Rainbow Compilation LP Discography

These are Rainbow's compilation LPs with at least one track from Rainbow's days with Ronnie James Dio.

The Best Of Rainbow
A:
  1. All Night Long
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain (*)
  3. Do You Close Your Eyes (*)
  4. Lost In Hollywood
  5. Since You Been Gone (*)
B:
  1. Stargazer (*)
  2. Catch The Rainbow (*)
  3. Kill The King (*)
C:
  1. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (*)
  2. Still I'm Sad (*)
  3. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (*)
  4. Eyes Of The World
  5. Starstruck (*)
D:
  1. Light In The Black (*)
  2. Mistreated (*)
    - (*) includes Ronnie James Dio on vocals.
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The Best Of Rainbow
    A:
  1. All Night Long
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain (*)
  3. Lost In Hollywood
  4. Jealous Lover
  5. Long Live Rock'n'Roll (*)
    B:
  1. Stargazer (*)
  2. Kill The King (*)
  3. A Light In The Black (*)
    C:
  1. Since You Been Gone
  2. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (*)
  3. Catch The Rainbow (*)
  4. Eyes Of The World
    D:
  1. I Surrender
  2. Gates Of Babylon (*)
  3. Can't Happen Here
  4. Starstruck (*)
    - (*) includes Ronnie James Dio on vocals
  • Polydor 2675 223, Austria, 1981
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor 2675 223, France, 1981
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Red labels
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  • Polydor 2929 105/6, Germany
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reissue, release year not known
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  • Polydor 800 074-1, Germany, 1981
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Possibly a re-release, so release year may not be 1981
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  • Polydor 30MM 9231/2, Japan, 1982
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes a title strip and a lyrics sheet
      - Reissue
      - Promo release
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  • Polydor 28MM 0640/1, Japan, June 1st, 1988
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  • Polydor 2675 223, New Zealand, 1981
      - Gatefold sleeves
  • Polydor 2675 223, New Zealand, 1981
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor 2675 223, Norway, 1981
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor 2675 223, Spain, 1981
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor PODV 2, UK, 1981
      - Gatefold sleeves
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The Best Of Rainbow
    A:
  1. All Night Long
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain (*)
  3. Lost In Hollywood
  4. Jealous Lover
    B:
  1. Stargazer (*)
  2. A Light In The Black (*)
    C:
  1. Since You Been Gone
  2. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (*)
  3. Catch The Rainbow (*)
  4. Eyes Of The World
    D:
  1. I Surrender
  2. Gates Of Babylon (*)
  3. Starstruck (*)
  4. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (*)
    - (*) includes Ronnie James Dio on vocals
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  • Polydor/Sung Eum Limited SEL-RG 1032, South Korea, January 23rd, 1988
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Best Of Rainbow
A:
  1. Run With The Wolf
  2. Stargazer
  3. Tarot Woman
  4. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  5. Do You Close Your Eyes
B:
  1. Gates Of Babylon
  2. Catch The Rainbow
  3. Man On The Silver Mountain
  4. A Light In The Black
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  • Creato MHRL-1032 (CREATO-1052), South Korea, February 21st, 1991

      - Blue labels
      - Finyl Vinyl front cover used
      - Some sources claim this would be counterfeit release, but most likely this is an official release

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The Best Of Rainbow
A:
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain (*)
  2. Still I'm Sad (*)
  3. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (*)
  4. All Night Long
  5. Stone Cold
B:
  1. If You Don't Like Rock 'N' Roll (*)
  2. Stargazer (*)
  3. Freedom Fighter
  4. I Surrender
    - (*) includes Ronnie James Dio on vocals
    - Most of the texts are in Russian in Cyrillic alphabet, the title "The Best Of Rainbow" is usually used with this album in various discographies.
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  • Melodia 27023 005 (5289-80), USSR, 1988
      - White graphic labels with black text
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Finyl Vinyl
A:
  1. Spotlight Kid
  2. I Surrender
  3. Miss Mistreated
B:
  1. Jealous Lover
  2. Can't Happen Here
  3. Tearin' Out My Heart
  4. Since You've Been Gone
  5. Bad Girl
C:
  1. Difficult To Cure
  2. Stone Cold
  3. Power
D:
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain (live) (*)
  2. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (live) (*)
  3. Weiss Heim
    - (*) includes Ronnie James Dio on vocals, recorded live at The Omni, Atlanta, USA on June 23th, 1978
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  • Polydor 827 987-1, Brazil, 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor PDS 2 9504, Canada, 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor 827 987-1, Greece, 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Ebay prices:
        - 01.08.2006 $24
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  • Polydor 827 987-1, Italy, 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor, Spain, 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Polydor 827 987-1, UK, 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reissue
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  • Mercury 827 987-1, USA, 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Sticker on the sleeve
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  • Mercury 827 987-1, USA, 1986
      - White label promo release
      - Includes press pack (press release and promo photo)

Guitar Technique Of Ritchie Blackmore 1
    Track listing unknown
  • Japan, 1977?
      - Guitar teaching LP

