Tales of Topographic Telephone Boxes: Chris Bent TELECOM TODAY 1982

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 10/11/12 September 2021
with Les Newman

Jingles and voiceovers
Amy Bargeron

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Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 57 new singles released on Friday 10 September 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 391 +
Moody Blues-Story In Your Eyes/Melancholy Man  THRESHOLD TH7
Grand Funk Railroad-Gimme Shelter  CAPITOL CL15694
Doris Troy-I'll Do Anything He Wants  MOJO 2092 011
Marianne Samwell-Don't Hurt That Man  RCA 2116
Four Tops-Simple Game  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG785
Solid Gold Band-All You Gotta Do  BELL BLL1174
Clancy Ecckes-John Crow Skank  CLAN DISC CLA235
Moody Blues-Simple Game (1968 B side of Ride My Seesaw)
Bill Withers-Ain't No Sunshine  A&M AMS858
Scott English-Brandy  HORSE HOSS7
Barry Crocker-Love Is A Beautiful Song  PYE 7N25567
Sheep House-Ladder  DECCA F13229
Virgil Griffiths-La Da Da Da Da  JAY BOY BOY43
Joe Simon-You're The One For Me  MOJO 2093 003
The Rooftop Singers-Walk Right In  VANGUARD VSD35017
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 57 new singles released on Friday 10 September 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 391 +
Grand Funk Railroad-Country Road  CAPITOL CL15694
Bob Marley and the Wailers-More Axe/Axe Man  UPSETTER US372
Charmers-Rasta Never Fails  GREEN DOOR GD4000
Joan Baez-The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down  VANGUARD VSD35114
Partridge Family-I Woke Up In Love This Morning  BELL BLL1173
Ian Matthews-Reno Nevada/Desert Inn  VERTIGO 6059 048
Manfred Mann-Mrs Henry/Prayer  PHILIPS 6006 159
The Diamonds-Girl You Are Too Young  BIG BG326
Niney and the Observers-Message To The Ungodly  BIG SHOT BI586
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band-Some Of Shellys Blues  UNITED ARTISTS UP35282
Hour 3
50 years ago: There were 57 new singles released on Friday 10 September 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 391 +
Union Express-Ring A Roses  DECCA F13230
Stephen Stills-Nothing To Do But Today/Marianne  ATLANTIC 2091 141
Ace-Ace Of Spades  DECCA F13216
Chris Montez-We Can Make The World A Whole Lot Brighter  PARAMOUNT PARA3015
Sergio Mendes & Brasil 77-Pais Tropical/So Many People  A&M AMS860
Rockin' Horse-Biggest Gossip In Town  PHILIPS 6006 156
Hurricane Smith-Write The Music, Sing The Song  COLUMBIA DB8818
Nana Mouskouri-Put Your Hand In The Hand  FONTANA 6010 047
Tim Mycroft-Shadra  PARLOPHONE R5919 (acetate played)
Wailers-Dreamland  UPSETTER US371
Love Affair-Help (Get Me Some Help)  PARLOPHONE R5918
Stampeders-Sweet City Woman  STATESIDE SS2191
Errol Dunkley-Deep Meditation  BIG BG324
Cleo Laine-Bill  PHILIPS 6006 158**
Mouth and McNeal-Hey You Love  DECCA F13225**
Kentucky Express-You Keep Getting In Your Way  LONDON HLU10343**
MARC tv show 1977: Hawkwind - Quark Strangeness and Charm
Hour 4 & 5 playing as a continuous two hour file
Aphrodites Child-You Always Stand In my Way/The Shepherd And The Moon
Hawkwind-Quark Strangeness And Charm (slow)
Box Of Frogs-Back Where I Started
Asia-Heat Of The Moment/Only Time Will Tell/Sole Survivor/One Step Closer/Time Again
Canwerk (mash up of Can & Kraftwerk by Mark Dezzani)-Trans Europe Express
The Enid-Dambusters March/Land Of Hope And Glory/Malacandra
Emerson Lake And Palmer-Jerusalem
Barclay James Harvest-Galadriel/Mocking Bird/Vanessa Simmons
Franck Carducci with Steve Hackett-Closer To Irreversible
Pete Jones Tiger Moth Tales-Winter Is Coming

JODY GRIND inner gatefold
Hour 6  

Mats Morgan Band-Thanks For Flying With Us/ADAT Droputs I Love You/Not US
William Orbit's Ultra Violet Mix of Ray Of Light (Madonna)
Jody Grind-One Step On: In My Mind/Nothing At All/Interaction/Paint It Black
UFO-Alone Again Or/Doctor Doctor/Too Hot To Handle
Hawkwind-Quark Strangeness And Charm (fast)


fter playing Canwerk, we talk telephones... including the use of the 'Bar Safety, 1A' (see the black and yellow vertical bars in the kiosk below) - designed to prevent the public from falling out of a K8 Kiosk when one or more of the large window panes was missing. Yes, you couldn't make it up:



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:
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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