Dio 7" Single Discography, May 1983-March 1986

A: Rainbow In The Dark
B: Stand Up And Shout (live)
    - Live recording from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983.
  • Vertigo DIOP 2, UK, October 21st 1983
      - Includes a patch saying "Dio Castle Donnington '83" and a sticker
      - Glossy sleeves
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  • Vertigo DIO 2, UK, October 21st 1983
      - Non-glossy sleeves
      - Possibly reissue released after the patch version was sold out
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  • Vertigo DIO 2, UK, October 21st 1983
      - Plain white sleeves with a sticker
      - Promo release, possibly given out as competition prizes?
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A: Rainbow In The Dark
  • Master Room/Vertigo, UK, 1983
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A: The Last In Line
B: Stand Up And Shout (live)
    - Live recordings from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
  • Vertigo 880 084-7, Holland, 1984
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  • Vertigo 880 084-7, Holland, 1984
      - Pink Pop Edition
      - Different sleeve than on the other releases
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  • Vertigo 880 084-7, Spain, 1984
      - Front sleeve includes Spanish text 'El Ultimo En La Fila'
      - Black & white back sleeve
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A: The Last In Line
B: One Night In The City
  • Vertigo MX-63226 (880 084-7), Australia, 1984
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A: The Last In Line
B: Mystery
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A: We Rock
B: Holy Diver (live)
    - Live recording from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
  • Vertigo DIO 3, UK, August 1st 1984
      - Glossy sleeves
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  • Vertigo DIO 3, UK, August 1st 1984
      - Includes a poster and a sticker on the front sleeve
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A: Mystery
B: Eat Your Heart Out (live)
    - Live recording from Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, USA July 24th, 1984
  • Vertigo 880 261-7, Holland, 1984
      - Has a list of tour dates on the back sleeve
      - Different back sleeve from UK release
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  • Vertigo 880 261-7, Holland, 1984
      - Has a list of tour dates on the back sleeve
      - Different back sleeve from UK release
      - Promo release, promo sticker on label and sleeve
      - Click for back sleeve picture
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  • Vertigo DIO 4, Ireland, 1984
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  • Vertigo 880 261-7, Spain, 1984
      - Similar front and back sleeves, except that back sleeve contains catalog number and Vertigo logo
      - Contains a Spanish text saying 'Misterio'
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  • Vertigo DIO 4, UK, September 1984
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  • Vertigo DIO 4, UK, September 1984
      - Glossy covers
      - Includes a polaroid photo
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  • Vertigo DIO 4, UK, September 1984
      - Includes a UK Tour 1984 pass and a sticker on the front sleeve
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  • Vertigo DIOP 4, UK, September 1984
      - Picture single
      - No sleeves
      - Includes a sticker on the plastic sleeve
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A: Mystery
  • Tape 1 Studios/Vertigo DIO.4.A, UK, 1984
      - 1-sided acetate
      - Handwritten labels
      - No picture sleeves
      - Ebay prices:
        - 04.05.2008 $117
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A: Mystery
B: I Speed At Night
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  • Warner Bros 92 91837, Canada, 1984
      - Record company sleeves
      - Promo release
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  • Warner Bros 7-29183, USA, 1984
      - Record company sleeves
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A: Mystery
B: Mystery
  • Warner Bros 7-29183, USA, 1984
      - Promo release
      - Record company sleeves
      - Different label design than on the other version: Credited to Niji Music/Life Dusting Music Ltd BMI/Vinny Appice Music ASCAP
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  • Warner Bros 7-29183, USA, 1984
      - Promo release
      - Record company sleeves
      - Different label design than on the other version: Credited to Niji Music/Life Dusting Music Ltd BMI
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A: Rock 'N' Roll Children
B: The Last In Line (live)
    - Live recording from Spectrum, Philadelphia, September 13th, 1985
  • Vertigo 884 063-7 (MX-64417/8), Australia, 1985
      - Record company sleeves
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  • Vertigo/Fediscos 45-31009, Ecuador, 1985
      - Ebay prices:
        - 23.01.2008 $25
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  • Vertigo 884 063-7, Holland, 1985
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  • Vertigo DIO 5, Ireland, 1985
      - Phonogram record company sleeves
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  • Vertigo 884 063-7, Spain, 1985
      - Front and back sleeves similar except the back sleeve has catalog number
      - Different sleeves from other releases
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  • Vertigo DIO 5, UK, July 1985
      - Labels have Vertigo logo
      - Glossy sleeves
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  • Vertigo DIO 5, UK, July 1985
      - Labels have Vertigo logo
      - Matte sleeves
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  • Vertigo DIO 5, UK, July 1985
      - Labels have Mercury logo instead of Vertigo logo
      - Promo release, includes a sticker
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  • Vertigo DIO 5, UK, July 1985
      - Labels have Mercury logo instead of Vertigo logo
      - Promo release, includes a press release sheet
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  • Vertigo DIO 5, UK, July 1985
      - Labels have Vertigo logo
      - Promo release, includes a sticker on the sleeve (the number sticker in picture is radio station's own catalog number)
      - Click here for label picture.
