John Mayall's Bluesbreakers* ‎– Bare Wires

Decca ‎– LK 4945, Decca ‎– LK.4945
Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono, Gatefold

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Bare Wires A Suite By John Mayall
A1 Bare Wires
Written-By – Mayall*
A2 Where Did I Belong?
Written-By – Mayall*
A3 I Started Walking
Written-By – Mayall*
A4 Open Up A New Door
Written-By – Mayall*
A5 Fire
Written-By – Mayall*
A6 I Know Now
Written-By – Mayall*
A7 Look In The Mirror
Written-By – Mayall*
Another Side
B1 I'm A Stranger
Written-By – Mayall*
B2 No Reply
Written-By – Mayall*, Taylor*
B3 Hartley Quits
Written-By – Taylor*
B4 Killing Time
Written-By – Mayall*
B5 She's Too Young
Written-By – Mayall*
B6 Sandy
Written-By – Mayall*

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Unboxed non-grooved red labels, different from Bare Wires and Bare Wires: the tax code is positioned to the bottom centre, under the ℗ 1968 caption.

First catalogue number on sleeve, second on labels.

Titles as listed on the sleeve. The following discrepancies can be found on the record labels:
A2 = Where Did I Belong
A3 = Start Walking
A4 = Open A New Door
A6 = I Know You

Recorded at Decca West Hampstead Studios on the 3rd, 9th, 24th and 30th April 1968

On rear sleeve:
© 1968, The Decca Record Company Limited, London.
Printed in England by Robert Stace.
Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited

On the inside:
© 1968, St. George Music Limited, all countries.

On the labels:
Made in England. The Decca Record Co. Ltd.
St. George Music
℗ 1968

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped): ARL-8340-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped): ARL-8341-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side A): {ARL.8340}
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side B): {ARL.8341}
  • Other (Tax code): J/T

Other Versions (5 of 56) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SW222-2 John Mayall's Bluesbreakers* Bare Wires(CD, Album, Unofficial) SomeWax Recordings SW222-2 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
1PSKL 4945 John Mayall's Bluesbreakers* Bare Wires(LP, Album) Decca 1PSKL 4945 Portugal 1968 Sell This Version
SKLM.4945 John Mayall's Bluesbreakers* Bare Wires(LP, Album, Gat) Decca SKLM.4945 New Zealand 1968 Sell This Version
SKL 4945 John Mayall's Bluesbreakers* Bare Wires(LP, Album, Gat) Decca SKL 4945 Netherlands 1968 Sell This Version
820 538-2 John Mayall's Bluesbreakers* Bare Wires(CD, Album, RE, RM) Deram 820 538-2 Europe 1988 Sell This Version


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February 16, 2018
HELP ......Hi looking for the cover for this lp .. UK MONO LK4945


September 23, 2016
A NZ version of this exists.Triple flipback cover (non-gatefold), front laminated. Orange Decca