B24907 – The Who 1974 Tommy Soundtrack Apple Corps Acetates Different To Released Version (UK)


A pair of double sided 12 inch Apple Corps Ltd. 3 Savile Row Custom Recording label acetates for the soundtrack of The Who film ‘Tommy’. Stereo. The album was mastered at Apple Studios on Wednesday 17th July 1974. Some of the tracks are different to the released versions, these are detailed below.

Side 1 – Opens with music from the 1940s' BBC Radio programme, 'Music While You Work' and air-raid siren sound effects, 'Christmas' has a longer guitar/piano end section.

Side 2 – 'The Acid Queen' is missing, the opening 'Eyesight To The Blind' is followed by 'Do You Think It's Alright?’, 'Sparks' is followed by 'Pinball Wizard', which lacks opening vocal backing, with no 'Extra, Extra, Extra'.

Side 3 – 'I'm Free' has a different vocal performance and is followed by 'Miracle Cure', with no 'Mother And Son'.

Side 4 – Opens with a reprise of 'I'm Free'/'Sensation', 'T.V. Studio' has a longer piano section to end of track and 'Tommy's Holiday Camp' has longer instrumental sections and different vocals.

The condition is very good minus.

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