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Tracklist

Stroke It Noel2:04
For You2:45
Kizza Me2:45
You Can't Have Me3:11
Nightime2:53
Blue Moon2:07
Take Care2:48
Jesus Christ2:38
Femme Fatale3:32
O, Dana2:35
Big Black Car3:37
Holocaust3:55
Kanga Roo3:47
Thank You Friends3:05

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    Cover of 3rd, 1975, Vinyl3rd
    LP, Album, Test Pressing, White Label
    Stax – noneUS1975US1975
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    Cover of The Third Album, 1978, VinylThe Third Album
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    Aura (7) – AUL 703UK1978UK1978
    Cover of 3rd, 1978, Vinyl3rd
    LP, Album
    PVC Records – PVC 7903US1978US1978
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    Cover of The Third Album, 1978, VinylThe Third Album
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    Les Disques Motors – 2473209, Les Disques Motors – 2473 209, AURA (7) – 2473209, AURA (7) – 2473 209France1978France1978
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    Cover of The Third Album, 1978, VinylThe Third Album
    LP, Album
    Powderworks – MLF 303Australia1978Australia1978
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    Cover of The Third Album, 1978, VinylThe Third Album
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    Aura (7) – AUL 703UK1978UK1978
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    Cover of The Third Album, 1978, VinylThe Third Album
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    Aura (7) – AUL 703UK1978UK1978
    New Submission
    Cover of Big Star's 3rd: Sister Lovers, 1985, VinylBig Star's 3rd: Sister Lovers
    LP, Reissue, Repress
    PVC Records – PVC 8933US1985US1985
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    Cover of Big Star's 3rd: Sister Lovers, 1985, CassetteBig Star's 3rd: Sister Lovers
    Cassette, Album, Reissue
    PVC Records – PVCC 8933US1985US1985
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    Cover of Big Star's 3rd: Sister Lovers, 1985, VinylBig Star's 3rd: Sister Lovers
    LP, Reissue, Repress, Test Pressing
    PVC Records – PVC 8933US1985US1985
    New Submission
    Cover of Sister Lovers (The Third Album), 1987, VinylSister Lovers (The Third Album)
    LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo
    Dojo – DOJO LP 55, Castle Communications – DOJO LP 55UK1987UK1987
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    Cover of Big Star's 3rd: Sister Lovers, 1987, CDBig Star's 3rd: Sister Lovers
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    PVC Records – PVCD 8933US1987US1987
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    Cover of Sister Lovers (The Third Album), 1987, CDSister Lovers (The Third Album)
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    Dojo – DOJOCD55, Castle Communications – DOJOCD55UK1987UK1987
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    Cover of The Third Album / Sister Lovers, 1987, CDThe Third Album / Sister Lovers
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    Line Records – LICD 9.00492 OGermany1987Germany1987
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    Cover of Sister Lovers (The Third Album), 1987, VinylSister Lovers (The Third Album)
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    Dojo – DOJO LP 55, Castle Communications – DOJO LP 55UK1987UK1987
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    Cover of The Third Album, 1988, VinylThe Third Album
    LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo, White
    Line Records – LILP 4.00492J, Line Records – LILP 4.00492Germany1988Germany1988
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1992, CassetteThird / Sister Lovers
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    Ryko Analogue – RACS 0220, Ryko Analogue – RACS0220US1992US1992
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1992, CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220US1992US1992
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1992, CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220US1992US1992
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1992, CassetteThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – 10220US1992US1992
    New Submission
    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1992, CDThird / Sister Lovers
    CD, Album, Reissue, P+O
    Rykodisc – RCD 10220, Rykodisc – LICD 9.00492Europe1992Europe1992
    New Submission
    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1992, CDThird / Sister Lovers
    CD, Album, Reissue
    Rykodisc – RCD 10220US1992US1992
    New Submission
    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1992, CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220US1992US1992
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1993, CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – COCY-75775Japan1993Japan1993
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, 1994, CDThird / Sister Lovers
    CD, Album, Reissue, Disque Americ Pressing
    Rykodisc – RCD 10220US1994US1994
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    Cover of 3rd Record, 2006-02-20, CD3rd Record
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    Rykodisc – VACK-1298Japan2006Japan2006
    New Submission
    Cover of 3rd, 2007, Vinyl3rd
    LP, Album, Reissue, 180 Gram
    4 Men With Beards – 4M142US2007US2007
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    Cover of Third [Test Pressing Edition], 2011-04-16, VinylThird [Test Pressing Edition]
    LP, Album, Record Store Day, Limited Edition, Box Set
    Omnivore Recordings – OVLP-1US2011US2011
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    Cover of Third [Test Pressing Edition], 2011-04-16, VinylThird [Test Pressing Edition]
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    Omnivore Recordings – OVLP-1US2011US2011
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    Cover of Third [Test Pressing Edition], 2011-11-11, VinylThird [Test Pressing Edition]
    LP, Album, Limited Edition, Repress, Clear Vinyl
    Omnivore Recordings – OVLP-1US2011US2011
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    Cover of Third [Test Pressing Edition], 2022-03-04, VinylThird [Test Pressing Edition]
    LP, Limited Edition, Orange
    Omnivore Recordings – OVLP-1, Omnivore Recordings – 810075111002US2022US2022
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    Cover of Third [Test Pressing Edition], 2022-09-30, VinylThird [Test Pressing Edition]
    LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Green transparent
    Omnivore Recordings – OVLP-1, Omnivore Recordings – 810075112245US2022US2022
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, , CDThird / Sister Lovers
    CD, Album, Reissue, Repress, Cinram Pressing
    Rykodisc – RCD 10220USUS
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, , CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220USUS
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, , CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220EuropeEurope
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, , CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220UKUK
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, , CDThird / Sister Lovers
    CD, Album, Reissue, Universal M & L Pressing
    Rykodisc – RCD 10220UKUK
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, , CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220EuropeEurope
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, , CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220USUS
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    Cover of Third / Sister Lovers, , CDThird / Sister Lovers
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    Rykodisc – RCD 10220USUS
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    Reviews

