Shop with confidence. Condition of sleeve and record is excellent. Record looks unplayed or rarely played Top Of The Pops Vinyl LP Record SHM 885 Volume 42 1974 Pickwick hallmark. This is for an album from the classic series. Record looks unplayed or rarely played.
Top of the Pops is the name of a series of records issued by Pickwick Records on their Hallmark label, which contain anonymous cover versions of recent and current hit singles. The recordings were intended to replicate the sound of the original hits as closely as possible.
the record label, outraged that such "smut," "filth," and "degeneracy" should be allowed to sully the minds of the young. And that's before any of them even played the actual record. Ah, but maybe if they had, they'd have been a little more understanding.
Released every couple of months, ‘Top Of The Pops’ and ‘Hot Hits’ sold almost underneath the radar for some years, until a brief change in the chart eligibility rules allowed the titles into the main album countdown. Thus, early in August 1971, ‘Hot Hits 6’ reached No. 1 and then, two weeks later, ‘Top Of The Pops 18’ did the same, incongruously stealing the top spot from the Moody Blues’ ‘Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
The official Christmas chart for 1984 was the one announced on 18 December 1984 and which was featured on Top Of The Pops on Thursday 20 December 1984. As it's presented by Simon Bates and Janice Long we'll get to see it. Had the chart for the week ending 29 December 1984 been announced on Radio 1 it wouldn't have happened until Thursday 27 December at the earliest as Gallup HQ would have been closed for Christmas on the two previous days which would have meant the chart being compiled at least two days later than normal - far too late for airing on Top. Of The Pops.