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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

Weekends of 9/16/23/30 September 2022

there are no programmes on Radio Seagull for the weekends of 9/10/11 and 16/17/18 September
The death of Her Majesty the Queen resulted in cancelled broadcasts. Below are four weeks of The New Singles in 1972 plus other hours intended for broadcast on Seagull or CWR1476. There's still some uncertainty about what will be or what was broadcast... so good luck if you're trying to identify something.

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

 PODCAST scheduled for broadcast on 30 September
Demis Roussos-On The Greek Side Of My Mind/She Came Up From The North (from Demis's 1972 first solo LP, originally titled Fire and Ice, repackaged as 'The Greek Side Of My Mind'.
Beatles-Baby's In Black
Emerson Lake & Palmer-The Three Fates: Clotho, Larchesis and Atropos
Sean Filkins-Prisoner Of Conscience: part 1  The Soldier
Lucas Sideras with Silver Kouloris-(Demis fellow band members in Aphrodites Child)-Rising Sun/I Was About To Die
8 hours of the NEW SINGLES for September 1972:
Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 8 September 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 441

Area Code 615-Stonefox Chase (Old Grey Whistle Test theme)  POLYDOR 2066 249
Steppenwolf-Monster  PROBE PRO571
T Rex-Children Of The Revolution  T REX MARC2
Eagles-Witchy Woman  ASYLUM AYM508
Simon & Garfunkel-America  CBS 8336
Curtis Mayfield-Freddies Dead  BUDDAH 2011 141
Johnny Johnson and the Band Wagon-Honey Bee  STATESIDE SS2207
Dennis Alcapone-Fine Style  ATTACK ATT8027
Dennis Alcapone-Rub Up A Daughter  GREEN DOOR GD4041
Danny and the Juniors-At The Hop  PROBE GOLDIES GFF107
Chi Coltrane-Thunder and Lightning  CBS8312
Veronique Sanson-Amoureuse  ELEKTRA K12069
T. Rex-Jitterbug Love/Sunken Rags  T REX MARC2
Decisions-It's Love That Really Counts  A&M AMS844
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 8 September 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 441
Bread-Guitar Man  ELEKTRA K12066
American Spring-Mama Said  UNITED ARTISTS UP35420
Roy Alivia-Silly Billy Reggae  POLYDOR 2058 278
Shorty Perry-Sprinkle Some Water  EXPLOSION EX2067
Flowers & Alvin-Howdy and Tenky  EXPLOSION EX2067
Bruce Ruffin-Candida  TROJAN TRM9006
Sandy Denny (from Pass Of Arms soundtrack)-Here In Silence/Man Of Iron  ISLAND WIP6141
Carpenters-I Won't Last A Day Without You  A&M AMS7023
Vanity Fare-I'm In Love With The World  PHILIPS 6006 237
Aztec Two Step-Baking  ELEKTRA K12062
Brenda and the Tabulations-Little Bit Of Love  EPIC EPC8320
Firebrand-Let's Dance  DECCA F13343
Toe Fat-Brand New Band  CHAPTER ONE SCH175
Union Express-Sugar Honey  DECCA F13327**
Paul Muggleton-Horse and Hero  POLYDOR 2058 260**
Jessica Jones-Sunday Monday Tuesday  COLUMBIA DB8931**
Sam-Johnny Rebel  PYE 7N45175**
Hour 3
50 years ago: There were 62 new singles released on Friday 15 September 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 442

Seals and Crofts-Summer Breeze  WARNER K16197
Anthony Newley-Mr Sniffles  COLUMBIA DB8933
Arlo Guthrie-City Of New Orleans  REPRISE K14102
Steve Goodman-City Of New Orleans  BUDDAH 2011 144
Bridget St John-Goodbaby Goodbye/Nice  DANDELION 2001 361
Earth & Fire-From The End To The Beginning/Memories  POLYDOR 2001 361
Hermits-The Man  RCA 2265
John Jones and the Now Generation-Sylvia's Mother  ATTACK ATT8028
Python Lee Jackson-In A Broken Dream  YOUNG BLOOD YN1002
Johnny Burton-Polevault Man  PHILIPS 6006 236
Richard Harris-There Are Too Many Saviours On My Cross  PROBE PRO570
Lesley Duncan-Earth Mother  CBS 8362
Hour 4
50 years ago: There were 62 new singles released on Friday 15 September 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 442

