Yes, this is "Volume 2"; volume one came out a year earlier.
This album features Derek and the Dominoes, Sammy Davis, Jr., Lobo, the Chi-Lites, James Brown and Olivia Newton-John. All "Original Hits" and "Original Stars." The album runs a total of 57 minutes and is, like usual, heavily edited. "Layla," for example, is a mere 2:33; the original runs 7:11.
But that's the glory of K-Tel.
This album also features The Fortunes, an English group known for their harmonies. The song on this collection is "Rainy Day Feeling." However, they were also the voice of Coca-Cola at the time, singing their commercials featuring the slogan "The Real Thing." Here's the Fortunes again:
Join us this month on Adventures in Vinyl for a musical time trip back to 1972. We will play 22 Explosive Hits, Vol. 2 in its entirety.
Adventures in Vinyl: The only radio show dedicated to the lost art of the K-Tel record compilation.
Saturday, 12 pm (Central)
Sunday, 4 pm (Central)
Tuesday, 1 pm (Central)
Wednesday, 2 am (Central)
Thursday, 10 am (Central)