Peter, Paul & Mary – Album 1700 Japan red vinyl LP with obi and alternate cover

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Free U.S. shipping!  An original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Album 1700 by Peter, Paul & Mary, including the original obi and a cover that was unique to the Japanese release.

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Offered for sale is an original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Album 1700 by Peter, Paul & Mary, including the original inner sleeve, lyric insert and obi.

This album features a cover that was unique to the 1967 Japanese first issue.  The 1971 reissue used the U.S. cover art (see photo).

About this copy: This copy of Album 1700 is a 1967 pressing on the gold Warner Brothers label, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl.

The cover is M-.  The obi is M-; the “hojyuhyo,” or reorder tag, is still attached.  The lyric insert and envelope-style inner sleeve are m-.

The red vinyl disc is M- with one or two ultra-faint sleeve scuffs.  There are no spindle marks on the labels; the record may be unplayed.

A nice copy of a rare (and pretty good) Peter, Paul & Mary LP.

Background: Released in 1967, Album 1700 was the eighth studio album by Peter, Paul & Mary.

The album, which was named after the album’s assigned catalog number, reached #15 on the U.S. album charts.

Allmusic.com gave Album 1700 a 2 1/2 star review:

For a 1967 album that managed to yield a number one hit single and an additional Top Ten smash, Album 1700 was pretty out of sync with contemporary trends. This is not exactly a rock record, but the trio was unquestionably making more use of backup musicians and arrangements that owed a bit to pop/rock. (Paul Butterfield, Paul Winter, Canadian rock band the Paupers, and top New York folk-rock session musicians Paul Griffin, Russ Savakus, and Harvey Brooks all play on the record.) …The album’s ace in the hole was the melodic and slightly maudlin “Leaving on a Jet Plane,” an early John Denver composition that would became a number one smash in late 1969, two years after the LP’s release.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Warner Brothers
Catalog Number:
BP-8240
Year of Release: 1967
Format: Stereo
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Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in