Python Lee Jackson-Boogie Woogie Joe  YOUNG BLOOD YB1002
Monty Python-Spam Song  CHARISMA CB192
Tin Tin-Talking Turkey  POLYDOR 2058 283
Nazareth-If You See My Baby  PEG PGS5
Van Morrison-(Jesse) Jackie Wilson Said/You've Got The Power  WARNER K16210
Nazareth-Hard Living  PEG PGS5
Bulldog-Good Times Are Comin'  MCA MU1166
Doobie Brothers-Listen To The Music  WARNER K16208
Dave Collins-Ride Your Pony  RHINO RNO105
Del Davis-Baby Don't Wake Me  TROJAN TR7870
Cornel Campbell-My Confession  DYNAMIC DYN447
River-Little Thing Called Love  CBS 8317
Four Tops-I'll Turn To Stone  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG829
Fortunes-Everything Is Out Of Season  CPITOL CL15372
Bab Saker-Spiggy Booker Back Door and Me  YORK SYK531
Harry Nilsson-Space Man  RCA 2266
Summer Wine-Sound Of Summers Over  PHILIPS 6006 238
Gary Glitter-I Didn't Know I Loved You/Hard On Me  BELL 1259
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 54 new singles released on Friday 22 September 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 443

Maytones-Hands and Feet  ATTACK ATT8029
Black Sabbath-Tomorrows Dream/Laguna Sunrise  VERTIGO 6059 061
Chuck Berry-My Ding A Ling  CHESS 6145 019
Chris Montez-The More I See You  A&M AMS7027
Clement Bushey Set-Football Reggae  PRESIDENT PT377
Bubblerock Is Here To Stay (Jonathan King)-Rock Around The Clock  UK14
Julie Felix-Clotho's Web  RAK 140
Dennis Brown and Phil Pratt all stars-Black Magic Woman  EXPLOSION EX2068
Tiny Tim-Am I Just Another Pretty Face  WAND WN23
Leon Russell-This Masquerade/Tight Rope  A&M AMS7026
Tiny Tim-Movies  WAND WN23
Young and Renshaw-Carry On  BELL 1257
Lucas Sideras-One Day/Rising Sun  POLYDOR 2121 110
Hour 6
50 years ago: There were 54 new singles released on Friday 22 September 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 443

Jefferson Airplane-Long John Silver/Milk Train  GRUNT65-0506
JJ Cale-After Midnight  A&M AMS7022
East Of Eden-Boogie Woogie Flu  HARVEST HAR5056
Gallery-I Believe In Music  A&M AMS7028
Jackie De Shannon-Only Love Can Break Your Heart  ATLANTIC K10242
Glen and the Crystalites-Smokey Eyes  SONGBIRD SB1081
Hermans Hermits-I'm In To Something Good/Silhouettes  RAK REPLAY RR2
Kevin Coyne-Cheat On Me  DANDELION 2001 357
Holland Dozier-Why Can't We Be Lovers  INVICTUS INV525
Hamlett-Where'd The Day Go  PYE 7N45171
Thunder Thighs/Bonnie White-Sally Wants A Red Dress  BELL 1260
JD Souther-How Long  ASYLUM AYM510
Wild Turkey-Good Old Days  CHRYSALIS CHS2004
Three Dog Night-Tulsa Turnaround  PROBE PRO572
Prophets-Return Of The Pollock  HORSE HOSS18
Bobby Newsome-Jody Come And Get Your Shoes  MOJO 2093 018**
Raymond Froggatt-Running Water  BELL 1261**
Dave Loggins-Claudia  VANGUARD VAN1004**
Wild Turkey-Life Is A Symphony  CHRYSALIS CHS2004**
Hour 7 scheduled for broadcast on 30 September
50 years ago: There were 60 new singles released on Friday 29 September 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 444

