Victor Company Of Japan, Ltd.

Victor Company Of Japan, Ltd.

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Victor Company Of Japan, Ltd. (日本ビクター株式会社) is a Japanese electronics giant, mainly known for the JVC brand. It is part of the JVC Kenwood Corporation.
In the past Victor Company Of Japan, Ltd. was directly involved in the music industry, but nowadays it serves that industry via subsidiary companies such as Victor Entertainment, Inc. and Teichiku Entertainment, Inc.

This company also operated large vinyl, cassette, VHS and CD pressing plants in Yokohama. Lacquer cuts can be identified by e.g. 111 and/or 112 in the vinyl runouts. Please note: there are many more numbers (e.g. 121, 131, 137, 139, 141, etc.).

History in the music industry:
Victor Talking Machine Co. Of Japan, Ltd. was established in Japan by the US Victor Talking Machine Co. in September 1927. It owned the Victor label and manufactured and distributed records for several others.
In 1943 the company name was changed to Nippon Onkyo, K.K. (日本音響株式會社).
In December 1945, the company name was changed to Victor Company Of Japan, Ltd.
In 1972 the music division spun off into Victor Musical Industries, Inc.
Another spin-off was Nippon Phonogram Co., Ltd., established in June 1970, and handling Philips and associated labels.
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Contact Info:
12-3 Chome, Moriya-cho,
Kanagawa-ku Yokohama 221,
Japan
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Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
3B-137 Cools Rockabilly Club - 恋のゴールデンリング Cools Rockabilly Club 恋のゴールデンリング(7", Single) Trio Records 3B-137 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
3MS-2 Various - Joyous Noel 2 アヴェ・マリア Various Joyous Noel 2 アヴェ・マリア(LP, Comp) RCA 3MS-2 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
3MS-4 Various - Joyous Noel 4 きよしこの夜 Various Joyous Noel 4 きよしこの夜(LP, Comp) RCA 3MS-4 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
4C-23 / AR-1038 Hans Kann - Piano At Anechoic Room & Introducing CD-4 Hans Kann Piano At Anechoic Room & Introducing CD-4(LP, Quad, Promo, A-S) JVC, JVC 4C-23 / AR-1038 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
4DE-201 Various - Victor CD-4 Test Record Various Victor CD-4 Test Record(7", EP, Quad, Promo) Victor 4DE-201 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
4DE-202 CD-4 - CD-4 Demodulator Adjustment Record CD-4 CD-4 Demodulator Adjustment Record(7", Quad) JVC 4DE-202 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
4DX-5 The Swingle Singers* - The Joy of Singing The Swingle Singers* The Joy of Singing(LP, Album, Quad, Promo, Gat) Philips 4DX-5 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
5DM 0183 The Cure - Why Can't I Be You? The Cure Why Can't I Be You? (Single) 5DM 0183 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
5DM 0192 Patty Ryan - I Don't Wanna Lose You Tonight Patty Ryan I Don't Wanna Lose You Tonight(7", Single) Polydor 5DM 0192 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
5DM 0215 The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love The Rubettes Sugar Baby Love(7", Single, RE) Polydor 5DM 0215 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
5F-5019 Carlo Rustichelli - La Ragazza Di Bube Carlo Rustichelli La Ragazza Di Bube(Flexi, 5½", S/Sided, Single, Promo) Fontana 5F-5019 Japan 1964 Sell This Version
7AGS-5 後藤恭子 - ペガサスの少女 後藤恭子 ペガサスの少女(7") Animage 7AGS-5 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
7DM 0112 Robin Gibb - Boys Do Fall In Love Robin Gibb Boys Do Fall In Love(7", Single, RP) Polydor 7DM 0112 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
7DM 0130 Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force - I Am A Viking Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force I Am A Viking(7", Single) Polydor 7DM 0130 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
7DS 0120 安全地帯* - プルシアンブルーの肖像 安全地帯* プルシアンブルーの肖像(7", Single) Kitty Records 7DS 0120 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
