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 22 February 2019
with Marcelle

Hour 1
Camel-Song Within A Song
Tyrannosaurus Rex-Organ Blues
Beggars Opera-Time Machine
World Of Oz-Muffin Man
Plastic Penny-Your Way To Tell Me Go:

Brian Jonestown Massacre-Anemone
Pink Floyd-Us And Them
Hollies-Another Night
Melody's Echo Chamber-Crystallised
Marcelle with her band The Minx circa 1988-Eternal Flame (recorded on a dictaphone)

Hour 2
The Guess Who-American Woman
Ayreon-First Man On Earth
Djam Karet-The Gypsy And The Hegemon
Golden Earring-No For An Answer
Def Leppard-Paper Sun
Led Zeppelin-All My Love/Achilles Last Stand
Plastic Penny-Celebrity Ball
Hot Chocolate-Give Peace A Chance
Aerosmith-Fly Away From Here/Falling In Love (is hard on the knees)

Hour 3

50 years ago:
There were 61 new singles released on Friday
21stFebruary 1969

Deep Purple-Emmaretta  PARLOPHONE
Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich-Don Juan  FONTANA TF1000
Marianne Faithfull-Something Better  DECCA (A side of withdrawn single)
Brute Force-King Of Fuh APPLE (withdrawn)
Miss White and Mr Green-Don't You Know  TOAST
Chuckles-Never Never  CBS
Mother Earth-I Did My Part  MERCURY
Pattie-Gravitation  COLUMBIA
Spirit-I Got A Line On You  CBS
Professor Morrisons Lollipop-Ooo Poo Pah Susie  LONDON
The Actress-It's What You Give  NEMS
The Uglys-I See The Light  MGM
The Goodees-Condition Red  STAX
Shirley 7 the Shirelles-Look What You've Done With My Heart  BELL
Fourmost-Rosetta  CBS
Paul Slade-Sound Of Love  DECCA
The Imposters-Apache 69  MERCURY
Guitar Crusher-Since My Baby Hit The Number  BLUE HORIZON
Tony Joe White-Polk Salad Annie  MONUMENT
Marianne Faithfull-Sister Morphine (and Cousin Cocaine) (withdrawn b side)  DECCA

extended podcast:
Laura Nyro-Once It Was Alright Now (Farmer Joe)  CBS
Chaquito and the Quedo Brass-What A Difference A Day Makes  FONTANA TF1001
Lee Perry/The Upsetters-What A Botheration  DUKE
Crystalites-Biafra  BIG SHOT
Maytones-Loving Reggae  BLUE CAT
Dave Clark Five-Mulberry Tree  COLUMBIA
Lovin' Spoonful-Summer In The City/Daydream  BUDDAH


This was... Marcelle (1971)

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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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