Titanic-Rain 2000  CBS 8185
Supersister-No Tree Will Grow  DANDELION 2001 379
Steppenwolf-Magic Carpet Ride (extended)  PROBE GOLDIES GFF108
Carole King-It Might As Well Rain Until September  LONDON HLU10391
Cher-Don't Hide Your Love  MCA MU1168
Geordie-Don't Do That  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3067
Schunge-Joseph Demanio  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3066
Yellowstone and Voice-Grandad Says  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3065
Blue Mink-Stay With Me  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3064
Alan James Eastwood-Closer To The Truth/Strange News  PRESIDENT PT379
Hour 8 scheduled for broadcast on 30 September
50 years ago: There were 60 new singles released on Friday 29 September 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 444

Capitols-Ain't That Terrible  ATLANTIC K10205
Mama Lion-Ain't Too Proud To Beg  PHILIPS 6078 002

Mama Lion suckles her pride
Bombardil-Breathless  HARVEST HAR5056
Supersister-Spiral Staircase  DANDELION 2001 379
Steeleye Span-Jigs & Reels  PEG PGS6
Mylon-Mama You Been On My Mind  CBS 8380
Glencoe-Look Me In The Eye  EPIC EPC8383
Junior Campbell-Hallelujah Freedom  DERAM DM364
Judge Dread-Big 6 (a small portion)  BIG SHOT BI-608
Dave Cousins-Going Home  A&M AMS7032
Peter Denyer (Dennis in Please Sir & Fenn Street Gang)  PYE 7N45176
Foggy-Take Your Time  YORK SYK534
Rick Springfield-Speak To The Sky  CAPITOL CL8001
Rab Noakes-Drunk Again  A&M AMS7030
Bobby Bridger-The World Is Turning On  BEACON BEA104
Joey Gregorash-My Love Sings  POLYDOR 2121 110
Buzzy Linhart-You Got What It Takes  KAMA SUTRA 2013 049
Hazy Osterwald-Oumbala Oumbalo  JAM 22
Uncle Dog-River Road  SIGN POST SGP752
Verne & Sons-Little Boy Blue, part 1 & 2** from which the backing track was used for...
Judge Dread-Big 6  BIG SHOT BI-608

Scattered across the schedules of CWR and Seagull up to 2nd October, some of which have not previously been broadcast on CWR1476:
 PODCAST - TWO HOURS  - Steve Hackett is touring in September 2022
Genesis: A Journey Through Time
The Silent Sun (From Genesis To Revelation)
Stagnation (Trespass)
Can Utility and the Coastliners (Foxtrot)
Fountain of Salmacis (Nursery Cryme)
The Cinema Show/Aisle Of Plenty (Selling England By The Pound)
In The Cage (The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
Entangled (A Trick Of The Tail)
One For The Vine (Wind And Wuthering)
Deep In The Motherload (And Then There Were Three)
Dukes Travels/Dukes End (Duke)
Dodo/Lurker (Abacab)
Mama (Genesis)
Domino (Invisible Touch)
Fading Lights (We Can't Dance)
There Must Be Some Other Way** (Calling All Stations)
Genesis-Home By The Sea/Second Home By The Sea
Steve Hackett-Every Day
Santana-All The Love Of The Universe
Caravan-Group Girl
Solid Gold Cadillac-Solid Gold Cadillac
Elephants Memory-Liberation Special
The Magicians-Painting On Wood
Rozi Plain-Swing Shut
White Noise-Fire Bird
Genesis-Los Endos

SWEET at The Rainbow 21 December 1973
Shuttah-The Image Maker Vol 1 & 2

Unknown Prog Rock from 1971 unreleased at the time... discovered on 2x IBC studio LP acetates... unknown band
Listen here  PODCAST and read about it here: SHUTTAH discography and reviews (progarchives.com)
King Crimson-Cirkus/Indoor Games/Happy Family/Lizard: Prince Rupert Awakes (with Jon Anderson)
Mighty Ra-Nothing Comes Too Easy
Darwins Radio-Stronger
Mighty Ra-Freedom
Rush-Seven Cities Of Gold
Tiger Moth Tales-Spring Fever
Iain Cuthbertson-Mack The Knife
Pearl Handled Revolver-Belly Of The Whale
Tiger Moth Tales-Light/untitled hidden track on The Song Of Spring CD
Led Zeppelin-Tangerine/That's The Way
Traffic-Dear Mr Fantasy/Paper Sun
The Enid-Tears Of The Sun (Sky Goes All The Way Home mix)
A selection of the NEW SINGLES released in September 1977:

