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Auction: David Bowie Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust Original 1972 RCA Pressing (LSP4702)

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Title David Bowie Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust Original 1972 RCA Pressing (LSP4702)
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David Bowie Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust Original 1972 RCA Pressing (LSP4702)

IMMACULATE VINYL COPY OF THIS RARE 1972 FIRST PRESSING OF THIS CLASSIC ALBUM (PRE MAINMAN)
OUTER SLEEVE AND INNER SLEEVE INTACT , with slight wear on the outer sleeve edge and inner sleeve bottom
(see detailed pictures for condition of item before deciding to purchase)

Postage : Royal Mail Fully tracked and secured packaging 

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side): BGBS 0864 - 1E
    • Matrix / Runout (B-side): BGBS 0865 - 2E

The album was recorded at Trident Studios, London, 9 July 1971 - 4 February 1972 using material from the sessions for the previous album 'Hunky Dory' ('It Ain't Easy', July 9, 1971), all other tracks being recorded between November 8, 1971 and February 4, 1972.

First UK issue. Includes printed lyric inner.
Identifying features include Titanic Music publishing credit and no Mainman logo on the back of the sleeve JUST GEM . Later issues have a Mainman publishing credit instead of Titanic and include a Mainman logo on the rear of the sleeve.

Front cover of this issue has derived from US artwork, and the RCA Victor logo and US catalogue number have been pasted over. It is possible to discern a large rectangular cover over, on which the UK details are placed on top of. Look for lines that break./ not continuous. (Not to be confused with second issue cover, where JUST the catalogue number has been covered over and changed.) 

First and second cat# on cover and label, third on inner sleeve.

[Label]
A1 to A4, B1 to B6 - Titanic Music/Chrysalis Music
A5 - Rondor Music
A Gem Production
Ⓟ 1972 RCA Records
Manufactured by RCA Limited, England

[Cover]
ⓒ 1972 RCA Limited
Printed in England by Robert Stace
RCA Limited, Record Division, RCA House, Curzon Street, London W1

[Inner sleeve]
All songs ⓒ copyright 1971, 1972 by Titanic Music Limited/Chrysalis Music Limited.


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Release Name First US Pressing: David Bowie. The Rise And Fall of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars.
Catalogue LSP-4702
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