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    James Taylor Production Master Tape With UK Vinyl LP. A production master tape for James Taylor's critically-acclaimed self-titled first album, featuring the original versions of the songs "Something in the Way She Moves" and "Carolina in My Mind." The quarter-inch tape was used to make the vinyl records in Australia beginning in 1968 when the album debuted, and is housed in its original box with Trident Studios. A sheet is taped to back, listing the twelve tracks and the date of October 29, 1968, about five weeks before the album's release.

    This master tape is one of only a small number sent to regional record companies to press the vinyl albums for their local markets, perhaps the only one extant apart from the original master.

    Tape measures 10.5" in diameter, housed in cover with Apple record label attached (Taylor was the first non-British artist signed to Apple), and then in EMI tape box measuring 11" x 10.75". In Very Good condition. Accompanied by original 1968 UK pressing of the album. Jacket is in VG-EX 6 condition and the disc is in VG++ condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    May, 2021
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