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

6 - 12 Nov 2021
with Les Newman

Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 67 new singles released on Friday 12 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 400 +
America-A Horse With No Name  WARNER K16128
T Rex-Life's A Gas  FLY BUG16
America-Everyone I Meet Is From California/Sandman  WARNER K16128
T Rex-Jeepster  FLY BUG16
Maytones-Bongo Man Rise  GG GG4525
Wei Wei Wong-Ping Pong Song  BELL BLL1186
Mosaic-Bluebird/Bird Of Time  PARLOPHONE R5928
Nemo-The Sun Has Got His Hat On  PARLOPHONE R5927
Mumma Bear-Pasadena  PARLOPHONE R5926
Harry H Corbett-Harry You Love Her  COLUMBIA DB8841
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas-Bless You  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG794
Supremes and Four Tops-You Gotta Have Love  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG793
Lighthouse-Little Kind Words  VERTIGO 6073 152
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 67 new singles released on Friday 12 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 400 +
Lighthouse-One Fine Morning  VERTIGO 6073 152
King Curtis and the King Pins-Whole Lotta Love
John Kongos-Tokoloshe Man  FLY BUG14
Jo Mama-Smackwater Jack  ATLANTIC 2091 159
Heads Hands and Feet-Silver Mine/Warming Up The Band  ISLAND WIP6115
Groovers0Cheep  GREEN DOOR GD4006
Zim & Dee-You've Got A Friend  GREEN DOOR GD4006
Eric Donaldson-Love Of The Common People  DYNAMIC DYN423
Esther Ofarim-She's Leaving Home  PHILIPS 6006 174
Santana-Guajira/Everybody's Everything  CBS 7546
Gilbert O'Sullivan-No Matter How I Try  MAM MAM52
Neil Diamond-Stones  UNI UN536
Jo Mama-Back On The Streets Again  ATLANTIC 2091 159

Hour 3
50 years ago: There were 67 new singles released on Friday 12 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 400 +
Mark Lindsay-Are You Old Enough  CBS 7551
Chicory Tip-I Love Onions/Don't Hang Jack  CBS 7595
Tranquility-Thank You  EPIC EPC7603 (promo only? re-recorded for 1972 release)
Count Prince Miller-Hysteriacide  TROJAN TR7842
Electric Express-It's The Real Thing  ATLANTIC 2091 165
Arrival-Family Tree  CBS 7617
Beach Boys-Don't Go Near The Water  STATESIDE SS2194
Black Widow-Wish You Would  CBS 7596
Oo Bang Jiggly Jang-Hanging Tree  PRESIDENT PT356
Tony Ashton-You Me and a Friend Of Mine  CAPITOL CL15702
Brent Dowe-Freedom Train  SUMMIT SUM8530
Imitations-Open Up Your Heart  CRYSTAL CR7014
Marmalade-Back On The Road  DECCA F13251
Dory Previn-Mythical Kings and Iguanas  UNITED ARTISTS UP35309
Tranquility-Thank You  EPIC EPC7603
Hour 4

Bodkin-from their 1972 private pressing
Frank Zappa-Directly From My Heart To You
It's A Beautiful Day-Don and Dewey
Deep Purple-Child In Time
It's A Beautiful Day-Bombay Calling
Hour 5+6      2+ hours
It's A Beautiful Day-Bulgaria
Quintessence-Jesus Buddha Moses Gauranga (studio version)
Mighty Observer-Y Gofod Inbetween
Quintessence-Jesus Buddha Moses Gauranga (Bumpers sampler album live version)
Kraftwerk-Spiegelsaal/Neon Licht/Showroom Dummies
Arena-Hanging Tree
Awkward Silences-Everybody Loves Organised Fun/Other People Die
Agnieska Swita-Cosmo parts 1-3
Emerald Dawn-Ascent
Ian Dury-Spasticus Autisticus
Madonna-Candy Perfume Girl/Shanti Asthangi/Ray Of Light (Sasha's strip down mix)**

Jingles and voiceovers
Amy Bargeron

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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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The Ultimate Recordings List (probably)

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