Blue River — Eric Andersen — Columbia 7. Letters — Jimmy Webb — Reprise 9. Tommy — Various Artists— Ode 3. Radio Dinner — National Lampoon — Banana 4. Fragile — Yes — Atlantic 3.
Paul Simon — Paul Simon — Columbia 4. Honky Chateau — Elton John — Uni 6. Ben — Michael Jackson — Motown 3. Africa — Thundermug — Big Tree 4. Hard Attack — -Dust — Kama Sutra 3. Captain Beyond — Captain Beyond — Capricorn 4. Naturally — J. Cale- — Shelter 3. Jackson Browne — Jackson Browne — Asylum 4.
The Slider — T. Rex — Reprise 6. The Storyteller- — Tom T. Hall — Mercury 9. Harvest — Neil Young — -Reprise Tommy— Various Artists — Ode 3. Hard Attack — Dust — -Kama Sutra 4. Our predictions for the coming year. Plus, a very special awards section. Have a good holiday! Heavy Hits Parr of the LP to single crossover trend w t revealed in the large num- ber of!
First time top singles items were enjoyed by Mott The Hoople, Argent. But it is obvious that a cross-section of performers proved that they were still valuable recording acts, given the right promotion, pro- duction and material. Country Crossover Two artists proved that when coun- try goes pop, it still does so in a big, long-lasting way. To this end, Hammond, Gi- braltar born writer-singer will receive full saturation promotion, including trade and consumer advertising, in- store merchandising aids, and a series of radio spots.
Hammond recently ap- peared in concert with The Moody Blues. Trust Fund live music performances, musicians are guaranteed employment at union scale, the free concerts provide enjoy- ment to people who would not other- wise afford the price of admission to concerts and, for many events, it means a spin-off in recording sales. Raine, in fact, favors greater indus- try participation in the affairs of MPTF. Paulson says the trend in recent years has been for co-sponsorship of events with MPTF by city and state, radio, TV and newspapers.
He cites a Mitch Miller concert in Winnipeg re- cently, co-sponsored by a radio sta- tion, that was rained-out before a crowd of 18, The re-scheduled event drew 25, Brand New Key — Melanie — Neighborhood 3. Lefs Stay Together — A!
Green— Hi 4. Scorpio — Dennis Coffey — Sussex 5. Cherish — David Cassidy — Bell 6. Sunshine — Jonathan Edwards — Capricorn 7. Sugar Daddy — Jackson Five — Motown 9. Day After Day — Badfinger— Apple 9. Everything I Own— Bread — Elektra 9. Rockin' Robin — Michael Jackson — Motown 2.
Day Dreaming— Aretha Franklin — Atlantic Oh Girl — Chi-Lites — Brunswick 5. Brandy — Looking Glass— Epic 3. Long Cool Woman — Hollies — Epic 6. Back Stahbers — 0'Jays — Phil Infl 2. Long Cool Woman — Hollies — Epic 3. Brandy — Looking Glass— Epic 8. Use Me — Bill Withers— Sussex 8. Garden Party — Rick Nelson — Decca 5. Freddie's Dead — Curtis Mayfield — Curtom 7. Infl 8. Jones— Billy Paul— Phila. Infl 5. Infl G. Ventura Highway — America— Warner Bros. Safka 4. Lurie Creatore, G.
Stanton Stewart Thomas Gold McFaddin — J. Whitehead Candy Man — Sammy Davis, Jr. Newley Nims Greene Edwards Udell Cornelius Robinson Adok Schary Dieval Ham Creed Leander How Do You Do?
Holiday Silverstein Lamm Bettis Huff Salter Ingram Byrd Perry Tilmon Weil Michael Jackson — Motown 9. James Brown — Poiydor Joe Simon— Spring Joe Tex— Dial Wayne Newton — Chelsea Bobby Vinton — Epic Elvis Presley — RCA Rod Stewart — Mercury Sammy Davis, Jr.
Bobby Womack — U. Chuck Berry — Chess Ringo Starr — Apple Thomas— Scepter Curtis Mayfield — Curtom Rick Nelson— Decca Todd Rundgren- — Bearsville Tommy James — Roulette Jerry Butler — Mercury Isaac Hayes — Enterprise John Denver— RCA Wilson Pickett — Atlantic Van Morrison— Reprise Stevie Wonder — Tamla Bob Dylan— Columbia Lobo — Big Tree Donne Elbert— All Platinum King Floyd — Chimneyville Andy Williams — Columbia Jerry Wallace — Decca Richard Harris — -Dunhill Marvin Gaye— Tamla Stephen Stills — Atlantic New Male Vocalists 1.
Luther Ingram — Koko 6. Robert John — Atlantic 7. Mac Davis — Columbia 8. Gary Glitter— Bell Jim Croce — ABC Jackson Browne — Asylum Daniel Boone — Mercury Frederick Knight— Stax Charley Pride — RCA Arlo Guthrie — Reprise Rick Springfield — Capitol Harry Chapin — Elektra Leon Russell— Shelter Johnny Nash — Epic Giorgio — Dunhill Sam Neely — Capitol Jimmy Osmond— MGM Jermaine Jackson — Motown Chris Hodge — Apple John Kay — Dunhill Frank Mills— Sunflower Mickey Newbury — Elektra Albert Hammond — Mums Apollo — Mega 5.