7DS 0140 安全地帯* - Friend 安全地帯* Friend(7", Single) Kitty Records 7DS 0140 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
7DS0180 Anzenchitai* = 安全地帯* - Juliet Anzenchitai* = 安全地帯* Anzenchitai* = 安全地帯* - Juliet(7", Single) Kitty Records, Kitty Records 7DS0180 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
7DX-1503 秋元ともみ - 少女神話 (6, 2, 8) 秋元ともみ 少女神話 (6, 2, 8)(7", Single, Promo) Polydor, Polydor 7DX-1503 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
7DX 1535 C-C-B - 抱きしめたい C-C-B 抱きしめたい(7", Single) Polydor 7DX 1535 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
7DX1545 C-C-B - 恋文 ラブレター C-C-B 恋文 ラブレター(7", Single) Polydor, Polydor 7DX1545 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
7DX1579 武田鉄矢 - 声援 武田鉄矢 声援(7", Single) Polydor, Polydor 7DX1579 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
7HB-15 工藤夕貴* - ヒロイン 工藤夕貴* ヒロイン(7", Single) Humming Bird (2) 7HB-15 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
7HB-37 浅香 唯* - Believe Again 浅香 唯* Believe Again(7", Single) Humming Bird (2) 7HB-37 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
7PL-91 Aming = あみん* - 待つわ Aming = あみん* Aming = あみん* - 待つわ(7", Single) Philips 7PL-91 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
7PL-102 柏原よしえ* - 渚のシンデレラ 柏原よしえ* 渚のシンデレラ(7", Single) Philips 7PL-102 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
7PL-1506 森山良子* - この広い野原いっぱい 森山良子* この広い野原いっぱい(7", Single) Philips 7PL-1506 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
7PP-33 Graham Bonnet - Night Games Graham Bonnet Night Games(7", Single) Vertigo 7PP-33 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
7PP-40 Graham Bonnet - 孤独の叫び = Bad Days Are Gone Graham Bonnet 孤独の叫び = Bad Days Are Gone (Single) 7PP-40 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
7PP-57 ソフト・セル* = Soft Cell - 汚れなき愛 = Tainted Love ソフト・セル* = Soft Cell ソフト・セル* = Soft Cell - 汚れなき愛 = Tainted Love(7", Single, Promo) Vertigo 7PP-57 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
7PP-65 The Gap Band - Early In The Morning The Gap Band Early In The Morning (Single) 7PP-65 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
7PP-91 Hanoi Rocks - Motorvatin' Hanoi Rocks Motorvatin'(7", Single) Mercury 7PP-91 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
7PP-100 Berlin - Sex (I'm A...) = そのとき、私は… Berlin Sex (I'm A...) (Single) 7PP-100 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
7PP-114 Hanoi Rocks - Malibu Beach Nightmare Hanoi Rocks Malibu Beach Nightmare (Single) 7PP-114 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
7PP-125 Big Country - Fields Of Fire Big Country Fields Of Fire (Single) 7PP-125 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
7PP-138 Big Country - Wonderland Big Country Wonderland(7", Single) Mercury 7PP-138 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
7PP-164 Bon Jovi - Only Lonely Bon Jovi Only Lonely(7", Single) Mercury 7PP-164 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
7PP-171 Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World Tears For Fears Everybody Wants To Rule The World(7") Mercury 7PP-171 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
7PP-219 Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer Bon Jovi Livin' On A Prayer (Single) 7PP-219 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
7PP-230 Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead Or Alive Bon Jovi Wanted Dead Or Alive (Single) 7PP-230 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
7RS-16 Stray Cats = ストレイ・キャッツ* - Rock This Town = ロック・タウンは恋の街 Stray Cats = ストレイ・キャッツ* Stray Cats = ストレイ・キャッツ* - Rock This Town (Single) 7RS-16 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
7RS-22 Stray Cats - Down Town (Cross That Bridge) Stray Cats Down Town (Cross That Bridge)(7", Promo) Arista 7RS-22 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
7RS-78 Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* - ラブ・オン・ユア・サンド = Love On Your Side Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* - ラブ・オン・ユア・サンド = Love On Your Side (Single) 7RS-78 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
