Bob Dylan – While the Establishment Burns rare TMOQ orange vinyl LP


A rare orange vinyl copy of While the Establishment Burns by Bob Dylan, issued on the Trademark of Quality label.

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Offered for sale is a rare orange vinyl copy of While the Establishment Burns by Bob Dylan, issued by the Trademark of Quality label.

This copy is orange vinyl with a few minor black streaks mixed in.

About this copy: This copy of While the Establishment Burns is an early Trademark of Quality pressing, with a rubber stamped cover and labels that say “Winklhofer Records” on both sides.

Later pressings had labels with either the “sideways pig” TMOQ logo or the “smoking pig” logo.

The cover is VG, with a fair amount of general wear and foxing, and a small repaired tear on the back cover at the mouth.

The title is stamped as “WHILE THE ESTABLISHMENT BURNS GWW.”

The insert is a reproduction.

The orange vinyl disc is M- on side two and VG++ on side 1, as that side has a couple of minor scuffs.  The disc has clearly had little play and has been well cared for.

A nice copy of a scarce Dylan LP.

Background:  Released in May, 1970, While the Establishment Burns was the second title by Bob Dylan to be released by the then-new Trademark of Quality label.

Tracks on the LP were recorded in New York in 1964 and in Dublin, Ireland in 1966.  The material was originally found on the second disc of a double album called Looking Back.

Tracks are:

Side one (New York Town Hall April 12, 1963)

  • Ramblin’ Down Through the World
  • Bob Dylan’s Dream
  • Tomorrow is a Long Time
  • New Orleans Rag
  • Walls of Red Wing
  • Hero Blues
  • Who Killed Davy Moore?

Side two: (Adelphi Theatre – Dublin, Ireland, May 6, 1966)

  • Visions of Johanna
  • Fourth Time Around
  • Just Like a Woman
  • Desolation Row

Most copies of While the Establishment Burns were pressed on colored vinyl, with red, yellow, orange, and blue being the most common.  A few copies were pressed in multicolor or marbled vinyl.

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Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Trademark of Quality/Winklhofer
Catalog Number:
TMOQ 71006
Year of Release: 1970
Format: Mono
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Additional information

Weight 24 oz
Dimensions 15 × 13 × 1 in