Reprise Stereo Sampler [Recotape U.K. Mail-Order Gift Offer]

1969 UK Reprise


In the U.K., this sampler was available as an exclusive "gift offer" via mail-order coupon.

From an ad in the March 1969 and February 1970 issues of "Tape Recording Magazine":

"This outstanding GIFT OFFER is made to enable you to verify the excellent quality of RECOTAPE RECORDING TAPE and to enjoy the superb music on the 40-minute REPRISE SAMPLER Tape. ... not available elsewhere in this country..."

From the back of this 7 ½ ips reel-to-reel tape box:

"This sampler presents only a small portion of the material available in the Reprise 4-track stereo tape catalog; however, it does offer the listener an excellent cross-section of the Reprise library. Unlike many sampler albums which frustrate the listener with numerous unnecessary interruptions, this Reprise sampler presents each musical selection, complete and uninterrupted, thus offering a provocative introduction to the Reprise catalog while providing listening enjoyment. Reprise 4-track stereo tape recordings are reproduced with such unmatched quality and vitality, that each performance becomes a live experience for the listener."

FS Tracks:

Side 1:
1. Indiscreet (from "All Alone" reel-to-reel S9-1007)

Side 2:
1. Exodus (from "Sinatra Conducts" reel-to-reel S9-1003 [twin pack])
5. In The Still Of The Night (from "Ring A-Ding-Ding" reel-to-reel S9-1001)


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