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A: Rock 'N' Roll Children
  • Master Room/Phonogram/Vertigo DIO 5, UK, 1985
      - 1-sided acetate
      - Handwritten labels
      - Phonogram sticker glued on the label over the original Master Room label
      - Record company sleeves
      - Click here for front sleeve picture
      - Ebay prices:
        - 03.11.2006 $156
        - 05.05.2010 $144
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A: Rock 'N' Roll Children
B: Sacred Heart
  • Vertigo DIOD 5, UK, July 1985
      - Gatefold sleeves with a sticker on the front sleeve
      - Includes lyrics for both songs
      - Limited edition
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A: Rock 'N' Roll Children (Hijos Del Rock 'N' Roll)
B: We Rock (live) (Hacemos Rock)
    - It is unknown where We Rock was recorded
  • Vertigo 00 00152, Argentina, 1985
      - No sleeves
      - Promo release
      - Song names written in Spanish
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A: Hungry For Heaven
B: King Of Rock 'N' Roll
  • Vertigo DIO 6, Ireland, 1985
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  • Vertigo TOS 1544, South Africa, 1985
      - Record company sleeves
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  • Vertigo DIO 6, UK, October 1985
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  • Vertigo DIO 6 / DIOFP 6, UK, October 1985
      - Includes a poster
      - Limited edition of 10 000 copies
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  • Vertigo DIOP 6, UK, October 1985
      - Dragon-shaped picture disc
      - Limited edition
      - No picture sleeves, with a sticker on the front plastic sleeve
      - Picture of the back side
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  • Vertigo DIOP 6, UK, October 1985
      - Dragon-shaped picture disc, identical with the actual release version
      - Limited edition
      - Promo release, includes a promo stand for record stores to display the disc
      - No picture sleeves, with a sticker on the front plastic sleeve
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  • Vertigo DIOP 6, UK, October 1985
      - Uncut shaped picture disc, size is regular 12" single
      - Brownish coloring around the edges of the vinyl is because of aging, originally the disc was clear all the way to the edge
      - No picture sleeves, includes a sticker on the front plastic sleeve
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  • Vertigo, UK, 1985
      - Promo release
      - Includes a promo paper

A: Hungry For Heaven
  • Master Room/Phonogram/Vertigo DIO 6, UK, 1985
      - 1-sided acetate
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Dionet-00328
  • Master Room/Phonogram/Vertigo DIO-6A, UK, 1985
      - 1-sided acetate
      - Different label than on the other acetate
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A: Hungry For Heaven
B: Rainbow In The Dark (live)
    - Live recording from Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK August 20th, 1983
  • Vertigo 880 675-7, Holland, 1985
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A: Hungry For Heaven
B: The Last In Line
  • Vertigo MX-64586 (884 475-7), Australia, 1985
      - Record company sleeves
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A: King Of Rock And Roll
B: Sacred Heart
  • Vertigo 884 690-7, Spain, 1986
      - Black and white sleeves
      - Back sleeve is a mirrored copy of front sleeve
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The Dio E.P. Part 1
    A: Hungry For Heaven
    B: Hide In The Rainbow
  • Vertigo DIO 7, Ireland, 1986
      - No picture sleeves
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  • Vertigo DIO 7, UK, April or May 1986
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The Dio E.P.
    A: Hungry For Heaven
    B: Hide In The Rainbow
    C: Shame On The Night
    D: Egypt (The Chains Are On)
  • Vertigo DIOEP 7, Ireland, 1986
      - Existence not confirmed
  • Vertigo DIOEP 7, UK, April or May 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Vertigo DIOEP 7, UK, April or May 1986
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The Dio E.P.
    A: Hungry For Heaven
  • Vertigo DIOEP 1, UK, 1986
      - One-sided acetate from Phonogram studios
      - Includes an info sheet
      - No picture sleeves
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