Lou Reed ‎– Berlin

RCA International ‎– NL 84388
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue

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A1 Berlin
Piano – Allan Macmillan
A2 Lady Day
Bass – Gene MartynecDrums – B.J. Wilson
A3 Men Of Good Fortune
Piano – Blue Weaver
A4 Caroline Says I 3:57
A5 How Do You Think It Feels 3:42
A6 Oh Jim 5:13
B1 Caroline Says II 4:01
B2 The Kids
Bass – Tony LevinDrums – B.J. Wilson
B3 The Bed
Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer, Arranged By [Vocals] – Gene Martynec
B4 Sad Song 6:55

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A difference to the very similar release Lou Reed - Berlin is the seperate boxed rights "BIEM" and "GEMA" on the labels.

Belgique/Belgie: Distributed by RCA S.A.
Deutschland: Vertrieb durch RCA Schallplatten GmbH
France: Distribué par RCA S.A.
Italia: Distributed by RCA S.p.A.
Nederland: Distributed by RCA B.V.
U.K.: Distributed by RCA Ltd.

Made in Germany - Fabriqué en Allemagne

Release date according to runout information.

[Sleeve:] All songs published by Dunbar Music, Inc & Oakfield Avenue Music. Ltd. (BMI)
[Disc Label:] All titles published by Oakfield Avenue Music/Dunbar Music Inc.

Basic tracks recorded at Morgan Studios, London
Overdubbing at CTS Studios, London and at the Record Plant, New York
Mixed at the Record Plant.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 (stamped)): DM E-0088 A-2/85 S II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 (etched)): III,
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 (stamped)): DM E-0088 B-2/85 S II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 (etched)): III
  • Barcode: 0 035628 438812
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0316
  • Other (F:): RC 330
  • Other (D:): SF
  • Other (U.K.:): YY
  • Other (relief side 2): a bass clef

Other Versions (5 of 112) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
APL1-0207 Lou Reed Berlin(LP, Album, Dyn) RCA Victor APL1-0207 US 1973 Sell This Version
NL 84388 Lou Reed Berlin(LP, Album, RE) RCA International NL 84388 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
AYK1-4388 Lou Reed Berlin(Cass, Album, RE) RCA Victor AYK1-4388 US 1983 Sell This Version
NL 84388 Lou Reed Berlin(LP, Album, Bla) RCA Victor NL 84388 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
SVLP 066 Lou Reed Berlin(LP, Album, RE, TP) Simply Vinyl SVLP 066 Europe 1998 Sell This Version


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June 23, 2015
I have a copy with the same Matrix/Runout stamped etchings and matching sleevenotes. However on the label the the box for BIEM and GEMA is communal, and the word 'International' is missing.
Anyone? Mike