Douglas Adams ‎– The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy

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Original Records (2) ‎– ORA 42
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2 × Vinyl, LP
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"When the events on this record take place, only those who have not made tape copies will stand any chance of being rescued."

A re-worked and re-recorded version. Based on the BBC Radio 4 [first series] broadcast in 1978. [Writer John Lloyd had provided earlier material]. It was the first radio comedy series produced in stereo.

Full-colour gatefold sleeve, varnish-print outer, semi-gloss print paper-pasted inner spreads.
Sleeve made and printed in England.

Manufactured and distributed by Original Records Ltd., 38 Long Acre London WC2.

Recorded July - August 1979 at Sound Development Studios.
(Vinyl mastered at CBS Studios, London.)

Tracks A1 & D8; Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
Remainder; Original Music Ltd.
℗&© 1979 Original Records Ltd.

Music timings [on labels] within the longer narrative tracks:
A2 - 1:40
A3 - 0:59
A4 - 1:08
A5 - 0:43
A6 - 0:46
A7 - 1:48
A8 - 1:13
B1 - 2:02
B2 - 1:51
B3 - 2:20
B4 - 0:30
B5 - 2:08
B6 - 0:57
B7 - 0:53
C1 - 2:23
C2 - 0:58
C3 - 1:20
C4 - 0:25
C5 - 0:35
C6 - 0:58
C7 - 0:59
C8 - 2:40
C9 - 0:48
C10 - 1:24
C11 - 0:11
D2 - 1:15
D3 - 0:21
D4 - 0:12
D5 - 1:07
D6 - 2:25

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side run-out, hand-etched, variation 1): ORA-42-A-3 A1V
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side run-out, hand-etched, variation 1): ORA 42-B-1 A2I 'W' ECCENTRICA 5010-345-1059
  • Matrix / Runout (C-side run-out, hand-etched, variation 1): ORA-42-C-2 A2N 'W'
  • Matrix / Runout (D-side run-out, hand-etched, variation 1): ORA-42-D-2 A2H ZZ9 PLURAL Z [Fish symbol]
  • Other (A, B, C & D-side run-outs, hand-etched): TY CBS
  • Matrix / Runout (A side, hand etched, variation 2): ORA-42-A-1 TOTAL PERSPECTIVE VORTEX? AIO
  • Matrix / Runout (B side, hand etched, variation 2): ORA 42-B-1 ECCENTRICA 5010-345-1059 AIM
  • Matrix / Runout (C side, hand etched, variation 2): ORA-42-C-2 'W' AIE
  • Matrix / Runout (D side, hand etched, variation 2): ORA-42-D-2 ZZ9 PLURAL Z [Fish symbol] AIC

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