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Eagles – Desperado 1976 Japan LP with obi

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A 1976 Japanese pressing of Desperado by the Eagles, complete with original obi.

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Offered for sale is a 1976 Japanese pressing of Desperado by the Eagles, complete with original obi and lyric insert.

About this copy: This copy of Desperado is a Japanese second pressing of an LP that was originally released in 1973.  This one has an orange obi, where the first issue had a black one.

Cover, lyric insert and obi are all M-.

A nice (and great sounding) copy of a classic LP.

Background: Released in 1973, Desperado was the second LP by the Eagles.

It sold relatively poorly on release, and the two singles (“Tequila Sunrise” and “Outlaw Man”) reached #64 and #59, respectively, on the U.S. singles chart.  The album has since sold well enough to be certified double platinum by the RIAA.

Allmusic.com gave Desperado a 3 1/2 star review:

If Don Henley was the sole member of the Eagles underrepresented on their debut album, Eagles, with only two lead vocals and one co-songwriting credit, he made up for it on their follow-up, the “concept” album Desperado. The concept had to do with Old West outlaws, but it had no specific narrative. …The result was an album that was simultaneously more ambitious and serious-minded than its predecessor and also slighter and less consistent.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Asylum
Catalog Number:
P-10047Y
Year of Release: 1976
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in