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THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE DOUBLE LP
WEST GERMANY / BENELUX - LABEL VARIANTS
- By Phil Singleton and Peter Reich

The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle (Virgin 300 277 / 278)
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

Notes. Label variants. Gatefold sleeve remains the same as Version 1. As per Versions 1 and 2, 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.

Top set of labels. West German pressing. The stripe that runs across the labels is in a slightly different position to Versions 1 and 2. "Gema" appears on the label on its own.
Middle set of labels. West German / Benelux pressing. "Gema Stemra Biem" re-appears on the label.
Bottom set of labels. West German / Benelux Mid 1980s pressing.

The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle (Virgin 300 277 / 278)
Front and rear of gatefold sleeve
The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle (Virgin 300 277 / 278)
Gatefold sleeve same as other West German pressings

The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle (Virgin 300 277 / 278)

The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle (Virgin 300 277 / 278) West Germany label variants

West German / Benelux pressing

West German / Benelux pressing
West Germany / Benelux labels Version 1

West German / Benelux Mid 1980s pressing

West German / Benelux Mid 1980s pressing
West Germany / Benelux labels. Later mid 1980s pressing

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Special thanks to Peter Reich for scanning his collection for use in this feature.

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