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   Rare, Very Rare, Extremely Rare, Ultra Rare, Impossibly Rare,

 I-would-pay-a-fortune-to-get-it Rare,

you can see such 10 & 12  inches (LPs and two singles) BYRDS records pictured here.

(7 inches records are HERE)

These records are not for sale; I just want to share the pleasure of looking at them

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LP THE BYRDS Mr Tambourine Man

Stereo 360 - Black Lettering

From the collection of WHIN OPPICE

Ultra rare demonstration Compilation LP "Music Of Our Time" on Columbia Masterworks

with THE BYRDS performing Bob Dylan's THE TIME THEY ARE-A CHANGIN'

Compilation THE BYRDS' NEW SOUND with TURN TURN TURN lp cover image from Uruguay

Acetate Copy EIGHT MILES HIGH 10 inches single

Various Artists 10 inches LP on Green Vinyl with the Byrds' MR TAMBOURINE MAN

PREFLYTE - Taiwanese Copy

PREFLYTE - Canadian Copy On The Forward Label 

PREFLYTE - South African Copy On The RTC Label 

 

Acetate Pressing Single  BALLAD OF EASY RIDER (different version)

This Compilation LP THE BEST OF BEAT only features one Byrds song (MR TAMBOURINE MAN) 

GENE CLARK and MICHAEL CLARKE are pictured on the cover

This Compilation LP THE BEST OF BEAT only features one Byrds song (TURN TURN TURN) 

but LOOK AT THE COVER (Roger McGuinn and Michael Clarke)

Same comment ; compilation LP BEAT MEETS FOLK with only one Byrds song (TURN TURN TURN) 

but LOOK AT THE COVER (Gene Clark)

Compilation 2 LPs ROCK RENAISSANCE (Time Life series) with one Byrds song (My Back Pages) and one Flying Burrito Brothers song 

(Christine's Tune) and The Byrds pictured on cover!

Reissue Copy LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN from Italy

Japanese LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN with OBI

     

Asian LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN on Red Vinyl

Asian LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN on Green Vinyl

Korean LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN on Red Vinyl

Asian LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN on Red Vinyl

LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN from Uruguay (spelled MR TAMBORIN) with all titles written in Spanish on labels and back cover

LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN from New Zealand

LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN from Spain with song titless in Spanish

   

LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN on the CAUDAL label from Spain with song titles in Spanish

The band's name is misspelled "THE BIRDS"

LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN 

This strange release, although pressed in the USA,  was released in Germany.

It has the Mono reference CL2372, as well as a STEREO 9172 reference. It actually is STEREO.

Both labels are completely covered by a blue sticker that says 

"AUS WARENRECHTLICHEN GRÜNDEN MUSS DIESES ETIKET ÜBERKLEBT WERDEN"

(= "for copyright reasons, this label has to be hidden")

LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN (unknown origin) with NO Mr Tambourine Man main title

LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN from France credited to LES BYRDS

LP MR TAMBOURINE MAN from Italy with unique cover

Taiwanese LP TURN TURN TURN on Red Vinyl

Golden Award for  LP TURN TURN TURN 

Brazilian LP TURN TURN TURN with different cover

Japanese LP TURN TURN TURN with different cover and OBI

Korean LP TURN TURN TURN on Red Vinyl

Taiwanese (?) LP TURN TURN TURN on Orange Vinyl

       

Asian LP TURN TURN TURN on Red Vinyl

Asian LP TURN TURN TURN on Green Vinyl

Asian LP TURN TURN TURN on Pink Vinyl

LP TURN TURN TURN with a rare, different cover (1977 reissue from the UK)

LP TURN TURN TURN with a rare, different cover (1976 reissue from the UK)

LP FIFTH DIMENSION with misprinted label (Demension)

 

Taiwanese LP FIFTH DIMENSION on Orange Vinyl

Golden Award for  LP YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY

  

