Runaways – Live in Japan – Japan LP with obi and all inserts

$99.00

An original Japanese pressing of Live in Japan by the Runaways, including the original obi and all five photo inserts.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of The Runaways Live in Japan by the Runaways, including the original obi and all five photo inserts.

This copy is complete with all original inserts except for the sticker sheet, which is nearly always missing.

About this copy: This copy of The Runaways Live in Japan is an original 1977 pressing on the Mercury label.

The cover is VG++, with slight wear at the top edge.  The obi is M-.

The lyric insert is M-.  All five photo inserts are M-.

The rare sticker sheet is missing.

The disc is M- and looks like it may have been played once.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of what may be the Runaways’ best album.

Background: Released in 1977, The Runaways Live in Japan was the only live album released by the band in the 1970s.

The album was originally released only in Japan, Canada, the Netherlands and a few other countries.  It was not released in either the U.S. or the UK.

Allmusic.com gave The Runaways Live in Japan this review:

Because the Runaways were much better known in Japan than the U.S., it stands to reason that their only live album was recorded in that country. …The original Runaways lineup (Joan Jett, Cherie Currie, Lita Ford, Jackie Fox, and Sandy West) was still in place, and the rockers’ primary focus is on material from The Runaways and Queens of Noise. Holding nothing back, Ford is at her most metallic. Except for a handful of bootlegs, Live in Japan is the only documentation of the Runaways on stage.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Mercury
Catalog Number:
RJ-7249
Year of Release: 1977
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 17 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × .25 in