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K-Tel Records (Ireland)

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Local branch of the well-known multinational label specialising in compilations and best of collections heavily advertised on TV. Launched in Ireland in 1972 with the "Dynamite" compilation. Releases followed the UK numbering system for a number of years. By 1977, K-Tel Ireland was manufacturing and exporting K-Tel product to Europe.

The first locally produced album was the 'Carousel 20 Top Irish Hits' compilation released in April 1978.

K-Tel licensed PWL for Irish release.

MD was Brendan Harvey.




SINGLES

KEPS 00 Series KEPS 01 KEPS 02 The Fureys & Davey Arthur - Dublin - Take Me EP [1988] (PS) : Later EPs appear to have been absorbed into the main KTS series with prefix KEP/ KTS 000 Series KTS 001 Donncha O'Dulaing - Protectin' The Reagans At Ballyporeen / The Banks Of My Own Lovely Lee [1984] KTS 002 Diarmuid O'Leary & The Bards - Galway Races / Carrickfergus [1985] (PS) KTS 003 KTS 004 The Allies - Bed for the Night / Only Our Rivers Run Free [1987] (PS) KTS 005 KTS 006 KTS 007 The Allies - Feeling Blue / Bed For The Night [1988] (PS) KTS 008 KTS 009 Moonshine - Over Again // Star of Munster / Lord Ramsey's [1988] KTS 010 The Allies - Half A World Away / Between The Lines [1988] (PS) KTS 011 KTS 012 Philomena Begley - Dear Santa / A Tree In The Meadow [1988] KTS 013 KTS 014 KTS 015 Philomena Begley - A Tree In The Meadow / Jones On The Jukebox [1989] KTS 016 Spyder Simpson - Inside of You And Me / Foolish Paradise KTS 017 Nashville Angels - All You Need To Know / Nobody [1989] KTS 018 Sandy Kelly - Crazy / Now There's You [4/1989] (PS) KTS 019 Frank Patterson - Farewell My Lovely Derry / Castle Of Dromore [1989?] KTS 020 The Allies - Love Is The Answer / Between The Lines [1989] (PS?) KTS 021 various - Ferry Cross The Mersey / Abide With Me [1989] (PS) licensed from PWL KTS 022 KTS 023 KTS 024 Jason Donovan - Sealed With A Kiss / Just Call Me Up [1989] licensed from PWL KTS 025 KTS 026 Pete St. John - Ireland In The Green / Rare Ould Times [1989] (PS) KTS 027 KTS 028 Sandy Kelly - Sweet Dreams / Carlingford [9/1989] (PS) KTS 029 Michael O'Brien - Love At First Sight [1989] KTS 030 KTS 031 KTS 032 KTS 033 KTS 034 Kylie Minogue - Never Too Late / Kylie's Smiley Mix [1989] (PS) licensed from PWL (PWL 45) KTS 035? Jason Donovan - Every Day (I Love You More) / I Guess She Never Loved Me [1989] licensed from PWL KTS 036 KTS 037 KTS 038 KTS 039 Jason Donovan - When You Come Back To Me / instrumental [1989] licensed from PWL KTS 040 Kylie Minogue - Tears On My Pillow [1989?] licensed from PWL KTS 041 KTS 042 Lee Lynch - You Are My Woman / What Ever Happened To My Angel [1990] KTS 043 John Hogan - Turn Back The Years / Your Cheatin Heart [1990] KTS 044 Michael O'Brien - Ennis of Clare / My Beautiful Green Fields [1990] KTS 045 Matt Leavy - Sweetest of All EP [1990] KTS 046 The Nashville Angels - s/t EP [1990] tracks: The Night We Fell In Love To Patsy Cline / All I Have To Do Is Dream // Daddy's Hands / Oh Lonesome Me KTS 047 KTS 048 Henry Winter - Love Is What We're Searching For / Different Points Of View [1990] KEP 049 The Allies - Sail To The Sun EP K7 [1990] KTS 050 KTS 051 KTS 052 John MacNally - Mary In The Morning / How Can You Buy Killarney [1990] KTS 053 KTS 054 KTS 055 KTS 056 Johnny Logan - Lay Down Your Heart / One By One [1990] KTS 057 Sandy Kelly with Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire / Sandy Kelly - The Wind Beneath My Wings [10/1990] KTS 058 KTS 059 KTS 060 Michael O'Brien - Lotto Song / Manchester Rambler [1990] KTS 061 Philomena Begley - A Pal Like Mother / I'm So Afraid Of Losing You Again [1990] KTS 062 Sandy Kelly - Everytime (You Need A Friend) / You Know Your Way Around My Heart [1/1991] KTS 063 KTS 064 Johnny Logan - Miss You Nights / Me And My Jealous Heart [1990] KTS 065 KEP 066 Linda Martin & Mick McCarthy - Did You Ever? EP cassette [1990] tracks: Did You Ever / Among My Souvenirs / Midnight Blue / All The People : KTS ??? Sandy Kelly with Johnny Cash - Woodcarver EP 4-track cassingle [3/1990] tracks: Woodcarver / Carlingford / The Wind Beneath my Wings / Reasons KTS ??? Lorraine McCourt & Roy Taylor - Peaceful Paradise [1990] KTS ??? Linda Martin - Where The Boys Are [1990] KTS ??? Kev Connolly - Wounded Lovers KTS ??? Frank McNamara & THe Archers Peach County Big Band - Winter Wonderland / Christmas Medley (PS)