7RS-93 The Lotus Eaters - The First Picture Of You The Lotus Eaters The First Picture Of You(7", Promo) Arista 7RS-93 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
7RS-121 Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* - レイ・ユア・ハンズ = Lay Your Hands On Me Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* - レイ・ユア・ハンズ = Lay Your Hands On Me(7", Single) Arista 7RS-121 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
7RS-134 Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* - King For A Day = キング・フォー・ア・デイ Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* Thompson Twins = トンプソン・ツインズ* - King For A Day = キング・フォー・ア・デイ(7") Arista, Arista 7RS-134 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
7SI-117 Frankie Goes To Hollywood = フランキー・ゴーズ・トゥ・ハリウッド* - リラックス = Relax Frankie Goes To Hollywood = フランキー・ゴーズ・トゥ・ハリウッド* Frankie Goes To Hollywood = フランキー・ゴーズ・トゥ・ハリウッド* - リラックス = Relax(7", Single) ZTT, Island Records, Polystar 7SI-117 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
7SI-120 Propaganda = プロパガンダ* - The Nine Lives Of Dr. Mabuse = マブーセ(ショート・ヴァージョン) Propaganda = プロパガンダ* Propaganda = プロパガンダ* - The Nine Lives Of Dr. Mabuse = マブーセ(ショート・ヴァージョン)(7", Single) ZTT, Island Records, Polystar 7SI-120 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
7SM-119 Real Life - Catch Me I'm Falling Real Life Catch Me I'm Falling (Single) 7SM-119 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
8GS-2044 ザ・プラターズ* - ゴールデンコーラス ザ・プラターズ* ゴールデンコーラス(8-Trk, Comp) Mercury 8GS-2044 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
8RD-205 Various - 5影を慕いて Various 5影を慕いて(8-Trk, Album) RCA 8RD-205 Japan 1972 Sell This Version
10S 10 Various - 伝統の魅惑 ー日本の伝統音楽ー Various 伝統の魅惑 ー日本の伝統音楽ー(12", Album) Victor 10S 10 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
11S-4 フィードラー* と ボストン・ポップス* = Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Orchestra - ウィーンの森の物語 = Tales From The Vienna Woods フィードラー*ボストン・ポップス* = Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Orchestra フィードラー*ボストン・ポップス* = Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Orchestra - ウィーンの森の物語 = Tales From The Vienna Woods(LP, Comp) Victor 11S-4 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
11S-6 フィードラー* と ボストン・ポップス* = Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Orchestra - ハロー・ドゥーリー = Hello, Dolly! フィードラー*ボストン・ポップス* = Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Orchestra フィードラー*ボストン・ポップス* = Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Orchestra - ハロー・ドゥーリー = Hello, Dolly!(LP, Comp) Victor 11S-6 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
11S-7 Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops Orchestra - Dream Concert For Everybody - September Song Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops Orchestra Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops Orchestra - Dream Concert For Everybody - September Song(LP, Comp) Victor 11S-7 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
12COF-102 鈴木邦彦* - あしたのジョー = Tomorrow's Joe 鈴木邦彦* あしたのジョー = Tomorrow's Joe(Cass, Album) Orange House Records 12COF-102 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
12GS-1 Various - Recuerdos De La Alhambra Various Recuerdos De La Alhambra(LP, Comp) Victor 12GS-1 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
12LS-2 Orquesta Chucho Zarzosa - マリア・エレナ = Maria Elena Orquesta Chucho Zarzosa マリア・エレナ = Maria Elena(LP) Victor 12LS-2 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
12MM7009 The Style Council - Shout To The Top The Style Council Shout To The Top(12", Single) Polydor, Polydor 12MM7009 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
12RS-2 Thompson Twins - Lay Your Hands On Me Thompson Twins Lay Your Hands On Me (Maxi) 12RS-2 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
12RY 7936 Jascha Heifetz, Tchaikovsky*, Mendelssohn*, Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Violin Concerto In D Major / Violin Concerto In E Minor Jascha Heifetz, Tchaikovsky*, Mendelssohn*, Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra Jascha Heifetz, Tchaikovsky*, Mendelssohn*, Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Violin Concerto In D Major / Violin Concerto In E Minor(LP, Comp) Victor 12RY 7936 Japan 1961 Sell This Version
