SEARCHING FOR RECORDS IN DURHAM

SEARCHING FOR RECORDS IN DURHAM: MY NEVER ENDING QUEST FOR RECORDS

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SEARCHING FOR RECORDS IN NEWCASTLE

SEARCHING FOR RECORDS IN NEWCASTLE – MY NEVER ENDING QUEST FOR RECORDS

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HOT HITS – VOLUME 18 (MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50060) MAY 1973

HOT HITS – VOLUME 18 (MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50060) MAY 1973 – Blonde-haired lass jumps on a Suzuki and goes for a thrill ride

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CHARITY SHOP EXCURSIONS – PART 14 – HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING & SUNDERLAND

Digging in a box of Charity Shop records: – Here I go again with another charity shop splurge in my home town of Houghton-le-Spring on Friday and in Sunderland this morning. All in all, a worthwhile excursion to the bargain bins of the North East and where, it seems, an accumulation of budget label LP releases find their resting place.

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HOT HITS – VOLUME 16 (MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50056) JANUARY 1973

Twelve more Music For Pleasure ‘Hot Hits’ from 1973 – Adventurous cover photo of a desirably slim brunette dressed in a diver’s rubber jacket, her zip undone down to her navel, revealing just enough of her charms. There’s ample temptation for teenage boys to cough up their pocket money to buy this album from Woolworth’s.

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HOT HITS – VOLUME 15 (MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50050) DECEMBER 1972

Twelve more Music For Pleasure ‘Hot Hits’ from 1972 – The next few albums under the spotlight are from the year 1972, so oil your skateboard wheels, sharpen your Leeds United pen-knife and let’s all go on a teenage rampage, cos gonk heads may have to roll.

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HOT HITS – VOLUME 14 (MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50044) SEPTEMBER 1972

Twelve more ‘Hot Hits’ from 1972 – The next few albums under the spotlight are from the year 1972, so oil your skateboard wheels, sharpen your Leeds United pen-knife and let’s all go on a teenage rampage, cos gonk heads may roll.

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HOT HITS – VOLUME 13 (MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50041) AUGUST 1972

HOT HITS – “Volume 13” (Music For Pleasure MFP 50041) August 1972 – The next few albums under the spotlight are from the year 1972, so polish your clackers, jump onto your Raleigh Chopper and tighten the belt on your Kung-Fu pyjamas, cos we’re probably in for a tricky ride.

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HOT HITS – VOLUME 11

HOT HITS – “Volume 11” (Music For Pleasure MFP 5270) May 1972 – The cover model is Caroline Munroe, later to star in the Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). Before that she was in a few low-budget films, more often than not, she went down the shops for her liver and onions dressed to impress as a Medieval bow and arrow go go Goddess.

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HOT HITS – VOLUME 4

HOT HITS – VOLUME 4 – (Music For Pleasure MFP 5192) February 1971 This LP wasn’t billed as “Volume 4” on the cover (simply ‘4’) but it is indeed the fourth release in MFP’s “Hot Hits” series of budget albums re-hashing chart hits using professional studio musicians, engineers and producers.

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