Taiwanese LP YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY on Orange Vinyl

LP YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY from Italy - see the "STEREOMONO" mention

LP YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY from Argentina

LP SWEETHEART OF THE RODEO from Japan with OBI

LP SWEETHEART OF THE RODEO from Italy with different cover

LP SWEETHEART OF THE RODEO on the Embassy label from Spain with song titles in Spanish

  

LP DR BYRDS & MR HYDE  from Taiwan

LP (soundtrack) EASY RIDER from Japan with OBI

Another version of the soundtrack lp EASY RIDER from Japan with another OBI

A third version of the soundtrack lp EASY RIDER from Japan with yet another OBI

Various Artists (with BYRDS) soundtrack lp EASY RIDER (SEM  DESTINO) from Brazil 

Various Artists (with BYRDS) soundtrack lp EASY RIDER from Israel with Hebrew characters on inner sleeve

LP BALLAD OF EASY RIDER from Japan

LP BALLAD OF EASY RIDER signed by Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman

(David Crosby and Chris Hillman do NOT play on this record)

  

Very first pressing of the double LP HISTORY OF THE BYRDS with mention of Chrissie Oakes' 

Byrds Appreciation Society during the 60s (Chrissie now publishes FULL CIRCLE, the Byrds Fanzine)

(compare it with the common issue hereunder)

  

 

Double LP DR BYRDS & MR HYDE  from Taiwan

Golden LP GREATEST HITS signed by Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and David Crosby

        

Korean LP GREATEST HITS (Blue Cover)

Japan LP GREATEST HITS with OBI

Japan LP GREATEST HITS  with OBI (different)

  

Republic of China LP GREATEST HITS  on the World label (with misspelled titles)

Argentina LP GREATEST HITS with different cover

New Zealand LP THE BEST OF THE BYRDS (different cover)

  

RUSSIAN Compilation BEST SONGS GROUP BYRDS

LP ROCK BEST SERIES from Japan with OBI

LP BYRDS COLLECTION from SOUTH AFRICA

LP UNTITLED from Italy (see the STEREOMONO mention)

LP CANDY soundtrack (various artists) from the UK on the STATESIDE label

  

LP HOMER soundtrack (RED COVER  - with The Byrds TURN TURN TURN) from the US on the ATLANTIC label

The Back Cover Of This Early Release of UNTITLED Lists Two Songs That Are NOT On The Album :

KATHLEEN and TAG

        

Quadraphonic Copy LP BYRDMANIAX from Japan

     

Quadraphonic Copy LP BYRDMANIAX from Japan (different pressing)

Japanese Copy LP BYRDMANIAX with OBI

AFRTS (American Forces Radio & Television Service) Copy LP with 6 tracks from BYRDMANIAX on side 1 and with 3 songs from (All Girl Band)

Fanny album Charity Ball on side 2

Japanese Copy LP FARTHER ALONG with OBI

   

lp from Japan THE BYRDS SING DYLAN with an exclusive cover and a different tracks listing 

Incredible DOUBLE lp REUNION ALBUM 1973 from Germany 

This double LP set contains both the stock copy AND a white label copy with sheet

   

1973 REUNION lp from Japan with OBI 

PROMO COPY 1973 REUNION lp from Japan with OBI 

1973 REUNION lp from Taiwan with Taiwanese text on record and cover

  

1973 REUNION lp from Italy with different cover and Italian text on the back cover on the CHARTER LINE label

  

  

BBC Transcription Disc IN CONCERT - THE BYRDS REUNION SPECIAL lp from England

Promo copy lp THE ROCK AND ROLL with The Byrds and The Steve Miller Band

(private pressing ?) from the U.K.

  

Various Artists (with BYRDS) lp THIS IS FOLK ROCK from Taiwan on red vinyl 

SPECIAL THANKS TO MARCO CRESCENZI

(Rare 7 inches records are HERE)

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