Eagles – On the Border original Japan LP with obi


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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of  On the Border by the Eagles, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of On the Border is a 1981 pressing on the Asylum label of an album that was originally released in 1974.

The cover is VG++ and close to M-, with very slight fading at the top edge.  The obi is VG++ with slight wear at the bottom edge.

The lyric insert is missing.

The disc is M-, with no marks on the vinyl, but a lot of spindle marks on the labels.  The album has been played often, but has been well cared-for.

A nice copy of a relatively scarce Eagles LP.

Background: Released in 1974, On the Border was the third album by the Eagles.  The album reached #17 on the U.S. album charts and one of the album’s three singles, “The Best of My Love,” reached #1 on the Billboard singles chart.

Allmusic.com gave On the Border a 3 star review:

The Eagles began recording their third album in England with producer Glyn Johns, as they had their first two albums, but abandoned the sessions after completing two acceptable tracks. Johns, it is said, tended to emphasize the group’s country elements and its harmonies, while the band, in particular Glenn Frey and Don Henley, wanted to take more of a hard rock direction. They reconvened with a new producer, Bill Szymczyk, who had produced artists like B.B. King and, more significantly, Joe Walsh. …. The title track, meanwhile, points the band in a new R&B direction that was later pursued more fully. Like most successful groups, the Eagles combined many different elements, and their third album, which looked back to their earlier work and anticipated their later work, was a transitional effort that combined even more styles than most of their records did.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Asylum
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1981
Format: Stereo
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Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in