The Rockets (5) ‎– No Ballads

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RSO ‎– RS-1-3071
Vinyl, LP, Album, 72
Classic Rock


A1 Desire 3:30
A2 Don't Hold On 4:15
A3 Restless 2:55
A4 Sally Can't Dance 3:55
A5 Takin' It Back 5:00
B1 Time After Time 4:20
B2 Sad Songs 3:22
B3 I Want You To Love Me 3:50
B4 Is It True 4:28
B5 Troublemaker 5:30

Companies, etc.



"72" on labels denotes PRC-Richmond pressing.

Recorded and mixed at The Record Plant, Sausalito, California

© ℗ 1980 RSO Records, Inc.
All songs published by Gear Publishing Co. ASCAP except
A3 published by Muscle Shoals Sound Publishing Co. Inc. BMI
A4 published by Oakfield Ave. Music, Ltd. BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 etched STERLING stamped): RS-1-3071-AS-RE1-PRC-R-1 STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 etched STERLING stamped): RS-1-3071-BS-RE1-PRC-R-1 STERLING
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Pressing Plant ID: 72

Seller Terms

Automatic Cancellation Policy: Orders will be cancelled if payment is not received within 4 days.
$5.00 Flat US Shipping - no matter the size, no matter the formats
For US buyers: Discogs may add State Tax
For Non-US buyers: Customs, duties, and VATs are YOUR responsibility

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◘ I will consider offers on items listed and in my collection (express interest, and I will grade it for you - then you can make an offer).
◘ Offers are more readily accepted if you are interested in multiple items.
◘ I generally list everything $8.99 and up with "Make Offer," and everything below without - it has nothing to do with whether I think the item is priced fairly.

Most 7"s are play-tested, most full LPs/EPs are visual only.
M: "Mint" is only if sealed, jacket must show no significant issue.
NM: Near Mint ranges from perfect or flawless in appearance and play, to slight imperfections - a tiny corner ding or rounding, one or two spindle hole lines, scuff from a paper sleeve, a couple scuff-level hairlines that Do Not Affect Play (DNAP). Goldmine says No OBVIOUS wear - which DOES NOT MEAN no imperfections, it means you have to look for them.
VG+: Ranges from soooo very close to NM but has 1-2 additional minor imperfections - a label nick, a manufacturing lump, an edge chip or a single hairline that DNAP but is still visually painful; disc is really nice, plays almost perfectly clean (only some low-level and intermittent or occasional surface noise). Jacket has low level of imperfection - not significantly worn, and only a few edge creases, minor corner rounding - with issues considered in the aggregate.
VG: VG means it's a nice player, likely has scuffing & scratches, ranges from high end being just too many marks for VG+ (regardless of severity or impact on play), down to fair amount of marks, but not noisey - it MAY have noise, but does not overpower music. Toughest issue with jackets is seam split - if it is a lot, then it bumps down (G+/G); minor seam split is considered with other damage in the aggregate.
G/G+: G/G+ means a fair amount of scuffs/scratches, playable without frustration other than likely consistent/persistent noise of a higher level that VG. G+ is used when the issues are principally limited to one category or the issues are ameliorated by something else - e.g., a jacket has seam splits but otherwise looks good in a bag, or a disc that looks bad but plays much better.
Poor/Fair/Everything else - I would sell this only if I think someone out there wants it, but description of issues is provided.

I do not grade cassette boxes or jewel cases. The physical cassette is tape media inside of a shell; the cassette is then inside of a box with a J-card. I grade a cassette by play-testing the media and visually inspecting the shell and J-card. Only mention of the box or case will be if it is non-generic for the release (e.g., digipak).

Contact me for any reason or special case.

US shipping is flat $5.00, USPS Media Mail.

I only use United States Postal Service (USPS) with spotty tracking to some countries. Valuable orders may require a higher level to ensure delivery. USPS international rates are scaled as 0-8 oz., 9-32 oz., 33-48 oz., and 49-64 oz., maximum of 4 pounds. Customs, duties, and VATs are YOUR responsibility.

Guidelines: things vary, and sometimes I can ship 5 LPs for 3 pounds, 7 LPs for 4 pounds, but these rates should cover 95%. Over 3 pounds, it is cheaper to ship as two packages of 2 lbs. each, rather than as a single package. Discogs is (again) supporting shipping at below-retail rates (current June 1, 2019), and estimates based on those rates are:

7"s: 1-2, $10.50; 3-14, $15.50
12"s, standard 120 gram, non-gatefold: 1-2, $15.50; 3-4, $23.00; 5-6, $33.50 (two packages at 2 lbs. each, $31.00)
Cassettes: 1, $10.50; 2-8, $15.50
CDs: 1, $10.50; 2-8, $15.50

7"s: 1-2, $11.00; 3-14, $19.00
12"s, standard 120 gram, non-gatefold: 1-2, $19.00; 3-4, $28.50; 5-6, $42.50 (two packages at 2 lbs. each, $38.00)
Cassettes: 1, $11.00; 2-8, $19.00
CDs: 1, $11.00; 2-8, $19.00

Rest of World:
7"s: 1-2, $13.50; 3-14, $22.00
12"s, standard 120 gram, non-gatefold: 1-2, $22.00; 3-4, $34.50; 5-6, $54.00 (two packages at 2 lbs. each, $44.00)
Cassettes: 1, $13.50; 2-8, $22.00
CDs: 1, $13.50; 2-8, $22.00

I leave feedback. Part of the transaction is you being satisfied - so I leave feedback after you do OR an amount of time passes by which I assume you would have listened to the item(s) and determined that the transaction is completed.

Problems happen. Let me know what the issue is. I will not pay return shipping - I am not going to pay for both ways so someone can take a test drive.

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