A scarce unauthorized picture disc edition of Two Virgins by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Offered for sale is an unauthorized and vary rare picture disc pressing of Two Virgins: Unfinished Music No. 1 by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
John Lennon’s first “solo” album was actually a non-musical work in collaboration with Yoko Ono. Titled, Two Virgins: Unfinished Music No. 1, the album immediately became notorious for its cover art, which depicted both John and Yoko in the nude. While released as-is in the UK, the album was sold in the United States with a brown paper slipcover over the actual cover.
As the record was in print for a very short time, Two Virgins had become quite collectible by the late 1970s, and counterfeit copies began to appear on the market. One of these unauthorized editions was a picture disc version, which was issued complete with a reproduction of the brown wrapper that was included with the original U.S. edition of the LP.
About this copy: This copy of Two Virgins is a rare picture disc edition, issued in about 1980. It includes the disc, a clear plastic inner sleeve and a brown wrapper. We will include a plain white cover to simplify storage.
The wrapper is VG++, with a few wrinkles, but no rips, tears, holes or ringwear. The disc is M-, and may be unplayed. The disc is unusually heavy; it weighs 224 grams.
A nice copy of a rare variation of this notorious album and the only picture disc copy of this album we’ve ever had for sale.
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- circa 1980
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