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Re: [ARSCLIST] Dylan's "Great White Wonder" - query

In a message dated 4/10/08 8:02:16 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
mahatma57@xxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

> This site: http://www.bobsboots.com/boots/0GWanswersnum.html 
> has some info about the various iterations of GWW, with 
> photos of thediscs from each incarnation. The titles you 
> list are most likely written (as best guesses) by the 
> previous owner of the disc.
> Dylan bootleg-ography is a huge subject in and of itself, 
> and I'm sure some web explaoration will find many sources of 
> information/disinformation, but regarding GWW, here is a 
> quote from the above-mentioned site:
> "There is a near endless variety of ways in which this LP 
> can be found.  The same companies have packaged the same 
> album many ways.  Some of these packages have been altered 
> by the distributors, retailers, and even by the end line 
> consumer.  Along with the minor intentional alterations 
> (such as changes in insert color) there are inadvertent 
> minor changes such as differing hues of the same color 
> cardboard stock used for jackets, or raw vinyl used to press 
> the LP.  It would be  not only a herculean task to try to 
> document every insignificant minor unintentional variant, 
> but would serve little practical purpose, and would be way 
> beyond 

Thanks for this.  I know little about vinyl LP products. Now I understand how 
this particular assortment of stuff was marketed, legally and otherwise.

Paul Charosh

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