Traffic ‎– John Barleycorn Must Die

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Island Records ‎– ILPS 9116
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A1 Glad
Drums, Percussion – Jim CapaldiOrgan, Piano, Percussion – Steve WinwoodSaxophone, Flute, Saxophone [Electric], Percussion – Chris Wood (2)Written-By – Winwood*
6:32
A2 Freedom Rider
Drums, Percussion – J.C.*Organ, Piano, Vocals, Percussion – S.W.*Saxophone, Flute, Saxophone [Electric], Percussion – C.W.*Written-By – Capaldi*, Winwood*
6:20
A3 Empty Pages
Drums, Percussion – J.C.*Organ – C.W.*Organ, Bass Guitar, Electric Piano, Vocals – S.W.*Written-By – Capaldi*, Winwood*
4:47
B1 Stranger To Himself
Producer – Guy StevensVocals – J.C.*Vocals, Instruments [All] – S.W.*Written-By – Capaldi*, Winwood*
4:02
B2 John Barleycorn
Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Vocals – S.W.*Arranged By – Winwood*Flute, Percussion – C.W.*Tambourine, Vocals – J.C.*Written-By – Trad.*
6:20
B3 Every Mother's Son
Drums – J.C.*Instruments [All Other] – S.W.*Producer – Guy StevensWritten-By – Capaldi*, Winwood*
7:05

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1st pressings with pink "I" label and unlaminated, a bit rough gatefold cover, outside silkscreened, inside doublepaged, coloured image of the band.

On runout variant 3, the stamping "AudioMatrix" is almost unreadable, but it is real.(Audio Matrix, Inc.)

Variant 4 matrix with ILPS + 9116 + A4 is mispressing with short version of "Empty Pages" Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 Side A engraved sterling stamped): ILPS 9116 A/2 UAS 5504 A 6.3.70 RC sterling
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 Side B engraved sterling stamped): ILPS 9116 B/2 UAS 5504 B 6.3.70 LH sterling
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 Side A engraved): ILPS 9116 A2 UAS 5504 A 6.3.70 RC Sterling LH
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 Side B stamped): ILPS + 9116 + B 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 Side A hand engraved "STERLING" stamped ): ILPS 9116 A/2 AudioMatrix UAS 5504 A 6.3.70 RC STERLING LH
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 Side B hand engraved "STERLING" stamped): ILPS 9116 B/2 AudioMatrix UAS 5504 B 6.3.70 AM STERLING LH
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 Side A stamped - Mispress with shorter version of 'Empty Pages'): ILPS + 9116 + A4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 Side B stamped): ILPS + 9116 + B4

Other Versions (5 of 175) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
88 018 ET, ILPS 9116 Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die(LP, Album, RP) Island Records, Island Records 88 018 ET, ILPS 9116 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
LA048 Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records LA048 Mexico 1977 Sell This Version
6339 016 N Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die(LP, Album) Island Records 6339 016 N Italy 1970 Sell This Version
none Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die(CD, Album, M/Print, Unofficial) ООО "ДОРА" none Russia 1998 Sell This Version
BME 26 Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die(CD, Album, RE) Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso S.p.A., Island Records BME 26 Italy 2001 Sell This Version

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freddie22

freddie22

October 22, 2016
Sure would appreciate any additional information on the very last version listing Island 90058-1, US pressing with light blue label, unknown release date. Is this really a rare pressing as noted by a Discogs member who is selling a copy of this LP?