Promotional LPs existing for all albums from For
You to The Gold Experience (last
First 3 album have rounded gold stamp :
Controversy LP has a unique gold stamp :
From 1999 to Graffiti
Bridge they have the common gold promo stamp :
"Lent for Promotional Usa Only Any Sale
or Unauthorized Transfer is Prohibited and Void Subject
to Return Upon Demand by Owner. Acceptance of
This Record Constitutes Agreement to the Above."
The colored promotional LPs are : Purple
Rain, Black Album (1994 pressing) in Grey,
and The Gold Experience.
Sleeves : you can find 5 types :
| Labels :
|| "Promotional Copy Not For Sale"
is usually printed on labels.
|| "Promotion Only. Not For Sale" is printed
on lables from 1989 (Batman LP) to 1995 (Gold LP).
|| "This Is A Promotional Item" is printed
on Just As Long As We're Together
Sleeves : Most of them are without
1. From 1978 to 1981 : "WARNER/REPRISE" sleeves.
2. After 1982 : "Warner Bros. Records" sleeves.
Catalogue Number : 7" promo
singles have the same catalogue number as the commercial copies except
for some special pressings.
| Labels :
|| "Promotion - Not For Sale" is
printed on labels.
|| From 1978 (For You LP) to 1982 (1999 LP), 7"
promo singles contain Stereo (A side) and Mono (B side) versions of
the title song.
|| After 1984 , 7" promo singles contain only
Stereo version ( A and B sides are the same).
|| Lovesexy promotional singles have no bar code
Special Pressing :