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 24/25/26 September 2021
with Les Newman

Jingles and voiceovers
Amy Bargeron

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Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 24 September 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 393 +
John Barry Orchestra-Theme from The Persuaders/Girl With The Sun In Her Hair  CBS 7469
Cher-Gypsies Tramps and Thieves  MCA MU1142
Rare Earth-I Just Want To Celebrate  RARE EARTH RES102
Charmers-One Big Unhappy Family  GREEN DOOR GD4001
Conscious Minds-Africa Is Paradise  GREEN DOOR GD4001
Pickettywitch-Bring A Little Light Into My World  PYE 7N45096
Barbara Lynn-Take Your Love And Run  ATLANTIC 2091 133
Tammi Lynn-That's Understanding  MOJO 2092 012
Delfonics-Ready Or Not  BELL BLL1175
Kingdom Come-I.D. Side To Be B. Side the C. Side/Eternal Messenger  POLYDOR 2001 234
Greyhound-Follow The Leader  TROJAN TR7834
Johnny Cash-I Walk The Line  SUN 6094 008
Johnny Cash-Singing In Vietnam Talking Blues  CBS 7300
Clodagh Rodgers-Lady Love Bug  RCA 2117
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 24 September 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 393 +
Freedom-Miss Little Louise/Thanks  VERTIGO 6059 051
Daddy Dewdrop-Foxhuntin'/March Of The White Corpuscles  STATESIDE SS2192
Leon Russell-Ballad of Mad Dogs And Englishmen  A&M AMS841
Claudia Lennear-Let It Be  A&M AMS841
Glo Macari-Looking For Love  COLUMBIA DB8821
Glo Macari-Live Love  COLUMBIA DB8706 (belatedly played from release date of 14 May 1971)
George Torrence and the Naturals-Lickin' Stick  JAY BOY BOY48
John Holt-Sister Big Stuff  TREASURE ISLE TI7065
Samantha Jones-He Moves Me  PENNY FARTHING PEN771
Rare Earth-The Seed  RARE EARTH RES102
Lee Michaels-Keep The Circle Turning/Do You Know What I Mean  A&M AMS863
Bobby Byrd-Hot Pants (Here I Come)  MOJO 2093 004
Ray Stevens-All My Trials  CBS 7443
Hour 3 FRIDAY (1476 Sunday at 6.00pm)
50 years ago: There were 50 new singles released on Friday 24 September 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 393 +
Ray Stevens-All My Trials  CBS 7443
Capricorn-Goodbye Today Hello Tomorrow/Shine A Light On Me  CBS 7481
Howard Johnson-That Magic Touch Can Send You Flying  JAY BOY BOY47
Montanas-No Smoke Without Fire  MAM MAM R45
Grin-Everybody's Missing The Sun  CBS 7405
Godson-We've Not Made It/All Dressed In White  PHILIPS 6006 155
Zooms-Skinny Dipping  HORSE HOSS8
Anne Murray-Talk It Over In The Morning  CAPITOL CL15696
Grapefruit-Sha Sha/Universal Party  DERAM DM343
Buddy Greco-Days Of Icy Fingers  MGM 2006 073
Heron-Take Me back Home/Minstrel And A King  DAWN DNS1015
Ed Welch-Clowns  UNITED ARTISTS UP35284
Bobby Sherman-Waiting At The Bus Stop  CBS 7468
James Brown-Make It Funky  POLYDOR 2001 223
Les and I have been very busy this week in the real world. The following hours are repeats or extended podcasts scattered across the Radio Seagull and CWR1476 transmissions:
Owl Service-Living By The Water
Ian McCullough-September Song
Doors-Summer's Almost Gone
Anne Briggs-Go Your Way
Joni Mitchell-Twisted
Cold Cut-Autumn Leaves
Deep Purple-Fireball/Into The Fire/Highway Star/Speed King
Wishbone Ash-Pilgrim
Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well

Gary Numan-When The World Comes Apart
Plastic Penny-Your Way To Tell Me Go
...from their album, Restless Night:

Move-Lightning Never Strikes Twice
Eric Church-Stick That In Your Country Song
Eddie Money-Baby Hold On
Creedence Clearwater Revival-I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Rush-Summertime Blues/Shapes Of Things
Renaissance-Kings and Queens
Goddesses of the Bagpipes-Enter Sandman

Golden Earring:
Who Do You Love
When I Was Young
Gotta See Jane
Darkness Darkness
Eight Miles High
Radar Love
Vanilla Queen
The Enid-Golden Earrings
PODCAST 2 hour file
LP releases for June 1971
Emerson Lake & Palmer TARKUS (Island ILPS 9155)-
Jeremy Bender/Bitches Crystal/The Only Way (Hymn)/Infinite Space

Earth and Fire (NEPENTHA 6437 004)-
Love Quiver/Wild and Exciting/Twilight Dreamer/
Ruby Is The One/You Know The Way/Vivid Shady Land/Seasons

NEPENTHA records: Earth & Fire. Photo courtesy of

Words Of Aaron/It Wasn't My Idea To Dance/Message From The Country
Harvey Mandel CRISTO REDENTOR (Philips 6336 009 reissue)-
Wade In The Water/Cristo Redentor

Radha Krsna Temple (APPLE SAPCOR 18)-
Govinda/Sri Guruvastak/Bhaja Bhakata/Arotrika/Hare Krsna Mantra

Bill Oddie-Harry Krishna (b side of single)

Quintessence DIVE DEEP (Island ILPS 9143)-
Dance For The One
50 years ago: There were 70 new singles released on Friday 30 July 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 385 +
Satisfaction-Don't Rag The Lady  DECCA F13207
Sons and Lovers-Take Up The Hammer  BEACON BEA180
Curtiss Muldoon-Amber Man/You Make Me Happy  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3038
Cymarron-Rings  CBS 7371
Dion-Peaceful Place  WARNER K16100
Don Fardon-Follow Your Drum  YOUNG BLOOD YB1027
Fantastics-Baby Make Your Own Sweet Music  MOJO 2027 004
Peddlers-Manah  PHILIPS 6006 141
Rescue Company No.1-Gotta Find You/Office Girl  PYE 7N45089
Rio Grande-Before My Time  RCA 2102
Sounds Of Sunshine-Love Means..  LONDON HLD10333
Samantha Sang-Nothing In The World Like Love  POLYDOR 2058 127
Erma Franklin-Piece Of My Heart  JAY BOY BOY41

 PART 1 PODCAST 2 hours 22 minutes
Scarlet Rebels-Shattered Dreams/Can I Open My Eyes
Fish-Perfume River
Marillion (live)-Script For A Jester's Tear
Credo-Round and Round
The English Rock Ensemble with Rick Wakeman-The North Plain
Deep Purple-Remission Impossible
followed by...
Rob Leighton's IMAGINATION show first broadcast on Radio Caroline, 3rd January 2008...
PART 2 of the IMAGINATION PODCAST 1 hour 20 minutes
Rob Leighton plays the complete 666 by Aphrodite's Child




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

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