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The Rolling Stones - Metamorphosis - UK 1975 TEST PRESSING 16-Track Decca LP

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Released on 6th June 1975, (the same day as their official album 'Made In The Shade') this was the third archive compilation album put together by Allen Klein's ABKO company who had then control of the Decca catalogue.

This fascinating album contains outtakes and alternate versions of songs recorded from 1964 to 1970:

Side 1:

  1. 'Out of Time'
  2. 'Don't Lie to Me'
  3. 'Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind'
  4. 'Each and Everyday of the Year'
  5. 'Hear of Stone'
  6. 'I'd Much Rather Be with the Boys'
  7. '(Walkin' Thru The) Sleepy City'
  8. 'We're Wastin' Time'
  9. 'Try a Little Harder'

Side 2:

  1. 'I Don't Know Why'
  2. 'If You Let Me'
  3. 'Jiving Sister Fanny'
  4. 'Downtown Suzie'
  5. 'Family'
  6. 'Memo From Turner'
  7. 'I'm Going Down'

This 16-track, 2-sided UK Decca TEST PRESSING dates from May 1975 hawith pink Decca test labels each side.

The side 1 label is annotated: 'XZAL 13897 P1W SKL 5212 METAMOPHOSIS ROLLING STONES'

The side 2 labels bears a factory stamp of the disc's catalogue number: SKL 5212

Machine stamped matrices: XZAL-13897.P-1W & XZAL-13898.P-2W

Earliest possible stamper codes: 1/B & 1/B

With original annotated poly-lined inner-sleeve, no cover.



Labels: MINT


Appears unplayed with just a few wispy paper hairlines visible beneath halogen light.