45 years ago: These are some of the new singles released in September 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 689, 690, 691, 692 & 693. We will return to 1977...
SEPTEMBER release date:
16th - Wavemaker-Tunnel Of Love  POLYDOR 2058 924
16th - Peter Frampton-Signed Sealed Delivered  A&M AMS732
19th (Aug) - Adverts-Gary Gilmore's Eyes  ANCHOR ANC1043
16th - Dillinger-Cokane In My Brain  BLACK SWAN BS7
2nd - Heart-Barracuda  PORTRAIT PRT5402
9th - Kim Fowley-The Trip  ISLAND WI278
16th - Renaissance-Back Home Once Again (theme from The Paper Lads tv series)/The Captive Heart  WARNER K17012
9th - Hank The Knife and the Jets-Guitar King  SONET S010
9th - Golden Earring-Radar Love  POLYDOR 2121 335
23rd - The Enid-Golden Earrings/Omega  EMI INTERNATIONAL INT540
30th - Carpenters-Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft  A&M AMS7318
30th - Camel-Highways Of The Sun/Tell Me  DECCA FR13729
Hour 2
45 years ago: These are some of the new singles released in September 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 689, 690, 691, 692 & 693. We will return to 1977...

30th - Country Joe McDonald-Ring Of Fire  FANTASY FTC143
30th - Fleetwood Mac-You Make Loving Fun/Never Going Back Again  WARNER K17013
23rd - Linda Ronstadt-Poor Poor Pitiful Me  ASYLUM K13094
23rd - Noosha Fox-Georgina Bailey/Pretty Boy  GTO GT106:
Noosha Fox TOTP Autumn 1977
23rd - Santana-She's Not There  CBS 5671
16th - Neil Young-Like A Hurricane  REPRISE K14482
16th - Yes-Wondrous Stories ATLANTIC K10999
23rd - Donna Summer-I Remember Yesterday  GTO GT107
23rd - Grace Jones-La Vie En Rose  ISLAND IPR2004
23rd - David Bowie-Heroes  RCA PB1121
2nd - Steve Miller-Jungle Love  MERCURY 6078 812
2nd - Stavely Makepeace-Baby Blue Eyes  UNIGRAM U6312**
2nd - Lieutenant Pigeon-Spangles  COMET U6313
2nd - Olivia Newton John-Making A Good Thing Better  EMI 2680**
Hour 3
45 years ago: These are some of the new singles released in September 1977
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 689, 690, 691, 692 & 693. We will return to 1977...
2nd - Gary Glitter-The Wanderer  GTO GT103
30th -Gary Glitter-Oh What A Fool I've Been  ARSTA 132
30th - Heart-Heartless  ARISTA 140
30th - Radio Active-Ten Years After/All Time Needle Time Loser  BEEB 021
30th - Smokie-Needles and Pins  RAK 263
2nd - Skid-I Saw Her Standing There  POWER EXCHANGE PX262 unreleased, but issued four weeks later on...
30th - Skid-I Saw Her Standing There  GALAXY GY118
30th - Tiger Lily (John Foxx/Ultravox)-Ain't Misbehavin'  GULL GULS54
30th - Patti Smith-Gloria  ARISTA 134
30th - The Saints-River Deep Mountain High  HARVEST HAR5137
2nd -
Nazareth-This Flight Tonight  NAZ001
23rd - Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers-Egyptian Reggae  BESERKELEY BZZ2
9th - U Roy-Small Axe  VIRGIN VS18712
30th - Status Quo-Rockin' All Over The World  VERTIGO 6059 184


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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

* 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:
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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


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