Rainbow CD Discography, February 1975-July 1975

Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain
  2. Self Portrait
  3. Black Sheep Of The Family
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Snake Charmer
  6. The Temple Of The King
  7. If You Don't Like Rock 'N' Roll
  8. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  9. Still I'm Sad
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  • Polydor 825 089-2, Canada, 1986
  • BMG D102043 (Polydor 825 089-2), Canada
      BMG Direct record club pressing.
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  • Polydor 825 089-2, France
      - Reissue, manufactured in 1994 or later
      - No printing on the inside of back sleeve
      - Backsleeve says "Printed in W.Germany"
      - CD says "Made in France by PMDC"
      - No "Made In" texts in the matrix area.
      - Click here for back sleeve picture.
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  • Polydor 825 089-2, France
      - Reissue, manufactured in 1994 or later
      - No printing on the inside of back sleeve
      - Backsleeve says "Printed in W.Germany"
      - CD says "Made in France by PMDC"
      - No "Made In" texts in the matrix area.
      - Click here for back sleeve picture.
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  • Polydor 825 089-2, Germany, 1986
      "Made In W.-Germany" text on the right side of the CD.
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  • Polydor 825 089-2, Germany
      "Made In W.-Germany by PolyGram" text on the right side of the CD.
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  • Polydor 825 089-2, Germany
      - GEMA text missing from the CD
      - No printing on the inside of back sleeve
      - No "Printed in W. Germany." or LC 0309 or POL 899 codes on back sleeve
      - "Made in W.-Germany by PolyGram" on CD.
      - Click here for back sleeve picture.
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  • Polydor 825 089-2, Germany
      - Special Price reissue
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  • Polydor 547 360-2, Germany, 1999
      - Remastered release
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  • Polydor P33P-25019, Japan, September 1st, 1986
      - Includes a title strip.
      - The original CD release
      - Title strip does not have price or "ROCK CD FAIR" logo
      - Existence not confirmed but likely
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  • Polydor POCP-1801, 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. Click here for CD picture.
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  • Polydor POCP-1801, Japan, May 1st, 1990
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  • Polydor/Universal POCY-3011, Japan, June 1st, 2000
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  • Polydor 825 089-2, USA, 1987
      Some sources claim the release date was October 25th, 1990.
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  • Polydor 314 547 360-2, USA, April 27th, 1999
      - Remastered release
      - Sticker on the sleeve
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