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Badfinger / Ass (Philippines SAPCOR 27)

Badfinger / Ass (Philippines SAPCOR 27) 

 
US $120.00 
Badfinger - Ass Philippines a
Badfinger - Ass Philippines b
Badfinger - Ass Philippines r1
Badfinger - Ass Philippines r2
 

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[Magazine/Ass] Rolling Stone #153 (January 31, 1974)

Rolling Stone #153 (January 31, 1974) 
   by Bud Scoppa 
 
The album title is the band's reference to themselves as unwitting followers of some enticing but unrealizable dream. That dream may have been Badfinger's expectations of their place in the Beatles' initial plans for Apple as the nurturer of worthy talent, or it may have been the group's fantasy that, by being in close proximity to the Beatles, they could somehow become them. In discarding that dream, they've discovered their own identity as a group, and that discovery gives this album its surprising forcefulness. 
 [Total word count of piece: 322] 

 
cover: Paul & Linda McCartney 
Rolling Stone #153 (January 31, 1974) cover
 
 
 
 [Magazine/Airwaves] Rolling Stone #290 (May 3, 1979) 

 [Magazine/Wish You Were Here] Rolling Stone #177 (January 2, 1975) 

 [Magazine/Badfinger] Rolling Stone #158 (April 11, 1974) 

 [Magazine/Straight Up] Rolling Stone #100 (January 20, 1972) 

 [Magazine/No Dice] Rolling Stone #72 (December 2, 1970) 

 

[Magazine/ad] New Musical Express (March 16, 1974)

New Musical Express (March 16, 1974) 
NME March 16, 1974 ad
NME March 16, 1974 ass
 
cover: Gene Simmons, Kiss 
NME March 16, 1974 cover
 

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[Newspaper/Ass] Record Mirror (March 23, 1974)

Record Mirror (March 23, 1974) 
Record Mirror 1974-03-23
 
Back end of Badfinger
BADFINGER / Ass (Apple SAPCOR 27) 
This is or was rather the last album Badfinger recorded on Apple since they are now with Warners. 
It was completed about a year ago but apparently its release was delayed due to the change in contract.
I've always liked Badfinger right from their Come And Get It days and this album is no exception.
As corps they've written 10 fine tracks which they perform equally well. 
They have also done the both of the arranging and producing. 
There's a mixture of heavy rock and close harmony backed by acoustic guitar. 
Apple of my Eye is an interesting number since it tells of the heavy scene that was flouting around Apple when a certain famous four were allowing a certain person to run their business affairs.
Badfinger have always been looked upon as an Apple band and have worked closely in the past with its owners.
I hope now that the trouble at Apple has been resolved that Badfinger still visit the place. 
Don't quite know where the 'ass' bit fits in (it's the end you fool...).
 

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[LP/Malaysia] SW 3411 Ass

LP   : SW 3411 (1974 Malaysia/Singapore) 
 
Malaysia LP Ass a
Malaysia LP Ass r1
Malaysia LP Ass r2
Malaysia LP Ass b
 

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[Magazine] Phonograph Record Magazine (Jan 1974)

Phonograph Record Magazine or PRM was a Rolling Stone style monthly rock mag in early 70s (1970-78), funded by UA and edited by late Greg Shaw. PRM was distributed free to record stores.
 
Phonograph Record Magazine (January 1974) 
 
Badfinger: Ass (Apple) and Badfinger (Warner Bros) 
     Review by Greg Shaw   [Total word count of piece: 558] 
http://www.geocities.ws/popfortyfive/badfinger.html 
 
Phonograph Record Magazine (Jan 1974)
Phonograph Record Magazine (Jan 1974) KDAY
 

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