#1s of 1970 to 1975 - mono or stereo 45s

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#1s of 1970 to 1975 - mono or stereo 45s

Postby Theo » Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:10 pm

As per the thread for 1968 and 1969 in the 1960s forum, I'm trying to find out which UK #1s in the transition period (when singles were issued in both mono and stereo) from the late 1960s to mid 1970s were issued in those formats. Below is a list of what I've managed to find out so far. A '?' next to mono/stereo means that's what it says on the record label, and I haven't found out what's actually on the disc (Apple used EMI mono matrixes for the Beatles' first stereo single, so the label may not always be 100% correct!).

If you can fill in any gaps from having heard the original UK 45s, please let me know (or just reply here).

Two Little Boys Rolf Harris mono
Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) Edison Lighthouse mono
Wand'rin' Star Lee Marvin ?
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel stereo
All Kinds Of Everything Dana mono
Spirit In The Sky Norman Greenbaum mono
Back Home England World Cup Squad "70" mono
Yellow River Christie mono
In The Summertime Mungo Jerry stereo
The Wonder Of You Elvis Presley mono
The Tears Of A Clown Smokey Robinson and The Miracles stereo
Band Of Gold Freda Payne mono
Woodstock Matthews' Southern Comfort stereo
Voodoo Chile Jimi Hendrix Experience stereo
I Hear You Knocking Dave Edmunds' Rockpile mono

Grandad Clive Dunn stereo
My Sweet Lord George Harrison stereo
Baby Jump Mungo Jerry stereo
Hot Love T Rex stereo
Double Barrell Dave & Ansil Collins mono
Knock Three Times Dawn ?
Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep Middle Of The Road mono
Get It On T Rex stereo
I'm Still Waiting Diana Ross mono
Hey Girl Don't Bother Me Tams mono
Maggie May Rod Stewart stereo
Coz I Luv You Slade stereo
Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) Benny Hill stereo

I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) New Seekers ?
Telegram Sam T Rex stereo
Son Of My Father Chicory Tip stereo
Without You Nilsson stereo
Amazing Grace Pipes & Drums & Military Band of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards stereo
Metal Guru T Rex stereo
Vincent Don McLean stereo
Take Me Bak 'Ome Slade stereo
Puppy Love Donny Osmond ?
School's Out Alice Cooper stereo
You Wear It Well Rod Stewart stereo
Mama Weer All Crazee Now Slade ?
How Can I Be Sure David Cassidy ?
Mouldy Old Dough Lieutenant Pigeon mono
Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan stereo
My Ding-A-Ling Chuck Berry mono
Long Haired Lover From Liverpool Little Jimmy Osmond ?

Blockbuster! Sweet stereo
Cum On Feel The Noize Slade ?
The Twelfth Of Never Donny Osmond ?
Get Down Gilbert O'Sullivan stereo
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree Dawn feat. Tony Orlando ?
See My Baby Jive Wizzard vocal backing - The Suedettes stereo
Can The Can Suzi Quatro stereo
Rubber Bullets 10cc stereo
Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me Slade ?
Welcome Home Peters & Lee ?
I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) Gary Glitter mono
Young Love Donny Osmond ?
Angel Fingers (A Teen Ballad) Wizzard stereo
Eye Level Simon Park Orchestra stereo
Daydreamer David Cassidy ?
The Puppy Song David Cassidy ?
I Love You Love Me Love Gary Glitter mono
Merry Xmas Everybody Slade stereo

You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me New Seekers featuring Lyn Paul ?
Tiger Feet Mud stereo
Devil Gate Drive Suzi Quatro stereo
Jealous Mind Alvin Stardust stereo
Billy Don't Be A Hero Paper Lace stereo
Seasons In The Sun Terry Jacks ?
Waterloo Abba stereo
Sugar Baby Love Rubettes stereo
The Streak Ray Stevens ?
Always Yours Gary Glitter stereo
She Charles Aznavour stereo
Rock Your Baby George McCrae ?
When Will I See You Again Three Degrees stereo
Love Me For A Reason Osmonds stereo
Kung Fu Fighting Carl Douglas ?
Annie's Song John Denver stereo
Sad Sweet Dreamer Sweet Sensation ?
Everything I Own Ken Boothe ?
Gonna Make You Star David Essex stereo
You're The First, The Last, My Everything Barry White stereo
Lonely This Christmas Mud stereo

Down Down Status Quo stereo
M/s Grace Tymes stereo
January Pilot stereo (?)
Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me) Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel ?
If Telly Savalas ?
Bye Bye Baby Bay City Rollers ?
Oh Boy Mud ?
Stand By Your Man Tammy Wynette stereo (?)
Whispering Grass Windsor Davies as B.S.M. Williams & Don Estelle as Gunner Sugden (Lofty) stereo (?)
I'm Not In Love 10cc ?
Tears On My Pillow Johnny Nash stereo
Give A Little Love Bay City Rollers ?
Barbados Typically Tropicle stereo (?)
Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) Stylistics ?
Sailing Rod Stewart stereo (?)
Hold Me Close David Essex stereo (?)
I Only Have Eyes For You Art Garfunkel stereo (?)
Space Oddity David Bowie stereo
D.I.V.O.R.C.E. Billy Connolly ?
Bohemian Rhapsody Queen stereo

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