Rainbow CD Discography, August 1977-November 1978

Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  1. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  2. Lady Of The Lake
  3. L.A. Connection
  4. Gates Of Babylon
  5. Kill The King
  6. The Shed (Subtle)
  7. Sensitive To Light
  8. Rainbow Eyes
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Dionet-00063
  • Polydor 825 090-2, Germany, 1989-1990
      - Reissue, most likely released in 1989-1990
      - "Made in W.-Germany by PolyGram" printed on CD
      - "MADE IN W.GERMANY BY PDO" on the shiny side
      - No catalog number printed on the inside of the back sleeve
      - Click here for back sleeve picture.
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  • Polydor 825 090-2, Germany, 1978
      - CD release date unknown.
      - "Made in W.-Germany by PolyGram" text on the CD.
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  • Polydor 825 090-2, Germany, 1978
      - "Made in W.-Germany" text on the CD.
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  • Polydor 314 547 363-2, Germany, 27.04.1999
      - Remastered release
      - Stickers on the front cover
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  • Polydor P33P-25020, Japan, September 1st, 1986
      - CD release date unknown, the original CD release
      - Includes a title strip
      - "ROCK CD FAIR" text and price on the title strip
      - Click here for the title strip picture.
      - Identical CD with the other P33P-25020 release
      - Ebay prices:
        - 07.12.2008 $52
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  • Polydor P33P-25020, Japan, September 1st, 1986
      - CD release date unknown, the original CD release
      - Includes a title strip
      - "ROCK CD FAIR" text and price missing from the title strip
      - Click here for title strip picture.
      - Ebay prices:
        - 20.02.2006 $107
        - 01.05.2006 $80
        - 14.01.2007 $41
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  • Polydor P33P-25020, Japan, September 1st, 1986
      - CD release date unknown, the original CD release
      - Includes a title strip
      - "ROCK CD FAIR" text missing from the title strip but includes the price
      - Click here for title strip picture.
      - Ebay prices:
        - 29.08.2008 $206
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  • Polydor POCP-1804, Japan, May 1st, 1990
      First reissue release. Title strip has text on the back side too (barcode side), as well as a golden bar instead of a white one. Apparently the first batch of this release was released this way. The text outlines a competition where one could win a Rainbow or Deep Purple T-shirt. Click here for title strip picture
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  • Polydor POCP-1804, Japan, May 1st, 1990
      First reissue release. Title strip has no text on the back side (barcode side), white bar instead of golden bar. Click here for title strip picture
      - Ebay prices:
        - 25.08.2006 $28
        - 27.06.2007 $18
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  • Polydor/Polygram POCP-9158, Japan, December 16th, 1998
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  • Polydor/Polygram POCP-9158, Japan, December 16th, 1998
      - Cardboard "miniature LP" gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a title strip and a booklet
      - Limited edition
      - Remastered release
      - Promo release, includes a sticker on the title strip. - Click here for title strip picture
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  • Polydor/Universal POCY-3014, Japan, June 1st, 2000
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Dionet-00151
  • Polydor UICY-90775, Japan, January 23rd, 2008
      - Promo release, includes a promo sticker on the title strip
      - Reissue, remastered
      - Includes inserts and a title strip, as well as a plastic slipcase with a sticker.
      - Released in the SHM (Super High Material) series with high-quality CD material.
      - Click here for title strip picture.
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Dionet-00602
  • Polydor UICY-91447, Japan, June 24th, 2009
      - Remastered reissue
      - Includes a insert and a title strip, as well as a sticker on the front sleeve
      - Promo release, includes a promo sticker on the title strip
      - Click here for title strip picture.
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Dionet-00348
  • Universal UIGY-9040, Japan, October 27th, 2010
      - SA-CD only, playable only with SA-CD players
      - Promo release, has a promo sticker on the title strip and CD marked as promo
      - Reissue, remastered
      - Cardboard gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a title strip
      - Has a 1-second glitch during Gates Of Babylon
      - Click here for title strip picture.
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Dionet-00273
  • Universal UIGY-9040, Japan, October 27th, 2010
      - SA-CD only, playable only with SA-CD players
      - Reissue, remastered
      - Cardboard gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a title strip
      - Has a fixed version of Gates Of Babylon
      - Otherwise identical with the other UIGY-9040 release but has a blue dot sticker on the title strip
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  • Polydor 825 090-2, USA
      - Reissue
      - Has IFPI code on the matrix, as well as clear inner ring
      - Released between 1994-1998
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  • Polydor 314 547 363-2, USA, 27.04.1999
      - Remastered release
      - Stickers on the front sleeve
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  • Polydor 825 090-2
      - Unknown where this CD was made, possibly USA or Germany?
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Long Live Rock 'N' Roll Deluxe Edition
CD 1:
  1. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  2. Lady Of The Lake
  3. L.A. Connection
  4. Gates Of Babylon
  5. Kill The King
  6. The Shed (Subtle)
  7. Sensitive To Light
  8. Rainbow Eyes
CD 2:
  1. Lady Of The Lake (*)
  2. Sensitive To Light (*)
  3. L.A. Connection (*)
  4. Kill The King (*)
  5. The Shed (Subtle) (*)
  6. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (*)
  7. Rainbow Eyes (*)
  8. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (take 1) (**)
  9. Kill The King (**)
  10. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (***)
  11. L.A. Connection (***)
  12. Gates Of Babylon (***)
  13. L.A. Connection (****)
  14. Gates Of Babylon (****)

    (*) = Rough Mixes from 1977
    (**) = Shepperton Film Studios rehearsals 1977 (***) = Don Kirshner's Rock Concert 1978 (****) = Outtake version

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Live In Munich 1977
CD 1:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
CD 2:
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain
  2. Still I'm Sad
  3. Do You Close Your Eyes
    - Recorded live at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany on October 20th, 1977.
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  • Eagle Records ER 20086-2, Canada, June 13th, 2006
      - Comes in a slim case
      - Same disc and sleeves with the US release, but includes a Canadian sticker on the back sleeve
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  • Eagle Rock Entertainment EDGCD315, Germany, June 13th, 2006
      - Comes in a slim case
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Dionet-00875
  • Eagle Rock Entertainment EDGCD503, Germany, 2013-04-29
      - Comes in a slim case
      - Reissue
      - Promo release, includes a promo sticker on the back sleeve (otherwise identical with Dionet-00902 release)
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  • Victor Entertainment/Eagle Rock Entertainment VICP-63478/9, Japan, June 28th, 2006
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  • Victor Entertainment/Eagle Rock Entertainment VICP-63478/9, Japan, 2006
      - Promo release, comes in a slim case
      - Includes only front sleeve, no back sleeve, inserts or titlestrip included
      - Click here for CD picture
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  • Victor Entertainment/Eagle Rock Entertainment VICP-63478/9, Japan, 2006
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  • Eagle Records ER 20086-2, USA, June 13th, 2006
      - Comes in a slim case
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