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The Berries - The King (Don't Be Cruel) - UK 1971 Apple 7" ACETATE

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This parody of the Elvis Presley song was recorded by The Berries (formerly 60's beat group The Rockin' Berries) and released as a single in November 1971 on Epic (EPC 7645).

This genuine and possibly unique 1-sided 7" Apple acetate contains a mono version of the released track.

The disc bears a typed 'Custom Recording' label with the '3 Savile Row' address on the playing side.

The flipside of the disc is blank.

There are no other known copies of this acetate.

You can listen to a recording of the released 45 by clicking on the YouTube icon in the image gallery.




Still adhered to the disc with some minor age related blemishes to the white area.


The disc lies flat and has no chipped, cracked or missing lacquer. The playing surface is clean with with some light marks from storage but no other significant wear. The track plays through without any major issues.