The "Hit Album" by Status Quo is a compilation 12" vinyl LP that showcases the band's chart-topping hits from various albums. Released in (insert release year), the album offers a comprehensive overview of Status Quo's most popular tracks, including "Rockin' All Over the World", "Down Down", and "Whatever You Want". This compilation serves as a perfect introduction to the band's catchy rock sound and is a must-have for both die-hard fans and newcomers looking to experience the best of Status Quo on a single record. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


STATUS QUO - Hit Album 12" VINYL LP ALBUM album front cover

Description / Collector's info:  This album includes the No 1 hit: In The Army Now

Music Genre:

Rock and Roll

Record Label Information:

Polystar 830 901 (830901)

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 
Country of Origin:  Made in Germany
Track Listing of: Status Quo - Hit Album

The Song/tracks on "Status Quo - Hit Album" are:

    Side One:
  • In The Army Now
  • What You're Proposin'
  • Rockin' All Over The World
  • Dont Drive My Car
  • Rollin' Home
  • Living on an Island
  • Lies
  • Something About You Baby, I Like
    Side Two:
  • Whatever You Want
  • Break The Rules
  • Down, Down
  • Rock 'n' Roll
  • Roll Over, Lay Down
  • Paper Plane
  • Dear John
  • Caroline (Live at the N.E.C.)


Front Cover Photo Of STATUS QUO - Hit Album 12" VINYL LP ALBUM


STATUS QUO - Hit Album 12" VINYL LP ALBUM album front cover

Photo Of The Back Cover STATUS QUO - Hit Album 12" VINYL LP ALBUM


STATUS QUO - Hit Album 12" VINYL LP ALBUM album back cover

Close up of record's label STATUS QUO - Hit Album 12" VINYL LP ALBUM Side One

Record Label Details: Blue Colour POLYSTAR Records 830 901-1 Made in West Germany

STATUS QUO - Hit Album 12" VINYL LP ALBUM enlarged record label

Rockin' All Over the World: Status Quo's Classic Vinyl Discography of Boogie Rock and Pop Sensibilities.

STATUS QUO Band Information:

Status Quo is an English rock band that was formed in 1962 in London. The group consisted of Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Alan Lancaster, and John Coghlan in the original lineup. They became known for their unique blend of boogie rock and catchy pop hooks that resulted in a string of hit singles and albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

One of the defining characteristics of Status Quo's music was their use of the electric guitar, which was heavily distorted to produce a raw, powerful sound. Their early hits such as "Pictures of Matchstick Men" and "Ice in the Sun" showcased this distinctive sound and helped establish the band as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.

However, it was during the 1970s that Status Quo truly cemented their place in rock music history. They released a series of albums that became iconic, including "Piledriver," "Hello!," and "Quo." These albums contained classic tracks such as "Caroline," "Down Down," and "Rockin' All Over the World," which remain popular to this day.

One of the hallmarks of Status Quo's music was their ability to blend traditional blues and rock elements with pop sensibilities. This resulted in songs that were both catchy and musically complex, featuring intricate guitar solos and driving rhythms. Their live shows were equally impressive, with the band renowned for their high-energy performances and elaborate stage setups.

However, Status Quo was not without their controversies. They were often criticized for their perceived lack of musical innovation, with some accusing them of simply churning out the same formulaic rock songs over and over again. Others accused them of selling out to commercial interests, as their music became increasingly polished and radio-friendly over the years.

Despite these criticisms, Status Quo remained one of the most popular and enduring bands in British rock music history. They continued to release albums and tour well into the 21st century, with Rossi and Parfitt remaining at the core of the band until Parfitt's death in 2016. Their influence can be heard in the music of countless other bands and artists, and their legacy as one of the greatest rock bands of all time remains secure.