12 ZTAS 25 Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Warriors (Twelve Wild Disciples Mix) Frankie Goes To Hollywood Warriors (Twelve Wild Disciples Mix) (Single) 12 ZTAS 25 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
13MM 7047 The Cure = ザ・キュアー* - Why Can't I Be You? (12 The Cure = ザ・キュアー* The Cure = ザ・キュアー* - Why Can't I Be You? (12" Remix) = ホワイ・キャント・アイ・ビー・ユー?(12", Single) Polydor 13MM 7047 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
13MM 7048 Pepsi & Shirlie = ペプシ&シャーリー* - Heartache = ハートエイク Pepsi & Shirlie = ペプシ&シャーリー* Pepsi & Shirlie = ペプシ&シャーリー* - Heartache = ハートエイク(12") Polydor 13MM 7048 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
13MM 7061 The Style Council - How She Threw It All Away - A Summer Quartet The Style Council How She Threw It All Away - A Summer Quartet (EP) 13MM 7061 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
13S-8 Hachidai Nakamura Quintet, Fumio Matsumoto And His Music Makers - 愛の讃歌(魅惑のカクテル・タイムの甘いラブ・ソング) Hachidai Nakamura Quintet, Fumio Matsumoto And His Music Makers Hachidai Nakamura Quintet, Fumio Matsumoto And His Music Makers - 愛の讃歌(魅惑のカクテル・タイムの甘いラブ・ソング)(LP, Dyn) Victor 13S-8 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
13SI-237 The Art Of Noise - Into Battle With The Art Of Noise The Art Of Noise Into Battle With The Art Of Noise(12", EP, Promo) ZTT, Island Records, Polystar 13SI-237 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
13SI-238 Propaganda - The Nine Lives Of Dr. Mabuse Propaganda The Nine Lives Of Dr. Mabuse (Single) 13SI-238 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
13SI-242 Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes Frankie Goes To Hollywood Two Tribes (Single) 13SI-242 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
13SI-277 The Art Of Noise - Close-Up The Art Of Noise Close-Up(12", Promo) Island Records, ZTT, Polystar, Island Records, ZTT 13SI-277 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
15PJ-1029 Motohiko Hino Quartet + 1* , Featuring  Mabumi Yamaguchi - Motohiko Hino Quartet + 1* , Featuring Mabumi Yamaguchi Motohiko Hino Quartet + 1* , Featuring Mabumi Yamaguchi - "Ryûhyô"–Sailing Ice- – Recorded "Live" In Nemuro(LP, Album, RE) Three Blind Mice 15PJ-1029 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
15PP-35 Big Country - Fields Of Fire Big Country Fields Of Fire (Comp, Single) 15PP-35 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
15PP-42 Tears For Fears - The Way You Are Tears For Fears The Way You Are(12", EP) Mercury 15PP-42 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
15PP-43 Big Country - Wonderland Big Country Wonderland(12", EP) Mercury 15PP-43 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
15PP-46 Hanoi Rocks - Underwater World Hanoi Rocks Underwater World (EP) 15PP-46 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
15PP-52 John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) John Parr St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)(12", EP) Mercury 15PP-52 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
15PP-65 Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead Or Alive Bon Jovi Wanted Dead Or Alive 15PP-65 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
15PR-24 Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy Black Sabbath Technical Ecstasy(LP, Album, RE) Vertigo 15PR-24 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
15RS-28 Thompson Twins - Sister Of Mercy Thompson Twins Sister Of Mercy(12") Arista 15RS-28 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
15S-5 Various - 花の首飾り –高原の追憶– Various 花の首飾り –高原の追憶–(LP, Comp) RCA 15S-5 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
15S-11 Various - 歌って踊ろう Various 歌って踊ろう "ヒット・ポップス"(LP, Album) RCA 15S-11 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
