The Magic Highway


In June 1971, the Singaporean music paper Fanfare ran a competition in which readers had to guess which 10 records the band members chose for their own collection when they were in Singapore for a show a few weeks earlier. Some of the records they had to choose from are pictured below.


DO you think you know enough about the Christie members' tastes to guess which of the albums they chose?
   In a reprise of this competition, Christie website visitors are invited to take a stab and name what they think were the 10 albums chosen by Christie back in 1971.
   The first person who names all 10 albums correctly wins a digital CD of Christie Live At The BBC .. an album of tracks recorded by the band in the BBC studios for its radio shows.   

Christie live at the Beeb

  They include Christie's version of Rock and Roll Woman, a staple of their 70s live shows, and an old Outer Limits song named Funny Things.
   Send your top 10 to this e-mail address. ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON IS ALLOWED.


THE competition has ended. Congratulations to David Santoz from Texas, USA, for coming up with the closest correct entry. David originally hailed from Mexico, where he remembers listening to and loving the music of Christie.

The albums chosen by the band were:

Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge over troubled water
Sly and Family Stone: Greatest hits
Gary Puckett: Greatest hits
Chicago: 3
The Byrds: Greatest hits
Santana: Abraxas
Bob Dylan: Nashville skyline
Everly Brothers: Greatest hits
Poco: Deliverin'


Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Water

Big Brother and Holding Co: Cheap Thrills

Andy Williams Show


Gary Puckett: Greatest Hits

Sly and The Family Stone: Greatest Hits

The Byrds: Greatest Hits

Blood, Sweat and Tears: Child is Father ..

Tremeloes: Master

Chicago: 3

Spirit: Twelve Dreams

Mark Lindsay: Silverbird

Every Brothers: Greatest Hits

Johnny Cash: Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

Bob Dylan: Nashville Skyline

Tammy Wynette: Greatest Hits

Santana: Abraxas


Poco: Deliverin"