Independent label: Music For Pleasure Records was budget-price label, started operations in 1965 as a joint venture by EMI and the Paul Hamlyn group and was still going in the CD era; the name was shortened to MFP along the way.  EMI took full control of the label in January 1971 when it made a substantial shares purchase from the then part-owners IPC / Reed International.  The vast majority of the company's products consisted of LPs, but it made the occasional venture into the singles market.  It issued a series of records aimed at children, in the late 60s and early 70s, on the 'Surprise Surprise' label, and put out a number of anonymous covers of hits on its short-lived 'Double Top' label in or around 1972.  Around a dozen singles appeared on the actual MFP label in 1979/'83.  For better or worse MFP had a hit with the St. Winifred's School Choir singing 'There's No One Quite Like Grandma' (MFP-900) in 1980; other singles included records by Cannon & Ball and The Grumbleweeds.   For reasons which aren't immediately obvious, the numerical series appears to have started at FP-899, the record concerned being 'Bread And Fishes', an earlier single by St. Winifred's School Choir - it came out in November 1979.  Both red and yellow labels were used. Distributed By EMI Records. Thanks to Robert Lyons For The Info.

79 St Winifred'S School Choir Bread And Fishes MFP FP 899
80 St Winifred'S School Choir There'S No One Quite Like Grandma MFP FP 900
81 Grumbleweeds Come On Down T'Bread Shop MFP FP 901
81 Grumbleweeds Shall I Give You A Nudge MFP FP 902
81 St Winifred'S School Choir Hold My Hand MFP FP 903
82 Tim Hart And Friends Nick Nack Paddy Wack MFP FP 904
82 Cannon & Ball Everybody 'S Making It Big But Me MFP FP 905
82 Cannon & Ball Hold Me In Your Arms MFP FP 906
82 London Symphony Orchestra Theme From E.T MFP FP 907
83 Cannon & Ball Boy'S In Blue MFP FP 908
83 Plod  Laughing Policeman MFP FP 999
83 Hart Tim The Drunken Sailor MFP FP 910

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