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Top Of The Pops

Von der englischen Firma Hallmark erschien die Vinyl-LP Serie "Top Of The Pops" von 1968 bis 1985 mit den jeweils aktuellen Chartsongs. Die erste LP erschien im Juni 1968 als Volume 1. Die letzte der Serie gab es im März 1985 als Volume 92. Die Musiker und Interpreten war immer Studiomusiker, was man auch unmissverständlich hören kann. Das Prinzip von Hallmark war einfach, man nehme die jeweils aktuellen Chart-Songs, dazu eine Prise minderwertige Coverversion von unbekannten Studiomusikern, werte die Sache auf mit einem LP Cover das ein junges Mädchen zeigt, und schon hat man ein billig Produkt welches sich über die Jahre gut verkaufen lässt. Auf den insgesamt 106 LP Veröffentlichungen (Vol.1 bis Vol.92, plus 14 mal The Best of ...) befinden sich 3  The Move Songs, 3 mal Wizzard Songs und 12 mal  Electric Light Orchestra Songs (aber jeweils nur als Coverversionen)



Top Of The Pops: Vol. 11
Hallmark CHM 685
Mai 1970
The Move - Brontosaurus

Side 1
          
  • Spirit In The Sky Originally a hit for Norman Greenbaum 
  • The Long And Winding Road Originally a hit for The Beatles 
  • I Can't Tell The Bottom From The Top Originally a hit for The Hollies 
  • Honey Come Back Originally a hit for Glenn Campbell 
  • Yellow River Originally a hit for Christie 
  • The Seeker Originally a hit for The Who 

Side 2          
  • Back Home Originally a hit for The England World Cup Squad 
  • Question Originally a hit for The Moody Blues 
  • Cottonfields Originally a hit for The Beach Boys 
  • Daughter Of Darkness Originally a hit for Tom Jones 
  • I Don't Believe In 'If' Anymore Originally a hit for Roger Whittaker 
  • Brontosaurus Originally a hit for The Move 

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 18
Hallmark SHM 745
Juli 1971
The Move - Tonight

Side 1
  • Get It On Originally a hit for T. Rex 
  • River Deep, Mountain High Originally a hit for The Supremes And The Four Tops
  • Me And You And A Dog Named Boo Originally a hit for Lobo
  • Don't Let It Die Originally a hit for Hurricane Smith
  • Tonight Originally a hit for The Move
  • Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep Originally a hit for Middle Of The Road

Side 2
  • Co-Co Originally a hit for The Sweet
  • La-La Means I Love You Originally a hit for The Delfonics
  • Street Fighting Man Originally a hit for The Rolling Stones
  • Tom Tom Turnaround Originally a hit for New World
  • Black And White Originally a hit for Greyhound
  • Won't Get Fooled Again Originally a hit for The Who

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 24
Hallmark SHM 790
Juni 1972
The Move - California Man

Side 1

  • Metal Guru Originally a hit for T. Rex
  • Rocket Man Originally a hit for Elton John
  • At The Club Originally a hit for The Drifters
  • What's Your Name Originally a hit for Chicory Tip
  • Isn't Life Strange Originally a hit for The Moody Blues
  • California Man Originally a hit for The Move

Side 2   
  • Little Willy Originally a hit for The Sweet
  • Doobedood'ndoobe, Doobedood'ndoobe Originally a hit for Diana Ross
  • Lady Eleanor Originally a hit for Lindisfarne
  • Supersonic Rocket Ship Originally a hit for The Kinks
  • Coconut Originally a hit for Nilsson
  • Tumbling Dice Originally a hit for The Rolling Stones

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 29
Hallmark SHM 815
Februar 1973
E.L.O. - Roll Over Beethoven

Side 1          
  • Blockbuster Originally a hit for The Sweet
  • Daniel Originally a hit for Elton John
  • Me And Mrs Jones Originally a hit for Billy Paul
  • Part Of The Union Originally a hit for The Strawbs
  • Superstition Originally a hit for Stevie Wonder
  • Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah!) Originally a hit for Gary Glitter

