Rainbow LP Discography, August 1977-November 1978

Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
A:
  1. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  2. Lady Of The Lake
  3. L.A. Connection
  4. Gates Of Babylon
B:
  1. Kill The King
  2. The Shed (Subtle)
  3. Sensitive To Light
  4. Rainbow Eyes
    - Reached #89 in the US charts, #7 in the UK charts
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  • Polydor 2391 335, Australia, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor 2391 335, Brazil, 1978
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143, Canada, 1978
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143, Canada, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Black circle on the front cover saying "Featuring Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio, Cozy Powell"
      - Identical sleeves with the first release of the LP
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143, Canada
      - Reissue, release date unknown
      - Picture inner sleeves with picture from the gatefold inner sleeve
      - Sticker on the front cover, saying "Featuring..."
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  • Polydor 2490 142, France, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a lyrics sheet
      - Red labels
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  • Polydor 2490 142 (POL 350), France
      - Gatefold sleeves, different color on the sleeve
      - Includes a lyrics sheet
      - Reissue, release year unknown
  • Polydor 2391 335, Germany, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Picture inner sleeves
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  • Polydor 2929 097 (2391 335), Germany, 1981
      - Catalog number 2929 097 on white sticker glued over the 2391335 catalog number on the back sleeve
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reissue
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  • Polydor 2929 097, Germany, 1981
      - Reissue
      - Picture inner sleeves
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  • Polydor 2929 097, Germany
      - Reissue, release year unknown
      - Picture inner sleeves
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  • Polydor 38 118 6, Germany
      - Record club release
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  • Polydor 27683-2, Germany
      - Record club release
      - No gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor LP 825 090-1, Germany
      - Reissue
      - No gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor 2490 142, Greece, 1978
      - Studio-label test pressing
  • Polydor 2391 335, Holland, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Picture inner sleeves
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  • Polydor 2391 335, Holland, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor 2929 097, Holland
      - Reissue, release date unknown
      - Includes Special Price inner sleeve
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  • Polydor 2391 335, India, 17.03.1979
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  • Polydor POLD 5002, Ireland, 1978
      - "Made in Ireland" text on labels
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  • Polydor SPELP 34, Ireland, 1983
      - Reissue
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  • Polydor/Phonokol 2929 097, Israel, 1978
      - Different back sleeve
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  • Polydor 2490 142, Italy, 1978
      - Gatefold glossy sleeves
      - "Featuring Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio, Cozy Powell" printed on the front sleeve
      - Lyrics printed on the inner sleeve
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  • Polydor MPF 1156, Japan, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a title strip and lyrics sheet
      - White label promo release
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  • Polydor 20MM 9229, Japan, 1982
      - Reissue
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a title strip and lyrics insert
      - Title strip advertises Rainbow's Japan tour
      - Click here for front cover picture
      - Ebay prices:
        - 10.02.2007 $7
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  • Polydor 20MM 9229, Japan, 1982
      - Reissue
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a title strip and lyrics insert
      - Title strip advertises Rainbow's Japan tour
      - White label promo release
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  • Polydor 18MM 0528, Japan, 1986
      - Reissue
      - Promo release, existence not confirmed
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a title strip and lyrics insert
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  • Polydor 2391 335, Norway, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Lyrics printed on the inner sleeve
      - Ebay prices:
        - 19.11.2006 $10
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  • Polydor 2391 335, South Africa, 1978
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  • Polydor 2490 142, Spain, 1978/1983
      - Gatefold glossy sleeves, light brownish in color
      - 1983 reissue, release year printed on the inner sleeve (1/83, 1 probably denotes the week)
      - Lyrics on the inner sleeve
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  • Polydor 2490 142, Spain, 1984
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  • Polydor 2672 038, Sweden, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Disc made in Germany
  • Polydor 2490 142, UK, April 13th, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves with lyrics
      - Reached #7 on the UK charts
  • Polydor POLD 5002 (2490 142), UK
      - Gatefold sleeves with golden stamp on front sleeve
      - Includes a lyrics sheet
      - Red labels
      - Apparently a reissue, release year not known
      - Slightly different labels with the non-stamped POLD 5002 printing
      - Click here for label picture.
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  • Polydor POLD 5002 (2490 142), UK
      - Gatefold sleeves with golden stamp on front sleeve
      - Includes a lyrics sheet
      - Red labels, different label design than on the first POLD 5002 printing
      - Apparently a reissue, release year not known
      - Side 1 has "1-4.Panache Music Ltd." text
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  • Polydor POLD 5002 (2490 142), UK
      - Gatefold sleeves without golden stamp on front sleeve
      - Includes a lyrics sheet
      - Apparently a reissue, release year not known
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  • Polydor POLD 5002 (2490 142), UK
      - Gatefold sleeves with golden stamp on front sleeve
      - Has a golden promo stamp on the back sleeve
      - Includes a lyrics sheet
      - Click here for label picture.
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  • Polydor POLD 5002, UK
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a lyrics sheet
      - White label promo release
      - Some sources claim this is a test pressing
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  • Polydor 2929 097, UK
      - Reissue
      - No gatefold sleeves
  • Polydor SPELP 34, UK, 1983
      - Reissue
      - Red labels
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  • Back On Black RCV027LP, UK, May 2010
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143 (2391 335), USA, 1978
      - Reached #89 on the US charts
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Lyrics printed on the inner sleeve
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143, USA, 1978
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143 (2391 335), USA, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Lyrics printed on the inner sleeve
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143 (2391 335), USA, 1978
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - No lyrics included
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143 (2391 335), USA
      - Reissue, release year not known
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  • Polydor PD-1-6143 (2391 335), USA
      - Reissue, release year not known
      - 0501 code printed on the back sleeve
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  • Polydor/RCA Music Services R133969 (PD-1-6143), USA, 1978
      - RCA record club pressing
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  • Polydor 825 090-1, USA, 1985
      - Reissue
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  • Rainbo Records/Niji Entertainment Group BOO14983-01-A/B, 2012
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  • Polydor/RTB 55-5927 (2391 335), Yugoslavia, 1978
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Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
A:
  1. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  2. Lady Of The Lake
  3. L.A. Connection
  4. The Shed (Subtle)
B:
  1. Gates Of Babylon
  2. Sensitive To Light
  3. Rainbow Eyes
    - Kill The King censored from the album
  • Polydor/Sung Eum Limited 2929 097/SEL-RG 689, South Korea, February 2nd, 1984
      - Back sleeve has lyrics to the songs
      - Includes a sticker on the front sleeve saying "Rainbow Eyes"
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  • Polydor/Sung Eum Limited 2929 097/SEL-RG 689, South Korea, February 2nd, 1984
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  • Polydor/Sung Eum Limited 2929 097/SEL-RG 689, South Korea, February 2nd, 1984
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  • Polydor/Sung Eum Limited 2929 097/SEL-RG 689, South Korea, February 2nd, 1984
      - Back sleeve has lyrics to the songs
      - Promo release, "price tag" type promo sticker on the label
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  • Polydor/Sung Eum Limited 2929 097/SEL-RG 689, South Korea, February 2nd, 1984
      - Promo release, has a red/white promo sticker on the label and on the front sleeve
      - Includes a sticker on the front sleeve saying "Rainbow Eyes"
      - Click here for front sleeve picture.
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Live In Munich 1977
A:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
B:
  1. Catch The Rainbow
  2. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
C:
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain
  2. Do You Close Your Eyes
D:
  1. Still I'm Sad
    - Recorded live at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany on October 20th, 1977.
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