King Crimson ‎– Earthbound

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Island Records ‎– HELP 6
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A1 21st Century Schizoid Man
Written-By – Lake*, McDonald*, Giles*, Sinfield*, Fripp*
11:45
A2 Peoria
Written-By – Burrell*, Wallace*, Collins*, Fripp*
7:30
A3 The Sailor's Tale
Written-By – Fripp*
4:45
B1 Earthbound
Written-By – Burrell*, Wallace*, Collins*, Fripp*
7:08
B2 Groon
Written-By – Fripp*
15:30

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'Schizoid Man' and 'Groon' were recorded at Wilmington, Delaware on 11 February 1972; 'Peoria' at Peoria on 10 March 1972; 'The Sailors Tale' at Jacksonville, Florida 26 February 1972; 'Earthbound' at Orlando, Florida 27 February 1972.

The recordings were captured live on an ampex stereo cassette fed from a Kelsey Morris custom built mixer operated by John Robson and Hunter Macdonald on Schizoid Man and Groon and Hunter Macdonald on the other titles: at Jacksonville in the rain from the back of a Volkswagon truck.

VCS3 operated by Hunter.

On rear artwork:
All songs published by E.G. Music Ltd. 1971 ©
Produced for E.G. Records.
℗ 1971 Island Records Ltd.

On Labels:
E.G. Music Ltd. 1972 ©
Produced for E.G. Records.
℗ 1972 Island Records Ltd.

Sleeve printed and made by MacNeill Press Ltd.

The vinyl was originally housed in a faux crepe paper black inner sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped, A Side Runout): HELP 6 A-1U MO
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped, B Side Runout): HELP 6 B-1U AD 2
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side, stamped (var.2)): HELP 6 A-3U
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side, stamped (var.2)): HELP 6 B-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side, stamped (var.3)): HELP 6 A-1U II 2
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side, stamped (var.3)): HELP 6 B-1U T I
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side, stamped (var.4)): HELP 6 A-1U RP 4 4
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side, stamped (var.4)): HELP 6 B-1U RT 2

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
none King Crimson Earthbound(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label none Unknown Sell This Version
6396 040 King Crimson Earthbound(LP, Album) Island Records 6396 040 France 1972 Sell This Version
86 254 ET King Crimson Earthbound(LP, Album) Island Records 86 254 ET Austria 1972 Sell This Version
2343 092 King Crimson Earthbound(LP, Album) Polydor 2343 092 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
UICE-9055 King Crimson Earthbound(HDCD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Universal, Discipline Global Mobile UICE-9055 Japan 2004 Sell This Version

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nerdyboy

nerdyboy

October 8, 2017
What a wankfest this is. Gave it a chance. But no, I´m out.
FrothNinja

FrothNinja

December 22, 2014
Mine has a sort of crepe black inner sleeve (the LP that is)