This was... Chris Bent (1969)

Chris B: on Radio Seagull online  every Friday and Saturday, midday and midnight UK time  (1300/0100  Central Euopean Time)
 Also overnight on DAB North Yorkshire Coast and County, various AM frequencies in the Netherlands &

Playlist for 15 December 2018
with Marcelle
Hour 1
Van Der Graaf Generator-Theme One
Arthur Brown-You Don't Know
Koeveljet-Kompa Komplications: Ringo Starr
America-Sister Golden Hair
Plastic Penny-Your Way To Tell Me Go:

Ambrosia-Holding On To Yesterday
Neil Young-Four Strong Winds
Elton John-Birds/Spirit In The Sky
Van Der Graaf Generator-A Plague Of Light House Keepers
Hour 2
Holy Drug Couple-If I Could Find You (Eternity)
The Eyes-When The Night Falls
Kaleidoscope-Flight From Ashiya/Mr Small The Watch Repairer
B52's-Song For A Future Generation
Cosmic Sounds-Aries/Virgo/Taurus
Golden Earring-Buddy Joe/Instant Poetry/Sound Of The Screaming Day
Kayak-Phantom Of The Night/Sweet Revenge
Tintern Abbey-Bee Side/Vacuum Cleaner
Roy Wood & Jeff Lynne-Me And You
Aphrodites Child-Battle Of The Locusts

Hour 3

50 years ago:
This weeks new singles were officially released on Thursday 12 December 1968

In the 60's the official release day was a Friday so it should be 13th December but that would have made it
Friday the 13th... Superstition in the record industry.....
Kevin 'King' Lear-Cry Me A River/Shoe Shine Sam PAGE ONE
Zokko's Band-Zokko COLUMBIA
The Barrier-Uh PHILIPS
Magic Lanterns-Shame Shame CAMP
Steam Shovel-Rudy The Red Nosed Reindeer TROJAN
Silver with the Magnets-Baby Oh Yeah JOLLY
Belltones-No More Heartaches TROJAN
Chris Shakespeare Globe Show-Ob La Di Ob La Da PAGE ONE
Bob Seger System-Ramblin' Gamblin' Man CAPITOL
Kathy Kirby-Come Back Here With My Heart COLUMBIA
Groundhogs-Still A Fool LIBERTY
Kippington Lodge-Tomorrow Today PARLOPHONE
Procession-One Day In Every Week MERCURY
Carrolls-Lemon Balloon and a Blue Sky CBS
Pioneers-Reggae Beat BLUE CAT
Maximum Breed-Sitting In The Park REVOLUTION
Brian Keith-When The First Tear Shows PAGE ONE
Galt McDermot-Hare Krishna VERVE
Freddie and the Dreamers-Gabardine Mac COLUMBIA
Traffic-Medicated Goo ISLAND
Merillee Rush-Reach Out BELL
Chicken Shack-When The Train Comes In BLUE HORIZON

Rory Fellowes-Endlessly Friendlessly Blue SNB
The Diplomats-I Can Give You Love DIRECTION
Petr & Pavel-Laska PAGE ONE
Melanie-Christopher Robin BUDDAH


This was... Marcelle (1971)

be seeing you

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and on Saturday

Chris B (with the delightful miss wood), circa 1975. See

picture restored from a damaged slide


Chris & Jez: Hunstanton, Summer 1971 - Schools Out for 'Bent + Bowles'

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