Hooked on Classics

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This article is about the 1981 album and hit single. For the series of album, see Hooked on Classics (series).
Hooked on Classics
Hooked on Classics.jpg
Studio album by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Released 1981
Genre Classical disco
Label K-tel

RCA Records
AFL1-4194
4194-R
07863-54194
Producer Jeff Jarratt & Don Reedman
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra chronology
Hooked on Classics
(1981)
Hooked on Classics 2 - Can't Stop the Classics
(1982)

Hooked on Classics is an album by Louis Clark and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, published in 1981 by K-tel and distributed by RCA Records, part of the Hooked on Classics series.

The opening track, "Hooked on Classics" (Parts 1 & 2), was released as a single in October 1981, peaking at #2 in the U.K. and later in the U.S. at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in February 1982.[1] It was the 56th biggest hit of that year.[2] The song also reached #10 on the Cash Box Top 100.

In Canada, the single peaked at number 21, and spent four weeks at that position.[3] "Hooked on Classics" also reached number 13 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart.[4]

Chart performance (Parts 1 & 2)[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Hooked On Classics (Parts 1 & 2) - 5:06
  2. Hooked on Romance - 6:42
  3. Hooked On Classics (Part 3) - 6:02
  4. Hooked On Bach - 5:59
  5. Hooked On Tchaikovsky - 5:29
  6. Hooked On A Song - 5:11
  7. Hooked On Mozart - 4:09
    • Piano Sonata No. 11 K.331 4m Rondo Alla Turca
    • Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major 'Sonata semplice' 1m Allegro (1st Theme)
    • Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik', K. 525 2m Romanze-Andante
    • Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467 2m Andante in F major
    • Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major 'Sonata semplice' 1m Allegro (2nd Theme)
    • Divertimento for two horns and string quartet, 'Ein musikalischer Spaß' (A Musical Joke) K. 522 4m Presto
    • The Marriage of Figaro 'Le nozze di Figaro' K. 492 Aria: Non più andrai
    • The Marriage of Figaro 'Le nozze di Figaro' K. 492 Overture
    • Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik', K. 525 1m Allegro
    • The Magic Flute 'Die Zauberflöte' K. 620 Overture
    • Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat major, K. 49 3m Rondo
    • Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 'Jupiter 1m Allegro vivace
  8. Hooked On Mendelssohn 4:25
    • Violin Concerto No. 2 in E minor Op 64 3rd movement *Second Segment) Allegro molto vivace
    • Octet in E flat major Op 20, Scherzo
    • Violin Concerto No. 2 in E minor Op 64 3rd movement *Second Segment) Allegro molto vivace - Reprise
  9. Hooked On A Can-Can - 4:56

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Music: Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard.com. 1982-02-06. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  2. ^ "1982". Longbored Surfer. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  3. ^ a b "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  4. ^ a b "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  5. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart | The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Nztop40.co.nz. 1981-12-06. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  6. ^ [Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2002]
  7. ^ David Kent's "Australian Chart Book 1970-1992"
  8. ^ "Top 100 1981 - UK Music Charts". Uk-charts.top-source.info. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  9. ^ "Cash Box YE Pop Singles - 1981". 50.6.195.142. 1981-12-26. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  10. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1981/Top 100 Songs of 1981". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-07-19.