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Deep Purple - The Best Of Deep Purple (LP, Comp, RE, Gre) (VG+)5

Deep Purple - The Best Of Deep Purple (LP, Comp, RE, Gre) (VG+)5


Media Condition: Very Good Plus (VG+)
Sleeve Condition: Good Plus (G+)



This release is a 1974 reissue denoted by the date etched in the runouts: "5/74". It also has a single press ring @ 70mm.

Reissued w/grey colored labels. "Scepter Records Citation Series" logo & "The Best Of Deep Purple" are above spindle hole.
All tracks, credits & time duration below spindle hole. 

Word "STEREO" , left side label.  Label matrix # w/ side designation on right side label. 
Bottom rim text: "SCEPTER RECORDS, INC. 254 W. 54 ST. N.Y."

Front cover sleeve: Track A5 listed incorrectly as "Faultline". Track A5 is correctly listed as "Chasing Shadows" on label.
 9 of 10 track time duration(s), between cover & labels, do not match. Only track A3 matches @ "3:38" 

Rear cover sleeve: States that Side A "Total Time: 25:06". However, the label states "Total Time: 25:51".
Also, it states that Side B "Total Time: 25:34", but on label says: "Total Time: 26:33".
Bottom of rear cover: "Nationally Distributed By SPRINGBOARD INTERNATIONAL RECORDS, INC. Rahway, New Jersey 07065

Inner sleeve: A "Scepter/Wand" labeled sleeve, w/orange center and white sides showing, (at top, ea. side) 
-"Scepter" & "Wand" respectively, and some of their releases at the time.
Note! No where on this release does it state who the band members are, or what instruments they play. The only mention of the band members are on the labels as songwriters.


A1. Hush 4:34
A2. I'm So Glad 4:40
A3. One More Rainy Day 3:38
A4. Chasing Shadows 5:27
A5. Hey Joe 7:20
B1. Lalena 5:01
B2. Love Help Me 3:47
B3. The Painter 5:34
B4. Mandrake Root 6:05
B5. Help 5:54


Barcode and Other Identifiers:

Rights Society BMI
Rights Society ASCAP
Matrix / Runout CTN 18010-A
Matrix / Runout CTN 18010-B
Matrix / Runout CTN 18010A 5/74 TR CR
Matrix / Runout CTN 18010 ̷A̷ B TR CR 5/74


Phonographic Copyright (p) Scepter Records, Inc.
Distributed By Springboard International Records, Inc.
Mastered At Trutone Mastering Labs
Published By Ganja Music
Published By Lowery Music
Published By Peer International
Published By Northern Music


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