MC5 – Back in the USA original U.S. white label promotional LP

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Free U.S. shipping!  An original U.S. white label promotional copy of Back in the USA, the second album by the MC5.

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Offered for sale is an original U.S. white label promotional copy of Back in the USA, the second album by the MC5.

About this copy: This copy of Back in the USA is a 1970 U.S. pressing on the Atlantic label.

The cover is VG+ with light general wear.

The white label promo disc is VG+ with some light sleeve scuffs and a bit of “haze” on the vinyl from the paper inner sleeve, but no significant marks.  It’s a clean disc that has had little play.

A nice copy of a rare and classic LP.

Background: Released in 1970, Back in the USA was the second album by the MC5.

The album reached #137 on the U.S. album charts.

Allmusic.com gave Back in the USA a 4 1/2 star review:

While lacking the monumental impact of Kick Out the Jams, the MC5’s second album is in many regards their best and most influential, its lean, edgy sound anticipating the emergence of both the punk and power pop movements to follow later in the decade. … Back in the USA captures a live-wire intensity 180 degrees removed from the group’s live sound yet perfectly suited to the material at hand, resulting in music which not only salutes the power of rock & roll but also reaffirms it.

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Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Atlantic
Catalog Number:
SD 8247
Year of Release: 1970
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in