15SI-281 Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome To The Pleasuredome Frankie Goes To Hollywood Welcome To The Pleasuredome 15SI-281 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
17VP-2066 鈴木正夫 (2), 小杉真貴子 - 今治お祭り音頭 / 今治ええとこ節 鈴木正夫 (2), 小杉真貴子 鈴木正夫 (2), 小杉真貴子 - 今治お祭り音頭 / 今治ええとこ節(7") Victor 17VP-2066 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
18MM 0545 The Jam - The Gift The Jam The Gift(LP, Album, RE) Polydor 18MM 0545 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
18PC-86 De Saint-Exupéry* Avec Mouloudji Et Eric Rémy = サン=テクジュペリ* ・ ムルージ* ・ エリック・レミ* ・ ザンフィル* - Le Petit Prince = 星の王子さま De Saint-Exupéry* Avec Mouloudji Et Eric Rémy = サン=テクジュペリ*ムルージ*エリック・レミ*ザンフィル* De Saint-Exupéry* Avec Mouloudji Et Eric Rémy = サン=テクジュペリ*ムルージ*エリック・レミ*ザンフィル* - Le Petit Prince = 星の王子さま(LP) Philips 18PC-86 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
18PP-1(M) Smile (6) - Gettin' Smile Smile (6) Gettin' Smile (MiniAlbum) 18PP-1(M) Japan 1982 Sell This Version
18S-11 Various - 禁じられた恋 Various 禁じられた恋(LP, Comp) RCA 18S-11 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
18SI-271 Various - The London Club Various The London Club (Comp) 18SI-271 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
18SI-275 U2 - Pride (In The Name Of Love) U2 Pride (In The Name Of Love)(12", Single) Island Records, Island Records, Island Records, Polystar 18SI-275 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
18SI-278 Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love Frankie Goes To Hollywood The Power Of Love (Single) 18SI-278 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
19S-4 Various - 死刑台のエレベーター Various 死刑台のエレベーター(LP) RCA 19S-4 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
19S-7 Various - ムーンライト・セレナーデ Various ムーンライト・セレナーデ(LP) RCA 19S-7 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
19SI-256~7 Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome To The Pleasuredome Frankie Goes To Hollywood Welcome To The Pleasuredome (Album) 19SI-256~7 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
20F-1046 Nelson Riddle - Batman Theme Nelson Riddle Batman Theme(7") 20th Century Fox Records, 20th Century Fox Records 20F-1046 Japan 1966 Sell This Version
20F-4003 Anton Firenz And His Violin - In A Candlelit Cafe = たそがれのカフェーで Anton Firenz And His Violin In A Candlelit Cafe = たそがれのカフェーで(10", Album) 20th Fox 20F-4003 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
20MJ 0036 Tal Farlow - Tal Tal Farlow Tal(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Verve Records 20MJ 0036 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
20MJ-0054 Bill Evans / Shelly Manne With Monty Budwig = ビル・エヴァンス・トリオ* - Empathy = エンパシー Bill Evans / Shelly Manne With Monty Budwig = ビル・エヴァンス・トリオ* Bill Evans / Shelly Manne With Monty Budwig = ビル・エヴァンス・トリオ* - Empathy = エンパシー(LP, Album, RE) Verve Records, Verve Records 20MJ-0054 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
20MJ 0079 Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong - Ella And Louis = エラ・アンド・ルイ Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong - Ella And Louis = エラ・アンド・ルイ(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Verve Records 20MJ 0079 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
20PC-1020 Liszt*, Bernard Haitink, London Philharmonic Orchestra* = リスト*, ベルナルド・ハイティンク* 指揮 ロンドン・フィルハーモニー管弦楽団* - Les Préludes / Orpheus / Tasso = 前奏曲 / オルフェウス / タッソー Liszt*, Bernard Haitink, London Philharmonic Orchestra* = リスト*, ベルナルド・ハイティンク* 指揮 ロンドン・フィルハーモニー管弦楽団* Liszt*, Bernard Haitink, London Philharmonic Orchestra* = リスト*, ベルナルド・ハイティンク* 指揮 ロンドン・フィルハーモニー管弦楽団* - Les Préludes / Orpheus / Tasso = 前奏曲 / オルフェウス / タッソー(LP, RE) Philips, Philips 20PC-1020 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
20PP-105 Berlin - Dancing In Berlin Berlin Dancing In Berlin(LP, Comp, Promo) Mercury 20PP-105 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
20 PP 78/79 Dire Straits - Alchemy - Dire Straits Live Dire Straits Alchemy - Dire Straits Live(2xLP, Album, Promo) Vertigo 20 PP 78/79 Japan 1984 Sell This Version