Live Dates Volume 2 - 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
JPN
Vivid Sound Coporation VSCD-9163 2014 Mini LP in cardboard sleeve
("...Coporation." That's the publisher's company name.)
Universal UICY94496/7 2011 Reprint of the 2010 SHMCD.
Paper sleeve imitating the original gatefold LP.
Universal UICY94496/7 2010 All Wishbone Ash's MCA era albums were released in Japan in May 2010, except Live Dates Volume 2.
The release of this elusive album was postponed a couple of times until it finally materialized in August 2010.
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(MCA) (UICY9090/1) (2001) Never released because of legal "Mumbo Jumbo". I keep this one listed here just to remind us that in year 2001 we were finally supposed to be able to buy this album on CD.
A dream back then, but a reality in 2010. See item above.
USA
Real Gone Music / Geffen / Universal RGM-0033 2012 Single CD edit of the original 2CD.
Paper sleeve imitating the original gatefold LP.
FRA
LMLR 782 035 2013 "Limited Edition" 2CD. Paper sleeve imitating the original LP
 
LPs Cat# Year Comments
UK
MCA MCG 6402 1980 2LP
MCA MCG 4012 / MAPS 9780 1980 2LP ()
(+) Gatefold sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCA MCG 4012 1980 2LP misprint
Contained first album twice.
MCA MCG 4012 1980 1LP misprint
Contained first album of Live Dates 73.
MCA MCG 4012 1980 (+) 1LP misprint. Shows Live Dates 73 pic on inside cover.
Gatefold sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCA MCG 4012 1980 (+) 2LP misprint. Shows Live Dates 73 pic on inside cover.
Gatefold sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCA MCG 4012 1980 1LP
MCA MAPS 9780 1980 1LP
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCA MCL 1799 1980 1LP.
(+) Single sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
GER
MCA 203 050-320 1980 (*) Single sleeve including the first LP only.
MCA 203 223-270 1980 "Additional Tapes" including the songs of the 2nd LP. Different cover.
(+) Single sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCA 203 050 320 1980 (+) Gatefold sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
Ariola Benelux 203 050 320 1980 (+) Gatefold sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
HOL
MCA 203-050 1980 (+)
JPN
MCA VIM 9523-4 1980 (+) Double LP in gatefold sleeve.
Including song sheet.
Black Rainbow label.
Black/Blue OBI
MCA VIM 9523-4 1980 (+) White label promo copy.
Double LP in gatefold sleeve.
Including song sheet.
some with Black/Blue OBI.
YUG
MCA 1027 1980 2LP
(+) Orange label.
ITA
MCA 4113 1980 (+) Single LP in gatefold sleeve.
Black Rainbow label.
ESP
MCA ?? 1980  
IND
MCA MCA4012 1980 (+) Single LP in single sleeve.
Cream label.
AUS
MCA MCG4102 1981 (+) Single sleeve.
Light Blue Sky Rainbow label.
With picture record sleeve
MEX
MCA LAE-337 1981 (#)   Single LP.
Most track names translated to Spanish. See "Cover Art".
MCA LAE-337 1981 (+) Gatefold sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCA LAE-337 1981 (+) Promo on sleeve
Gatefold sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCA LAE-337 1981 (+) White label test pressing.
Single LP in gatefold sleeve.
Blue Sky Rainbow label.
MCs Cat# Year Comments
USA
747 6227 198? Source: Hot Ash MC 747, 7445
       

(*) Cat# corrected by Wolfgang Schmidt.
(+) Printing information courtesy of Ben Reinhardt.
(+) Printing and/or label color information courtesy of Ben Reinhardt.
(#) Printing information courtesy of Ben Reinhardt and Kelly C. Hanna.
() Info courtesy of Nigel Clinning.

 

Written by: Rainer Frilund - Last update: Jul, 2016