Grover Washington, Jr.
Winelight
Elektra 64305-2 Europe: 252 262 (on spines)
Elektra 305-2 / (64305-2) or 64305-2 (on disc)
LP originally released in 1980
made in West Germany for US and international markets
color scheme: reddish orange background with silver paint reticle and lettering
genre: jazz


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY (no manufacturer on disc).
Note the catalog number on this variation is 64305-2.
Matrix number: 7599 64305-2 2893 028 03 (same as all target variations)
Known suffixes: none, LA [ии]
There is a variation with MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY at the bottom and 305-2 (64305) as the catalog
number. I don't have a picture yet.


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
The catalog number on this variation is 305-2 / (64305-2).
I have found this disc variation with both the standard thick orange background,
and with a thinner candy-apple orange glossy orange paint.
Matrix number: 7599 64305-2 2893 028 03
Known suffixes: (matte) none?, FO X ; (glossy) FX X
Later copies have MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole.
Known suffixes: GE


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole.
The catalog number on this variation is 305-2 / (64305-2).
This disc variation has a thinner candy-apple orange glossy orange paint.
Matrix number: 7599 64305-2 2893 028 03
Known suffixes: GN
These are the only five disc variations that I am aware of.


Front cover of the eight-page booklet.
Page seven states "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany
Printed in West Germany"


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" with barcode.
"64305-2" is printed on the reverse.
The only tray inlay associated with this target CD.

Notes: This target CD is uncommon, but can be found with persistence. I have found
it to be the most common Grover Washington, Jr. target CD, but it is still not
readily available.

Jewel case info: (POLYGRAM) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "33" embossed on one tab,
and "31" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 23"

(POLYGRAM) Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 4.1"

(no POLYGRAM) Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 21"

(PDO, no POLYGRAM) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimple case with "103" embossed on one tab,
and "102" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "P14.3"

OTHER INTERESTING EARLY CD PRESSINGS OF THIS TITLE:


MADE IN JAPAN at 6 o'clock.
Matrix info: MANUFACTURED BY SANYO JAPAN 305-2 A6A02C
After the target design was discontinued in the U. S., WEA continued to outsource disc manufacturing
to pressing plants worldwide, until they opened their own plant in September 1986.


Rear tray insert "Printed in Japan by Sanyo." without a barcode.
Nothing is printed on the reverse.
Mine is housed in a smooth clear-top case with an "2" embossed on the top of the front section
and a "B" on the bottom. An "A" is embossed on the top of the back portion and a "1" on the bottom.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "4"

09/04/20