Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by lurid » 05 Mar 2015 13:36

I think the seller has significantly overstated the rarity of the "stock" Sunday Morning 45. He says it's only showed up "3 times". I find that extremely hard to believe.

So how many copies of the US "stock" Sunday Morning 45 are owned by readers of this forum? I have a copy (and it cost me much less than 10% of what he's asking). Who else does?

It is interesting to note that his copy has no "drill hole". That is rare I would say.
Briski wrote:I've never really understood why the stock singles are so much rarer than the promos; if as a record company you are going to the trouble of making some stock singles, why not actually press up a proper amount? What is the point of seemingly only releasing a few...?

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Post by alfredovu » 21 Mar 2015 21:02

I think I agree. I have seen over the years very few of those stocks Sundays. Only Single i am missing (the two US and the Canadian stocks)

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Post by paoloverda » 09 Apr 2015 19:12

alfredovu wrote:Any one here bought this morning the outstanding Wl/Wh Original Ampex tape?
Dear Alfredo, I see your question just now.
I'm the one who has bought it. (WLWH Ampex tape).
I can post some photos.
And now I?m waiting for a still sealed WLWH 4track.
Excuse me for my bad english, paolo (from Italy)

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Post by paoloverda » 13 Apr 2015 22:24

alfredovu wrote:Any one here bought this morning the outstanding Wl/Wh Original Ampex tape?
Alfredo, I bought Ampex tape!
It is perfect.
Today is arrived my WLWH 4track (still sealed).
It is the same as the photograph of the VU WEB page.
Ampex tape has: Searching & Here She Come.
4track has: Sister Ray & Here She Comes Now
Excuse me for my bad english, paolo

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Post by Roofvogel » 01 May 2015 08:50

Hamburg 1993 DVD, This is the original master as mentioned on Alfredo's VU Webpage...

http://www.benl.ebay.be/itm/27185625118 ... 1558.l2649

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Post by MJG196 » 01 May 2015 14:26

Roofvogel wrote:Hamburg 1993 DVD, This is the original master as mentioned on Alfredo's VU Webpage...

http://www.benl.ebay.be/itm/27185625118 ... 1558.l2649
Well...I imagine the master is on tape somewhere, and this is a 1st generation copy.
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Post by alfredovu » 01 May 2015 19:20

paoloverda wrote:
alfredovu wrote:Any one here bought this morning the outstanding Wl/Wh Original Ampex tape?
Alfredo, I bought Ampex tape!
It is perfect.
Today is arrived my WLWH 4track (still sealed).
It is the same as the photograph of the VU WEB page.
Ampex tape has: Searching & Here She Come.
4track has: Sister Ray & Here She Comes Now
Excuse me for my bad english, paolo
Ciao Paolo!

CONGRATULATIONS for both the cassette and the 4track ... The cassette was in superb shape but an still sealed 4tracks is just fabulous !

Best Alfredo

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Post by Roofvogel » 02 May 2015 12:10

MJG196 wrote:
Roofvogel wrote:Hamburg 1993 DVD, This is the original master as mentioned on Alfredo's VU Webpage...

http://www.benl.ebay.be/itm/27185625118 ... 1558.l2649
Well...I imagine the master is on tape somewhere, and this is a 1st generation copy.
Correct, I made the transfer from VHS about 10 years ago on a Pioneer combo deck (VHS --> HDD --> DVD). I got the VHS at the end of the nineties from a friend but it got stuck in the VHS player a few years ago when I wanted to make another transfer to DVD :( . So I'm lucky I still have the first transfer I made. The original VHS tape is completely wasted the first 3 minutes or so and it was not a good idea to keep it in a cold basement for several years so this DVD is the best one around.

I also have Rotterdam and Amsterdam on VHS but I'm looking for a good VHS player now to make the transfers (I don't want to take the risk by messing up the tape again :roll: ). I can't remember the recording quality of these two but they were made with the same camera as Hamburg. I'll check the audio on these and I'll compare to the sound recordings I have for these shows and maybe I can mix them with the video. However, I will make the raw master copies first before I start editing but this is something for next weekend. The Hamburg recording mentioned above has it's own original sound...

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Post by dixigas » 21 May 2015 15:45

i still dont know how to post pics but..i just got the wlwh clamshell too.
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Post by dixigas » 21 May 2015 15:47

i got a reel to reel of the 3rd lp in sealed ..

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