Monday’s Top Three! Including French Press For Gong, A First Press For Genesis And A Limited Picture Disc For Iron Maiden!

Gong-Gong-Est-Mort-Viv-325335GONG Gong Est Mort Vive Gong

Scarce French only 10-track Tapioca label double vinyl LP album of the 1977 reunion concert recorded live at the Hippodrome in Paris on 28th May. Housed in a unique laminated gatefold picture sleeve featuring a bandpicture on the inside which has had the face of Steve Hillage removed due to legal problems with Virgin records & resulting in him being credited as Bert Camenbert!. Both the vinyl and sleeve are in excellent condition.

 

Genesis-Foxtrot---1st---T-250985GENESIS Foxtrot

1972 UK first press large 'Mad Hatter' Charisma label 6-track LP with A1U/B1U matrices, 'Porky' & 'Peko' text in the runoff area & 'B&C Records' perimeter text on the label. The textured gatefold sleeve has the B&C marketing address at the bottom inside left panel & E.J. Day credit bottom right, complete with the rarely seen red advertising inner. The sleeve has a few storage marks evident & shows just a little shelfwear with age. The vinyl is clean with just a few light hairline scuffs indicating only minimal play – an excellent grade copy overall!

 

Iron-Maiden-Powerslave-691IRON MAIDEN Powerslave

Rare 1984 UK limited edition 8-track PICTURE DISC LP including the classic tracks '2 Minutes To Midnight' and the epic 'Rime Of The Ancient Mariner'. This copy has the known pressing error where near the end of thetitle track it speeds up to 45rpm. The disc features the superb sphinx 'Eddie' pyramid artwork on the front and band members in a tomb image on the back. Although picture discs are not known to have great sound quality, this one actually playsand sounds great [we know as we played it], Side B does have a few light signs of being played more but is still a great item.

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