Guitar Technic Of Ritchie Blackmore 2
A:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain
  3. Still I'm Sad
B:
  1. Self Portrait
  2. A Light In The Black
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The Polydor Years
A: (Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow)
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain
  2. Self Portrait
  3. Black Sheep Of The Family
  4. Catch The Rainbow
B:
  1. Snake Charmer
  2. The Temple Of The King
  3. If You Don't Like Rock 'N' Roll
  4. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  5. Still I'm Sad
C: (Rising)
  1. Tarot Woman
  2. Run With The Wolf
  3. Starstruck
  4. Do You Close Your Eyes
D:
  1. Stargazer
  2. A Light In The Black
E: (On Stage)
  1. Intro: Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Medley: Man On The Silver Mountain/Blues/Starstruck/Blues/Man On The Silver Mountain
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  1. Catch The Rainbow
G:
  1. Mistreated
H:
  1. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  2. Still I'm Sad
I: (Long Live Rock 'N' Roll)
  1. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  2. Lady Of The Lake
  3. L.A. Connection
  4. Gates Of Babylon
J:
  1. Kill The King
  2. The Shed (Subtle)
  3. Sensitive To Light
  4. Rainbow Eyes
K: (Down To Earth)
  1. All Night Long
  2. Eyes Of The World
  3. No Time To Lose
  4. Makin' Love
L:
  1. Since You Been Gone
  2. Love's No Friend
  3. Danger Zone
  4. Lost In Hollywood
M: (Difficult To Cure)
  1. I Surrender
  2. Spotlight Kid
  3. No Release
  4. Magic
  5. Vielleicht Das Nächster Zeit (Maybe Next Time)
N:
  1. Can't Happen Here
  2. Freedom Fighter
  3. Midtown Tunnel Vision
  4. Difficult To Cure
O: (Straight Between The Eyes)
  1. Death Alley Driver
  2. Stone Cold
  3. Bring On The Night (Dream Chaser)
  4. Tite Squeeze
  5. Tearing Out My Heart
P:
  1. Power
  2. Miss Mistreated
  3. Rock Fever
  4. Eyes Of Fire
Q: (Bent Out Of Shape)
  1. Stranded
  2. Can't Let You Go
  3. Fool For The Night
  4. Fire Dance
  5. Anybody There
R:
  1. Desperate Heart
  2. Street Of Dreams
  3. Drinking With The Devil
  4. Snowman
  5. Make Your Move
    Sides A-J include Ronnie James Dio on vocals.
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Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
    A: (Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow)
      Man On The Silver Mountain
      Self Portrait
      Black Sheep Of The Family
      Catch The Rainbow
    B:
      Snake Charmer
      The Temple Of The King
      If You Don't Like Rock 'N' Roll
      Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
      Still I'm Sad
    C: (Rising)
      Tarot Woman
      Run With The Wolf
      Starstruck
      Do You Close Your Eyes
    D:
      Stargazer
      A Light In The Black
    E: (On Stage)
      Intro: Over The Rainbow
      Kill The King
      Medley: Man On The Silver Mountain/Blues/Starstruck/Blues/Man On The Silver Mountain
    F:
      Catch The Rainbow
    G:
      Mistreated
    H:
      Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
      Still I'm Sad
    I: (Long Live Rock 'N' Roll)
      Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
      Lady Of The Lake
      L.A. Connection
      Gates Of Babylon
    J:
      Kill The King
      The Shed (Subtle)
      Sensitive To Light
      Rainbow Eyes
    K: (Down To Earth)
      All Night Long
      Eyes Of The World
      No Time To Lose
      Makin' Love
    L:
      Since You Been Gone
      Love's No Friend
      Danger Zone
      Lost In Hollywood
    M: (Difficult To Cure)
      I Surrender
      Spotlight Kid
      No Release
      Magic
      Vielleicht Das Nächster Zeit (Maybe Next Time)
    N:
      Can't Happen Here
      Freedom Fighter
      Midtown Tunnel Vision
      Difficult To Cure
    O: (Straight Between The Eyes
      Death Alley Driver
      Stone Cold
      Bring On The Night (Dream Chaser)
      Tite Squeeze
      Tearing Out My Heart
    P:
      Power
      Miss Mistreated
      Rock Fever
      Eyes Of Fire
    - Sides A-J include Ronnie James Dio on vocals
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The Very Best Of Rainbow
A:
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain (*)
  2. Temple Of The King (*)
  3. Making Love
  4. Rainbow Eyes (*)
  5. Snowman
B:
  1. Still I'm Sad (*)
  2. Catch The Rainbow (*)
  3. Weiss Heim
  4. Since You Been Gone
  5. Stargazer (*)
    - (*) includes Ronnie James Dio on vocals. Printing on the front sleeve is in silver, not in gold as it shows in the picture here.
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  • Polydor/Sung Eum Ltd SEL RG 2255, South Korea, August 13th 1991
      - Includes a lyrics sheet
      - Promo release, promo sticker on the label and back sleeve
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