Peter Nero — Columbia 7. Crusaders- — Blue Thumb 9. Nite Liters— RCA Isaac Hayes — Enterprise Vocal Groups 1. Bread — Elektra 6. Staple Singers — Stax 7. Osmonds — MGM 9. Cornelius Bros. Badfinger-Apple Bee Gees— Atco Honey Cone— Hot Wax Alice Cooper — Warner Bros. Rolling Stones— Rolling Stones War — United Artists Hollies— Epic Temptations — Gordy Main Ingredient — RCA Detroit Emeralds- — Westbound Who— Decca Partridge Family — Bell Dramatics— Volt Supremes — Motown Isley Bros.
Chicago— Columbia Led Zeppelin — Cotillion Raiders— Columbia New Seekers — -Elektra Rare Earth — Rare Earth Spinners— Atlantic Guess Who — RCA Grass Roots — Dunhill Santana— Columbia Grand Funk — Capitol Creedence Clearwater Revival — Fantasy Jefferson Airplane — Grunt Band — -Capitol Lettermen— Capitol Dawn— Bell Free Movement — Uni Stampeders — Bell El Chicano — Kapp CHER— Kapp 3.
Helen Reddy — Capitol 5. Carole King— Ode 6. Carly Simon— Elektra 7. Denise LaSalle — Westbound 8. Candi Staton— Fame 9. Barbra Streisand — Columbia Buffy Sainte Marie — Vanguard Laura Lee— Hot Wax Duos 1. Climax-Rocky Road 5. Yes— Atlantic 6. Eagles— Asylum 8. Raspberries— Capitol 9. Argent— Epic Godspell — Bell Love Unlimited — Uni Commander Cody — Paramount Sailcat— Elektra Faces— Warner Bros. Malo — Warner Bros.
Redbone— Epic Hillside Singers — Metromedia Tower Of Power— Warner Bros. Sweathog — Columbia Doobie Bros. April Wine — Big Tree Bullet— Big Tree Stories— Kama Sutra Soul Children — Stax Flash — Capitol Uriah Heep — Mercury Ceils Band — Atlantic English Congregation — Atco Jo Jo Gunne — Asylum Emotions — Stax Think— Laurie Gladstone — ABC Sugar Bears — Big Tree Wings— Apple Mott The Hoople — Columbia New Birth— RCA Delegates — Mainstream New Female Vocalists 1.
Beverly Bremers- — Scepter 5. Chi Coltrane— Columbia 6. Addrisi Bros. And come dp with the key to the puzzle of what makes one record company stand out above the rest. The key is people. Artists, company people, sales people. Involved and committed people.
People with ideas for growth and expansion, not just in product output but in product creativity and artistry as well. If theres a record puzzle you re looking to piece together, remember who solved it all first. Young — Reprise 4. CHER— Kapp You created a whole new language. You made us hip instead of hep.
You gave the recording industry the support it needed. And neither of us is through yet. Avalon, Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley— -RCA John Lennon— -Apple Eric Clapton- — Atco Jimi Hendrix- — Reprise Van Morrison— Warner Bros. Stevie Wonder— Tamla Chuck Berry- — Chess Andy Williams— Columbia Tom Jones — Parrot King— ABC James Brown — Polydor Kris Kristofferson — Monument Bobby Sherman — Metromedia James Taylor — Warner Bros.
Gordon Lightfoot — Reprise Engelbert Humperdinck — Parrot Richard Harris — Dunhill Buddy Miles — Mercury Donny Hathaway — Atlantic 5. Jim Croce — Dunhill 7. David Cassidy— Bell 8. Les Crane — Warner Bros. Bobby Womack — United Artists Jerry Garcia — Warner Bros. Mac Davis— Columbia Todd Rundgren — Bearsville Bob Weir — Warner Bros. Female Vocalists 1. Cher — Kapp 6.
Carly Simon — Elektra 7. Dionne Warwicke — Scepter 8. Judy Collins — Elektra 9. T-Rex — Reprise 5. Three Dog Night — Dunhill 6. Grand Funk — Capitol 7. Partridge Family — Bell 8. Jethro Tull — Warner Bros. Led Zeppelin — Atlantic Allman Brothers — Capricorn Bread— Elektra Santana — Columbia Osmonds — MGM Who — Decca Faces — Warner Bros.
Chi-Lites — Brunswick Band — Capitol Fifth Dimension — Bell Badfinger — Apple Jeff Beck — Epic Mountain — Windfall Hollies — Epic Creedence Clearwater— Fantasy James Gang — ABC Doors — Elektra Black Sabbath — Warner Bros.
Cream — Atco Hot Tuna — RCA YES — Atlantic 2. WAR — United Artists 4. Stylistics — Avco 5. Manassas — Atlantic 7. Staple Singers — Stax 8. Wings — Apple 9. Dramatics — Volt Argent — Epic Eagles — Asylum Tower of Power — Warner Bros. Raspberries— Capitol Edgar Winter — Epic Grover Washington, Jr. Dennis Coffey — Sussex Soundtracks 1. Godfather — Paramount 5. Rainbow Bridge- — Jimi Hen- drix — Reprise 7.
Last Days Of Fillmore — Fill- more 8. A Clockwork Orange — Warner Bros. Sesame Street II — Columbia LaBrea, Hollywood, Calif. Of Amer. Vine St. McLemar, Memphis, Tenn. Potter Beverly Blvd. Avalon — Memphis, Tenn. Early '80's issue of '79 LP; plain white inner; light wear on cover; some marks - plays well with just a few crackles. Blue label reissue of '71 LP; Light wear on Gatefold sleeve; a few small marks side 2 - a couple of crackles.
Black label reissue of '74 LP' Gatefold; some wear on cover; small mark tk1 side 1; plays well with a few crackles. Smooth Orange label issue of '65 LP; matrix no.
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