Vinyl Albums Gallery & Discography from 1970-1990

Welcome to the Vinyl Records Gallery , a web-site dedicated to all Music Fans and especially to all music released during the 1960, 70 and 1980s on vinyl. Here you will find my perspnal collection of vinyl records, collected over decades. Each record is described in full details and where appropriate with detailed collector details as well with large high quality photos.


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TESTAMENT - Souls of Black 12" Vinyl LP
TESTAMENT - Souls of Black album front cover vinyl record

The album opens with the pummeling "Beginning of the End," setting the tone for a whirlwind ride of thrashing riffs, double-kick drumming, and scorching guitar solos. Tracks like "Face in the Sky" and "Falling Fast"

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KING DIAMOND - Fatal Portrait Netherlands Release 12" Vinyl LP Album
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"Fatal Portrait" the debut album by Danish heavy metal band "King Diamond". Released in 1986 on Roadrunner Records. Listed are the difference of the first release "Fatal Portrait" and re-releases.

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JELLO BIAFRA with NOMEANSNO - The Sky Is Falling and I Want my Mommy 12" Vinyl LP
JELLO BIAFRA with NOMEANSNO - The Sky Is Falling and I Want my Mommy album front cover vinyl record

The album features a mix of punk rock, hardcore punk, and experimental rock. The lyrics are often political and satirical, and they address a variety of topics, including war, environmental destruction, and corporate greed.

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ANTHRAX - Fistful of Metal 12" Picture Disc
ANTHRAX - Chris Tetley Interview Rock Sagas album front cover vinyl record

"Fistful of Metal" is a thrash metal masterpiece that showcases the band's raw energy, speed, and aggression. The album features fast and furious tracks like "Deathrider," "Metal Thrashing Mad,"

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THE DOORS - 13 12" Vinyl LP
the doors 13 album front cover photo vinyl mediumsize

"13" is a fantastic compilation album showcasing the early magic of The Doors. It features iconic hits like "Light My Fire". This collection is ideal for newcomers and a nostalgic trip for dedicated fans of the band.

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SINNER - Touch of Sin 12" Vinyl LP

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Sinner's "Touch of Sin" is a powerhouse of classic heavy metal. Expect driving rhythms, searing guitars, soaring vocals, and anthems that'll make you raise your fist and bang your head. Pure 80s metal energy!

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CAN - Monster Movie 12" Vinyl LP
CAN - Monster Movie  album front cover vinyl record

Monster Movie is the debut album by the German krautrock band Can, recorded and released in 1969. After the release of their first two singles in 1968, Can produced an album that was to be their full-length debut

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TANKARD - Chemical Invasion 12" Vinyl LP
TANKARD - Chemical Invasion album front cover vinyl record

The creation history of "Chemical Invasion" is deeply rooted in the thriving German thrash metal scene of the late 1980s. The album emerged in 1987, a time when the genre was experiencing a surge in popularity

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QUEENSRYCHE - Operation: Mindcrime 12" Vinyl LP
QUEENSRYCHE	- Operation: Mindcrime  album front cover vinyl record

Conceived during a fertile period for the band, "Operation: Mindcrime" was a concept album that showcased Queensrÿche's storytelling prowess. The album tells the gripping tale of a political assassin named Nikki

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YELLO - One Second 12" Vinyl LP
YELLO - One Second album front cover vinyl record

At the album's heart lies "The Rhythm Divine," a dazzling collaboration with legendary vocalist Shirley Bassey. Her unmistakable voice soars over Yello's driving rhythms and lush synths, crafting a timeless ode to passion and desire

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LED ZEPPELIN - II (German Release) 12" Vinyl LP Album
LED ZEPPELIN - II (German Release) album front cover vinyl record

 

Led Zeppelin II, released in 1969 during a transformative era, remains a pinnacle of musical innovation. Produced by Jimmy Page, the album seamlessly fuses hard rock and blues-rock,

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David Gilmour and David Bowie - Arnold Layne 7" Vinyl Single

Arnold Layne 7" record

 

This limited edition 7" vinyl features David Gilmour and David Bowie's powerful live rendition of Pink Floyd's iconic "Arnold Layne," a tribute to Syd Barrett.

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DORO PESCH - Force Majeure (German & USA Releases) 12" Vinyl LP
DORO PESCH - Force Majeure (German & USA Releases) album front cover vinyl record

"Force Majeure" marks a sonic departure from Warlock's rawer sound. The album, produced by Joey Balin, embraces a polished, radio-friendly hard rock sound while retaining Doro's signature metal edge.

