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Various Artists – NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM



 Label (Company):

EMI/Virgin

 Country:

UK

 Format:

12" LP

 Number of records:

1

 Catalogue number:

NOX 1

 Catalogue number of side 1:

NOX 1A

 Catalogue number of side 2:

NOX 1B

 Matrix number of side 1:

NOX  1  4-2-1-  3 [machine stamped]

 Matrix number of side 2:

NOX  1  3-1-1-  2 [machine stamped]

 Mono or Stereo:

Stereo

 Rotation speed:

33 1/3 rpm

 First release date:

1985


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NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – sleeve, front side   NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – sleeve, front side

Sleeve, front side

Обложка, лицевая сторона

 

Sleeve, back side

Обложка, оборотная сторона


NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – spine
Spine - the front side of the sleeve up

Корешок - обложка расположена лицевой стороной вверх


NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – standard pack
Standard inner sleeve for LP

Стандартный внутренний пакет для пластинки


NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – label, side 1   NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – label, side 2

Label, side 1

Этикетка, сторона 1

 

Label, side 2

Этикетка, сторона 2



SIDE 1:

N Performer - title Time Authors (released)
1.  BAND AID - Do They Know It's Christmas? 3:49  Bob Geldof, Midge Ure (1984)
2.  WIZZARD - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday 4:42  Roy Wood (1973)
3.  SLADE - Merry Xmas Everybody 3:44  Noddy Holder, Jim Lea (1973)
4.  WHAM! - Last Christmas 4:28  George Michael (1984)
5.  ELTON JOHN - Step Into Christmas 4:14  Elton John, Bernie Taupin (1973)
6.  MIKE OLDFIELD - In Dulce Jubilo 2:51  Mike Oldfield (1975)
7.  GARY GLITTER - Another Rock n' Roll Christmas 3:36  Garry Glitter, Mike Leander, Eddie Seago (1984)
8.  PAUL McCARTNEY - Wonderful Christmastime 3:49  Paul McCartney (1979)
9.  SHAKIN' STEVENS - Blue Christmas 2:48  Billy Hayes, Jay W. Johnson (1982)

SIDE 2:

N Performer - title Time Authors (released)
1.  JOHN & YOKO / THE PLASTIC ONO BAND - Happy Xmas (War Is Over) 3.36  John Lennon, Yoko Ono (1971)
2.  GREG LAKE - I Believe In Father Christmas 2.27  Greg Lake, Peter Sinfield (1974)
3.  CHRIS DE BURGH - A Spaceman Came Travelling 4:04  Chris de Burgh (1976)
4.  JONA LEWIE - Stop The Cavalry 2:57  Jona Lewie (1980)
5.  THE BEACH BOYS - Little Saint Nick 2:01  Brian Wilson (1963)
6.  QUEEN - Thank God It's Christmas 4:19  Brian May, Roger Taylor (1984)
7.  MUD - Lonely This Christmas 3:34  Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman (1974)
8.  JOHNNY MATHIS - When A Child Is Born (Soleado) 3:42  Ciro Dammicco, Johnny Mathis (1976)
9.  BING CROSBY - White Christmas 3:06  Irving Berlin (1983)

Text on sleeve, back side:

Текст с обратной стороны конверта:


This compilation ⓟ 1985 EMI Records Ltd/Virgin Records Ltd
© 1985 EMI Records Ltd/Virgin Records Ltd
Thanks to the following record companies and labels for their co-operation and help in making this compilation:
EMI, Virgin, CBS, EPIC, WEA, MCA, Polydor, Rak, A & M, Stiff, DJM, Morrison Leahy Music and the Band Aid Trust.
Cover design and artwork: Quick On The Draw
NOW coordinator: Ashley Abram



NOTE:

A donation from the proceeds of sale of this record will be made to the N.S.P.C.C. (text from back cover). The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (N.S.P.C.C.) is a charity campaigning and working in child protection in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.

Compilation album by Various Artists NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM from series Now That's What I Call Music! including song Wonderful Christmastime by Paul McCartney (side 1, track 8). On the front cover in the collage it is possible to see the image with Paul McCartney [see Pic. 1]. The first time this song was released on 7" single 16th November 1979 [see Pic. 2]. About this song you can see information on back cover and label [see Pic. 3, 4].

The record is in standard blank inner sleeve.



NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – fragment showing picture by Paul McCartney from front cover
Pic. 1. Front side of the sleeve – fragment showing picture by Paul McCartney

Рис. 1. Лицевая сторона обложки – фрагмент с нарисованным Полом Маккартни


WONDERFUL CHRISTMASTIME single – front cover
Pic. 2. Front side of the 7" single sleeve with song Wonderful Christmastime (Parlophone R 6029)

Рис. 2. Лицевая сторона обложки 7-ми дюймового сингла с песней "Wonderful Christmastime" (Parlophone R 6029)


NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – fragment showing information about track Wonderful Christmastime on back cover
Pic. 3. Back side of the sleeve – fragment showing information about track Wonderful Christmastime in track list

Рис. 3. Оборотная сторона обложки – фрагмент с информацией о песне "Wonderful Christmastime" в общем списке композиций


NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM LP by Various Artists (EMI/Virgin NOX 1) – fragment showing information about track Wonderful Christmastime on label
Pic. 4. Label, side 1 – fragment showing information about track Wonderful Christmastime

Рис. 4. Этикетка, сторона 1 – фрагмент с информацией о песне "Wonderful Christmastime"



ПРИМЕЧАНИЕ:

Доход от продаж этой пластинки был пожертвован в фонд N.S.P.C.C. /"Общественная организация по предотвращению жестокого обращения с детьми"/ (текст с оборотной стороны обложки). N.S.P.C.C. - благотворительная кампания по защите прав детей в Англии, Уэльсе, Северной Ирландии и Нормандских островах.

Сборник различных исполнителей "NOW — THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM" из серии Now That's What I Call Music! содержит композицию Wonderful Christmastime в исполнении Пола Маккартни (сторона 1, 8-я композиция). На лицевой стороне обложки в общем коллаже можно увидеть нарисованного Пола Маккартни [см. Рис. 1]. Впервые эта композиция была издана на 7-ми дюймовом сингле 16 ноября 1979 года [см. Рис. 2]. На оборотной стороне обложки и этикетке вы можете увидеть информацию об этой песне [см. Рис. 3, 4].

Пластинка вложена в стандартный пакет без каких-либо надписей.



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