Kansas – Point of Know Return sealed 1978 U.S. promotional picture disc LP

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Free U.S. shipping!  A still sealed picture disc pressing of Point of Know Return by Kansas, issued in 1978 only as a promotional item

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Offered for sale is a still sealed U.S. picture disc pressing of Point of Know Return by Kansas, issued in 1978 only as a promotional item.

While these picture discs were issued a promotional items, they are not marked as such in any way.

About this copy: This copy of Point of Know Return is a 1978 pressing on the Kirshner label.

As the album is still sealed, the record is presumably new and unplayed.

The wrap is fully intact except for a small break at the upper right hand corner of the cover.

A nice copy of a great-looking picture disc.  Pretty good album, too.

Background: The 1977 LP, Point of Know Return was the fifth studio album by the band, and is Kansas’ best-selling LP, containing the hit “Dust in the Wind.” The album reached #4 on the U.S. album charts and was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA.

Allmusic.com gave Point of Know Return a 4 star review:

This is the definitive Kansas recording and includes their most famous tune, “Dust in the Wind.” The band is in peak form and also churned out the single “Point of Know Return,” which is still played daily on classic rock stations. While their pop-oriented approach and standard rock guitar sound helped define the classic rock sound of the ’70s, careful listening reveals that this band’s talent goes beyond colleagues such as Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Boston.  Yet despite the minor inconsistencies and a dated sound, their interplay and superior musicianship make this both an essential classic rock and progressive rock recording.

A few copies of the album were pressed as picture discs and issued in a die-cut cover. While these were not marked in any way as promotional items, they were, in fact, sent out as promotional items only and were never offered for sale to the public.

The same image appears on both sides of the disc.

 

Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Kirshner
Catalog Number:
34929
Year of Release: 1978
Format: Stereo
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Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in