothers white label
Personal Jesus  
Telephone Stomp
Shake The Disease
Never Let Me Down Again  
Little 15  
Bogus Brothers Dub**
Master And Servant  
Sci Fi Dancehall Classic**

**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 https://www.facebook.com/chris.bent.319

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)

To Those Who Love...                                                                                                                 Time Is Eternity...