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THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE ALBUM
VINYL WORLDWIDE
The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle vinyl LP released worldwide
The God Save The Sex Pistols guide to The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle vinyl album released worldwide (+ cassettes)

PART ONE: THE DOUBLE ALBUM FEBRUARY 1979

UNITED KINGDOM
Version One
Version Two

Version Two Sticker Conflict (added Nov 14)
Version Three (2010)
Cassette 1979 First Pressing (added Nov 14)
Cassette 1979 Second Pressing (added Nov 14)
Cassette with Barcode (added Nov 14)
Cassette 1985 (added Nov 14)
Cassette 1993 (added Nov 14)

THE DOUBLE ALBUM FEBRUARY 1979

AUSTRALIA
Wizard Coloured Vinyl Pressings

AUSTRALIA / AUSTRALASIA
Pressings includes rare mixes
Mis-pressed Side 3 (added July 14)

BRAZIL (added Nov 10)
Standard Pressing
Promo Pressing

FRANCE
Barclay Pressing
Virgin Pressing

Cassette (added Mar 15)

GREECE
First Pressing (added Nov 10)

ITALY (added Oct 10)
Unique stamp on labels

JAPAN
Columbia Pressing includes Love Is A Song (update Nov)
Virgin Records Pressing (added Nov 10)

NEW ZEALAND
Includes card insert

PORTUGAL (added Oct 10)
Yellow labels

WEST GERMANY (added Oct 10)
Includes different No One Is Innocent 1st Pressing
Later Pressing
Further Label Variants

 
PART TWO: THE SINGLE ALBUM JUNE 1980 (added Sept 2014)
Highlights of VD 2510 released to coincide with the release of the film itself.
The running order follows the order the songs appear in the film, apart from Something Else & Lonely Boy being switched at the end of side one, presumably to finish the side with a single.
Advert from Sounds
Smash Hits Advert

AUSTRALIA
First Pressing
Second Pressing (added Nov 14)
Cassette

FRANCE
First Pressing
Second Pressing
English/German Label Text Pressing
Cassette First Pressing
Cassette Second Pressing (added Nov 14)

ISRAEL
First Pressing

ITALY
First Pressing
Second Pressing

MEXICO
First Pressing
Second Pressing

NEW ZEALAND
First Pressing

PHILIPPINES
Unique Pressing (added Oct 14)

POLAND
Cassette

PORTUGAL
First Pressing

SPAIN
First Pressing
Mid-Price Pressing

WEST GERMANY
GEMA Pressing
GEMA different label text Pressing
SACEM Pressing
GEMA Re-pressing
Virgin Value Pressing

 

 

Top Right: Advert from Sounds
Bottom Right: Advert from Smash Hits

 
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Special thanks to James Burn, Frank Crap, Tim Bucknall, Simon Gallagher, Peter Reich, Clive Smith, Andy Biddle, Harry Nordskog, Kevin Pretlove, MoMa, and Geant-Vert for scanning their collections for use in this feature.

Although every attempt has been made to ensure the following listings are as accurate as possible, errors may have occurred. Please e-mail any additions and/or corrections.
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God Save The Sex Pistols ©Phil Singleton / www.sex-pistols.net