Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bayou Country red vinyl Japan LP with obi and alternate cover


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An original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Bayou Country by Creedence Clearwater Revival, complete with original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Bayou Country by Creedence Clearwater Revival, including the original obi.

This LP has a different cover from the U.S. release.

About this copy: This copy of Bayou Country is an original 1969 Japanese issue, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl.

The cover is VG+, with slight wear at the corners and edges and a small corner bend.

The obi is VG+, with some wrinkles and a bit of foxing on the back side.  The “hojyuhyo,” or reorder tag, has been removed but reattached with tape.

The insert is included and is M-.

The disc is VG+, with a few light scuffs and a couple of minor marks.

A beautiful copy of a rare CCR LP and the only copy of this one that we’ve ever had for sale.

Background: Released in late 1969, Bayou Country was the second of three LPs that CCR would release that year.  The album reached #7 on the U.S. album charts. gave Bayou Country a 4 1/2 star review:

Opening slowly with the dark, swampy “Born on the Bayou,” Bayou Country reveals an assured Creedence Clearwater Revival, a band that has found its voice between their first and second album. It’s not just that “Born on the Bayou” announces that CCR has discovered its sound — it reveals the extent of John Fogerty’s myth-making. With this song, he sketches out his persona; it makes him sound as if he crawled out of the backwoods of Louisiana instead of being a native San Franciscan. … All the songs add up to a superb statement of purpose, a record that captures Creedence Clearwater Revival’s muscular, spare, deceptively simple sound as an evocative portrait of America.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Liberty
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1969
Format: Stereo
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Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in