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Jaap Eggermont had no known connections with this Stars on 45 touring company, either, as of the middle of July In , the Ritchie Family had scored their biggest U. Four years before the release of the "Stars on 45", a similar medley named Rockollection was produced by the Frenchman Laurent Voulzy. The single, with its word title,  was a hit throughout Europe including Netherlands and North Africa.
The band acted playback on TV but played the medley live in a different place every night over more than nights almost two years in multiple countries. Almost a year before the release of the "Stars on 45", a similar medley was produced by three South Florida men by taking the original Beatles recordings, editing them into a sequence, and then overdubbing identical drum and bass parts.
The commercial success of the first "Stars on 45" single started a medley craze from to adopting the same approach of anonymous studio productions stringing together classic hits. The approach was used with the commercially successful Hooked on Classics series of albums. Hot chart. Capitol Records' incentive to produce and release this medley came from the attention a South Florida man was receiving with his own self-produced and self-performed medley. Chuck Kirkpatrick, a former Capitol artist himself under the name "Chuck Crane".
Also in , Fantasy Records released "Medley U. In the spring of , the Beatles hit the charts with their own medley. They peaked at 10 in the UK sales charts and 12 on the Billboard Hot with " The Beatles Movie Medley ", highlighting their hits from the various motion pictures they appeared in throughout their popularity.
Also in , an edited version of Elvis Presley's hits peaked at 71 on the Billboard Hot and was a larger hit on the country charts, peaking at In , Larry Elgart had a U. Some performers used the "On 45" branding for their own medleys and parodies during this period.
The rock band Squeeze recorded a medley of their previous hits, calling it "Squabs on Forty Fab", and releasing it as the B-side to their single " Labelled With Love ". British punk band Tenpole Tudor also parodied the concept with "Tenpole 45", the B-side of their single "Wunderbar", and in the early s, Ivor Biggun released "Bras on 45" a.
Later that year, Boney M. Hits - Boney M. Star Turn on 45 Pints released a single of the same name in , a medley in the Stars on 45 style, parodying working men's club singers.
Scottish post-punk band Orange Juice recorded a Stars on like medley of their earliest singles called "Blokes on 45" for John Peel 's BBC radio show, which was eventually released on the compilation The Glasgow School in A medley of British pop group Girls Aloud 's singles, including the outro and intro from the original Stars on 45 release and titled "Girls on 45", was released in as the b-side of its single " The Loving Kind ".
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