THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE DOUBLE
- By Phil
Singleton and Patrick (Paul) Lilienthal
Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle (Virgin 300 277 / 278 / 279-406)
Released February 1979
Side One. The God Save The Queen Symphony / Johnny B. Goode / Road
Runner / Black Arabs Medley / Anarchy In The U.K.
Side Two. Substitute / Don't Give Me No Lip Child / (I'm Not Your)
Stepping Stone / L'Anarchie Pour Le U.K. / Belsen Was A Gas / Belsen
Vos A Gasser
Side Three. Silly Thing / My Way / I Wanna Be Me / Something Else /
Rock Around The Clock / Lonely Boy / No One Is Innocent
Side Four. C'mon Everybody / E.M.I. (Orch.) / The Great Rock 'N' Roll
Swindle / Friggin' In The Riggin' / You Need Hands / Who Killed Bambi
Track listing is the same as UK Version 2.
The Netherlands pressing is closely aligned to the first West German
pressing of the album.
The sleeve is identical to the West German pressing and the record also
includes the different version of No One Is Innocent which
speed in increments throughout the track.
Both discs have different catalogue numbers, as does the sleeve. The lettering on the spine is in
track list insert was included.
difference to the West German releases is the label printing.
The Dutch release has the following unique combination:
The 'Stemra' stamp is without either the additional 'LC 3098' text or
'GEMA' text which appear on the West German pressings in various
The copyright warnings around the label edges are in both English and
The small Virgin symbol is printed on each side near the bottom of the
Although the duel copyright warnings and Virgin logo can be found on
German pressings, it's the combination above that distinguishes the
Front and rear of gatefold sleeve
Close-ups of rear Netherland sleeve - identical to 1st West German
Close-up of inside of gatefold sleeve
The sides are not named 1 - 4.
Instead, both discs have their own catalogue number (Virgin 300 277 / Virgin 300 278)
and the labels on both LPs state Side 1 and Side 2.
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thanks to Patrick (Paul) Lilienthal for
scanning his collection for use in this feature.
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