- Force Majeure (1989, Germany) - Force Majeure (1989,USA)
WARLOCK - Burning the Witches 12" Vinyl LP
WARLOCK - Burning the Witches album front cover vinyl record

The genesis of "Burning The Witches" can be traced back to the creative cauldron of the early 1980s, a time when heavy metal was forging its identity amid the cacophony of distorted guitars and powerful vocals

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ELTON JOHN - Crocodile Rock 7" Vinyl Single
ELTON JOHN - Crocodile Rock  album front cover vinyl record

Elton John's 1972 7" single, "Crocodile Rock" and "Elderberrry Wine," produced by Gus Dudgeon and released by DJM Records, epitomizes the diverse musical landscape of the early 1970s. "Crocodile Rock" pays homage to '50s and '60s

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NEIL YOUNG - After the Gold Rush 12" Vinyl LP
NEIL YOUNG - After the Gold Rush album front cover vinyl record

Produced by Neil Young and David Briggs, "After the Gold Rush" features a stellar lineup of musicians who contribute their talents to the album. Young himself takes on multiple roles, playing guitar, piano, harmonica, vibes

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KAYAK - Phantom Of The Night 12" Vinyl LP

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with MAX WERNER

"Phantom of the Night" is the 6th studio album by Dutch Progressive rock band Kayak. "Ruthless Queen" was released as a single, becoming the bands biggest hit, nearing the top of the charts in Holland.

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CROSBY STILLS NASH AND YOUNG - Deja Vu (Multiple International Versions)
CROSBY STILLS NASH AND YOUNG - Deja Vu (Multiple International Versions) album front cover vinyl record

"Déjà Vu" is widely regarded as one of the greatest albums in rock history. The record features a mix of folk, rock, and country influences, with stunning harmonies and intricate instrumentation throughout.

- Deja Vu White Album Cover (1970, France) - Deja Vu ( 1970, Germany ) - Deja Vu Club Edition / Sonderauflage ( 1970, Germany ) - Deja Vu (1970, United Kingdom)
DEEP PURPLE - Made in Japan (Italian Release) 12" 2LP
DEEP PURPLE - Made in Japan (Italy) album front cover

The Italian release of "Deep Purple - Made in Japan" is a double live album that captures the legendary British rock band's performances during their inaugural tour of Japan in August 1972.

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SANTANA - Self-Titled Lion Head (Three International Versions)
SANTANA - Self-Titled Lion Head (Four International Versions) album front cover vinyl record

The "Lion Head" cover art is more than just an image; it's a symbol of the band's sound. The powerful lion conveys the raw energy of their music, while the vibrant colors hint at the psychedelic and Latin undercurrents.

Santana - Self-Titled Lion Head (1969, Germany) Santana - Self-Titled Lion Head (1969, Holland) Santana - Self-Titled Lion Head (England, Simply Vinyl)
GREATFULL DEAD (Grateful Dead) - Dark Star / Dont Ease Me In 12" Vinyl LP
GREATFULL DEAD (Grateful Dead) - Dark Star / Dont Ease Me In  album front cover vinyl record

Dark Star (Glastonbury Fayre): The centerpiece here is the legendary "Dark Star," a song notorious for its improvisational jams. However, there's a snag. The Grateful Dead never played Glastonbury Fayre in 1971

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ELP EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - Brain Salad Surgery (Four European Versions) 12" Vinyl LP
ELP EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - Brain Salad Surgery (Four European Versions) album front cover vinyl record

For progressive rock aficionados, Emerson, Lake & Palmer's (ELP) "Brain Salad Surgery" is a landmark LP. Released in 1973, it marked the band's first foray and stands as a testament to their fusion of rock and classical influences

- Brain Salad Surgery (1979, Austria) - Brain Salad Surgery (1973, France) - Brain Salad Surgery ( 1973, Germany ) - Brain Salad Surgery (1973, UK)
Buddy Odor Stop - Buddy Odor is a Gas 12" Vinyl LP
Gruppo Sportivo / Buddy Odor Stop - Buddy Odor is a Gas album front cover vinyl record

Nederbeat, Nederpop

The album cover design for "Buddy Odor Stop - Buddy Odor is a Gas" was created by Young and Ugly, while the photography was done by Anton Corbijn. Anton Corbijn, is a well-regarded Dutch photographer

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GRUPPO SPORTIVO - 10 Mistakes

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Nederbeat, Nederpop

"10 Mistakes" is the second and most successful album by Dutch band GRUPPO SPORTIVO, hailing from The Hague and formed in 1976. Produced by Robert Jan Stips, this 12" vinyl LP showcases the band's vibrant musical style

 

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