Side 2          
  • Paper Plane Originally a hit for Status Quo
  • Looking Thru The Eyes Of Love Originally a hit for The Partridge Family
  • Sylvia Originally a hit for Focus
  • Roll Over Beethoven Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • Doctor My Eyes Originally a hit for The Jackson 5
  • Reelin' And Rockin' Originally a hit for Chuck Berry

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 31
Hallmark SHM 825   
Juni 1973   
Wizzard - See My Baby Jive

Side 1          
  • Hell Raiser Originally a hit for The Sweet    
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life Originally a hit for Stevie Wonder
  • Walk On The Wild Side Originally a hit for Lou Reed
  • And I Love You So Originally a hit for Perry Como
  • Rubber Bullets Originally a hit for 10CC
  • See My Baby Jive Originally a hit for Wizzard

Side 2
  • Also Sprach Zarathustra Originally a hit for Deodato
  • One And One Is One Originally a hit for Medicine Head
  • Walking In The Rain Originally a hit for The Partridge Family
  • Hallelujah Day Originally a hit for The Jackson 5
  • Polk Salad Annie Originally a hit for Elvis Presley
  • Can The Can Originally a hit for Suzi Quatro

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 33
Hallmark SHM 835
September 1973
Wizzard - Angel Fingers

Side 1 
  • Angel Fingers Originally a hit for Wizzard
  • Skywriter Originally a hit for The Jackson 5
  • Rock On Originally a hit for David Essex
  • Young Love Originally a hit for Donny Osmond
  • Oh No! Not My Baby Originally a hit for Rod Stewart
  • Dancing On A Saturday Night Originally a hit for Barry Blue

Side 2 
  • Ooh Baby Originally a hit for Gilbert O'Sullivan 
  • Everything Will Turn Out Fine Originally a hit for Stealer's Wheel 
  • Angie Originally a hit for The Rolling Stones
  • Pick Up The Pieces Originally a hit for Hudson-Ford
  • Monster Mash Originally a hit for Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers
  • The Dean And I Originally a hit for 10CC

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 34
Hallmark SHM 840
Oktober 1973
E.L.O. - Showdown

Side 1 
  • My Friend Stan Originally a hit for Slade
  • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Originally a hit for Elton John
  • This Flight Tonight Originally a hit for Nazareth
  • Daydreamer Originally a hit for David Cassidy
  • Eye Level Originally a hit for Simon Park
  • 5.15 Originally a hit for The Who

Side 2 
  • Photograph Originally a hit for Ringo Starr
  • Sorrow Originally a hit for David Bowie
  • Top Of The World Originally a hit for The Carpenters
  • Knockin' On Heaven's Door Originally a hit for Bob Dylan 
  • Showdown Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • By Your Side Originally a hit for Peters And Lee

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 50
Hallmark SHM 935
Februar 1976
E.L.O. - Evil Woman

Side 1
  • Itchycoo Park Originally a hit for The Small Faces
  • Evil Woman Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water Originally a hit for Simon And Garfunkel
  • Glass Of Champagne Originally a hit for Sailor
  • Deep Purple Originally a hit for Donny And Marie Osmond
  • Tie A Yellow Ribbon Originally a hit for Dawn
  • No Regrets Originally a hit for The Walker Brothers
  • Mamma Mia Originally a hit for Abba

Side 2
  • Wide Eyed And Legless Originally a hit for Andy Fairweather-Low
  • Let The Music Play Originally a hit for Barry White
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life Originally a hit for Stevie Wonder
  • We Do It Originally a hit for R & J Stone
  • Hurricane Originally a hit for Bob Dylan 
  • I'm Not In Love Originally a hit for 10CC
  • King Of The Cops Originally a hit for Billy Howard
  • In Dulce Jubilo Originally a hit for Mike Oldfield

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 56
Hallmark SHM 965
November 1976
E.L.O. - Livin' Thing

Side 1
  • You'll Never Get To Heaven (If You Break My Heart) Originally a hit for The Stylistics
  • Get Back Originally a hit for Rod Stewart
  • Love Me Originally a hit for Yvonne Elliman
  • Somebody To Love Originally a hit for Queen
  • You Make Me Feel Like Dancing Originally a hit for Leo Sayer
  • Under The Moon Of Love Originally a hit for Showaddywaddy 

