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Some more rarities…

Four more white label promo singles have been found, one from Italy (Capitol 45 QLC 161), and three from Germany (Electrola F 3839, Capitol 1C 006-81 259 & Capitol 1C 006-81 708).

Electrola label

There are white label promo LPs of Gene Vincent’s 20 Greatest Japan ECS 90053 (1971) and The Day The World Turned Blue UK Kama Sutra 2316 005 (1971).

There is a third pressing of the UK release of Hot Rod Gang EP, i.e. there are 2 different label designs in the first sleeve showing the “EXTENDED PLAY” imprint in different places.

UK Hot Rod Gang EP label

Secondly, the sleeve issued in Chile had a green, rather than red, tint on the front of the sleeve.

Regarding Japanese singles, a red vinyl copy has been found of ECR 10262. Furthermore, it seems that whereas red vinyl copies were issued by Capitol/Toshiba, most black vinyl releases are from Capitol/Shibaura. There are, however, also a number of parallel releases of black vinyl singles from Capitol/Shibaura and Capitol/Toshiba ( e.g. 7P 145, 7P 146), the Capitol/Toshiba copies being issued with additional inserts and the Capitol/Shibaura copies mostly in plain sleeves.
In the Netherlands there are a number of early singles issued with

Dutch single with centre

and without push-out centres.

Dutch single without centre

The Germany Bird Doggin’ LP Impact IMLP 400454 (1987) was issued on white vinyl.