BOB DYLAN on April 1962 Columbia Promo Sampler LP WLP
Here's a rare Dylan-related item for all you hard-core completist collectors. I haven't seen any info about this one on the web anywhere. This is an April 1962 Columbia demonstration record (XSM-55655/55656), featuring stereo excerpts from current albums. Most of the tracks are schlock or classical, but at the end of side one is a Dylan track. Actually, it's one track comprised of stereo excerpts from three songs off Dylan's 1st album: "Talkin' New York," "Fixin' To Die," and "Gospel Plow." Each of these plays for about 2 minutes before fading out. Interestingly, the album title that these are supposedly excerpted from is listed as "Freewheeling," though the catalog numbers are correct for Dylan's first LP, which came out in March of 1962. "Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" didn't come out until 1963, and had none of these excerpted songs on it. Though there's no date on the record itself, all the other albums excerpted seem to have been released in Spring 1962. This record came in a plain white paper sleeve- no jacket. Not sure if there ever was a jacket, but I suspect not.
This record comes from the estate of a woman who worked for Columbia in the 1960s. Please see my other auctions for a few other Columbia promo items from the same estate.
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