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

19 - 21 Nov 2021
with Les Newman

Hour 1
50 years ago: There were 73 new singles released on Friday 26 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 402 +
Donovan-Jennifer Juniper  PYE Mini Monster PMM104
Isaac Hayes-Shaft  STAX 2025 064
Donovan-There Is A Mountain  PYE Mini Monster PMM104
Quintessence-Sweet Jesus/You Never Stay The Same  RCA NEON NE1003
John Martyn-May You Never (single only mix)/Just Now  ISLAND WIP6116
John Martyn-May You Never (LP mix)
Leon Russell-A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall  A&M AMS866
Shawn Phillips-A Christmas Song  A&M AMS819
Carly Simon-Anticipation  ELEKTRA K12037
Les Crane-Desiderata  WARNER K16119
Spontaneous Combustion-Lonely Singer/200 Lives  HARVEST HAR5046
Hour 2
50 years ago: There were 73 new singles released on Friday 26 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 402 +
Spontaneous Combustion-Leaving  HARVEST HAR5046
Spontaneous Combustion-'unknown ballad' mistakenly added to 2012 reissue of ELP TARKUS
Southern Comfort-Cosmic Jig  HARVEST HAR5047
John Holt-Paragons Medley  TREASURE ISLAND TI7066
Clarendonians-Seven In One Medley  GREEN DOOR GD4009
Desmond Dekker-Licking Stick  TROJAN TR7847
Blood Sweat & Tears-Lisa Listen To Me  CBS 7576
David Cassidy-Cherish  BELL BLL1189
Van Morrison-Wild Night  WANRNER K16120
Temptations-Ungena Za Ulinwenga (Unite The World)  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG783
Waldo De Los Rios-Rondo A&M AMS872
Johnny Pearson-Sleepy Shores (Owen MD)  PENNY FARTHING PEN778
Kenny & Clarence-Yes We Have No Bananas  CBS 7644
Donovan-Mellow Yellow/Sunshine Superman  PYE Mini Monster PMM104
Marvin Gaye-Save The Children  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG796
Hour 3
50 years ago: There were 73 new singles released on Friday 26 November 1971
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 402 +
England Dan & John Ford Coley-New Jersey  A&M AMS870
Aretha Franklin-Rock Steady  ATLANTIC 2091 168
Fanny-Charity Ball  REPRISE K14109
Delroy Wilson-Keep Your True Love Strong  JACKPOT JP780
Sketto/Three Sevens-Know Your Friend  BIG SHOT BI596
Sonny and Cher-All I Ever Need Is You/I Got You Babe  MCA MU1145
Yvonne Elliman-Everything's Alright  MCA MKS5077
San Remo Strings-Festival Time  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG795
RB Greaves-Paperback Writer  ATLANTIC 2091 170
BearFoot-Frightened  PYE 7N45110
JJ Band-Somebody Help Me  CBS 7649
Little Richard-Green Power  REPRISE K14124
Little Anthony and the Imperials-Father Father  JANUS 6146 005
Ledbetter Possum-Saturday Morning Saturday Night  FAMOUS FAM128
The Invaders-Got To Go Home  GG GG4527
Hour 4

Cosmic Sounds/Zodiac-Scorpio/Sagittarius
Sagittarius-My World Fell Down
Don Spencer-Fireball
Torch Song-Prepare To Energize
The Wozard Of Iz, an electronic odyssey-I Have Been Over The Rainbow
Pretenders-My City Was Gone
Gary Numan-The End Of Dragons
Torch Song-Telepathy
Manfred Mann Chapter III-Happy Being Me
Led Zeppelin-Going To California
Hour 5
Jethro Tull-Sossity, You're A Woman   Celebrating the 50th anniversary of BENEFIT
Depeche Mode-Enjoy The Silence (the quad: final mix) etched 12" XL12BONG18
Led Zeppelin-4th album  Celebrating the 50th anniversary
Hour 6
Yes-live 49 years ago: 20 November 1972, Uniondale, New York (from PROGENY - seven shows from '72)

Jingles and voiceovers
Amy Bargeron

Visit Amy's Studio

(r) = repeat



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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