ALBUMS

Prefix: KLP-/KMC-/KCD- KLP 1 v/a - K-Tel's Carousel. Twenty Top Irish Hits [April 1978] KLP 3 v/a - Come Back To The Hills [1978] KLP 60 Joe Dolan - At His Best [1980] KLP 65 Brian Coll - Very Best Of [1981] KLP 70 Horslips - Collection [1981] KLP 80 Gene Stuart - Pure Country [1981] KLP 90 Indians - Indian's Greatest Hits [1982] KLP 95 Larry Cunningham - Just For You [1982] KLP 99 Luke Kelly & The Dubliners - s/t [1982] KLP 105 Susan McCann - The Best Of Susan McCann [1982] KLP 110 Philomena Begley - Country Scenes [1983] KLP 115 Brendan Grace - A Bunch of Grace LP [1982] KLP 120 Susan McCann - Sentimental Journey [1983] KLP 125 Dickie Rock - The Dickie Rock Selection [1983] KLP 130 Shaun O'Dowd - Crossing Over KLP 145 Jody McStravick - This Is [1983] KLP 155 Paddy Cole - Music Man [1983] KLP 160 Phil Coulter - Classic Tranquility [1984] KLP 165 v/a - Night Moves [1984] KLP 170 Donncha O'Dulaig - Donncha Entertains LP [1983] KLP 180 Susan McCann - Back To Me [1984] KLP 185 Phil Coulter - Sea of Tranquility LP KLP 190 Geraldine [Brannigan] - Love Me Tender LP [1984] KLP 200 Diarmuid O'Leary & The Bards - Live LP [1985] KLP 215 Clannad - The Collection [1986] KLP 225 Richard Kelly - Walting Through Ireland KLP 230 Jim McCann - From Tara To Here LP [1987] KLP 235 John Feeley - Celtic Classics KLP 275 Michael O'Brien - Waiting For You [198?] KLP 280 The Allies - s/t [1988] : KCD 301 John MacNally - MacNally's Ireland CD KCD 310 Philomena Begley - Reflections CD [1990] KCD 317 The Allies - The Irish Album [1990] KMC 320 V/A - Dancing Thru Ireland K7 [1990] KMC 321 V/A - Irish Dance Time K7 [1990] KCD 323 Johnny Logan - Love Songs [1990] KMC 339 Finbar & Eddie Furey K7 KCD 363 Brendan Grace - Everlasting CD KCD 378 Brendan Grace - Live CD : KCD 400 Clannad - Celtic Collections CD [1996] KCD 450 Horslips - Celtic Collections CD [1996] KLP ??? Frank Patterson - Farewell My Lovely Derry LP [1989?] KLP ??? Sandy Kelly - You Need A Friend K7 [199?] KLP ??? Sandy Kelly - Kelly's Heroes LP [1993] KLP ??? Perry Como - Perry Como's 40 Greatest LP [pre 1977] KLP ??? Petula Clark - Petula Clark's 20 All-Time Greatest LP [pre 1977] KLP ??? Herman's Hermits - Herman's Hermits 20 Greatest Hits LP [1977] KLP ??? v/a - Disco Fever [1977] KLP ??? v/a - Feelings [1977] KLP ??? v/a - Soul City [1977] KLP ??? v/a - 40 Number Ones [1977] KLP ??? Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass 2xLP [1977] KLP ??? Gladys Knight & The Pips 2xLP [1977] KLP ??? Classic Rock - London SO & Royal Choral Society [1977] KLP ??? Nigel Brooks Singers - Joy To The World LP [1977] KLP ??? Susan McCann - Best Of [1982] KLP ??? Joe DOlan KLP ??? Big Tom KLP ??? Brian Coll KLP ??? Gene Stuart KLP ??? The Indians KLP ??? Brendan Grace KLP ??? Cotton Mill Boys KLP ??? Luke Kelly & The Dubliners KLP ??? Rolling Stones - The Story of the Stones [1982] KLP ??? Diana Ross - Love Songs KLP ??? Chart Hits 82 KLP ??? Richard Kelly - Waltzing Through Ireland [1987] KLP ??? Two's Company - Golden Memories [1987] KCD ??? Dermot O'Brien - Irish Tapestry CD KLP ??? Margo - The Margo Album LP [1982] DUB 1000 V/A - Dublin Songs (The Official millenium Album) LP [1988]


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