Rare Bob Dylan Blood On The Tracks Vinyl Test Pressing LP 1975 VG++ to NM
The ULTRA RARE LP was never released to the public! This is the unreleased test pressing for the original version of Bob Dylan's BLOOD ON THE TRACKS album. Before the official version of the album was released in 1975, five of these tracks were re-recorded. The original recording of the album is intact here. The following tracks were later re-recorded for the 1975 release:
1. "Tangled Up in Blue", with different lyrics.
2. "You're A Big Girl Now", alternate take.
3. "Idiot Wind", with different lyrics.
4. "If You See Her, Say Hello", with different lyrics.
5. "Lily, Rosemary and The Jack of Hearts", alternate take with extra verse.
ONLY FOUR OTHER COPIES OF THIS LP ARE KNOWN TO EXIST! This record was purchased several years ago from a recording engineer who picked it up in Hollywood in the late 1970's.
The record has been play graded as VG++ to Near Mint, mostly Near Mint.
The jacket is plain white with no writing or printing. The cardboard jacket is VG+ with some light stains and bubbling. We will also ship the LP with a new white jacket that isn't worn to store it in.
The printed label reads COLUMBIA RECORD PRODUCTIONS, SANTA MARIA, TEST PRESSING, 1974 CBS, INC.
The metal stamped matrix in the lead-out groove on side one is PAL-33235-1A, side two PBL-33235-1A.
We will package this LP very safely, and ship with maximum insurance.