Cream/New York Rock & Roll Ensemble – 1968 U.S. promo-only sampler LP

$75.00

Free U.S. shipping!  A copy of the 1968 U.S. promo-only LP New York Rock & Roll Ensemble/Cream, with one side by each artist.

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Offered for sale is a copy of the 1968 U.S. sampler LP,  Promotional LP For Record Department-In-Store-Play featuring tracks from the first album by the New York Rock & Roll Ensemble on side one and tracks from Wheels of Fire by Cream on side two.

This album was issued for promotional use only and was sent to record stores for in-store play in order to encourage sales of those two albums.

About this copy: This copy of Promotional LP For Record Department-In-Store-Play is a 1968 U.S. pressing on the Atco label.

The cover is VG+ with light general wear, but no splits.

The disc is VG+ on side one, the New York Rock & Roll Ensemble side, with a couple of inaudible scratches through the first track.

Side two is VG++ and close to M- with just a couple of minor scuffs from the paper inner sleeve.

A nice copy of a scarce Cream LP and the only copy we’ve ever had for sale.

Background: Released in 1968, Promotional LP For Record Department-In-Store-Play was one of a number of albums by that title issued by Atlantic/Atco records to promote sales of then-new albums on those labels.

Rather than send them to radio stations, the record companies sent them directly to record stores in hopes that the stores would play them for their customers.

Each album featured two artists, with one side devoted to each.  Each song featured an announcer giving the title of the song and the name of the album.

This particular copy of Promotional LP For Record Department-In-Store-Play features songs from New York Rock & Roll Ensemble by the New York Rock & Roll Ensemble on side one, and tracks from Wheels of Fire by Cream on side two.

Tracks are:

Side one (New York Rock & Roll Ensemble)

  • Monkey
  • She’s Gone
  • Poor Pauline
  • You Know Just What It’s Like
  • Studeao Atlantis
  • Pick Up In The Morning

Side two (Wheels of Fire)

  • Crossroads
  • Traintime
  • White Room
  • Pressed Rat and Warthog
Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Atco
Catalog Number:
LS-ST 119/120
Year of Release: 1968
Format: Stereo
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Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in