Offered for sale is a limited edition orange vinyl Japanese pressing of the compilation album Stone Age by the Rolling Stones, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Stone Age is a 1982 pressing on the London laabel of an album that was originally issued in 1971.
The cover is M-. The obi is M-. The lyric insert is M-.
The orange vinyl disc is M- and looks like it may have been played once. Clean disc!
A nice copy of a scarce Rolling Stones LP and the only copy we’ve ever had for sale.
Background: Released in 1971 in the UK (but not in the U.S.,) Stone Age was one of a number of Rolling Stones compilation albums to be released in the 1970s by the band’s former manager, Allen Klein, who held the rights to the band’s 1960s material.
The album, which consisted entirely of tracks that had never before appeared on a UK Rolling Stones album, reached #4 on the UK charts.
Stone Age, like several other of the earliest collections in this sequence, is a rather enjoyable romp through the group’s 1964-1966 archive, and includes no less than three tracks that had hitherto avoided U.K. release: “Blue Turns to Grey,” “One More Try,” and “My Girl,” plus the never-before-on-album B-side “The Spider and the Fly.” Other tracks were at least the underexposed remnants of EPs and early albums, and the final result, while certainly appearing fairly random, nevertheless illustrates the sheer dexterity that was the breakthrough Stones’ most hidden attribute.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1982|