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 March 2021
with Les Newman

Today: A mucky muck wide screen feature...starring Jack Black and Kyle Gass as TENACIOUS D

Royal Ballet Sinfonia-Sailing By
Thomas Dolby-Wind Power
Royal Ballet Sinfonia-BBC Radio 4 UK Theme
Italian Job Soundtrack-Self Preservation Society
Roy Budd Trio-Get Carter Soundtrack Main Titles
T2-No More White Horses
Kraftwerk-EXPO 2000 (Kling Klang 2000/2002 remixes)/Morgenspaziergang
Dread Zeppelin-Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
Hour 2
Crosby Stills & Nash-Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
Tenacious D-Wonderboy (see video above)
Emerson Lake & Palmer-Tarkus/The Only Way/Infinite Space
Scarlet Rebels-Blinded By The Pain
Thomas Dolby-She Blinded Me With Science
Hour 3
Kraftwerk-Tour De France (live)
Pretty Things-Talkin' About The Good Times
Plastic Penny-Your Way To Tell Me Go (BBC Session introduced by Keith Skues)
Nico-I'm Not Saying
Metallica & Lady Gaga-Moth Into Flame
Aeon Zen-Downfall/Salvation
Ayreon-Amazing Flight Into The Electric Castle
Led Zeppelin-The Crunge
Archie Shepp-Attica Blues
Hour 4
50 years ago: There were around 35 new singles released on Friday 5 March 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 365
+ Record Retailer + Record Collector + + friends

Zebedee-She Couldn't Make Gravy  DECCA F13144
Chicago-Free Country/Free  CBS 7061
Aretha Franklin-Border Song/You Are All I Need To Get By  ATLANTIC 2091 063
Heino-In Einer Bar In Mexico  COLUMBIA DB8763
Deryck Guyler-(You Can't Kill An Old) Desert Rat/Ruby  COLUMBIA DB8764
El Passo (Al Capone)-Out The Light Baby  BIG SHOT BI572
Nirvana-The Saddest Day Of My Life/I Wanna Go Home  VERTIGO 6059 035
Arthur's Mother-On The Dole  POLYDOR 2058 093
Otis Redding-I've Been Loving You Too Long (live at Monterey 1967)  ATLANTIC 2091 062

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

tis Redding-Try A Little Tenderness (live at Monterey 1967)  ATLANTIC 2091 062
Spode-Singalong Song/Cincinnati Woman  DECCA F13142
Shillingford Mill-Thing Called Love  MAM 15
Ray Stevens-Bridget The Midget
Nora Dean-I Must Get A Man  HIGH NOTE HS050
Portrait-Tokaido Line  PYE 7N45043
Yvonne Elliman-I Don't Know How To Love Him  MCA MKS5063
Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson-I Thank You  ATLANTIC 2091 066
Motown Spinners-Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG766
Gladys Knight & Pips-Tracks Of My Tears/If I Were Your Woman  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG767 (withdrawn, actually released on 5 June 1971)
Gary Benson-The Reunion/Better Put Your Love Away  PENNY FARTHING PEN754
Cynthia Richards-Stand By Your Man  CLAN DISC CLA229
Hour 6
50 years ago: There were around 35 new singles released on Friday 5 March 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 365
+ Record Retailer + Record Collector + + friends
Dave Dee (and David)-Sweden (from BBC Transcription Disc introduced by Brian Matthew)
Dave Dee-Wedding Bells  PHILIPS 6006 100
Neil Woodley-Jubilee  Philips 6006 097
Cheynes-April Fool  BELL BLL1144
Anne Murray-Just Biding My Time  CAPITOL CL15673
In Crowd-Bush Jacket  SPINNING WHEEL SW105
Matchbox-Rod  RAK 113
Montanas-Dr Nero/Uncle John's Band  MAM 14
Jimmy Cassidy-You Got To Me Stephanie  DECCA F13140
Bobby Sherman-Cried Like A Baby  CBS 7067
Jimmy Cassidy-It's All Wrong  DECCA F13140
Rosetta Hightower-A little More Line  CBS 7068
Inez Foxx-You Shouldn't Have Set My Soul On Fire  PYE 7N25546
James Brown-Soul Power  POLYDOR 2001 163
Miki Anthony-Sally Sunshine  COLUMBIA DB8759
George Jones-A Good Year For The Roses  PYE 7N25547
Ross Bagdasarian-Armen's Theme/Holding You Now  PHILIPS 6006 096

Somewhere, fluttering around above, should be:
Arthur's Mother-Butterfly  POLYDOR 2058 093
If we didn't play it, we'll pop it into next weeks schedule...
* 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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