    • Revup67's avatar
      Revup67
      Edited 27 days ago
      The haunting Jody Stephens track "For You" is worth the price of admission alone. Filled with strings and ambience in a baroque sort of way. The track Take Care is also along the same lines. Blue Moon is another brilliant track of the same ilk. The Kinks cover knocks it out of the park. A worthy edition to your Alex Chilton Big Star collection
      • Son-Of-Walter's avatar
        Son-Of-Walter
        14 have this. But only 5 issued. Something wrong here.
        • jsengland's avatar
          jsengland
          I’m listening to this now and feel extraordinarily lucky to have a copy. What an amazing version of this essential album.
          • Metal_Gear's avatar
            Metal_Gear
            Sound is okay. Whole lotta noise. words words words words
            • embat's avatar
              embat
              Utterly fantastic pressing, clean, detailed, warm and dead quiet!!! The music an absolute masterpiece too!
              • arlobill's avatar
                arlobill
                Hands down ,by far the best version of this collosal masterpiece ..The best track selectiom and easily the best running order .How other versions could NOT have Thank You Friends as the closing number is a critical flaw
                • dereksee's avatar
                  dereksee
                  This is a really great sounding pressing -except- there is very apparent and nasty vocal sibilance on Nighttime. That song sounds much better on the original PVC issue, or the ‘Completed Masters’ disc as part of the Complete Third set.
                  • 7thSun's avatar
                    7thSun
                    Edited one year ago
                    I've never heard this album sound so good. Very flat with a great dynamic range. It's therefore a shame that there's a bit of surface noise at certain points (especially during the song 'Holocaust', which is one of the highlights). No complaints otherwise though.

                    The inner sleeve that I received with my sealed copy doesn't match the one pictured above. It's illustrated with handwritten notes from the recording sessions, similar to the LP cover, and it's made of paper without any poly lining.

                    The tracklisting and running order for this (unfinished) album vary across different editions. Personally, I prefer the Rykodisc CD's running order to this one, but others may disagree. It's a shame that the songs 'Dream Lover', 'Nature Boy' and 'Till the End of the Day' weren't included.
                    • MarquisSmith's avatar
                      MarquisSmith
                      I have an early copy that is well pressed and centered. This is a treasure--it sounds a generation or two better than the PVC, being both smoother and more detailed. In fact it is hauntingly in the room. I'm fond of this running order as well.
                      • MarquisSmith's avatar
                        MarquisSmith
                        This was advertised as direct from masters which 4 Men With Beards rarely claims. Reviews for sound quality on Steve Hoffman Forum were excellent though some had off-centered pressings. The blurb "Also known as Sister Lovers - Big Star's legendary 3rd album has been released and re-released countless times around the world with different track listings, different mixes, and different cover art. Now for the first time since it's debut release in 1978 this is being re-released as a vinyl LP with the original cover art, including the innersleeve with the complete detailed liner notes and the original mixes and track listing. The master tape coming directly from Ardent Studios provides the highest sound quality for this vinyl classic -- available as it was first released 28 years ago. 180 gram audiophile vinyl."

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