By request, HERC will be taking Sessions' The Greatest Hits Album through the K-Tel Scale today.  The album came out in 1982, features songs from 1973-1981 and was licensed and manufactured by Warner Special Products. Originally available as a triple vinyl or double tape set (8-track and cassette), the forty song album was sold on late night TV via commercial above.  The request came anonymously so HERC doesn't know who to credit but since he had this album in his collection anyway, he thought he'd give it the K-Tel Kollection treatment.  The album was graciously donated to HERC's collection about a decade ago by his first brother-in-law, Sean, who was a sucker for those late night music ads - several more such collections were also donated.  Sadly, Sean passed just a few years back but his love of music lives on through his newly married son, Cory.

The Greatest Hits Album [1982]
K-tel Scale:
Billboard Top 40s
Ride Like The WindChristopher Cross22432
Giving It Up For Your LoveDelbert McClinton8351023
Being With YouSmokey Robinson21417
No Time To LoseThe Tarney/Spencer Band24
The Tide Is HighBlondie1113
We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye AgainEngland Dan & John Ford Coley911428
Let My Love Open The DoorPete Townshend9119
Kiss On My ListHall & Oates11613
Only SixteenDr. Hook61457
Cupid / I've Loved You For A Long TimeSpinners453512
I Love YouClimax Blues Band122093
I Just Fall In Love Again ‎Anne Murray1211133
How Much I FeelAmbrosia31128
Pop MuzikM1443
Believe It Or NotJoey Scarbury2312
Lonesome LoserLittle River Band61576
Cool NightPaul Davis1121617
Bad BloodNeil Sedaka12511
Love You Like I Never Loved BeforeJohn O'Banion242638
The Winner Takes It AllABBA811112
CelebrationKool & The Gang1113412
All Out Of LoveAir Supply2523
Midnight BlueMelissa Manchester6175
Dust In The WindKansas6636
The Theme From Hill Street BluesMike Post Featuring Larry Carlton10415
Everybody's Got To Learn SometimeThe Korgis182223
Stars On 45 (Medley 1)Stars On1181112
Late In The EveningPaul Simon67912
Chuck E.'s In LoveRickie Lee Jones420410
TroubleLindsey Buckingham914813
China GroveThe Doobie Brothers1585
Sister Golden HairAmerica1521
JesseCarly Simon11895
Don't StopFleetwood Mac32218
Steal AwayRobbie Dupree6554
We're In This Love TogetherAl Jarreau15661312
Thank You For Being A FriendAndrew Gold25151130
How Much LoveLeo Sayer172795
Hurt So BadLinda Ronstadt825913

With all but one Top 40 hit and almost 75% of the album's songs being Top 10 hits including seven #1's on the Pop chart, The Greatest Hits Album did fairly well on the K-Tel Scale, scoring just under 34.  If it was a legit K-Tel album, it would currently sit at #7 in the Top 10 with its score of 33.96. Thanks for the request.  While the album fell just short of your predicted K-Tel Scale score of 35, it came really really close.

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