There's The Rub - Printings

A major part of the printing data is derived from the The Illustrated Collector's Guide to WISHBONE ASH. The book was written by Andy Powell. Published in 1995 by Collector's Guide Publishing, ISBN 1-896522-11-4. The discography section and catalogue numbers are by Dr. John (see About... Acknowledgements).

CDs Cat# Year Comments
GER
MCA MCD 10448 1992  
MCA MCD 80337 199? 3 CD set including:
Wishbone Four,
There's the Rub &
Front Page News
JPN
MCA UICY-25387 2013 (†) March 2013 reissue of the 2010 SHMCD.
Now in standard jewel box.
MCA UICY94490 2011 Reprint of the 2010 SHMCD.
Paper sleeve imitating the original LP.
MCA UICY94490 2010 Paper sleeve imitating the original LP.
SHMCD (Super High Material CD).
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MCA UICY9084 2007 Paper sleeve imitating the original album.
Re-print, originally released in 2001.
MCA UICY-2386 2002  
MCA UICY9084 2001 Paper sleeve imitating the original album.
MCA MCVM 187 1992  
USA
MCA MCAD 10448 1994  
UK
MCA MCLD 19249 1994 There's the Rub/Locked In 2in1 CD
Universal 380337-2 1999 3 CD set including:
Wishbone Four,
There's the Rub &
Front Page News
LPs Cat# Year Comments
UK
MCA MCF 2585 1974 (+) Brown Rainbow label.
MCA MCF 2585 1974 Text engraved on the vinyl:
  A side: "Can You Do This?",
  B side: "Just Testing".
See Cover art section.
(+) Factory sample.
Black Rainbow label.
MCA MCF 2585 1974 White label test printing
MCA MCF 2585 1974? Reprint with no extra text engraved on the vinyl.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
USA
MCA 464 1974 (+) Black Rainbow label.
MCA 464 1974 (+) Sample copy on cover.
Black Rainbow label.
GER
MCA 62.002 / MZPS 7709 1974 (+) Ben Reinhardt:
"Printing year 1964 on the label."
(+) Laber colour variations:
Brown Rainbow
Black Rainbow
MCA MZPS 7709 / 6 22075 1974 (+) Brown Rainbow label.
MCA MZPS 7709 / 6 22075 1974 (+) Sample pressing.
Brown Rainbow label.
MCA MZPS 7709 / 6 22075 1974 (+) White label test pressing dated 24/10/74.
MCA 250 453-1 1974 (+) Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCA 201.567 320 1974 (+) Blue Sky Rainbow label.
JPN
MCA 6059 1974 (+) With song sheet.
Brown Rainbow label.
OBI colour variations:
Orange
Black & White
Red & White
MCA 6059 1974 (+) With song sheet.
White label promo release.
MCA VIM 6170 1974 (+) With song sheet.
Brown Rainbow label.
OBI colour variations:
Green
+ 3 more colours.
FRA
MCA 250 453-1 1974 (×)
MCA 410 029 1974 (+) Brown Rainbow label.
ITA
MCA MAPS 7709 1974 (+), (+) Brown Rainbow label.
NL
MCA 5C 062 96022 1974 (+) Brown Rainbow label.
MCA No Cat. # 1974 (+) White label test pressing.
BEL
MCA 4C062 96022 1974 (+) Brown Rainbow label.
ESP
MCA S 32 607 1974 (+) Black label.
MCA S 32.607 1974 (+) Black Rainbow label.
MCA 63 28 833 1974 (+) Black Rainbow label.
AUS
MCA MAPS 7709 1974 (+) Brown Rainbow label.
NZL
MCA MAP S 7709 1974 (+) Brown Rainbow label.
CAN
MCA 464 1974 (+) Black Rainbow label.
ZAF
MCA ML 4003 1974 (+) Printed 25/11/74 on label.
Brown Rainbow label.
BRA
MCA 4 097 404 096 1974 (+) Black Rainbow label.
ARG
MCA 8335 1974 Title: "Aca Esta el Roce"
Track list in Spanish too.
Brown Rainbow label.
MCA 8335 1974 (+) Promo - Sale Prohibited
Brown Rainbow label.
VEN
MCA MAPS 6020 1974 (+), (+) "Promo, not for sale " stamped on
Light Blue Rainbow label.
IND
MCA MCA464 1974 (+) Black Rainbow label.
KOR
YEGRIN ST 45 1974  
YEGRIN YL4024 1974 (+) Grey label.
LBN
SACEM SDRM MCA464 (on labels)
410 029 (on cover)
1974 (+) Black label.
TUR
MCA 602 (on labels)
MCF2585 (on sleeve)
1974 (+) Red/Pink/Red label.
MCs Cat# Year Comments
UK
MCA TC-MCF 2585 1974  
MCA MCLC 19249 ?? There's the Rub/Locked In 2in1 Cassette
       

(+) Printing information courtesy of Ben Reinhardt.
(+) Printing and/or label color information courtesy of Ben Reinhardt.
(×) Printing information courtesy of Philippe Gweganton.
(†) Printing information courtesy of Neil Hunt.

 

Written by: Rainer Frilund - Last update: Oct, 2017