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 26/27/28 February 2021
with Les Newman

1 extended PODCAST
Styx-Too Much Time
SAGA-Wind Him Up/Tired World (from 2021 Symetry album)
Colosseum-Three Score And Ten Amen
Porcupine Tree-My Ashes
Led Zeppelin-No Quarter
Porcupine Tree-Fear Of A Blank Planet
Led Zeppelin-D'yer Mak'er/Houses Of The Holy
Doors-Waiting For The Sun/My Wild Love
Hours 2/3 - 2 hour 15 minute extended PODCAST
Rush-A Passage To Bangkok
Porcupine Tree-Anaesthetise
Steven Wilson-The Twilight Zone
LCD Sound System-Someone Great
Torch Song-Raphael
Robyn Hitchcock-I Want You (she's so heavy)
Credo-From The Cradle.. To The Grave
ACT 1: Overture
Scene 1: The Storm/The Veil/Covenant of Faith/Rescue
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic (with Oral Moses, baritone)-Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho
Healing Force-Thank God For Women
50 years ago: There were around 35 new singles released on Friday 26 February 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 365
+ Record Retailer + Record Collector + + friends

The Onyx-Air  PARLOPHONE R5888
Rolling Stones-Little Queenie  DECCA F13126 (pressed in UK, EXPORT only)
Rolling Stones-Love In Vain (acetate demo)
Raw Holly-Well All Right  YOUNGBLOOD YB1022
Cimarrons-Funky Fight  BIG SHOT BI562
Raw Holly-It's Raining In My Heart  YOUNGBLOOD YB1022
Melodians-It Took A Miracle  SUMMIT SUM8512
Niney-Blood and Fire  BIG SHOT BI568
David McWilliams-Harlem Lady/Days Of Pearly Spencer  PARLOPHONE R5886
David Crooks-I Won't Hold It Against You  JACKPOT JP759
Pickettywitch-Waldo P Emerson Jones/There He Goes  PYE 7N45035
John Schroeder-Thank You Girl  PYE 7N45039
John Barry-The Last Valley  PROBE PRO518
Dobby Dobson-Halfway To Paradise  BIG BG310
This pink dots on blue FOCUS LP sleeve needed to be viewed at a distance:

Hour 5
50 years ago: There were around 35 new singles released on Friday 26 February 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 365
+ Record Retailer + Record Collector + + friends

Gilbert O'Sullivan-Underneath The Blanket Go/Doing The Best That I Can  MAM 13
Focus (see above)-House Of The King/Black Beauty  POLYDOR 2001 134
Canned Heat-Woolly Bully/Future Blues  LIBERTY LBF15439
Woolly Bully was featured in Moonlighting, season 4 finale:

Andy Williams-Where Do I Begin  CBS 7020
Baker Street Philharmonic-Love Story/The Last One  PYE 7N25540
Boss Effect-Brother Hold Your Hand Up High  DECCA F23141
The Charmers-Skinhead Train  EXPLOSION EX2045
Delroy and the Tennors-Donkey Skank  DUKE DU106
Frankie Howerd-Up Pompeii  COLUMBIA DB8757
Mama Cass Elliott-Easy Come Easy Go/Ain't Nobody Else Like You  PROBE PRO519
50 years ago: There were around 35 new singles released on Friday 26 February 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 365
+ Record Retailer + Record Collector + + friends
Andwella-Are You Ready/Peoples People  REFLECTION RS6
Cotton Socks (a.k.a. Wild Silk)-So Tired Of Waiting/At Last I've Got Someone To Love  BELL BLL1143
Danta-Cee Cee  CBS 5432
Searchers-Desdemona  RCA 2057
Dee Dee Warwick-Cold Night In Georgia  ATLANTIC 2091 057
Sidney Elliott-Little Boy Blue/Calypso Woman  CBS 7055
Erroll English and the Champions-Sometimes  DUKE DU99
Explosive-Hey Presto Magic Man  PLEXIUM PXM20
Shirley Bassey-Where Do I Begin  UNITED ARTISTS UP35194
Wilfred Brambell-Decimal Song/Time Marches On  CBS 7062
Ethiopians-Rim Bam Bam  DUKE DU108
Susan Maugham-I Can't Make You Love Me  SPARK SRL1049
* 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

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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