Ramones ‎– Rocket To Russia

Sire ‎– SR 6042
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Labels: ℗ 1977 Sire Records, Inc.
Marketed by ABC Records, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

Sleeve: © 1977 Sire Records, Inc.
Marketed by Warner Bros. Records, Inc., a Warner Communications Company
Made in U.S.A.

All selections published by Bleu Disque Music Co., Inc./Taco Tunes (ASCAP) except B2 copyright © 1958 Clockus Music, Inc. (BMI) and B6 copyright © 1964 Beechwood Music Corp. (BMI)
Recorded at Media Sound, New York
Mixed at Power Station, New York
Mastered at Sterling Sound

Including a black and white dust sleeve with lyrics and drawings

Very rare first pressing still with ABC marketing, but not released before the Warner pressings most likely, because it's housed in a regular Warner sleeve without a bar code.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): SR-1-6042
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): SR-2-6042
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side A): SR-6042-A-1A A STERLING S-T 1S
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings Side B): SR-6042-B-1A SXT C 3 STERLING 1S

Other Versions (5 of 100) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SR 6042 Ramones Rocket To Russia(LP, Album) Sire SR 6042 US 1977 Sell This Version
R2 74309 Ramones Rocket To Russia(CD, Album, RE, RM) Rhino Records (2), Sire R2 74309 US Unknown Sell This Version
SK 6042 Ramones Rocket To Russia(Cass, Album) Sire SK 6042 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
670 4006 Ramones Rocket To Russia(Cass, Album) Sire 670 4006 Brazil 1987 Sell This Version
LPB 1323 Ramones Rocket To Russia - 14 Super Exitos(LP, Album) Memory Records (9) LPB 1323 Mexico 1977 Sell This Version

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April 11, 2013
edited over 6 years ago
There are a few records that seem to have been pressed before the record that is usually considered as the first pressing (Ramones - Rocket To Russia). Concerning Sire Records' marketing and manufacturing ABC Records has been replaced by Warner Records in 1977. But there is an ABC pressing and it is even more rare as these pre-Warner-pressings have been released with at least three different center labels and just one variation carries the ABC markting info in the outer rim (Ramones - Rocket To Russia). Some others came with the Warner marketing info (Ramones - Rocket To Russia) and again some others without any marketing info at all (Ramones - Rocket To Russia). Please compare the labels. I have uploaded all of them.

I can't say, if any ABC sleeves have ever been produced and still exist somewhere, but all copies I have seen to this day came with the regular Warner sleeves. So my guess is this records must have been produced before Warner took over, but released the same day as the regular ones.