Watch & Read This: Our Latest Delivery Of Rare Vinyl & CDs From Our Buyer In Japan

Our man has delivered as usual an eclectic and interesting array of rare vinyl albums and 7″ singles, CD albums and promotional items from Japan. Obi-strips, inserts and extra bonus items exclusive to Japanese pressings are all to be found. Watch the video for a snapshot or scroll down for some highlight items.

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BILL EVANS Live In Tokyo (1980 second issue of the 1973 Japanese 9-track vinyl LP featuring a classic session recorded on 20th January 1973 at Youbinchokin Hall with Eddie Gomez on bass & Marty Morell drums, housed in the back-pasted picture sleeve with the Japanese insert & ‘Jazz Flash 50’ series obi! 20AP1831
FRANK ZAPPA Just Another Band From L.A. (Rare 1972 Japanese blue title label promo sample issue of the 5-track vinyl LP, recorded live at the Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles on 7th August 1971, within a gatefold picture sleeve with a 4 page Japanese text biography/lyric insert. The sleeve displays only a little light general wear, the insert shows little age whilst the vinyl looks barealy played, a fantastic example and the first we have ever seen P-8245R
ALICE COOPER Love It To Death (Rare Japanese Warner Bros green label 9-track vinyl LP, released long before the band reached the main public consciousness in the mid-seventies. Even in those early days the band caused controversy by the inclusion of a strategically placed thumb on the cover art of the pasted gatefold picture sleeve, causing it to be swiftly withdrawn & replaced with a version less open to mis-interpretation, with the offending thumb [& indeed the whole of his right arm] removed. Apart from being a very fine album indeed, the first overseen by Bob Ezrin, this copy is in fantastic condition with just some light general wear on the sleeve, with the lyric insert & ‘Rock Age’ company advertising paper inner. The labels both have a few spindle marks as you would expect, whilst the vinyl remains very clean with only a couple of light cosmetic scuffs. A really nice example, you don’t see these often P-8094W

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