Dio 12" Single Discography, May 1983-March 1986

A:
  1. Rainbow In The Dark
B:
  1. Stand Up And Shout (live)
  2. Straight Through The Heart (live)
    - Live recordings from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
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  • Vertigo DIO 212, UK, October 1983
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A:
  1. Rainbow In The Dark
  2. Holy Diver
  3. Evil Eyes
B:
  1. Stand Up And Shout (live)
  2. Straight Through The Heart (live)
    - Live recordings from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
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  • Mercury 15PP-41, Japan, 1984
      - Promo release
      - Includes a title strip and lyrics
      - Includes a promo sticker on the title strip
      - Click here for sleeve picture
      - Ebay prices:
        - 03.04.2006 $17
        - 15.08.2006 $38
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A:
  1. The Last In Line
B:
  1. Stand Up And Shout (live)
  2. Straight Through The Heart (live)
    - Live recordings from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
  • Vertigo 880 084-1, Holland, June 11th, 1984
      - Front sleeve from Rainbow In The Dark single
      - Front sleeve contains Pinkpop '84 logo
      - Was sold only at Pinkpop '84 festival on June 11th, 1984
      - Identical labels with the other Dutch version
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  • Vertigo 880 084-1, Holland, 1984
      - Promo release
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A:
  1. The Last In Line (LP Version)
B:
  1. The Last In Line (Edit)
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A:
  1. The Last In Line (LP Version)
  • Sterling Sound, USA, 1984
      - 1-sided acetate
      - No picture sleeves
      - Existence not confirmed

A:
  1. The Last In Line (Edit)
  • Sterling Sound, USA, 01.06.1984
      - 1-sided acetate
      - No picture sleeves
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A:
  1. We Rock
B:
  1. Holy Diver (live)
  2. Rainbow In The Dark (live)
    - Live recordings from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
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  • Vertigo DIO 312, UK, August 1st 1984
      - Includes a sticker on the front sleeve
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  • Vertigo DIO 312, UK, August 1st 1984
      - Plain black sleeves
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A:
  1. We Rock
B:
  1. One Night In The City
  • Vertigo DIODJ 312, UK, 1984
      - Promo release (sometimes stated as test pressing)
      - Plain white sleeves with a sticker on the front sleeve
      - White labels with big numbers on them
      - Click here for sticker picture
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A:
  1. We Rock
B:
  1. Breathless
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  • Warner Bros PRO-A-2220, USA, 1984
      - Promo release
      - Promo sleeves
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A:
  1. Mystery
B:
  1. Eat Your Heart Out (live)
  2. Don't Talk To Strangers (live)
    - Live recordings from Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, USA July 24th, 1984
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  • Vertigo 880 261-1, Holland, 1984
      - Has a list of tour dates on the back sleeve
      - Different back sleeve from UK release
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  • Vertigo 880 261-1, Holland, 1984
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  • Vertigo DIO 412, UK, September 1984
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  • Vertigo DIO 412, UK, September 1984
      - Contains a sticker on the front sleeve
      - Includes a UK Tour poster
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  • Vertigo DIO 412, UK, September 1984
      - White label test pressing
      - No picture sleeves

A:
  1. Mystery
  2. We Rock
B:
  1. Eat Your Heart Out (live)
  2. Don't Talk To Strangers (live)
    - Live recordings from Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, USA July 24th, 1984
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  • Vertigo 15PP-45, Japan, December 5th, 1984
      - Includes a title strip and lyrics printed on the back sleeve
      - Includes a calendar for three months in 1985
      - Nothing printed in the orange bar on the title strip just under the price
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  • Vertigo 15PP-45, Japan, December 5th, 1984
      - Includes a title strip and lyrics printed on the back sleeve
      - Includes a calendar for three months in 1985
      - Japanese text printed in the orange bar on the title strip just under the price, the text translates to "With special portrait calendar"
      - Identical lables with the other version
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  • Vertigo 15PP-45, Japan, December 5th, 1984
      - White label promo
      - Includes a calendar for three months in 1985
      - Sticker on the sleeve
      - Ebay prices:
        - 04.04.2006 $5
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A:
  1. Mystery
B:
  1. The Last In Line
  • Vertigo DIODJ 412, UK, 1984
      - Promo release
      - Plain white sleeves
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A:
  1. Mystery
B:
  1. Mystery
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  • Warner Bros PRO-A-2198, USA, 1984
      - Promo release
      - Promo sleeves
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A:
  1. Egypt (The Chains Are On)
  • CBS Mastering Studios, UK, 1984?
      - 1-sided acetate
      - Perhaps meant for B side release?
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A:
  1. Rock 'N' Roll Children
B:
  1. We Rock (live)
  2. The Last In Line (live)
    - Live recordings from Spectrum, Philadelphia, USA, September 13th, 1985
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  • Vertigo 884 063-1, Holland, 1985
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  • Vertigo 884 063-1, Holland, 1985
      - Promo release, promo sticker
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  • Vertigo 15PP-53, Japan, (November 22nd?) 1985
      - Includes a title strip and lyrics printed on the back sleeve
      - Click here for picture of the label
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  • Vertigo 15PP-53, Japan, 1985
      - Includes title strip and lyrics printed on the back sleeve
      - White label promo release
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  • Vertigo DIOW 512, UK, July 1985
      - White vinyl
      - No picture sleeves, with a sticker on the front plastic sleeve
      - Limited edition
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  • Vertigo DIOW 512, UK, July 1985
      - Blue vinyl
      - No picture sleeves
      - Limited edition
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A:
  1. Rock 'N' Roll Children
B:
  1. Sacred Heart
  • Vertigo DIODJ 512, UK, 1985
      - Promo release
      - Plain white sleeves
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A:
  1. Rock 'N' Roll Children
B:
  1. Rock 'N' Roll Children
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  • Warner Bros PRO-A-2344, USA, 1985
      - Promo release
      - Promo sleeves
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A:
  1. Hungry For Heaven
B:
  1. King Of Rock And Roll
  2. Like The Beat Of A Heart (live)
    - Live recording from Spectrum, Philadelphia, USA September 13th, 1985
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  • Vertigo DIO 612, UK, October 1985
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  • Vertigo DIO 612, UK, October 1985
      - White label test pressing
      - No picture sleeves

