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Paul McCartney – All the Best Japan promotional 2 LP set with obi

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An original Japanese promotional copy of the 1987 double album All the Best by Paul McCartney, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese promotional copy of the double album, All the Best by Paul McCartney, including the original obi.

This version of the album has 20 tracks, and a slightly different track listing from the U.S. release.

About this copy: This copy of All the Best is a 1987 pressing on the EMI/Odeon label.

The cover is M-, with trace wear on one corner and a promotional sticker on the back cover.  The obi is M-.  The English and Japanese lyric inserts are M-.

The two discs are M- and appear to have been played no more than twice.  The discs have “sample” printed on the labels in Japanese.

A nice copy of a fairly rare McCartney LP, as most copies were sold on compact disc.

Background: Released in 1987, All the Best was the second compilation LP by Paul McCartney, and it essentially replaced the earlier, single-LP album, Wings Greatest.

The album reached #2 in the UK, but only #62 in the U.S.

The UK and U.S. albums had different track listings.   This one has the UK track list:

  • Jet
  • Band On The Run
  • Coming Up
  • Ebony And Ivory
  • Listen To What The Man Said
  • Paul McCartney No More Lonely Nights
  • Silly Love Songs
  • Wet ‘Em In
  • C Moon
  • Pipes Of Peace
  • Live And Let Die
  • Another Day
  • Maybe I’m Amazed
  • Goodnight Tonight
  • Once Upon A Long Ago
  • Say Say Say
  • With A Little Luck
  • My Love
  • We All Stand Together
  • Mull Of Kintyre

Allmusic.com gave All the Best a 4 1/2 star review:

Technically, All the Best was the first compilation of McCartney’s solo material, since Wings Greatest covered songs released under the Wings aegis. Well, there is considerable overlap between the two records — no less than ten of that album’s 12 songs are here, yet only the hard-rocking “Hi Hi Hi” is truly missed — although the seven new songs do give this album a different character, for better or worse. … However, as a cross section of McCartney’s solo singles, this is very, very good. It may be a little heavy on the schmaltz at times, yet this is still mainstream pop craft of the highest order.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: EMI/Odeon
Catalog Number:
RP15-5545~46
Year of Release: 1987
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in