Steppenwolf – Steppenwolf Live Japan 2 LP set with obi

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Free U.S. shipping!  A 1980 Japanese pressing of the double live album Steppenwolf Live by Steppenwolf, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of the double live album Steppenwolf Live by Steppenwolf, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Steppenwolf Live is a 1980 pressing on the MCA label of an album that was originally issued in 1970.

The cover is VG+, with faint ring wear and slight corner wear.  The obi is VG+, with a few wrinkles and a small repaired tear (1 cm) at the top edge.

The two lyric inserts are M-.

The discs are M- with one or two spindle marks on the labels but no marks on the vinyl.  Clean discs!

A nice copy of a scarce Steppenwolf LP, as their albums sold quite poorly in Japan.

Background: Originally released in 1970, Steppenwolf Live was the first offficial live album by Steppenwolf.

The album was mostly recorded at the Santa Monica (California) Civic Center in early 1970 when the band was touring for their Monster LP.  The tracks “Hey Lawdy Mama,” “Twisted,” and “Corrina, Corrina” were recorded in the studio and overdubbed with crowd sounds and reverb to give them impression that they were live recordings.

The album reached #7 on the U.S. charts and #15 on the UK charts.

Allmusic.com gave Steppenwolf Live this review:

The title says it all. Recorded at various concerts during early 1970, Steppenwolf includes all their hits for mass consumption. Stretched out versions of “Born to Be Wild,” “The Pusher” and a ten-minute “Monster” satisfied many a fan. Heavy indeed!

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: MCA
Catalog Number:
VIM-5578~9
Year of Release: 1980
Format: Stereo
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Weight 17 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in