This was... Chris Bent (Summer 1971)

on Radio Seagull online every Friday and Saturday, midday and at midnight
 on 1476Khz 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 weekend 2/3/4 July 2021
with Les Newman

Jingles and voiceovers
Amy Bargeron

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 PODCAST - another chance to hear some highlights from 1970
Brass Incorporated-At The Sign Of The Swinging Cymbal (Alan Freeman's Pick Of The Pops theme tune)
Brinsley Schwartz-Shining Brightly
Blue Mink-Good Morning Freedom
Bintangs-Riding On The L 'n' N
Templeton Twins-Something
Galliard-I Wrapped Her In Ribbons
Jigsaw-7 Fishes
Dr Z-Lady Ladybird
Sir Ching I-Hiawatha Mini Ha Ha
Neon Philharmonic-Heighdy Ho Princess
John Sebastian/Lovin Spoonful-Darling Be Home Soon
Elton John-Grey Seal (early single version)
Day Costello-Long And Winding Road
Chicago-25 or 6 to 4
Upsetters-Double Wheel
Byron Lee and the Dragonaires-Elizabethan Reggae
Friendly Persuasion-Make A Wish Amanda (Gary Glitter)
Paul Raven-Soul Thing (Gary Glitter)

- another chance to hear some highlights from 1970
Family-Weavers Answer/Strange Band
Earth & Fire-Mechanical Lover/Ruby Is The One
Abel Fletcher-Esmerelda
Affinity-Three Sisters
Jim Dale-Twinky
Opal Butterfly-Groupie Girl (dressed to kill in mini skirt, long hair and kinky boots)
Simon Stokes and the Night Hawks-Voodoo Woman
Jimi Hendrix Experience-Voodoo Chile
Rugbys-Wendegahl the Warlock
Merry Clayton-Gimme Shelter
Greatest Show On Earth-Again and Again
Love Sculpture-In The Land Of The Few
Hour 3
 PODCAST - another chance to hear some highlights from 1970
Edgar Broughton Band-Out Demons Out/Apache Drop Out
Nice-One Of Those People
Pete Atkin (with lyrics by Clive James)-Be Careful When They Offer You The Moon
Matthews Southern Comfort-Woodstock
Blonde On Blonde-Castles In The Air
Juicy Lucy-Pretty Woman
Clancy Eccles-Credit Squeeze (but history tells us that Trojan issued this on the wrong label, with the wrong title and the wrong artist name)
Toots and the Maytals-Pressure Drop
Edwin Starr and Blinky-Oh How Happy
Two Of Each-Colour My World
Johnnie Winter-I'm Not Sure
Joni Mitchell-Woodstock
Hour 4
50 years ago: There were 59 new singles released on Friday 2 July 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 381 +

T. Rex-There Was A Time/Raw Ramp/Get It On  FLY BUG10
Family-In My Own Time  REPRISE K14090
Rolling Stones-Street Fighting Man  DECCA F13195
Grand Funk Railroad-Are You Ready/Mean Mistreater/I Can Feel Him In The Morning  CAPITOL CL15689 (33rpm)
Hugh Roy & Tommy McCook-Behold/Way Back Home  TREASURE ISLE TI7062
Jackson 5-Never Can Say Goodbye  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG778
Jack Wild-Working On It Night And Day  BUDDAH 2011 082
James Lloyd-Soobo Soobo  PRESIDENT PT336
Jimmy London-Shake A Hand  RANDY RAN514
Hour 5
50 years ago: There were 59 new singles released on Friday 2 July 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 381 +
Jimmy London-Shake A Hand  RANDY RAN514
Carl Murphy-Lick I Pipe  RANDY RAN514
Faith Brown-Any Way That You Want Me/City Wine PENNY FARTHING PEN766 (unreleased)
Baby Grunting-Way Down The Line  UNITED ARTISTS UP35258
Mark Lindsay-Been Too Long On The Road  CBS 7330
Curtiss Mason-Monkberry Moon Delight  COLUMBIA DB8800
Chee Chee & Pepy-I Know I'm In Love  BUDDAH 2011 083
Demis Roussos-We Shall Dance/Lord Of The Flies  PHILIPS 6118 006
Firefly-Younger Days  DECCA F13193
Manfred Mann-Tribute/Living Without You  PHILIPS6006 112
Nirvana-Pentecost Hotel  PHILIPS 6006 127 (a 1971 re-recording with choir)
Hour 6
50 years ago: There were 59 new singles released on Friday 2 July 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 381 +

Mary Hopkin-Let My Name Be Sorry  APPLE 34
Osibisa-Black Ant/Kotoko  SMOKE SS1001
Randy's All Stars-Hold On Girl  EXPLOSION EX2052
Pickettywitch-Summertime Feeling  PYE 7N25559
Shillingford Mill-Frightened  MAM 28
Paul Brett's Sage-Goodbye Forever  DAWN DNX1010
Slickers-You Can't Win  DYNAMIC DYN419
Raeletts-Bad Water  TANGERINE 6121 002
Ross D Wylie-He Gives Us All His Love  POLYDOR 2058 125
Black Abbots-The Painter  EVOLUTION E3004
Drifters-When My Little Girl Is Smiling  ATLANTIC 2091 101
First Move-The World Needs Love  PHILIPS 6000 028
8th Day-She's Not Just Another Woman  INVICTUS INV514
Ben E King-It's Amazing  ATLANTIC 2091 100
Stephen Stills-Change Partners ATLANTIC 2091 117
Beginning Of The End-Funky Nassau  ATLANTIC 2091 097
Rolling Stones-Everybody Needs Somebody To Love  DECCA F13195

To paraphrase Eric Morecambe: "We've played all the right songs, but not necessarily in the right order" - Your corrections are always welcome
**extended podcast only

* The New Singles were a weekly listing of 45rpm (and the occasional 33rpm maxi single) recordings published by
Francis Antony Ltd, East Hill, St Austell, Cornwall. They were distributed to the music trade, media, record shops. Further info here:
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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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