My Generation - 1st - Girl Cover

THE WHO My Generation (Extremely Rare & Desirable 1966 Japanese first press 12-track deep groove STEREO LP, on the dark blue & silver Decca label with 'Made By Teichiku Records Co.' perimeter text. Comes housed in the legendary & unique silk laminated 'girl cover' sleeve with scalloped flipbacks, illustrated lyric insert & the original printed clear inner bag. This alltime Mod classic was released on 3 December 1965 by Brunswick Records in the United Kingdom, but we know in the United States, it was released on 25 April 1966 by Decca Records as The Who Sings My Generation, with a different cover & a slightly altered track listing. A little known Japanese version was also released in '66, with a slightly altered tracklist & a beautiful unique cover found here. Never before seen, see 'more info' for condition details on this ultimate Who rarity... SDL-10271)

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Product Availability Currently Unavailable - You can request the next copy of this item
Release Year 1966 - 53 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format vinyl LP album (LP record)
Record Label Decca
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Product Catalogue No SDL-10271
Music Genre Psychedelic, 70s Artists, 60s Rock, 70s Rock, 60s Beat, 60s Pop
Country Comes from Japan Comes from 'Japan'
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Tracklisting & More Information

A1 My Generation
A2 Please, Please, Please
A3 It's Not True
A4 The Ox
A5 The Kids Are Alright
A6 Instant Party
B1 A Legal Matter
B2 Out In The Street
B3 I Don't Mind
B4 The Good's Gone
B5 La La La Lies
B6 Much Too Much

Condition :-

Very little is documented among Who fans & collectors regarding this unique 'girl cover' design. This is the first time we have stocked an original pressing. It is near impossible to find these days in any condition.
The sleeve grades VG+. There is nothing that spoils the lovely colour design. There are some crease marks from ring wear & scuffing to the paper in the corners. Due to the flimsy design, there are a couple of tiny paper splits caused by the kind of thumbnail pinch marks that occur in the spine when the paper stock is so light. & the edges do reveal some minor age wear. All text is clearly legible, despite a 2" paper split in spine's centre. This example will still look fantastic on a shelf & clearly identifiable. Some of the ring wear is evident on the back & there is a light 'circle' annotation by the track numbers. All text remains clear & vivid, including the original 'Made By Teichiku Records' print at the bottom along with the '1,800' yen price point. There is no writing. This stunning & colourful cover is worthy of framing & really yells 'sixties'!

Some foxing is noticeable on both sides of the insert & there are no tears or writing.

The labels have no tears or writing & there are some spindle marks around the centre hole to show play. The vinyl is heavyweight & a high quality Decca pressing. Both sides have a deep sheen & grade Excellent. On close inspection, the amount of play is revealed to be very minimal & there are no scratches or marks. Highly recommended.


LP RECORD  
Recording Artist The Who
Product Title My Generation - 1st - Girl Cover
Product Information The Who My Generation - 1st - Girl Cover Japan vinyl LP album (LP record).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info Deleted - A deleted or out-of-print item is one that is no longer manufactured. However, we stock thousands of out-of-print formats and we specialise in tracking down out-of-print, deleted and hard-to-find releases.
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