This was... Chris Bent (Summer 1971)

on Radio Seagull online every Friday and Saturday, midday and midnight UK time
 and various AM frequencies in Netherlands
on CWR 1476Khz Leicestershire every Friday, Saturday & Sunday evening 6.00-8.00pm
1476 WEBCAST: Carillon Wellbeing Radio

Playlist for 5/6/7 February 2021
with Les Newman

1 PODCAST (95 minutes)

The New LPs released 50 years ago in January 1971
Carole King-I Feel The Earth Move/Beautiful/It's Too Late/
You've Got A Friend/Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Tapestry, A&M)
Trees-Murdoch/Polly On The Shore (On The Shore, CBS)
Stackwaddy-Sure 'nuff 'n' Yes I Do/Love Story (DANDELION)
The Way We Live-King Dick II (A Candle For Judith, DANDELION)
Clear Blue Sky-My Heaven (VERTIGO)
Egg-The Polite Force (The Polite Force, DERAM)
Gravy Train-Think Of Life/Earl Of Pocket Nook (VERTIGO) extended podcast only
provisional listing
The Moles-We Are The Moles (part 2)
The Southlanders-Mole In a Hole
The Moles-We Are The Moles (part 1)
The Moles a.k.a. Simon Dupree and the Big Sound, later Gentle Giant
Caravan-Nine Feet Underground
Duran Duran-Out Of My Mind (Perfecto Dub 1)
Mogul Thrash-Sleeping In The Kitchen/St Peters (live at BBC, introduced by Brian Matthew)
Matching Mole-O Caroline
Galahad-Empires Never Last
provisional listing
Gary Numan-My Name Is Ruin/Cars/Are Friends Electric (live at Brixton Academy)
Pendragon-The Haunting
HMS Morris-Babinod
Gwenno-Calon Peiriant Fideo
Steve Hackett-Court Of The Crimson King (live in Tokyo)
Journey-Don't Stop Believing
provisional listing
50 years ago: There were around 46 new singles released on Friday 5 February 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 364 (12 Feb 1971)
 with reference to Record Retailer & Record Collector

The Upsetters-Dracula  UPSETTER US354
Masters Apprentice-I'm Your Satisfier  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3031
Bob Marley and the Wailers-Mr Brown  UPSETTER US354
Derrick Harriott-Candy SONG BIRD SB1052
Masters Apprenrice-Because I Love You  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3031
Julie Ege-Love  CBS 5431
Stephen Stills-Love The One You're With  ATLANTIC 2091 046
New World-Rose Garden  RAK RAK111
Rotations-Ra Ta Ta  POLYDOR 2041 037
Spirit Of Progress-Om Pa Pa  PHILIPS 6006 089
R Dean Taylor-Indiana Wants Me  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG763
Roger Whittaker-Why  COLUMBIA DB8752
Harry Johnson-Arcade Walk  HARRY J
50 years ago: There were around 46 new singles released on Friday 5 February 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 364 (12 Feb 1971)
 with reference to Record Retailer & Record Collector
Walrus-Why?  DERAM DM323
The Laurels-Devils Well  PYE 7N45034
Walrus-Never Gonna Let My Body Touch The Ground  DERAM DM323
The Laurels-Underground  PYE 7N45034
Anthony Armstrong Jones-Sweet Caroline  M&M FFMS 10004
Sweet Salvation-The Crucifix, The Swastika and the Star/Honey Man  B&C CB136
Sweet Rain-I Can See Beyond You  PYE 7N25539
Chairmen Of The Board-Everything's Tuesday  INVICTUS INV507
Samuel The First-Sound Of Babylon  SUMMIT SUM8515
Bob Andy-Green Green Valley  TROJAN TR7809
Neil Diamond-Solitary Man  PRESIDENT PT324
Black Abbots-How About Me?  EVOLUTION E3001
Melanie-Stop I Don't Want To Hear It Any More  BUDDAH 2011 064
Rattles-Where Is The Friend/You Can't Have Sunshine Every Day  DECCA F23119
Eric & Ernie-Bring Me Sunshine  COLUMBIA DB8753
Eric Elder-Tokay  PHILIPS 6006 081
Drew Ross-Where There's A Will  CBS 7009
BB King-Chains and Things  PROBE PRO516
Boy Friday and the Groovers-Music So Good  DOWNTOWN DT471
Friday 5th February 2021, Midday/Midnight on Seagull
PODCAST repeated due to technical issue at Seagull last week
The New LPs released 50 years ago in January 1971
with Jimi Hendrix (FALSE START, Harvest)-Everlasting First/Flying/Gimme A Little Break/Standout
Love (REVISITED, Elektra)-She Comes In Colours/Alone Again Or
Vashti Bunyan (JUST ANOTHER DIAMOND DAY, Philips)-Another Diamond Day/Where I Like To Stay
Mogul Thrash (MOGUL THRASH, RCA)-Elegy
IF (IF2, ISLAND)-A Song For Elsa, Three Days Before Her 25th Birthday/I Couldn't Write And Tell You
Captain Beefheart (Lick My Decals Off Baby, STRAIGHT)-Space Age Couple/I Love You, You Big Dummy
Carole King (TAPESTRY, A&M)-I Feel The Earth Move
PODCAST  broadcast for first time on CWR 1476, Sunday 7th February 2921
50 years ago: THE NEW SINGLES* issue 362
There were 67 new singles released on Friday 15 January 1971
Alan Haven-Image  FONTANA TF267 428
Supremes-Stoned Love  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG760
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles-I'm The One You Need  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG761
Alan Haven-Romance Of The North Sea  FONTANA TF267 428
Orange Bicycle-Country Comforts/Goodbye Stranger  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3029
Phil Flowers-The Man The Wife and the Little Baby Daughter  BELL BLL1135
Dog That Bit People-Lovely Lady  PARLOPHONE R5880
Dog Feet-Sad Story  REFLECTION RS7
Giorgio Moroder-Underdog  A&M AMS822
Bob Kerr's Whoopee Band-Honey Pie  PHILIPS 6006 076
Warm Dust-It's A Beautiful Day/Worm Dance  TREND 6099 002
Nancy Sinatra-How Are Things In California  REPRISE RS20968
Trifle-Old Fashioned Prayer Meeting  DAWN DNS1008
Y Triban-Black Paper Roses (Night In The City)  DECCA F13115
* The New Singles were a weekly listing of 45rpm recordings published by
Francis Antony Ltd, East Hill, St Austell, Cornwall. They were distributed to the music trade, media, record shops. We are working through the lists from Summer 1967 to Summer 1986. Some weeks (and occasionally for longer periods) the lists are missing from the archive but fortunately the weekly list also includes the previous two (and sometimes more) weeks releases...
Addendum, January - March 1971. Industrial action resulted in the first ever Post Office strike which lasted FOR SEVEN WEEKS. As a consequence just three issues of the New Singles were printed in that period: 22nd January, 12th February and 12th March. No list was printed for 29th January, 5th February, 19th February, 26th February and 5th March 1971. To produce a reasonably accurate reflection of what was actually released in the intervening weeks we have referred to , Record Collector and Record Retailer...
Our 'sticky thread' video for 2021: 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

picture restored from a damaged slide

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