A:
  1. Hungry For Heaven
  2. King Of Rock And Roll
B:
  1. A Message From Ronnie James Dio
  • Vertigo DIOW 612, UK, October 1985
      - White vinyl
      - Limited Edition
      - No picture sleeves with a sticker on the front plastic sleeve
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A:
  1. Hungry For Heaven
B:
  1. King Of Rock And Roll
  • Vertigo DIOP 6, UK, 1985
      - Uncut picture disc

A:
  1. Hungry For Heaven
B:
  1. Holy Diver (live)
  2. Rainbow In The Dark (live)
    - Live recordings from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
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  • Vertigo 880 675-1, Brazil, 1985
      - Promo release
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  • Vertigo 880 675-1, Holland, 1985
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  • Vertigo 880 675-1, Holland, 1985
      - Promo release

A:
  1. King Of Rock And Roll
B:
  1. King Of Rock And Roll
  • Warner Bros PRO-A-2390, USA, 1985
      - Promo release
      - Plain white sleeves
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A:
  1. Like The Beat Of A Heart (*)
B:
  1. We Rock (**)
  2. Holy Diver (***)
    - (*) = recording from Spectrum, Philadelphia, USA September 13th, 1985
    - (**) = recording from Spectrum, Philadelphia, USA August 25th, 1984
    - (***) = recording from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
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  • Vertigo 884 667-1, France, 1985
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  • Vertigo 884 667-1, Greece, 1985
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  • Vertigo 884 667-1, Holland, 1985
      - Like The Beat Of A Heart credited to Dio/Bain/Appice/Campbell on the label
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  • Vertigo 884 667-1, Holland, 1985
      - Like The Beat Of A Heart credited to Dio/Bain/Appice/Campbell on the label
      - Glossy sleeves
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  • Vertigo 884 667-1, Holland, 1985
      - Like The Beat Of A Heart credited to Dio/Bain on the label
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  • Vertigo 884 667-1, Holland, 1985
      - Promo release, promo sticker on label and sleeve
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The Dio E.P.
A:
  1. Hide In The Rainbow
  2. Hungry For Heaven
B:
  1. Shame On The Night
  2. Egypt (The Chains Are On)
  • Vertigo DIOP 710, UK, June 1986
      - Shaped picture disc with songs as on 10" disc
      - Limited edition
      - No picture sleeves, red sticker on the front plastic sleeve
      - Click here for sticker picture
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  • Vertigo DIOP 710, UK, June 1986
      - Uncut picture disc (12" disc with tracks start as on 10" disc)
      - No picture sleeves
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  • Vertigo DIO 712, UK, April or May 1986
      - Dio family tree as an insert
      - Sticker on the sleeve
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  • Vertigo DIO 712, UK, April or May 1986
      - Dio family tree as an insert
      - Sticker on the sleeve
      - Misprinting, missing side A label
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A:
  1. Hide In The Rainbow
  • Vertigo DIODJ 712, UK, 1986
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  • Vertigo DIODJ 712, UK, 1986
      - Promo release
      - Plain white sleeves with a sticker on the front sleeve
      - Side B blank
      - Includes an info sheet
  • Vertigo DIODJ 712, UK, 1986
      - Promo release
      - Plain white sleeves with a sticker on the front sleeve
      - Side B blank
      - Phonogram sticker on A side label, information filled in handwriting
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