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posted a comment on Sammy Davis Jr. - The Candy Man / The People Tree. over 8 years ago
This is the MGM Golden Circle reissue 45; also exists with the same pairing as an MGM Band of Gold single.
posted a comment on Various - Breakin' - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. over 8 years ago
Agree totally with previous review...hunt down an original Polydor CD (PolyGram at that time manufactured all of its CDs in Germany) as well as the original vinyl 12" singles released form this soundtrack and skip this piece of bootleg ... See full review
posted a comment on Various - 2001 - A Space Odyssey. over 8 years ago
This version is the Capitol Record Club edition.
posted a comment on Dazz Band - Let It Whip. over 8 years ago
The image is that of the US release, not the UK version (UK Motown vinyl usually had the silvery Motown M on the label).
posted a comment on Peter, Paul & Mary - The Best Of Peter, Paul And Mary: (Ten) Years Together. over 8 years ago
This version of Peter, Paul & Mary - The Best Of Peter, Paul And Mary: (Ten) Years Together listed here is the Capitol Record Club edition (the SMAS prefix in the catalog number is the major clue)
posted a comment on James Brown - Sex Machine. over 8 years ago
The final side of this two-record set actually contains studio recordings cut at Starday-King's Cincinatti studios (outtakes of this studio session and numbers cut from the live concert recording featured here) appeared on various Polydor compilations in ... See full review
posted a comment on Foster Sylvers / The Sylvers - Misdemeanor / So Close. over 8 years ago
Also exists on the parent MGM label as Foster Sylvers / The Sylvers - Misdemeanor / So Close .
posted a comment on Rupert Holmes - Partners In Crime. over 8 years ago
Later US pressings of this LP are on MCA (some copies have the Infinity logo/information blacked out and MCA logo and address in its place but have Infinity-pressed records in them; likewise MCA label LPs were in a few original Infinity covers -- this ... See full review
posted a comment on Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song) / Drop It. over 8 years ago
Pressings of this single also exist on the MCA label (same label copy and catalog number as the Infinity single shown).
posted a comment on Sabrina - Boys. over 9 years ago
Most copies are actually on London (with silver molded label).
posted a comment on The Grass Roots - Move Along. over 9 years ago
This is the Capitol Record Club edition of The Grass Roots - Move Along .
posted a comment on Average White Band - Put It Where You Want It. over 9 years ago
Repackaged version (with new title and cover art) of the 1973 album Average White Band - Show Your Hand released after the band hit it big on Atlantic.
posted a comment on The Jackson 5 - ABC. over 9 years ago
Copies of this album with the M5-152V1 catalog number are mid-Seventies re-pressings circa 1976.
posted a comment on Styx - Lady. over 9 years ago
Cash-in compilation of old Wooden Nickel-era material RCA pushed on the market in light of the band's recent chart success (i.e. the single "Babe").
posted a comment on Various - WOR FM 98.7: Solid Gold. over 9 years ago
Double-LP compilation assembled for New York's WOR-FM, at the time one of the Drake-Chenault/RKO General programmed "Boss Radio" format radio stations. Unusual mix of then-recent hit singles and "goldens", as oldies were called on the RKO/Drake stations.
posted a comment on Redd Foxx - The Best Of Redd Foxx. over 9 years ago
This LP, compiled from 1950s and 1960s Dooto Records material (appearing here in late Sixties/early Seventies rechanneled stereo mixes) was sold by Longines Symphonette Society to cash in on Foxx's popularity on TV's Sanford and Son.
posted a comment on Various - Soul Train (Hits That Made It Happen). over 9 years ago
Reconfigured version of of the Adam VIII as-seen-on-TV compilation LP Various - Soul Train Hits That Made It Happen with a slightly different track listing and near-identical cover artwork.
posted a comment on Three Times Dope - Greatest Man Alive. over 9 years ago
Features two unlikely samples from Muddy Waters ("Mannish Boy") and Jane Curtain (audio from a Saturday Night Live sketch).
posted a comment on Enchantment - Golden Classics. over 9 years ago
Do not confuse this Collectables/CEMA Special Markets CD with the first album from 1976 (its cover art is recycled for this release).

Songs from the first two albums are featured here.
posted a comment on Enchantment - Enchantment. over 9 years ago
Later pressings exist on the Roadshow label; please note: there is a Collectables "Golden Classics" compilation CD that reuses the same cover artwork.
posted a comment on Enchantment - Gloria / Dance To The Music. over 9 years ago
Later copies of the US version also exist on the Roadshow label (with the United Artists Records logo under the Roadshow name and UAMARG [United Artists Music and Records Group] information where the reference to former distributor Scepter had been).
posted a comment on Slingshot Featuring Kathy Kosins - You Shook Me All Night Long. over 9 years ago
Dance version of the AC/DC classic from the crew responsible for the better-known of the two American Billie Jean/Do It Again medley records; does contain a riff from Kraftwerk's "Tour de France".
posted a comment on Ohio Players - The Best Of The Early Years Volume One. over 9 years ago
OK cash-in compilation from the Westbound era.
posted a comment on Steppenwolf - Magic Carpet Ride / Sookie, Sookie. over 9 years ago
This mono single version has a different vocal track than the familiar stereo LP version
posted a comment on Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen - Hot Licks, Cold Steel & Truckers Favorites. over 9 years ago
Originally on Paramount Records; briefly reissued on MCA in the early 1980s
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Top Of The Pops Volume 91. over 9 years ago
One of the final releases of the now cult favorite soundalike cover version album series.
posted a comment on Kim Wilde - Go For It. over 9 years ago
This is the North American release of the single "The Second Time" (the original song title is seen as a subtitle on USA and Canada issued copies of the 7" and 12" single and pressings of the "Teases and Dares" LP/CD).
posted a comment on Minnie Riperton - Stay In Love. over 9 years ago
Strong but less successful follow-up Epic album; reissued after her death on Capitol
posted a comment on Minnie Riperton - Perfect Angel. over 9 years ago
1980 posthumus reissue of her first Epic LP on Capitol
posted a comment on Minnie Riperton - Come To My Garden. over 9 years ago
1974 reissue of the 1971 GRT LP on the Janus label.