Steeleye Span - Ten Man Mop or Mr. Reservoir Butler Rides Again - Original 1971 UK Pegasus label 9-track LP
|Title||Ten Man Mop or Mr. Reservoir Butler Rides Again - Original 1971 UK Pegasus label 9-track LP |
|Genre||Rock & Folk|
|Record label||Pegasus Records|
|Catalogue no||PEG 9|
|Year of release||1971|
|Grading||VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG (Inner Sleeve)/VG+(+) (Cover)|
|Stock list||Steeleye Span|
|Additional info||Scarce original 1971 UK Pegasus label 9-track LP - the third album by British folk revival combo - and the last to feature founding member Ashley Hutchings.|
Vinyl is held in a custom printed inner sleeve and ultimately in a gold printed, textured and slightly embossed gatefold picture cover with stabled and glues internal 8-page bandmember-photography booklet.
Vinyl has the generic side one full colour winged horse motif picture label and the side 2 white and blue printed tracklisting label on the backdrop on the drawn Pegasus motif.
Vinyl has machine stamped matrix information:
Side 1: PEG 9 A-1U, mother/stamper 1 RD
Side 2: PEG 9 B-1U, mother/stamper 2 GL
placing this copy amonst the copies pressed from the first master matrice, the 1st and 2nd mothers for Side 1 & 2 respectively and relatively early stampers.
Condition: VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG (Inner Sleeve)/VG+(+) (Cover):
Vinyl is wonderfully shine and has just a touch of far from audible sleeve wear. Both labels are immaculate without any signs of play or handling and vinyl is eoverall easily graded near mint.
Inner sleeve has minor side and a little more significant bottom split. Both sides has a toouch of ringwear and more extensive damage along mid-bottom and top - graded straight VG.
Coverhas a beautiful front and back with only a touch of wear along parets of edges. Inner spread and booklet are perfect. Seams are overall straight and without splits - just a touch of rubbing - spine is easily readable and gold ptint completely intact. There is overall just a touch of rubbing to and against corners, a very minor dent to upper spine corner'a superb cover with a series of very marginal flaws - graded at least close to near perfect/excellent - a very nice copy.
1 Gower Wassail
2 Jigs: Paddy Clancey's Jig / Willie Clancy's Fancy
3 Four Nights Drunk
4 When I Was On Horseback
2 Captain Coulston
3 Reels: Dowd's Favourite / £ 10 Float / The Morning Dew
4 Wee Weaver
Maddy Prior - vocals, spoons, tabor
Tim Hart - vocals, dulcimer, guitars, organ, 5-string banjo, mandolin
Peter Knight - fiddle, tenor banjo, mandolin, vocals, timpani
Ashley Hutchings - bass
Martin Carthy - vocals, guitar, organ
Sandy Roberton - Production
Steeleye Span - Arrangements
Jerry Boys - Engineer
Davis/Berney/Wade - Art Direction, Design
Keith Morris, Sir Benjamin Stone - Photography
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