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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

21-23 October 2022

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

Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 59 new singles released on Friday 13 October 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 446

Alice Cooper-Luney Tunes/Elected  WARNER K16214
Alice Cooper-Reflected (from Pretties For You LP)
Cream-Badge  POLYDOR 2058 285
Muffin-Smokey Blues Away  D'ART ART2018
Bob Seger-If I Were A Carpenter  REPRISE K14208
Brighton Rock-Rocking Goose  PHILIPS 6006 245
Goldie Hawn-Carey/I'll Be Your Baby Tonight  REPRISE K14211
Golden Earring-Buddy Joe/Avalanche  POLYDOR 2001 346
Phantom Band-Silhouette  POLYDOR 2058 290
Festival (10cc)-Today/Warm Me  RCA 2275
Lorna Bennett-Breakfast in Bed/Skank In Bed (with Scotty)  BLUE MOUNTAIN BM1013
Lorna Bennett-Remember When** alternate B side, different matrix number BLUE MOUNTAIN BM1013
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 59 new singles released on Friday 13 October 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 446
Upsetters-Water Pump/Pumping Version  UPSETTER US394
Godspell London Cast-Day By Day (Julie Covington)  BELL 1263
Esprit De Cours-If (Would It Turn Out Wrong)  JAM 24
Demis Roussos-My Reason  6009 249
Temptations-Smiling Faces Sometimes  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG832
Middle Of The Road-Bottoms Up  RCA 2264
Family Man-Herb Tree  DOWN TOWN DT491
Treetops-Why Not Tonite      COLUMBIA DB8934
Paintbox-Come On Round  EPIC EPC8057
Matata-Wanna Do My Thing  PRESIDENT PT380
Melodians-Without You  ATTACK ATT8031
Carey & Lloyd-Do It Again (hang on sloopy)  ATTACK ATT8032
Gerald Thomas Moore-Wake Up (not Song Of America as I announced)  UK 17
Sparky-(do you remember that) Summertime Woman  UK 16
Melanie-Together Alone  NEIGHBOURHOOD NBH1
Cream-What A Bringdown  POLYDOR 2058 285**
Hour 3
Led Zeppelin-House Of The Holy
Noosha Fox-Odd Peculiar Strange
Vanilla Fudge-Your Time Is Gonna Come/All Of My Love
Pink Floyd-Astronomy Domine/Lucifer Sam/Matilda Mother
Judi Tzuke-Roundabout
Damian Wilson-Going For The One
Clive Nolan-Dragon Fire
Damian Wilson-Hard To Keep The Faith
Seagulls, the sea and a snippet of Supersister-supersisterretsisrepus

Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 53 new singles released on Friday 20 October 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 447

Bridge-I Feel Free  BUDDAH 2011 146
The Protectors incidental music because...
Tony Christie-Avenues and Alleyways  MCA MKS5101
Focus-Janis  POLYDOR 2001 211
Neasden Connection-Tchaicovsky Piano Concerto No. 1  HORSE HOSS17
Focus-Hocus Pocus  2001 211
Patchwork-Afro-Disiac/Laughing Sam (on the phone)  DECCA FR13346
Jeff Beck-Hi Ho Silver Lining/Rock My Plimsoul (Rod Stewart vocals)  RAK REPLAY RR3
Jumbo Sterling-My Sugar Ain't Sweet  SIOUX S!023
Margaret Powell-Above Board, Below Stairs  RCA 2280
Ciggy Barlust and the Whales From Venus-Backside  A&M AMS7035
Strawbs-Lay Down  A&M AMS7035
Tom Tom-Stop  BELL 1267
U Roy & Typhoon Allstars-On Top Of The Peak/Pack-A-Tack  GRAPE GR3026
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 53 new singles released on Friday 20 October 1972
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 447
Barclay James Harvest-Thank You  HARVEST HAR5058
Creation-Carolina  M&M FFMS10020
Hot Butter-Apache  PYE 7N25598
Hobbit-Only Friends  SATRIL SAT7
Birtha-Free Spirit  PROBE PRO574
Exuma-Brown Girl  KAMA SUTRA 2013 054
Capability Brown-Wake Up Little Sister  CHARISMA CB193
Christie-Fools Gold  CBS 8403
Fat Chance-Good Times We Had/Driftin'  DECCA FR13352
Fourth Company-Matrimony  MAM 85
Colin Blunstone-I Don't Believe In Miracles  EPIC EPC8434
Boz Scaggs-Dinah Flo  CBS 8341
Errol Brown & Chosen Few (listed as Thom Bell & Linda Creed but they are the composers)-People Make The World Go Round  SONG BIRD SB1082
Exuma-Rushing Through The Crowd  KAMA SUTRA 2013 054
Mick Greenwood-Share The Load  MCA MKS5102
Margaret Powell-I Laugh and Laugh and Laugh  RCA 2280
Raiders-Song Sellers  CBS 8428

Hour 3
Locomotive LP-We Are Everything You See (Feb 1970)


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Try our 'Way To Blue' mixtape - non stop music, with no chat (2 hours 14minutes)
featuring, not necessarily in this order:
UFO-Treacle People
May Blitz-Smoking The Day Away
Nick Nicely-Hilly Fields 1892
Senor Coconut y su conjunto-Smoke On The Water
Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band-Big Eyed Beans From Venus
Rush-One Little Victory/Ceiling Unlimited
U2-Night and Day
Marillion-Market Square Heroes/Three Boats Down From The Candy
Svensk-Dream Magazine
Nick Nicely-49 Cigars
Nick Drake-Way To Blue
Helen Reddy-Angie Baby
Van Halen-Fire In The Hole
Aphrodites Child-Day Of The Fool
Neil Young-A Piece Of Crap
Led Zeppelin-Dancing Days
T Rex-The Motivator (Demo)
The Nice-Azrial revisited/Hang On To a Dream
Emerson Lake & Palmer-Trilogy/Still... You Turn Me On
The Nice-Azrial/Thoughts Of Emerlist Davjack
McDonald & Giles-Is She Waiting

**extended podcast only

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

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(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:
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)

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