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Posted: 27 Aug 05, 02:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm curious as to how many albums were available to fans in the U.S. on CD before Hollywood Records got involved. If anyone can add to this, please do so.

On Elektra Records:

- Greatest Hits (original 1981 U.S. version)

Anything else? I've heard that 'The Game' was the very first Queen CD anywhere, but was it released here? Any other older albums prior to the Capitol years?

On Capitol records:

- A Kind of Magic
- The Miracle
- Classic Queen (promo compilation)

And various singles, but I'm mainly interested in full albums. Was 'The Works' available on Capitol CD? I would be surprised if it wasn't. Capitol was well into digital mastering and CDs by 1984.

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Posted: 27 Aug 05, 03:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

http://www.pcpki.com/queen/discography/queenalbums.html

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Posted: 27 Aug 05, 04:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks Serry :)

Based, on that, it looks like all that were available were:

News Of The World CD Elektra 112-2
The Game CD Elektra 64513-2
Greatest Hits CD Elektra (info missing)
The Works CD Capitol CDP 7 46016 2
A Kind Of Magic CD Capitol CDP 7 46267 2
The Miracle CD Capitol 7 92357 2
Classic Queen CD Capitol DPRO 79591

They didn't have an entry for Greatest Hits (1981 version) but it does exist.

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Posted: 27 Aug 05, 07:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Greatest hits Elektra 5E-564-2. 14 tracks in total, slightly different tracklisting:

1. Another one bites the dust
2. Bohemian rhapsody
3. Crazy little thing called love
4. Killer queen
5. Fat bottomed girls
6. Bicycle race
7. Under pressure
8. We will rock you
9. We are the champions
10. Flash
11. Somebody to love
12. You´re my best friend
13. Keep yourself alive (3:30 edit)
14. Play the game