Side 2
  • Money Money Money Originally a hit for Abba
  • Lean On Me Originally a hit for Mud
  • Lost In France Originally a hit for Bonnie Tyler
  • If Not You Originally a hit for Dr Hook
  • Livin' Thing Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • Hey Baby Originally a hit for Ringo Starr

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 69
Hallmark SHM 3004
Oktober 1978
E.L.O. - Sweet Talkin' Woman

Side 1
  • Sweet Talkin' Woman Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • Summer Nights Originally a hit for John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John
  • Blame It On The Boogie Originally a hit for The Jacksons
  • Giving Up Giving In Originally a hit for The Three Degrees
  • I Can't Stop Lovin' You Originally a hit for Leo Sayer
  • Rasputin Originally a hit for Boney M.

Side 2
  • MacArthur Park Originally a hit for Donna Summer
  • Sandy Originally a hit for John Travolta
  • Love Don't Live Here Anymore Originally a hit for Rose Royce
  • Now That We've Found Love Originally a hit for Third World
  • Lucky Stars Originally a hit for Dean Friedman
  • Rat Trap Originally a hit for The Boomtown Rats

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 73
Hallmark SHM 3009
Mai 1979
E.L.O. - Shine A Little Love

Side 1
  • Hooray Hooray It's A Holi Holiday Originally a hit for Boney M.
  • Shine A Little Love Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • Love You Inside Out Originally a hit for The Bee Gees 
  • Roxanne Originally a hit for The Police 
  • Sunday Girl Originally a hit for Blondie
  • Boys Keep Swingin' Originally a hit for David Bowie
  • Knock On Wood Originally a hit for Amii Stewart
  • Does Your Mother Know Originally a hit for Abba

Side 2
  • Reunited Originally a hit for Peaches And Herb
  • Pop Muzik Originally a hit for M
  • Bright Eyes Originally a hit for Art Garfunkel
  • One Way Ticket Originally a hit for Eruption
  • Banana Splits Originally a hit for The Dickies
  • Hallelujah Originally a hit for Milk And Honey Fearturing Gali Atari
  • Dance Away Originally a hit for Roxy Music
  • Boogie Wonderland Originally a hit for Earth Wind And Fire With The Emotions

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 77
Hallmark SHM 3014
Dezember 1979
E.L.O. - Confusion

Side 1  
  • When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman Originally a hit for Dr Hook
  • Still Originally a hit for The Commodores
  • No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) Originally a hit for Donna Summer And Barbra Streisand
  • It's A Disco Night Originally a hit for The Isley Brothers 
  • Diamond Smiles Originally a hit for The Boomtown Rats 
  • Off The Wall Originally a hit for Michael Jackson
  • Complex Originally a hit for Gary Numan
  • Wonderful Christmastime Originally a hit for Paul McCartney

Side 2
  • Walking On The Moon Originally a hit for The Police
  • Union City Blue Originally a hit for Blondie
  • One Step Beyond Originally a hit for Madness
  • Confusion Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • Working For The Yankee Dollar Originally a hit for The Skids
  • Que Sera Mi Vida Originally a hit for The Gibson Brothers
  • Eton Rifles Originally a hit for The Jam
  • Mary's Boy Child Originally a hit for Boney M. 

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 80
Hallmark SHM 3042
Juni 1980
E.L.O. - I'm Alive

Side 1
  • Theme From M.A.S.H. Originally a hit for Mash
  • Over You Originally a hit for Roxy Music
  • Let's Get Serious Originally a hit for Jermaine Jackson
  • I'm Alive Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • No Doubt About It Originally a hit for Hot Chocolate
  • Little Jeannie Originally a hit for Elton John
  • Midnite Dynamos Originally a hit for Matchbox 
  • Substitute Originally a hit for Liquid Gold

Side 2
  • Crying Originally a hit for Don McLean
  • D-A-A-Ance Originally a hit for The Lambrettas
  • Fool For Your Loving Originally a hit for Whitesnake
  • We Are Glass Originally a hit for Gary Numan
  • Rat Race Originally a hit for The Specials
  • What's Another Year Originally a hit for Johnny Logan
  • Funky Town Originally a hit for Lipps Inc.
  • (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right Originally a hit for Rod Stewart

