The Mothers Of Invention* ‎– Freak Out!

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Verve Records ‎– 2683 004
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Album
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One of the earliest double album packages in the history of rock music [competing with 'Blonde On Blonde'], first released in USA July 1966.
This is the first UK double-album issue of the original recording (Stereo only) December 1971.
Labels have "TWO RECORD SET-RECORD No.#" in 2 lines on left side of label / MADE UNDER LICENCE...

Gatefold un-laminated cover: Verve logo to front & back.
2683 004 SELECT on back top-right & "Marketed by Polydor" bottom left. See images.
Vinyl (black/silver labels) packaged in punched poly-lined paper bags; 2352 023 & 2352 024 respectively.

Black & white half-tone inner spread with "Biographical Trivia", notes on compositions and a list of influential musicians & celebrities under the heading: "These people have contributed materially in many ways to make our music what it is. Please do not hold it against them".
(Extensive content of these printed album notes can be found in 'images').

Track D1: Sleeve says "...Child-Killer", label is plural "...Child-Killers"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A&B-Side labels): 2352 023
  • Matrix / Runout (C&D-Side labels): 2352 024
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side run-out, Stamped): 2352023 A//1∇420 115
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side run-out, Stamped): 2352023 B//1∇420 115
  • Matrix / Runout (C-Side run-out, Stamped): 2352024 A//1∇420 112
  • Matrix / Runout (D-Side run-out, Stamped): 2352024 B//1∇420 12C5
  • Other (Price Code): Select

Other Versions (5 of 107) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V6-5005-2, V6/5005-2 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(2xLP, Album, Hot) Verve Records, Verve Records V6-5005-2, V6/5005-2 US 1966 Sell This Version
2683 004 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Verve Records 2683 004 UK Unknown Sell This Version
YSR 001 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(2xLP, Ltd, Unofficial, Gat) Yellow Snow Records (2) YSR 001 Luxembourg 2010 Sell This Version
ZR 3834 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(CD, Album, Unofficial) Zappa Records (2) ZR 3834 Russia 2012 Sell This Version
V6-5005-2, V6/5005-2, V/V6-5005-2 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(2xLP, Album, RP) Verve Records, Verve Records, Verve Records V6-5005-2, V6/5005-2, V/V6-5005-2 US 1966 Sell This Version

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