ELO UK Issued 7" Singles Types Information & Discography

Listed below are all the pressings/versions/variations/labels and record sleeves of Electric Light Orchestra 7" & 12" issued in the UK.

ELO 7" black vinyl singles were issued with 5 different format pressings and types of centre hole:

  • 4 Prong push out (that it can be broken out to create the large hole) with various paper labels.

  • Solid centre (the most common available) with various paper labels.

  • Large hole (for use with automatic record dropping devices and juke boxes) with a various paper labels.

  • Moulded plastic injection solid centre in various colours (dark blue, silver and light blue)

  • Moulded plastic injection large hole in various colours (dark blue and silver)

Twilight JET 7015
Twilight JET 7015
Twilight JET 7015
Secret Messages JET A3720
Nightrider Jet 469

ELO 7" black vinyl Singles were issued on the labels:-

  • ​EMI Harvest - Issued from June 1972 to September 1973 and Re-Issues in April 1977, March 1979 & May 1984

  • Warned Brothers - Issued from March 1974 to March 1975

  • Jet Records - Distributed by Polydor - Issued from November 1975 to July 1976

  • Jet Records - Distributed by United Artists - Issued from November 1976 to January 1978 with 2 Different Label Designs.

  • Jet Records - Distributed by CBS - Issued from May 1978 to October 1983 with 6 Different Label Designs.

  • Epic - Issued from - March 1986 to February 2007

10583 Overture - 4 Prong

EMI Harvest - June 72 to Sept 73

Ma Ma Ma Belle K 16349

Warner Bros - March 74 to March 75

Livin Thing JET UP 36184

Jet Records - Nov 76 to Jan 78

Distributed by United Artists

Don't Bring Me Down JET 153

Jet Records - May 78 to Oct 83

Distributed by CBS

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Jet Records - May 78 to Oct 83

Distributed by CBS

Rockaria! Jet Up 36209

Jet Records - Nov 76 to Jan 78

Distributed by United Artists

I'M Alive Jet 179

Jet Records - May 78 to Oct 83

Distributed by CBS

Secret Messages JET A3720

Jet Records - May 78 to Oct 83

Distributed by CBS

Evil Woman Jet 764

Jet Records - Nov 75 to July 76

Distributed by Polydor

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Jet Records - May 78 to Oct 83

Distributed by CBS

Xanadu Jet 185

Jet Records - May 78 to Oct 83

Distributed by CBS

Calling America EPIC A 6844

Epic - March 86 to Feb 87

Distributed by CBS

10538 Overture G45 22

EMI Harvest - May 84

10538 Overture G45 22

EMI Harvest - May 84

10538 Overture G45 22

EMI Harvest - May 84

ELO 7" Demo/Promo Singles
 

ELO also issued Demo/Promo 7" singles for all EMI/Harvest and Jet Records (United Artists and CBS Distribution) releases from "10538 Overture" in June 1972 to "Four Little Diamonds" in October 1983, (excluding Re-Issues) EXCEPT the singles "I'M Alive" "Ticket To The Moon" were not issued in Demo/Promo labels.

All Warner Brothers, Jet Records (Distributed by Polydor) and Epic did not issue any Demo/Promo 7" singles....

.... Until Epic issued two coloured Promo's in 2006 & 2007 !

10583 Overture - Demo
Four Little Diamonds JET A 3869
Surrender Cover ELOPR 1

ELO 7" Single Sleeves
 

The first ELO Picture Sleeve issued was "Rockaria!" in Feb 1977, every ELO single issued after that (excluding Re-Issues) come with a Picture Sleeve, EXCEPT "The Way Life's Meant To Be" in Jan 1982.

"Company Sleeves" were issued by EMI Harvest, Warner Brothers, Jet Records (Distributed by Polydor), Jet Records (Distrusted by United Artists & CBS) and Epic, as shown below. Plain White and Plain Black sleeves were also used for ELO singles.

10538 Overture HAR 5053
Ma Ma Ma Belle K 16349
Evil Woman Jet 764
Livin Thing JET UP 36184
Showdown / Roll Over Beethoven HAR 5121
Telephone Line UP 36254
Calling America EPIC A 6844

ELO Coloured 7" Vinyl & 7" Picture Dics's

ELO issued 3 Coloured 7" singles as shown below, plus two 7" Promo Coloured Vinyls and 2 Picture Disc

Livin Thing JET UP 36184 Blue Viny
Mr Blue Sky UP 36342
Sweet Talkin' Woman S JET 121
Surrender Cover ELOPR 1
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Xanadu Live Side A.jpg

ELO Coloured 10" & 12" Vinyl and 12" Picture Disc.

ELO issued 3 Coloured 12" singles, 2 Coloured 10" singles and 1 12" Picture Disc, as shown below.

Wild West Hero S Jet 12109
Sweet Talkin' Woman S JET 12-121
Shine A Little Love S Jet 12 144 White Vinyl
Xanadu 10" Jet 10 185
All Over The World Blue Vinyl JET 10 195
Ticket ToThe Moon / Here Is The News JETP 12018

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New Additions Added  09 Sept 2020

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