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 81
Hallmark SHM 3043
August 1980
E.L.O. - All Over The World / Xanadu

Side 1
  • Are You Getting Enough Originally a hit for Hot Chocolate
  • Oops Upside Your Head Originally a hit for The Gap Band
  • Since I Don't Have You Originally a hit for Art Garfunkel
  • Emotional Rescue Originally a hit for The Rolling Stones
  • Burnin' Hot Originally a hit for Jermaine Jackson
  • Wednesday Week Originally a hit for The Undertones
  • Mariana Originally a hit for The Gibson Brothers
  • All Over The World Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra

Side 2
  • Girlfriend Originally a hit for Michael Jackson
  • Use It Up And Wear It Out Originally a hit for Odyssey
  • More Than I Can Say Originally a hit for Leo Sayer
  • There There My Dear Originally a hit for Dexy's Midnight Runners
  • Upside Down Originally a hit for Diana Ross
  • A Lover's Holiday Originally a hit for Change
  • Xanadu Originally a hit for Olivia Newton-John And The Electric Light Orchestra
  • The Winner Takes It All Originally a hit for Abba

Top Of The Pops: Vol. 87
Hallmark SHM 3095
August 1981
E.L.O. - Hold On Tight

Side 1
  • Hold Tight Originally a hit for The Electric Light Orchestra
  • For Your Eyes Only Originally a hit for Sheena Easton
  • Show Me Originally a hit for Dexy's Midnight Runners
  • Ghost Town Originally a hit for The Specials
  • Dancing On The Floor Originally a hit for Third World
  • Visage Originally a hit for Visage 
  • (You Don't Stop) Wordy Rappinghood Originally a hit for The Tom Tom Club
  • Walk Right Now Originally a hit for The Jacksons 

Side 2
  • Lay All Your Love On Me Originally a hit for Abba
  • Can Can Originally a hit for Bad Manners 
  • Sat In Your Lap Originally a hit for Kate Bush
  • Chant No. 1 Originally a hit for Spandau Ballet
  • Body Talk Originally a hit for Imagination
  • Happy Birthday Originally a hit for Stevie Wonder
  • Backfired Originally a hit for Debbie Harry
  • Green Door Originally a hit for Shakin' Stevens

The  Best Of  1973
Hallmark SHM 850
Dezember 1973
Wizzard - See My Baby Jive

Side 1          
  • Tie A Yellow Ribbon (From Vol. 30)
  • I Love You Love Me Love (From Vol. 35)
  • Get Down (From Vol. 30)
  • Welcome Home (From Vol. 32)
  • Blockbuster (From Vol. 29)
  • The Twelfth Of Never (From Vol. 30)
  • See My Baby Jive (From Vol. 31)

Side 2          

  • Can The Can (From Vol. 31)
  • Eye Level (From Vol. 34)
  • Rubber Bullets (From Vol. 31)
  • Daydreamer (From Vol. 34)
  • I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) (From Vol. 32)
  • Young Love (From Vol. 33)
  • Skweeze Me Pleeze Me (From Vol. 32)

The Best Of  1980
Hallmark SHM 3046
Dezember 1980
E.L.O. - Xanadu

Side 1          
  • Working My Way Back To You (From Vol. 79)
  • Crying (From Vol. 80)
  • Use It Up And Wear It Out (From Vol. 81)
  • Feels Like I'm In Love (From Vol. 82)
  • Theme From M.A.S.H. (From Vol. 80)
  • Brass In Pocket (From Vol. 78)
  • What's Another Year (From Vol. 80)
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me (From Vol. 82)

Side 2          
  • Another Brick In The Wall Originally a hit for Pink Floyd
  • Woman In Love (From Vol. 83)
  • Too Much Too Young (From Vol. 78)
  • Xanadu (From Vol. 81)
  • Coward Of The County (From Vol. 78)
  • Going Underground (From Vol. 79)
  • The Tide Is High (From Vol. 83)
  • The Winner Takes It All (From Vol. 81)