Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones
Warner Bros. 3296 (see below)
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: silver paint background with red reticle and black lettering
genre: rock
LP originally released in 1979


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc (a).
The catalog number is 03296-2, and there is no GEMA logo.
Matrix number: 7599 03296-2 2893 038 01


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc (b).
The new catalog number is 3296-2 / (03296-2), and there is a GEMA logo.
Matrix number: 7599 03296-2 2893 038 01
I have one of these with the "wrong" set of inserts, as outlined below. Were they switched, or was it sold this way?
I got it from someone in Germany.


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
The catalog number is 3296-2 / (03296-2), and there is a GEMA logo.
Matrix numbers: 7599 03296-2 2893 038 01 (c), 7599 03296-2 2893 038 02 # (d)
Known suffixes: (d) EU


Front cover of the eight-page booklet.
(m) Page seven reads "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany. Printed in West Germany. 3296-2"
when paired with the barcode rear tray insert (x).
Page eight reads "3296-2"
(n) Page seven reads "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany. Printed in West Germany. 03296-2"
when paired with the "box" rear tray insert (y).
Page eight now reads "03296-2"


Rear tray insert, "Printed in West Germany" with barcode.
Note the catalog number on the wings is simply 03296-2.
On the reverse is printed "03296-2"
Disc variation (a) can normally be found in this back inlay.


Rear tray insert, "Printed in West Germany" with catalog numbers where barcode box usually is.
Note the catalog numbers on the wings (and back cover) are 3296-2 Europe: 256 628.
On the reverse is printed "3296-2"
Disc variations (b), (c) and (d) are normally found with this back inlay.

Notes: This disc is uncommon, but is not terribly hard to find.

Jewel case info: (disc without POLYGRAM) smooth frosted, nothing embossed on the back,
"23" is embossed on one tab, and "13" is embossed on the back portion at bottom center, viewable from the inside.
Unusual eight-prong disc tray embossed with "Patents pending" and "12" or "11" in a circle.
This is not a standard disc tray, in that there is only one "Compact Disc" logo on it.

(disc with POLYGRAM and GEMA) smooth frosted, two-dimples, nothing embossed on the back, "24" embossed on one tab,
and "52" embossed on the back portion inside bottom center. Standard eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 33"

(disc with POLYGRAM and GEMA, EU suffix) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimplecase, with "401" embossed on one tab,
and "82" embossed on the back portion inside bottom center. Standard eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 22"

OTHER INTERESTING EARLY CD PRESSINGS OF THIS TITLE:


MADE IN WEST GERMANY at 6 o'clock, and MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole.
Sometime mid-1985 or later, the target CD was replaced with this boring (but still collectible) non-target disc.
Matrix number: 7599 03296-2 2893 038 02 #
Known suffixes: FH
It comes with the same paper inserts as the POLYGRAM target disc.
So be careful if you are looking solely for the target CD!

04/27/19