Hits Greatest Stiffs

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Hits Greatest Stiffs
Hits Greatest Stiffs album cover.jpg
Compilation album by
Various artists
ReleasedSep 16, 1977
LabelStiff

1977 Stiff compilation includes "Radio Sweetheart."


Tracks

Side A
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. Heart Of The City  Nick Lowe 1:59
2. Between The Lines  Pink Fairies 3:10
3. Cincinnati Fatback  Roogalator 6:14
4. Styrofoam  Tyla Gang 2:37
5. Texas Chainsaw Massacre Boogie  Tyla Gang 3:59
Side B
TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. Caravan Man  Lew Lewis 4:25
2. Help  The Damned 1:42
3. You Gotta Lose  Richard Hell 3:29
4. This Is The World  Plummet Airlines 2:00
5. Leavin' Here  Motorhead 2:34
6. Radio Sweetheart  Elvis Costello 2:48


Release information

Release date Media Catalog number Comments
1977-09-16 LP Stiff FIST1 UK
1977-10-22 MC Stiff ZFIST1 UK
1977-__-__ LP Stiff/Barclay 940565 France, gatefold sleeve with adverts for other artists
1977-__-__ LP Stiff SEEZ-5 Australia, made by EMI Australia
1977-__-__ LP Stiff/Victor VIP-6660 Japan



Notes

  • Hits Greatest Stiffs is a various artists compilation album, drawn from ten of the first eleven Stiff singles, BUY 1 – BUY 11.
  • The tracks follow the numerical order of the singles, but feature mostly the b sides, although several singles were originally issued as double a-sides.
  • Initial copies of the LP included a free copy of the next single, BUY 12, Max Wall's "England's Glory"/"Dream Tobacco".
  • Groove etchings:
Side A: "IF IT'S STIFF GRAB IT" "A PORKY PRIME CUT".
Side B: "STIFF ONES HAVE MORE GO IN THEM".


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