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Gentle GiantGiant Steps... The First Five Years

Label:Vertigo – 6641 374
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country:Germany
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Prog Rock

Tracklist

A1Giant6:20
A2Alucard5:56
A3Nothing At All9:10
B1Plain Truth7:42
B2Prologue (From Three Friends)6:08
B3A Cry For Everyone4:00
B4Why Not?5:30
C1Peel The Paint7:32
C2Mister Class And Quality?5:55
C3River5:47
C4The Face4:06
D1The Runaway7:14
D2Power And The Glory2:45
D3Playing The Game6:40
D4In A Glass House8:00
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Notes

Gatefold cover.

Material compiled from Gentle Giant's previous albums "Gentle Giant" (Tracks A1, A2, A3, B4), "Acquiring the Taste" (Track B1), "Three Friends" (Tracks B2, C1, C2), "Octopus" (Tracks B3, C3), "In a Glass House" (Tracks D1, D4) and "The Power and the Glory" (Tracks C4, D3). Track D2 was originally released as a single and does not appear on any original vinyl LP release.

Published by: Sydney Bron Music Co. Side 1, title 1-3, side 2, title 1, 4
Excellency Music Side 2, title 2, side 3, title 1-3
Alucard Music Ltd. Side 2, title 3, side 3, title 4, side 4 title 1-4

℗ PHONOGRAM Ltd. 1970 Side 1, title 1-3, side 2, title 4
1971 Side 2, title 1
1972 Side 2, title 2, 3, side 3, title 1, 2, 3
1973 Side 4, title 1, 4
1974 Side 3, title 4, side 4, title 2, 3

Printed in Germany
aus dem Hause
phonogram

On this version, rim text on labels begins with "URHEBER- ..." and ends with "... VORBEHALTEN".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Price Code (On cover backside below Catalog#): 5102
  • Other (Catalog# Disk 1 A/B): 9299 937
  • Other (Catalog# Disk 2 C/D): 9299 938
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side center label): AA 9299 937.1 Y
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side center label): AA 9299 937.2 Y
  • Matrix / Runout (C-side center label): AA 9299 938.1 Y
  • Matrix / Runout (D-side center label): AA 9299 938.2 Y
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout area, variant 1): 10 AA9299937 1Y 320 B
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout area, variant 1): 10 AA9299937 2Y 320 C
  • Matrix / Runout (C-side runout area, variant 1): 10 AA9299938 1Y 320 C
  • Matrix / Runout (D-side runout area, variant 1): 10 AA9299938 2Y 320 B
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout area, variant 2): 10 AA9299937 1Y 320 D 1
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout area, variant 2): 10 AA9299937 2Y 320 1Λ E
  • Matrix / Runout (C-side runout area, variant 2): 10 AA9299938 1Y 320 1 A ↿
  • Matrix / Runout (D-side runout area, variant 2): 10 AA9299938 2Y 320 E

Other Versions (4)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Giant Steps... The First Five Years (2×LP, Compilation)Vertigo6641 334UK1975
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Giant Steps... The First Five Years (2×LP, Compilation, Test Pressing)Vertigo6641 334UK1976
New Submission
Giant Steps... The First Five Years (2×CD, Compilation, Reissue)Talking Elephant RecordsTECD209UK2012
New Submission
Giant Steps... The First Five Years (2×LP, Compilation, Repress)Vertigo6641 374GermanyUnknown

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