Wishbone Ash ‎– Argus

MCA Records ‎– MDKS 8006, MCA Records ‎– MAPS 6007, MCA Records ‎– MAPS.6007
Vinyl, LP, Album


A1 Time Was
A2 Sometime World
A3 Blowin' Free
B1 The King Will Come
B2 Leaf And Stream
B3 Warrior
B4 Throw Down The Sword

Companies, etc.



First UK issue.
Matte gatefold sleeve with blue / black "hexagon" label design.

Catnum on spine: MDKS 8006
Catnum on inner sleeve: MDKS 8006 / MAPS 6007
Catnum on labels: MDKS 8006 / MAPS.6007

Licensed by MCA Records Inc.
Made in England by The Decca Record Co. Ltd.
Miles / Feldman Music

℗ 1971

Songs published by Miles Music.
© 1972, MCA Records International
Sleeve printed and made in England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side label matrix): 7-LNMG.256
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side label matrix): 7-LNMG.257
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, A-side runout stamped): 7-LNMG-256-IL C 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, B-side runout stamped): 7-LNMG-257-IL B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2, A-side runout stamped): 7-LNMG-256-2L
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2, B-side runout stamped): 7-LNMG-257-2L
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3, A-side runout stamped): 7-LNMG-256-IL 1 C H
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3, B-side runout stamped): 7-LNMG-257-2L 1 D M

Other Versions (5 of 116) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DL 7-5347, MCA-49 Wishbone Ash Argus(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Decca, MCA Records DL 7-5347, MCA-49 US 1973 Sell This Version
201.314 Wishbone Ash Argus(LP, Album) MCA Records 201.314 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
6.21 764, 62.005 Wishbone Ash Argus(LP, Album, RE) MCA Records, MCA Records 6.21 764, 62.005 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
LPS-1013, LPS 1013 Wishbone Ash Argus(LP, Album, RE, 3rd) Beograd Disk, Beograd Disk LPS-1013, LPS 1013 Yugoslavia 1980 Sell This Version
MCA-5117 Wishbone Ash Argus(LP, Album, Gat) MCA Records MCA-5117 Japan 1972 Sell This Version


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May 6, 2017
I seem to have one from the UK with a gatefold cover? Anyone else seen/heard/have this?


November 11, 2013

Hexagon label appears to be on first copies .from may 73 plain black labels were used - exactly the same Cat#'s except side b has 7-LNMG.257.