A: Ma Ma Belle
B: Oh No Not Susan
Label: Warner Brothers
Cat No: K 16349
Issue Date: 1 March 1974
Format: Black Vinyl
Peak UK Chart Position: 22
Weeks On UK Chart: 08
Issued on Warner Brothers label with :
4 prong push out with large raised flat circle
Solid centre with a large raised or indented circle.
Solid centre with large raised inner circle with a indented ring around it.
General issue large hole version.
Made in Holland version with a large hole for the UK market.
Numbers 2 + 3 are the same pressing/moulding, just with the A + B sides & labels being swapped around.
Some times ELO's Warner Bros. (WB) singles are shown in a yellow sleeve. But research has shown that this yellow sleeve was not issued until 1975 starting with record Cat. No K 16599, which is after ELO's WB single's issued.
There are 3 different versions of Ma Ma Ma Belle large hole pressing:
1 . UK pressing with serrated teeth/ring around the label.
2. Holland pressing for the UK without serrated teeth/ring and a larger printed label that covers the entire raised smooth ring.
3. Holland pressing for the UK without serrated teeth/ring, but with the smaller UK label, so the smooth raised ring can be seen.