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This is... Chris Bent, 68. Check out the GALLERY for recent photos taken at the radio day in Harwich, August 2023

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

25 November 2023

with Pat McManus & Andy Stoddart, St Patrick's Day 2022, Wolverhampton
Saturday 25th November 2023
There were 69 new singles released on Friday 24th November 1967
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 204 
Beatles-Hello Goodbye  PARLOPHONE R5655
Gilbert-You/Disappear  CBS 3089
Erma Franklin-Piece Of My Heart  LONDON HL10170
Jefferson Airplane-Two Heads/Ballad Of You Me and Pooneil  RCA VICTOR RCA1647
Zombies-Care Of Cell 44/Maybe After He's Gone  CBS 3087
Zombies-Time Of The Season (a rerecording for a K Tel compilation)
The Cymbaline-Matrimonial Fears/You Will Never Love Me  PHILIPS BF1624
Diana Ross and the Supremes-In And Out Of Love  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG632
Beatles-I Am The Walrus (extra beats version from USA mono single on CAPITOL)
Harvey Scales and the 7 Sound-Get Down  ATLANTIC 584146
Ronnie Jones-Mama Come On Home  POLYDOR 56222
Turtles-She's My Girl/Chicken Little Was Right  LONDON HL10168
There were 69 new singles released on Friday 24th November 1967
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 204 
Dave Davies-Suzanah's Still Alive  PYE 7N17429
Marmalade-Man In A Shop  CBS 3086
Harpers Bizarre-Chattanooga Cho Choo  WARNER WB7090
Orange Bicycle-Laura's Garden  COLUMBIA DB8311
Gladys Knight and the Pips-I Heard It Through The Grapevine  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG629
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles-I Second That Emotion  TAMLA MOTOWN TMG631
Carnegy Hall-Bells Of San Francisco/Slightly Cracked  POLYDOR 56224
Peep Show-Esprit De Corps  POLYDOR 56226
Svensk-All I Have To Do Is Dream/You  PAGE ONE POF050
Tickle-Subway (Smokey Pokey World)  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3004
Chris Farlowe-Handbags and Gladrags  IMMEDIATE IM065
Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera-Flames  DIRECTION 58-3063
Skip Bifferty-Reason To Live/Happy Land  RCA VICTOR RCA1648
Savoy Brown Blues Band-Taste and Try Before You Buy  DECCA F12702
Lovin' Spoonful-She Is Still A Mystery  KAMA SUTRA KAS210
Inquisitive People-Big White Chief  DECCA F12699
Tickle-Good Evening  REGAL ZONOPHONE RZ3004
Kim and Kelly Braden-Didn't I  COLUMBIA DB8312
Beatles-I Am The Walrus (remix from the Love 'Cirque de Soleil' album)
Invaders-Limbo Girl  COLUMBIA BLUE BEAT DB105
Sweet Pool-In Winter
Caravan-Winter Wine
Sweet Pool-Dancing Wildly
Say She She-Bleeding Heart
The Last Dinner Party-My Lady Of Mercy
Hats Off Gentleman It's Adequate-The Confidence Trick (with explanatory intro by Malcolm Galloway)
Emerald Dawn-The March Of Time
Affinity-All Along The Watchtower
Argent-God Gave Rock and Roll To You (Russ Ballard)

Coi Leray-Players** podcast only, a musical anomaly. Well, I like it...
Next Week: Genesis Live
Friday 24th November 2023
There were 72 new singles released on Friday 17th November 1967
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 203
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band-Intro and Outro/Equestrian Statue  LIBERTY LBF15040
Bee Gees-World  POLYDOR 56220
The Smoke-Have Some More Tea  ISLAND WIP6023
Beach Boys-Wild Honey  CAPITOL CL15521
Dionne Warwick-I Say A Little Prayer  PYE 7N25436
Noel Harrison-Suzanne/Life Is A Dream  REPRISE RS20615
Box Tops-Neon Rainbow  STATESIDE SS2070
The Choir-It's Cold Outside  MAJOR MINOR MM537
Bruce Chanel-Mr Bus Driver  STATESIDE SS2066
The Societie-Bird Has Flown/Breaking Down  DERAM DM162
Bee Gees-Sir Geoffrey Saved The World  POLYDOR 56220
Keith West-Sam  PARLOPHONE R5651
Barry Lee Show-I Don't Want To Love You  COLUMBIA DB8299
The Universal-Green Veined Orchid/While The Cats Away  PAGE ONE POF049
Heptones-Why Must I  STUDIO ONE SO2027
London Jazz Four-It Strikes A Chord  POLYDOR 56214
There were 72 new singles released on Friday 17th November 1967
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 203
Violent Thimble-Gentle People part 1 & 2 POLYDOR 56217
Mark Wirtz and Mood Mosaic-Thimble Full Of Puzzles  PARLOPHONE R5651
Pink Floyd-Apples and Oranges/Paintbox  COLUMBIA DB8310
Monkees-Daydream Believer/Goin' Down  RCA VICTOR RCA1645
The Smoke-It Could Be Wonderful  ISLAND WIP6023
Nite People-Summertime Blues  FONTANA TF885
HP Lovecraft-Wayfarin' Stranger  PHILIPS BF1620
The Mood Of Hamilton-Why Can't There Be More Love  COLUMBIA DB8304
Mindbenders-Schoolgirl  FONTANA TF877
Petula Clark-Other Man's Grass  PYE 7N17416
Country Joe and the Fish-Love  FONTANA TF882
Billie Davis-Angel Of The Morning/Darling Be Home Soon  DECCA F12696
Fifth Estate-Heigh Ho  STATESIDE SS2068
Steven Lancaster-San Francisco Street  POLYDOR 56215
London Jazz Four-It Strikes A Chord  POLYDOR 56214
There were 72 new singles released on Friday 17th November 1967
compiled from THE NEW SINGLES* issue 203
Gentle Power Of Song-Constant Penelope  POLYDOR 56211
The Executives-I'll Always Love You  CBS 3067
Tim Hardin-Lady Came From Baltimore/Black Sheep Boy  VERVE VS1511
The Rokes-Hold My Hand  RCA VICTOR RCA1646
Paul Jones-Sons and Lovers/Three Sisters  COLUMBIA DB8303
Cilla Black-I Only Live To Love You  PARLOPHONE R5652
Fallen Angels-Most Children Do/I Don't Want To Fall  LONDON HL10168
Country Joe and the Fish-Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine  FONTANA TF882
Box Tops-She Knows How  STATESIDE SS2070
The Gibsons-She's Not Like Any Girl  MAJOR MINOR MM528
Beach Boys-Wind Chimes  CAPITOL CL15521
The Jennors (misprint on label,; should be Tennors)-Pressure and Slide  COXSONE CS7024
Gene and Debbe-Go With Me  LONDON HLE10165
Gary Hamilton-Let The Music Play  DECCA F12697
Margo and the Marvettes-When Love Slips Away  PYE 7N17423
Precisions-If This Is Love  TRACK 604014
Mindbenders-Coming Back FONTANA TF877
HP Lovecraft-Time Machine  PHILIPS BF1620**
Prog Rock Preview: Sweet Pool-Dancing Wildly**


**extended podcast only

Giants of Rock, Butlins, Minehead - Sunday 23rd January 2022
Felix Rabin (centre) with (from left) Andy, Vincenzo Capodivento, Chris B and Kathy 
with Les Newman

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

* 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:

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 https://www.facebook.com/chris.bent.319

picture restored from a damaged slide



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