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Posted: 08 May 10, 09:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I am a Queen collector for many years now, and I have almost all UK, German, Dutch and Belgian 7”.
I bought a Queen collector’s discography a few years ago, and looking at this there are some 7” I just can’t seem to find. To the point I’m starting to doubt if these particular 7” exist or not.
Can anybody confirm the existing or non-existing of the following items?

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Belgian 7”

I always thought Love Of My Life (live) was the last Belgian 7”. It was released with the 4C cat. no., but with the Dutch 5C on the label as well. It thought that after that single the 4C and 5C cat. no. together form the 1A cat. no. with Crazy Little Thing Called Love being the first 7” to be released with this cat. no.
But does a Belgian version with the 4C cat. no. exist?

Save Me – USA 7”

Released with cat. no. EF-90200. B/w Sheer Heart Attack (live) as in Japan. Does the USA version exist? Maybe the 7” released in Canada or Australia is mistaken for an USA one.

Under Pressure – Dutch 7”

I own the German 7” with the 1C cat. no. The sleeve says this is printed in Holland (the 1C cat. no. is also printed on the sleeve). The label on the record says it was made in the EEC. I  also own a 12” that is made in Holland (it has a 1A cat. no.) and this label also says it is made in the EEC. Does a Dutch version of the 7” exist (with the 1A cat. no.)?

Las Palabras De Amor – German 7”

Kind of the opposite story of the Under Pressure 7”. In this case I own a Dutch 7” with the 1A cat. no. (again made in the EEC), and I can’t seem to find a German version (with a 1C cat. no.). Does it exist?

I Want To Break Free – UK 7” with general picture sleeve (4 photos instead of 1)

I own the 5 different sleeves of I Want To Break Free from the UK (4 individual sleeves with gold letters and 1 of Freddie with white letters). Does a sleeve from the UK exist with 4 photos instead of 1? This is the sleeve that was used in the rest of Europe.

Pain Is So Close To Pleasure – Dutch 7”

I own the German 7” (with 1C cat. no.). Does a Dutch version with a 1A cat. no. exist?

And if you have any of these (and are willing to sell): I am interested, so please let me know.

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Posted: 09 May 10, 06:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi,

I can only help you with the Pain Is So Close To Pleasure single, I am afraid. There is a Dutch pressing of this singe:

http://img260.imageshack.us/img260/2794/86painholho9.jpg

This is a picture I found; it is not my copy.

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Posted: 13 May 10, 13:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Save Me – USA 7”
Released with cat. no. EF-90200. B/w Sheer Heart Attack (live) as in Japan. Does the USA version exist? Maybe the 7” released in Canada or Australia is mistaken for an USA one.


yes, I think you're right.  I have all The Game 45s as originally purchased back in 1980.  Save Me / Sheer Heart Attack (Live) is in that lot.  It is the only one that was "manufactured and distributed by WEA Music Of Canada LTD", the rest of them are US singles.  I didn't pay any extra for this, and it was not identified as an "import" like they started doing in the late 80s.

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Posted: 22 May 10, 07:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks Walter B. and Micrówave for your reactions.

I now also start to doubt the Back Chat 7''. I can also only find the Dutch version (1A). I am not able yet to find the German version (1C).
Of the other (European) Hot Space 7'', Body Language, I own both the German and Dutch versions. So that is the only one of which I am sure both versions exist.