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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

My Pirate Collection


Have three of these!
In the past decade, my collection of pirates has grown, especially in the past couple years.  I just have to boast about how much I've acquired.  CD-Rs don't count 'cos anyone can make those.  MP3s; please!
All courtesy Boris except * from a shop or elsewhere.  Bootlegs will be on another list in future.

ABBA
ABBA (1975)**
ABBA The Album (1978) (Also on Japanese LP)
Voulez-Vous** (also on UK and Mexican LPs)
ABBA Gold
Agnetha Fältskog - A (2013)

AC/DC
High Voltage (Australia and international**)
Powerage/Blow Up Your Video*
Highway to Hell***
For Those About to Rock*/**
'74 Jailbreak
Flick of the Switch**
Fly on the Wall (cassette* and CD)
Who Made Who?
The Razors Edge
Ballbreaker
Stiff Upper Lip
Black Ice
Live at River Plate

Ace of Base
Flowers*

a-ha
Hunting High and Low/Memorial Beach - 3
Stay on These Roads*
East of the Sun, West of the Moon*
Memorial Beach
How Can I Sleep with Your Voice in My Head?
Analogue*
Foot of the Mountain
(Used to have Minor Earth Major Sky until I received the EU promo so I sold the pirate).
Morten Harket - Out of My Hands* and Brother*

Asia
Astra

Asia (featuring John Payne)
Aria
Silent Nation

Tony Banks
Bankstatement*

The Beatles
Please Please Me/The Early Beatles**/***
with the beatles/Meet the Beatles!** (stereo remaster and mono 1987 mix)
Second Album***
A Hard Days Night (remaster)**/(stereo mini-LP)/Something New*/***
Beatles No. 5*
Beatles for Sale*/Beatles'65 (old mix)/(new mix)**
Beatles VI***
Help! (CD Maximum)*/(remaster)**/***
Rubber Soul*/**/***
Yesterday and Today***
Revolver**/***
Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band */**/***
Magical Mystery Tour (stereo* and mono original and stereo and mono* remasters)/***
The white album (not remaster)**/***
Yellow Submarine*/**
Hey Jude***
Abbey Road*** (pictured above; copy of Japanese release, copy of 2009 EU remaster*, and CD Maximum 2-in-1 w/Hey Jude [The Beatles Again]*/***)
Live at the Star Club (given a general release at first though technically a bootleg)*/***
Live at the Hollywood Bowl (rough mix not used on 1977 LP)*/**
Anthology 1* (only one from mainland China I've found unless my copy of Let It Be... Naked is a pirate too)
1 (2000)*
The Early Tapes of the Beatles (with Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers)*/**
Mono Masters*
Love*

Black Sabbath
(Note: Power Sound 2001/Creative Sounds budget reissues are pretty much grey market so they don't really count here.)
Sabotage*/**
Technical Ecstasy
Never Say Die!
Heaven and Hell
Live Evil
The Dio Years
13 (2013)

Def Leppard
Retro Active*

Depeche Mode
Black Celebration**
Music for the Masses**
Violator***
Songs of Faith and Devotion
Ultra
Playing the Angel
The Best of Depeche Mode Vol 1
Sounds of the Universe
Delta Machine

Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (1970)**
Tarkus
Pictures at an Exhibition**
Works Vol 1 and 2**
Black Moon
In the Hot Seat

Fish
Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors**
Internal Exile
Suits
Sunsets on Empire
Raingods with Zippos
Fellini Days
Field of Crows
13th Star
A Feast of Consequences

Peter Gabriel
Scratch My Back
New Blood

Dave Gahan
Paper Monsters
Hourglass

Genesis
Live (1973)*/**
Selling England by the Pound**
...and then there were three...**
Three Sides Live*/**
We Can't Dance
Phil Collins - Going Back

Gentle Giant
In a Glass House**
Free Hand
The Missing Piece**
Giant for a Day!

Geordie
Hope You Like It
Don't Be Fooled by the Name
Save the World

George Harrison
Living in the Material World (also on South African LP)
Dark Horse**
Thirty Three & 1/3*/**
George Harrison (1979)
Gone Troppo
Cloud Nine*/**
Live in Japan
Early Takes Vol 1

Steve Hackett
Genesis Files/Revisited 1*
Squackett - Life Within a Day
Genesis Revisted II Selection

IQ
Ever (don't tell Martin Orford!)

Elton John
Empty Sky**
Tumbleweed Connection**
Madman Across the Water**
Honky Château**
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player!**
Here and There**
Rare Masters
Peachtree Road
The Captain and the Kid
The Diving Board

King Crimson
In the Court of the Crimson King***
Larks' Tongues in Aspic*
Starless and Bible Black
Red**
USA

John Lennon
Imagine**
Sometime in New York City***
Mind Games*/**
Walls and Bridges*
Rock 'n' Roll**
Double Fantasy**
Acoustic
The US vs John Lennon

Marillion
Real to Reel/Brief Encounter
Sounds That Can't Be Made

Brian May
Back to the Light

Paul McCartney (and Wings+)
Ram (Paul and Linda McCartney)**/***
Wild Life*+***
Red Rose Speedway*+***
Back to the Egg+**
Give My Regards to Broad Street*
Tripping the Live Fantastic!*
MTV Unplugged: The Official Bootleg*
Flaming Pie*
Driving Rain
Electric Arguments (Fireman)*
Back in the US (DVD)*
New (regular edition)

Freddie Mercury
Barcelona (with Montserrat Caballé) remaster
The Great Pretender

Alanis Morissette
So-Called Chaos

Ozzy Osbourne
Diary of a Madman
Tribute
No More Tears
Down to Earth
Black Rain

Pink Floyd
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Music from the Motion Picture More
Ummagumma***
Meddle
The Wall**
The Final Cut**

Queen
Flash Gordon***
Live Killers*/**
Hot Space**
The Works** (also on EU LP and South Korean cassette)
A Kind of Magic**
The Miracle
At the Beeb*
Innuendo**
Made in Heaven
Return of the Champions (Queen + Paul Rodgers)
On Fire: Live at the Bowl
The Cosmos Rocks (Queen + Paul Rodgers)
Deep Cuts Vol 1-2

Trevor Rabin
Wolf

Renaissance
A Song for All Seasons**
Azure d'Or
Camera Camera
Tuscany
In the Land of the Rising Sun
Grandine il Vento/Symphony of Light

Supertramp
Indelibly Stamped**
Crisis? What Crisis?**
Breakfast in America*/**
Famous Last Words*/**
Paris

Traveling Wilburys
Volume 1 & 3*

UK
UK (1978)**
Danger Money***
Night After Night*** (All three albums on 2 CDs)

Rick Wakeman
The Six Wives of Henry VIII**/Silent Nights*
The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
No Earthly Connection**
Phantom Power*
Out There (DVD**)
Lisztomania
The Living Tree: In Concert Vol 1 and Studio (w/Jon Anderson)

Roger Waters
The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking
Radio KAOS
In the Flesh

John Wetton
Sinister/Welcome to Heaven*
Rock of Faith
Raised in Captivity

Yes
Yes (1969)*/**
The Yes Album (1971)**
Tales from Topographic Oceans**
Tormato*/**
Drama**
Big Generator**
Talk*
Keys to Ascension Vol 1-2
The Ultimate Yes
Steve Howe - Homebrew 5
Jon Anderson - Animation*/**
Survival and Other Stories

**Also on official import from the EU or Canada.
***Also on original US LP.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

why would you boast about pirated music?

John Sposato said...

I was on a roll.