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
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Playlist for weekend 6/7/8 Aug 2021
with Les Newman

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50 years ago: There were 47 new singles released on Friday 6 August 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 386 +
Tomorrows Children-Sister Big Stuff  EXPLOSION EX2056
Ken Lazarus-Girl  EXPLOSION EX2056
Redbone-Witch Queen of New Orleans  EPIC EPC7351
Al Green-Tired Of Being Alone  LONDON HLU10337
Silvertones/Dynamics-Tear Drops Will Fall  CLANDISC CLA234
Ace (Jonathan King)-Speed Freak  DECCA F13216
IF-Forgotten Roads  UNITED ARTIST  UP35263
Neon Philharmonic-Got A Feeling In My Bones  WARNER K16101
IF-Far Beyond  UNITED ARTIST  UP35263
Love Children-What Are You Doing Sunday  REFLECTION HRS13
Pumpkin Hill-Shake Off The Dust  RCA 2099
Nick & Nicola-Apple Crumble Mind  DECCA F13215
James Taylor-You've Got a Friend  WARNER K16085
Paul Davis-When My Little Girl Is Smiling  PRESIDENT PT343
James Taylor-You Can Close Your Eyes  WARNER K16085
50 years ago: There were 47 new singles released on Friday 6 August 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 386 +
George Harrison-Bangla Desh  APPLE R5912
Gregory Isaacs-Lonely Man  BIG SHOT BI584
George Harrison-Deep Blue  APPLE R5912
Erma Franklin-I'm Just Not Ready To Love  JAY BOY BOY36
Dog Feet-Evil Woman/Since I Went Away  REFLECTION HRS12
(Cream-Pressed Rat And Warthog)
Brent Dowe-Put Your Hand In The Hand  SUMMIT SUM8526
Delroy Wilson and the Aggrovators-Try Again  JACKPOT JP770
Linda Lewis-Hampstead Way/We Can't Win  REPRISE K14096
Chase-Get It On (retitled 'Get It On In The Morning' - this is why in USA T Rex renamed their Get It On song as 'Bang A Gong')  EPIC EPC7301
BuckWheat-Carmel Mountain Road  LONDON HLU10336
Joey Gregorash-Jodie  POLYDOR 2121 032
Rascals-Love Me  CBS 7363
Hour 3 FRIDAY (Saturday on CWR1476)
50 years ago: There were 47 new singles released on Friday 6 August 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 386 +
Tommy James-Draggin' The Line  ROULETTE 2097 003
Soul Children-Give Me One Good Reason  STAX 2025 050
Boz Scaggs-Near You  CBS 7401
The Ebonys-You're The Reason Why  CBS 7384
Ken Parker-Ain't Misbehaving  BIG BG322
Jeremy Faith-Jesus  DECCA FR13213
Jackie Moore-Dear John  JAY BOY BOY35
Jackie Lee-End Of A Rainbow  PYE 7N45088
Miller Anderson (side 1 of LP)-Alice Mercy (To Whom It May Concern)/The Age Of Progress/Nothing In This World/Bright City (title track, released this week as Deram single DM337)
Free Flexidisc available this week in record shops. Mystery disc advertising the new PEGASUS label. History tells us the tracks were:
Three Man Army-Butter Queen
Big Sleep-Saint and Sceptic
Atomic Rooster-The Rock... our stylus continues its wild and rocky ride upon this flimsy flexi in the next hour...
Free PEGASUS label Flexidisc available this week in record shops. Tracks were:
Atomic Rooster-The Rock
Ricotti & Albuquerque-New York Windy Day
Pregnant Insomnia-Wall Paper
One In A Million-Fredereek Hernando/Double Sight
LP releases for July/August 1971:
Wishbone Ash-Vas Dis/Pilgrim/Jail Bait/Alone  (PILGRIMAGE, MCA MDKS 8004)
Gentle Giant-Black Cat  (ACQUIRING THE TASTE, VERTIGO 6360 041)
INTERLUDE: Vivian Stanshall-Belching Championship
Gentle Giant-Plain Truth  (ACQUIRING THE TASTE, VERTIGO 6360 041)

5 SATURDAY (Sunday on CWR1476)
LP releases for July/August 1971
Focus-Why Dream/Happy Nightmare/Anonymous (IN AND OUT OF FOCUS, POLYDOR 2344 003) UK EDITION:

Beach Boys-Don't Worry Baby (THE BEACH BOYS, STARLINE SRS 5074)
Stackridge-Grand Piano/Percy The Penguin/Three Legged Table/Slark (STACKRIDGE, MCA MKDS 8002)
Rod Stewart-Mandolin Wind  (EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY, MERCURY 6338 063)
Hour 6  SATURDAY (Sunday on CWR1476)
LP releases for July/August 1971
Rod Stewart-(I Know) I'm Losing You  (EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY, MERCURY 6338 063)
Budgie-Guts/Everything In my Heart/The Author/Nude disintegrating Parachutist Woman  (BUDGIE, MCA MKPS 2018)
Atomic Rooster-Breakthrough/Break The Ice  (IN HEARING OF..., PEGASUS PEG1)
Moody Blues-Procession/The Story In Your Eyes/Our Guessing Game  (EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR, THRESHOLD THS 5)
Bobby Gentry-Benjamin  (PATCH WORK, CAPITOL E ST 494)

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