Just after the blue and silver crest label, an aqua and white "transition" label was used far left on LP-with the same design that would become the standard starting in latebut without the multicolor letters in the label name.
This "fade" design was also used for the Checker and Cadet labels, virtually the only difference being the label name. It was blue or purple on the top, fading to almost-white at the bottom of the label. Printing was black. The "CHESS" name was in block letters above the center hole with the top of the letters red, the middle white, and the bottom blue. A stylized chess knight horse logo appeared on the right side under the label name. Various promotional issues used a few variations, but most just used the same label with the notation "D.
Copy - Not For Sale". This new label was used from LP to the end of the series, LP This label was also used on the "Vintage Series" to CHV and on the early issues of the and series. At far left, a purple variation of the label used from LP to Shortly after Chess was purchased by GRT, the label was changed to orange with black printing near left.
The perimeter of this GRT label was blue with a blue stripe running horizontally through the center hole. Above the logo is a stylized horse head from the knight of a chess piece. Promotional labels were white with the same graphics in black. Many of the earlier albums were reissued with this label in the s. This label was used on the and series except very early numbers and the vintage series for CHV and above although the colors differed, with a green bar on a pink field. Chess Checker LP - Oh!
Chess LP - Look! Later reissued in electronic stereo as LPS Series becomes Chess only; Checker series continues with LP The mono copy has a black label with silver print, but the stereo issue has a gold label with black print. LP - Walkin' by Myself The following album, Chess LP, was issued in four variations. The main version was the first of a series of Murray the K discs issued on Chess, this one called Murray the K's Golden Gassers with the catalog number of LP, with no suffix.
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Select "Blackstar" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Album e Compilation" under "Sezione". The record was later given a proper release innearly half a century after it was recorded. They can go for up to 5 grand. Bernie Taupin, who collaborated with John on many of his biggest hits was credited for penning the lyrics, though Elton LP would later admit that John had written the song by himself. He gave Bernie the credit to help him get his first publishing royalties.
If you think you may have a copy lying around somewhere, now would be the time to start digging. Though met with critical acclaim, neither the single or the LP sold particularly well at first.
Did you think classical music would be left off of this list? Record companies would often enlist the help of relatively unknown artists to provide the album art for their classical House Song - Orange Baboons - Love And Others Crimes (Vinyl jazz releases. This particular album cover was drawn by a certain starving artist that was destined for stardom. His name? Andy Warhol. There are only seven known copies of this record in existence. Half soundtrack, half dialogue recording, this record was scrapped when Herman Wouk, writer of the novel on which the critically-acclaimed film was based, threatened to never allow the studio to use his work ever again if they released the album.
Wouk was furious at what he saw as blatant theft of his intellectual property, since the B-side of the record was a recording of the climactic courtroom scene, lifted verbatim from his novel.
Columbia agreed to halt the release of the album and destroy all copies. A few employees filched some copies before they were demolished — there are rumored to be close to a dozen that survived. There were 25, copies of this single pressed. In a story that since become punk legend, the Sex Pistols terrorized their label so badly that they Album) dropped six days after signing the record contract in a publicized ceremony in front of Buckingham Palace.
The very limited Australian edition on translucent vinyl is said to only have 50 of its kind — though only a small handful have surfaced over the years. The song references the assassination of Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement, but Bono says he Album) have better fleshed out the lyrics.
According to him, the Edge and producer Brian Eno convinced him that keeping the lyrics vague would allow the song to resonate deeper with non-English speakers. Rumor has it that Olivia Newton-John hated the way she looked in the picture printed on the front of the disc so much that she had the record company stop the pressing. Between 20 and 30 records survived. Jazz fans rejoice! There were between and 1, copies of this record printed inbut a small variation in printing makes one particular version especially valuable.
The story goes that famed jazz record label Blue Note ran out of labels when printing the record. In theory, the other version should be worth even more.
According to blues legend, Johnson met with the devil at the crossroads between Highway 1 and 8 in Mississippi. There, Johnson traded his soul for the ability to master the guitar.
There were only 15 copies of this record pressed, and the cover of each was hand-painted by Dave Buick, founder of Italy records. The copies were made for a Detroit record release show for the band inas the fledgling band was on the incline, destined for stardom. Hopefully, you kept it safe. The record label that handled the release, Tiger Lily, was a tax scam operated by the mob. The scam worked like this — a large portion of records would be pressed and later written off as unsold.
A few of these records made it into the right hands and achieved cult status. The pressing of the record that is particularly valuable, however, is one that features a stencil rendition of the front jacket painted by none other than notoriously elusive street-artist Banksy.
There were only of these limited edition hand-spray painted versions made, with several different color variants. The record label decided to be cautious in the wake of the controversy and political turmoil and ordered the records destroyed.
You may remember this record from an episode of Pawn Stars. The price was deemed too steep for the vinyl, which was not in the best shape, Album). One lucky Canadian record collector picked up a copy sans the Warhol artwork-adorned sleeve for 75 cents at a flea market, but this was no ordinary re-pressing. The acetate record ended up being a test pressing that featured early versions of many of the songs — there are only two in existence, and one belongs to former Velvet Underground drummer Moe Tucker.
Gordy ordered the pressings destroyed. Soussan unscrupulously bootlegged the record and released it by crediting Eddie Foster as the musician. The record was a smash hit. Such is the case with this already valuable record. A few tracks were meant to be replaced before the release, but someone at the pressing plant missed the memo, and a few copies featuring the wrong songs were pressed. There are said to be less than 20 mono copies of the record and only two stereo copies.
In a stroke of luck, the North Carolina seller of this extremely rare 78 RPM slab came into possession of the record at an estate sale. He threw the record up on eBay and watched a bidding frenzy take place. There are believed to be only copies of the record in existence — both belong to the winning bidder, John Tefteller. The reason? However, by that time promotional copies had already made it to circulation.
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