Linda Ronstadt
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Asylum 106-2 EUROPE: 253 055, or 64106-2 (on inserts)
Asylum 106-2 / (64106-2), or 64106-2 (on disc)
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: light blue background with purple reticle and black lettering
genre: rock/pop
LP originally issued 1976


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc (a).
Note the only catalog number on this variation is 64106=2.
There is no GEMA logo on this variation.
Matrix number: 7559 64106-2 2893 039 01


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc (b).
Note the only catalog number on this variation is 64106-2.
There is a GEMA logo on this variation.
Matrix number: 7559 64106-2 2893 039 01


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc (c).
The catalog number is now 106-2 / (64106-2) with a GEMA logo.
Matrix number: 7559 64106-2 2893 039 01


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
This is the most common disc version for this target CD.
Known matrix numbers: 7599 64106-2 2893 039 01 (d)
7599 64106-2 2893 039 02 # (e)
Known suffixes for the latter: none, [DJ QR], [C (+ illegible characters, maybe 6 P X?)]
This latter disc variation can sometimes be found with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole (f).


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY on front, while MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO
is etched around the center hole, visible from the reverse (g).
Matrix number: 7559 64106-2 2893 039 02 #


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM for the Columbia House record club (h).
Note the new catalog number, E2-106, indicative of the record club.
MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO is found etched around the center hole on the reverse.
The booklet for this variation states "Printed in U.S.A." on page seven and "E2-106" on page eight (p).


Front cover of the eight-page booklet
The back cover of this booklet is slightly different for all four rear insert variations.
Page seven states "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany." in italics.
Underneath that reads "Printed in West Germany" in a completely different font (m), (n).


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" with barcode, and old Asylum logo (w).
Here, the catalog number on the wings is 64106-2. "64106-2" is also printed on the reverse.
Disc variations (a), (b) and (c) can be found with this tray card.


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" with old logo (x).
Note the white box where the barcode would usually be found, which here, contains catalog numbers.
The catalog numbers on this one are 106-2, and Europe: 253 055.
Printed on the reverse of this tray insert is the catalog number "106-2".
This tray insert is found with the BY POLYGRAM disc variation without the PDO etching (d) and (e).


Back cover "Printed in U.S.A." without UPC, and new logo.
Note the catalog numbers are the same as the first tray insert.
Disc variations with the PDO etching can be found in this tray insert.
This back inlay was also used for the US target disc (see separate listing),
and, most commonly, for the non-target US pressings. If you see this back cover
variation in a used CD store, be sure to check the disc before buying!


Rear tray insert "Printed in U.S.A." and "Manufactured by Columbia House Under License" without barcode (z).
Note the catalog numbers have changed to reflect the Columbia House number.
There is nothing printed on the reverse.
The Columbia House disc can be found in this tray insert.
This back inlay was also used for the Columbia House variation of the US target disc (see separate listing).


This target CD was issued in Japan with a sticker obi as 38XP-14. This is what
that package looks like, with sticker obi attached.

Notes: This disc is fairly common, especially the POLYGRAM disc in the "box" back cover (d) and (e) + (x).

Jewel case info: ridged-top six-tab, two-dimple, "401" is embossed on one tab and "23" is
embossed on the back portion inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossd "Patents pending 4.3"

(a) heavy ridged-top six-tab, two-dimple, "401" is embossed on one tab and "23" is
embossed on the back portion inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossd "Patents pending 22"

(h) heavy ridged-top four-tab case with two long stopper bars, "11" is embossed on one tab and
on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossd "Patents pending 31"

03/13/19